Raspberry Pi 3 B+ With Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth 4.2, 300 Mbps Ethernet Launched

Raspberry Pi 3 has added a new version of the B+ model, upgrading a lot of things compared to Model B was launched back in 2016.

Raspberry Pi 3 B Plus

Specifically, the CPU clock from 1.2GHz to 1.4GHz, Bluetooth 4.1 to 4.2, Wi-Fi ac uses 5 GHz and upgrades Gigabit Ethernet from 100 Mbps to 300 Mbps. The Raspberry Pi 3 B+ price is $35 from its official website, but you can also buy a starter kit at $79.99 or an ultimate starter kit for at $89.99 from Amazon store.

The Raspberry Pi 3 model B+ size remains the same. It should be fully compatible with all previous cases and accessories for Model B.

Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Specifications

  • Broadcom BCM2837B0, Cortex-A53 (ARMv8) 64-bit SoC @ 1.4GHz
  • 2.4GHz and 5GHz IEEE 802.11.b/g/n/ac wireless LAN, Bluetooth 4.2, BLE
  • Gigabit Ethernet over USB 2.0 (maximum throughput 300 Mbps)
  • Extended 40-pin GPIO header
  • Full-size HDMI
  • 4 USB 2.0 ports
  • CSI camera port for connecting a Raspberry Pi camera
  • DSI display port for connecting a Raspberry Pi touchscreen display
  • 4-pole stereo output and composite video port
  • Micro SD port for loading your operating system and storing data
  • 5V/2.5A DC power input
  • Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) support (requires separate PoE HAT)

Raspberry Pi 3 is a mini computer. People can use it for a variety of things such as making laptops, desktops, IoT devices, automation, entertainment devices and more.


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