Windows 10 will support Raspberry Pi 2

Raspberry Pi 2 powered by Windows 10 is now available at $35. Raspberry Pi Foundation today announced the retail availability for their new board via their official blog.

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The powerful device features a 900MHz quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 CPU, 1GB RAM, and ARMv7 processor. This single board can now run Microsoft Windows 10 along with the ARM GNU/Linux distributions, including Snappy Ubuntu Core.

Kevin Dallas, General Manager, Windows IoT Group today announced via official blog post that the company will be giving Windows 10 for Raspberry Pi 2 free to the Maker Community through the Windows Developer Program this year.

Raspberry Pi gained quick popularity and has been one of the most admired platforms ever since its inception in 2012 because of its low-cost yet highly capable boards and compute modules.

Talking about their collaboration with Raspberry Pi Foundation Dallas posted in his official blog post, “Raspberry Pi 2 is a surprisingly powerful device that opens up the world of computing and programming to a huge range of people and skill levels. We are excited about our work with the Raspberry Pi Foundation and to share that Windows 10 will support Raspberry Pi 2.”

Head over to the Microsoft blog, if you want to register for the Windows Developer Program for IoT site.

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Anand Khanse is the Admin of TheWindowsClub.com and a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows for the period 2006-16. He enjoys following and reporting Microsoft news and developments in the world of Personal Computing & Social Media.