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Novasom M7: a RASPMOOD solution VS a board with Raspbian OS

Main differences and Why choose Novasom

COMPARISON TABLE

SOC

Other board with RASPBIAN OS

  • Broadcom BCM2837

NOVAsom7FT

  • Rockchip RK3328
Main Differences, M7 vs. others

CPU

Other board with RASPBIAN OS

  • 4× ARM Cortex-A53, 1.2GHz

NOVAsom7FT

  • 4× ARM Cortex-A53, 1.5GHz
Main Differences, M7 vs. others
0%
FASTER

GPU

Other board with RASPBIAN OS

  • Broadcom VideoCore IV

NOVAsom7FT

  • Mali-450MP4
Main Differences, M7 vs. others
FASTER

RAM

Other board with RASPBIAN OS

  • 1GB LPDDR2 (900 MHz)

NOVAsom7FT

  • Up to 2GB LPDDR3 (1600 MHz)
Main Differences, M7 vs. others
Same, 512 Mb option

NETWORKING

Other board with RASPBIAN OS

  • 10/100 Ethernet, 2.4GHz 802.11n wireless

NOVAsom7FT

  • 10/100 Ethernet, 2.4GHz 802.11n wireless
Main Differences, M7 vs. others
Same but UFL connector or ext antenna

BLUETOOTH

Other board with RASPBIAN OS

  • Bluetooth 4.1 Classic, Bluetooth Low Energy

NOVAsom7FT

  • Bluetooth 4.1 Classic,BTLE
Main Differences, M7 vs. others
Same but UFL connector or ext antenna

STORAGE

Other board with RASPBIAN OS

  • microSD

NOVAsom7FT

  • microSD + up to 256GByte eMMC
Main Differences, M7 vs. others
Same, eMMC up to 256 GBytes version available

GPIO

Other board with RASPBIAN OS

  • 40-pin header, populated

NOVAsom7FT

  • 40-pin header, unpopulated
Main Differences, M7 vs. others
Unpopulated for flexibility

RTC w Battery

Other board with RASPBIAN OS

  • No

NOVAsom7FT

  • Yes, shared with LCD/Camera on extension
Main Differences, M7 vs. others
No RTC on PI

Audio/Video Ports

Other board with RASPBIAN OS

  • 3.5mm analogue audio-video jack

NOVAsom7FT

  • Header, external expansion
Main Differences, M7 vs. others
Flexibility of External expansion

Video

Other board with RASPBIAN OS

  • HDMI Full HD / 2K

NOVAsom7FT

  • HDMI Ultra HD
Main Differences, M7 vs. others
UltraHD instead of FullHD

USB

Other board with RASPBIAN OS

  • 4× USB 2.0

NOVAsom7FT

  • 2× USB 2.0
Main Differences, M7 vs. others
2 instead of 4

OTG

Other board with RASPBIAN OS

  • 1

NOVAsom7FT

  • 1
Main Differences, M7 vs. others
Same

USB 3.0

Other board with RASPBIAN OS

  • No

NOVAsom7FT

  • 1× USB 3.0
Main Differences, M7 vs. others
No USB3.0 on PI

2nd Ethernet

Other board with Raspbian OS

  • No

NOVAsom7FT

  • No
Main Differences, M7 vs. others
No 2nd ethernet on PI

MIPI Display

Other board with RASPBIAN OS

  • Yes

NOVAsom7FT

  • No
Main Differences, M7 vs. others
No MIPI on M7

MIPI Camera

Other board with RASPBIAN OS

  • Yes

NOVAsom7FT

  • No
Main Differences, M7 vs. others
No MIPI on M7

Parallel LCD

Other board with RASPBIAN OS

  • No

NOVAsom7FT

  • Yes, shared with LCD/Camera on extension
Main Differences, M7 vs. others
Parallel LCD only on M7

Parallel Camera

Other board with RASPBIAN OS

  • No

NOVAsom7FT

  • Yes, shared with LCD/Camera on extension
Main Differences, M7 vs. others
Parallel Camera only on M7

mPCIe

Other board with RASPBIAN OS

  • No

NOVAsom7FT

  • No
Main Differences, M7 vs. others
Same

O.S.

Raspberry PI3+

  • Linux-Android-Raspbian

NOVAsom7FT

  • Linux-Android-Raspbian
Main Differences, M7 vs. PI
Same

POWER

Raspberry PI3+

  • 5V through uSB

NOVAsom7FT

  • 6.5/18V 2.10mm connector
Main Differences, M7 vs. PI
Extended is more safe and robust + connector is better than µUSB
M7 got 4k video, USB3 + is an industrial minded object
80%
Others got 4x USB 2.0 instead of 2, MIPI Camera and MIPI Display
20%

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Only 1GB RAM
No extended Power Supply
Without WiFi / BT