Confused by the Raspberry Pi naming scheme and not sure which to buy? This comparison chart outlines the differences between each model.

	<tr>
		<td colspan="4" class="subh">Processor</td>
	</tr>
	<tr>
		<td colspan="3"><ul>
			<li>700MHz</li>
		    <li>Single-core</li>
		    <li>ARM1176JZF-S</li>
		</ul></td>
		<td><ul>
			<li>900MHz</li>
			<li>Quad-core</li>
			<li>ARM Cortex-A7</li>
		</ul></td>
	</tr>

	<tr>
		<td colspan="4" class="subh">Memory</td>
	</tr>
	<tr>
		<td>512MB</td>
		<td>256MB</td>
		<td>512MB</td>
		<td>1GB (1024MB)</td>
	</tr>

	<tr>
		<td colspan="4" class="subh">Storage</td>
	</tr>
	<tr>
		<td><ul>
			<li>4GB eMMC flash</li>
			<li>(Inbuilt)</li>
		</ul></td>
		<td colspan="3"><ul>
			<li>MicroSD slot</li>
			<li>8GB SanDisk Extreme Pro MicroSD card (<a href="https://amzn.to/1us59j4">sold seperately</a>)<sup>###</sup></li>
		</ul></td>
	</tr>

	<tr>
		<td colspan="4" class="subh">Graphics</td>
	</tr>
	<tr>
		<td colspan="4">250MHz Broadcom VideoCore IV</td>
	</tr>

	<tr>
		<td colspan="4" class="subh">Connections</td>
	</tr>
	<tr>
		<td><ul>
			<li>HDMI</li>
			<li>1x USB2 port</li>
			<li>&nbsp;</li>
			<li>46 GPIO pins</li>
			<li>2x MIPI camera connector</li>
		</ul></td>
		<td><ul>
			<li>HDMI</li>
			<li>1x USB2 port</li>
			<li>&nbsp;</li>
			<li>40 GPIO pins</li>
			<li>MIPI camera connector</li>
		</ul></td>
		<td colspan="2"><ul>
			<li>HDMI</li>
			<li>4x USB2 ports</li>
			<li>10/100 Ethernet</li>
			<li>40 GPIO pins</li>
			<li>MIPI camera connector</li>
		</ul></td>
	</tr>

	<tr>
		<td colspan="4" class="subh">Power</td>
	</tr>
	<tr>
		<td>0.8W - 2.0W</td>
		<td>0.5W - 1.2W</td>
		<td>1.0W - 1.7W</td>
		<td>1.2W - 1.8W</td>
	</tr>

	<tr>
		<td colspan="4" class="subh">Size and Weight</td>
	</tr>
	<tr>
		<td><ul>
			<li>Length: 6.8cm</li>
			<li>Height: 3cm</li>
			<li>Weight: 7g</li>
		</ul></td>
		<td><ul>
			<li>Length: 6.5cm</li>
			<li>Height: 5.7cm</li>
			<li>Weight: 23g</li>
		</ul></td>
		<td colspan="2"><ul>
			<li>Length: 8.6cm</li>
			<li>Height: 5.7cm</li>
			<li>Weight: 45g</li>
		</ul></td>
	</tr>

	<tr class="info">
		<td colspan="4" class="subh">Available at</td>
	</tr>
	<tr>
		<td><ul>
			<li><a href="https://amzn.to/1zVMMpD">Amazon</a></li>
		</ul></td>
		<td><ul>
			<li><a href="https://amzn.to/1Abl7UU">Amazon</a></li>
		</ul></td>
		<td><ul>
			<li><a href="https://amzn.to/1Mc9L6p">Amazon</a></li>
		</ul></td>
		<td><ul>
			<li><a href="https://amzn.to/1z7oPsX">Amazon</a></li>
		</ul></td>
	</tr>
</tbody>
Compute Module Raspberry Pi, Model A+ Raspberry Pi, Model B+ Raspberry Pi 2, Model B
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Edits:

  • 2015/02/13 - Added section on power usage.