Raspberry Pi 3 Model B and B+ Board with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B and B+ Development Board

Raspberry Pi 3 model B is a Single-board computer with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity on-board. It is upgraded and advanced version of Raspberry Pi 2 Model B board.

It is Credit card size single board computer. You can this Pi at $35 and its cost shows, Raspberry Pi 3 very affordable and cheap in Price compare to other Single Board computer.

It is easy to use and compatible with the different light weighted operating system such as Raspbian, UBUNTU and advance Windows 10 IoT core OS.

It also capable of doing many things and it is your budget desktop computer, media center, unique games console, router for starters and many more.

People are using Raspberry Pi 3 to build robots, tablets, laptops, weather station, phones, smart mirrors, etc. and you can get many projects in market around this Pi.




  • RPi3 is now 10 times faster with Quad Core Processor
  • It run with processing speed 1.2 GHz
  • It has 1 Gb RAM, you can run bigger applications , watch HD movies and Videos, play games and many more activities you can do do with it.
  • It has on-board Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity
  • You can use it as media Center
  • You can browse Internet with this Pi, official Raspberry Pi OS has Chromium that open source Chrome browser and You can smoothly browse all things that you do with high end desktop and laptops.


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Technical Specs and Pinout details of Raspberry Pi 3 Model B and B+:


  • Broadcom BCM2387 chipset with 1.2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53 (64Bit)


  • 802.11 b/g/n Wireless LAN (On board Wi-Fi) and Bluetooth 4.1 (Bluetooth Classic and Low Energy)

Graphics Proceeding Unit (GPU):

  • VideoCore IV 3D graphics core
  • Dual-Core VideoCore IV® Multimedia Co-Processor. It provides Open GL ES 2.0, hardware-accelerated OpenVG, and 1080p30 H.264 high-profile decode.
  • Capable of texture filtering and DMA infrastructure

Operating System (OS):

  • OS boots from Micro SD card and it can run a version of the Linux, Windows 10 IoT and other Embedded OS.
  • Details about operating system for Raspberry Pi 3 check below

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  • 10/100 BaseT Ethernet socket available

Video Output:

  • HDMI (rev 1.3 & 1.4) and composite RCA (PAL and NTSC)

Audio Output:

  • Providing Audio Output 3.5mm jack
  • HDMI output
  • four ports of USB 2.0 Connector

GPIO Connector:

  • On board 40-pin GPIO with 2.54 mm (100 mil) expansion header of 2×20 strip
  • Providing 27 GPIO pins
  • Providing +3.3 V, +5 V and GND supply lines

Camera Connector:

  • 15-pin MIPI CSI-2 (Camera Serial Interface) – CSI Port for Connecting Raspberry Pi Camera

Display Connector:

  • DSI (Display Serial Interface) for connecting touch screen display
  • Display Serial Interface 15 way flat flex cable connector with a clock lane and two data lanes

Memory Card Slot:

  • Providing Push/pull Micro SDIO
  • Micro SD port for loading your SD card with operating system and storing data


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The Raspberry Pi 3 has complete compatibility with previous models Raspberry Pi 1 and 2 and their add-on components.

You can use this Raspberry Pi 3 for your IoT projects development, Media center, as a desktop for Internet browsing, playing games and watching Videos.

Technical Datasheet

Raspberry Pi 3 pinout and other details will get here datasheet


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Naval Allurwar
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