When discussing the board minicomputer, not denied Raspberry Pi into a prime choice. It was reasonable given the product made by the Raspberry Pi Foundation has been recognized as one of the famous mini computer products.
However, Asus has reportedly released a competitor of the mini-computer. Taiwanese company has just introduced a mini-computer, named Tinker Board.
Quoted from Engadget, Tuesday (24/01/2017), the hardware is the same size with the Raspberry Pi. Only, this board is equipped with better skills, such as playing videos and audio 4K 24-bit.
In addition, the board is also equipped with 2GB RAM, gigabit Ethernet and SDIO latest generation. Therefore, Asus also membanderol Tinker Board with a more expensive price than the latest Pi, which is US $ 68 or approximately USD 800 thousand.
This tool is also equipped with a microSD slot, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 4.0. Asus also equip Tinker Board with USB 2.0 ports, HDMI output, and a 40-pin header for expansion options.
Although the offer specifications that are superior, not a party still doubt the ability of this product. The reason is, not a lot of software that supports the use of this device.
Asus itself reveals this board supports Debian Linux and Kodi Media Center application.