Intel Galileo V2 with interesting Spec!!

Intel Galileo V2 has become a hobbyist friendly Linux powered open source board. The specifications seems to deliver good performance with a decent price.

The board can be purchased from our online store www.elementzonline.com

Product link: http://elementzonline.com/intel-galileo2-p-intel-galileo-gen-2-development-board-275

The specification compared with Raspberry Pi Model B is shown below

  Galileo 2 Raspberry Pi 2 Model B
Board Dimensions 123.8 mm (L) × 72.0 mm (W).USB connectors, RJ45 jack, and power jack slightly extend beyond these dimensions. Larger than Galileo Gen 1. 85.60mm x 56mm x 21mm (with a little overlap for SD card )Same size as RPi 1, Model B, with same 4 mounting hole sizes & locations.
Processor Intel® Quark X1000 – single core BCM2836 (ARMv7) – Quad Core
Description of Processor Quark, described by Intel at IDF2013, is very low power consumption, small form factor, and low cost; ideal for “wearables,” and the Internet of Things†. BCM2836 is a power efficient, full HD, multimedia applications processor for media playback, imaging, camcorder, streaming media, graphics and 3D gaming.
Architecture Intel ® Pentium® Class ARM® Cortex-A7 ARM1176JZ-F
Speed 400MHz 900MHz
Width, Instruction Set 32-bit 32-bit
Real Time Clock Yes, needs a 3.3v coin cell No
Cache 16 KB L1 cache Dedicated 512 KB CPU cache
RAM 512KB on-chip SRAM & 256MB DRAM 1GB LPDDR2 SDRAM
FLASH memory 8MB NOR Flash for FW bootloader & sketch storage No permanent on-board Flash memory.
EEPROM 11KB No, but Pi 2 easily accommodates an external EEPROM.
GPU No Broadcom Dual Core VideoCore IV® Multimedia Co-Processor
External Storage Micro-SD Card (up to 32GB), & support for an external USB2.0 drive Micro-SD-card, & support for an external USB2.0 drive
Video Support No HDMI w/HDPC at 1080p60-Full HD 3.5mm composite video (and audio) jack DSI* – for touchscreens
Audio Support No, but you can use the USB port for audio applications with the ALSA library (Advanced Linux Sound Architecture) HDMI 3.5mm jack – stereo
Status Indication 5 LEDs labelled: OC, USB, L, ON, SD Only 2 on-board LEDs – for power (red) and ACT (green) that are both controllable via SW. Networking LEDs are in the network jack.
JTAG 10-pin, Mini-JTAG header, to be used with an in-circuit debugger such as Open OCD and the 909-ARM-USB-OCD with the Olimex JTAG adapter: 909-ARM-JTAG-20-10. See reference manual for more information. Unknown. Might support OpenOCD for Cortex-A7.
Compatibility Arduino Shields that fit the Arduino Uno R3 3.3V / 5V shields Arduino board connects via USB. 3rd party boards enable support for Arduino shields with Pi.
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