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The new Raspberry Pi has 5 GHz Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.2

There are quite a few different Raspberry Pi models in existence, but it’s not too hard to keep them straight: new ones are better.

For instance, the brand new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ might have a confusing name, but it’s a clear upgrade over 2016’s Raspberry Pi 3 Model B.

The new board has a slightly faster 1.4 GHz quad-core processor, Bluetooth 4.2 (an upgrade from 4.1), and dual-band Wi-Fi. I’m especially excited about the Wi-Fi upgrade, because for some reason The Verge offices only have 5 GHz available, so we have to use a rogue 2.4 GHz testing network to work with the Raspberry Pi and many other IoT devices.

Raspberry Pi Foundation

Speaking of the Internet of Things, the new Pi’s Wi-Fi has “modular compliance…

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from The Verge – All Posts https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2018/3/14/17117446/raspberry-pi-3-model-b-plus-dual-band-wi-fi

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