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Novasom M9 vs. other low cost board with RASBIAN OS

Main differences and Why choose Novasom

COMPARISON TABLE

SoC

Other low cost board with RASBIAN OS

  • Broadcom BCM2837

NOVAsom9FT

  • Allwinner H6
Main Differences, M9 vs. others

CPU

Other low cost board with RASBIAN OS

  • 4× ARM Cortex-A53, 1.2GHz

NOVAsom9FT

  • 4× ARM Cortex-A53, 1.8GHz
Main Differences, M9 vs. others
0%
FASTER

GPU

Other low cost board with RASBIAN OS

  • Broadcom VideoCore IV

NOVAsom9FT

  • Mali-T720
Main Differences, M9 vs. others
FASTER

RAM

Other low cost board with RASBIAN OS

  • 1GB LPDDR2 (900 MHz)

NOVAsom9FT

  • 1GB LPDDR3 (1600 MHz)
Main Differences, M9 vs. others
Same, 512 Mb option
FASTER

NETWORKING

Other low cost board with RASBIAN OS

  • 10/100 Ethernet, 2.4GHz 802.11n wireless

NOVAsom9FT

  • 10/100 Ethernet, 2.4GHz 802.11n wireless
Main Differences, M9 vs. others
Same, UFL connector or ext antenna

BLUETOOTH

Other low cost board with RASBIAN OS

  • Bluetooth 4.1 Classic, Bluetooth Low Energy

NOVAsom9FT

  • Bluetooth 4.1 Classic,BTLE
Main Differences, M9 vs. others
Same, UFL connector or ext antenna

STORAGE

Other low cost board with RASBIAN OS

  • microSD

NOVAsom9FT

  • microSD + 4GByte eMMC
Main Differences, M9 vs. others
Same, eMMC up to 32GBytes version available

GPIO

Other low cost board with RASBIAN OS

  • 40-pin header, populated

NOVAsom9FT

  • 40-pin header, unpopulated
Main Differences, M9 vs. others
Unpopulated for flexibility

RTC w Battery

Other low cost board with RASBIAN OS

  • No

NOVAsom9FT

  • Yes, shared with LCD/Camera on extension
Main Differences, M9 vs. others
No RTC on PI

Audio/Video Ports

Other low cost board with RASBIAN OS

  • 3.5mm analogue audio-video jack

NOVAsom9FT

  • Header, external expansion
Main Differences, M9 vs. others
Flexibility of External expansion

Video

Other low cost board with RASBIAN OS

  • HDMI Full HD / 2K

NOVAsom9FT

  • HDMI Ultra HD / 6K
Main Differences, M9 vs. others
UltraHD instead of FullHD

USB

Other low cost board with RASBIAN OS

  • 4× USB 2.0

NOVAsom9FT

  • 2× USB 2.0
Main Differences, M9 vs. others
2 instead of 4

OTG

Other low cost board with RASBIAN OS

  • 1

NOVAsom9FT

  • 1
Main Differences, M9 vs. others
Same

USB3.0

Other low cost board with RASBIAN OS

  • No

NOVAsom9FT

  • 1× USB 3.0
Main Differences, M9 vs. others
No USB3.0 on PI

2nd Ethernet

Other low cost board with RASBIAN OS

  • No

NOVAsom9FT

  • Yes, shared with LCD/Camera on extension
Main Differences, M9 vs. others
No 2nd ethernet on PI

MIPI Display

Other low cost board with RASBIAN OS

  • Yes

NOVAsom9FT

  • No
Main Differences, M9 vs. others
No MIPI on M

MIPI Camera

Other low cost board with RASBIAN OS

  • Yes

NOVAsom9FT

  • No
Main Differences, M9 vs. others
No MIPI on M

Parallel LCD

Other low cost board with RASBIAN OS

  • No

NOVAsom9FT

  • Yes, shared with LCD/Camera on extension
Main Differences, M9 vs. others
No Parallel LCD on PI

Parallel Camera

Other low cost board with RASBIAN OS

  • No

NOVAsom9FT

  • Yes, shared with LCD/Camera on extension
Main Differences, M9 vs. others
No Parallel Camera on PI

mPCIe

Other low cost board with RASBIAN OS

  • No

NOVAsom9FT

  • Full featured /Half size slot with USB and SDIO
Main Differences, M9 vs. others
No mPCe on PI

O.S

Raspberry PI3+

  • Linux-Android-Raspbian

NOVAsom9FT

  • Linux-Android-Raspbian
Main Differences, M9 vs. PI
Same

Power

Raspberry PI3+

  • 5V through uSB

NOVAsom9FT

  • 6.5/18V 2.10mm connector
Main Differences, M9 vs. PI
Extended is an option + connector is bettera than microusb
M9 got 6k video, USB3 and mPCe full featured + in an industrial minded object
75%
Others got 4x USB 2.0 instead of 2, MIPI Camera and MIPI Display
15%

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