The Orange Pi 5 RK3588S credit card-sized PC is finally available for pre-order now for $60 and up. Alternative SCB for Firefly ROC-RK3588S-PC from Shenzhen Xunlong Software is available with 4GB and 8GB RAM. The Orange Pi 5 board was unveiled in mid-July 2022 and offers dual 8K display setups thanks to HDMI 2.1 and DisplayPort 1.4 Type-C video outputs. Besides, features up to two MIPI DSI display interfaces, three camera interfaces, Gigabit Ethernet, and WiFi 6 connectivity, and a few USB ports plus a GPIO header.
Availability and price
Orange Pi 5 RK3588S SCB you can find on Amazon and Aliexpress at the following prices:
- $60 for the Orange Pi 5 with 4GB LPDDR4/4x memory on Amazon or Aliexpress
- $75 for the Orange Pi with 8GB LPDDR4/4x memory on Amazon or Aliexpress
The board is expected to ship in December. Note those pre-order prices are only valid until November 30th, and the prices will go up to $68 and $83 respectively in December, and eventually, the Orange Pi 5 4GB will sell for $75, and the 8GB model for $90.
Orange Pi 5 RK3588S SBC Details
Compared to the information unveiled in July, the characteristics of the final products have received some changes. Besides the removal of the 32GB eMMC flash, the company has done some other changes due to Rockchip RK3588S having only two Combo PIPE PHY interfaces with the following capabilities:
- Combo PIPE PHY0 – SATA III or PCIe 2.1 up to 5 Gbps
- Combo PIPE PHY2 – SATA III, PCIe 2.1, or USB 3.1 Gen1
Additionally added 16MB flash SPI which should enable network or SSD boot, the different pinout for the 26pin GPIO header. In addition, the DC jack has been removed and power is only provided via the USB Type-C port. As before, Orange Pi 5 8K single-board PC will initially support Android 12, Debian 11, as well as Orange Pi OS. More details may be found on the product page.
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