Raspberry Pi has now announced a new form of its small Wireless Zero W board, the Zero 2 W, with added features containing enhanced performance, and a little advanced price tag of $15.
Zero 2 W provides substantial performance enhancement over its original Zero version and is approximately five times quicker for multithreaded responsibilities. It uses a slightly downclocked version of the Broadcom BCM2710A1 SoC dies used in the $35 Raspberry Pi 3. It also comes up with 512MB of LPDDR2 SDRAM.
Zero 2 W also derives with 2.4Ghz IEEE 802.11 b/g/n wireless LAN, a MicroSD card slot, Bluetooth 4.2, CSI-2 camera connector, a USB 2.0 interface, OpenGL ES 1.1, 2.0 graphics, a HAT-compatible 40 pin I/O header, a MicroSD card slot, Mini HDMI port, and H.264 1080p 30 decode and encode proficiencies.
The Foundation of the company said that though Zero 2 W is also the same size as the Zero W and original Zero, still all accessories and cases considered for Zero should work effortlessly with the new board, comprising new cases and a selection of cables.
In addition to this, the company has introduced a new Raspberry Pi Zero 2 USB power supply unit which can also power the Raspberry Pi 3B+ or 3B. The Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W is presently available for purchase in the United States, European Union, Canada, United Kingdom, and Hong Kong for £13.50 / $15.