Taiwanese electronics giant ASUS, on Wednesday, launched Tinker Board in India that can help people easily invent an Internet of Things (IoT) device for a connected home or robot project at school at affordable prices. ASUS Tinker Board is now available for Rs 4,750 at pan-India branches of Acro Engineering Company — ASUS’s offline partner — headquartered in New Delhi.
ASUS Tinker Board is a near credit card-sized single-board computer (SBC) that makes it the ideal foundation for makers, hobbyists, educators and electronic Do it Yourself (DIY) enthusiasts to develop and build low-cost and great-performing computers.
The device offers class-leading performance, robust multimedia support, IoT connectivity, enhanced DIY design and compatibility with a wide range of leading SBC chassis and accessories.
The Tinker Board includes a 1.8 GHz Rockchip RK3288 SoC quad-core processor and offers HD and Ultra HD video playback support.
The device has a 2GB dual-channel DDR3 RAM and Micro SD storage slot. It runs on ASUS Tinker OS (Debian-based Linux) and has Android Support.
As far as connectivity is concerned, it has Bluetooth 4.0 and on-board 802.11b/g/n WiFi support. Tinker Board has four USB 2.0 ports, one HDMI 1.4 out port and one 3.5 mm audio jack.