Raspberry Pi, a British company known for making cheap and basic computers has launched its latest computer which is actually a keyboard. Company has revealed that the chips and other parts used to run its latest computer have been installed in the keyboard itself which is used for typing. Users will only need to add a screen and a fully functioning computer will be available.
This computer is so simple that it costs $70. You can buy everything needed to fully run Raspberry Pi for $100. These accessories are USB mouse and cables needed to power the display and computer. The company says the computer was developed at a time when the use of raspberry pi devices increased during the Corona virus outbreak. Students and others needed such computers to read and work from a distance.
The company says the new computer, dubbed the Raspberry Pi 400, is based on the performance of the Raspberry Pi 4, which was introduced last summer. The new computer is 40 times more powerful than the original Raspberry Pi.
There were problems with the original Raspberry Pi 4. Although it was very cheap, its structure was not particularly user-friendly as users had to install cables and other equipment themselves to operate.
Announcing the new device in a blog, the company’s founder Ibn Upton said that the purpose of making Raspberry 400 was to avoid these problems. The company says the new computer is currently available in the United Kingdom, the United States and France. The computer will also arrive in Italy, Germany and Spain next week. It is expected to reach India, Australia and New Zealand by the end of the year.
Upton said: “We are rapidly issuing compliance certification for other regions as well, and the Raspberry Pi 400 will be available worldwide in the first few months of 2021.”