ROCK5, a RK3588 based single-board computer, is now available for pre-order

Radxa announced the ROCK5, a RK3588 based single-board computer, yesterday (09 Jan 22) and it is now available for pre-order. The board features a Rockchip RK3588 processor, up to 16GB of LPDDR4x RAM, support for up to three displays, 2.5 Gbps Ethernet, WiFi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2 and a PCIe 3.0 x4 connector for NVMe SSD storage, see the full specs below. Units are expected to ship Q2 2022.

RK3588 based ROCK5 single-board computer.

Specifications

SoCRockchip RK3588 octa-core processor (4x Cortex-A76 cores @ 2.4 GHz, 4x Cortex-A55 cores @ 1.8 GHz)
GPUMali G610MC4 GPU, a 6TOPS NPU, 8K 10-bit decoder, 8K encoder
RAM4/8/16GB LPDDR4x options
ConnectivityWiFi 6E
Bluetooth 5.2
2.5G Ethernet with PoE support
2x USB 3.0 Type-A ports
2x USB 2.0 Type-A ports
40-pin GPIO connector
2x MIPI-CSI connectors
DisplayTwo HDMI 2.1up to 8K@60FPS
One USB C with DP up to 8K@30FPS
(Triple monitor support with HDR)
HDMI input support up to 4K@60FPS
ExpansionPCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe SSD
OSDebian Buster/Android 12
Size“PI-co ITX form factor” 100 x 72mm

Pricing

The retail pricing of the ROCK5 different SKUs are as follows:

  • ROCK5 with 4GB RAM for $129
  • ROCK5 with 8GB RAM for $149
  • ROCK5 with 16GB RAM for $189

However, Ameridroid and Allnet China are both taking pre-orders that let you pay $5 now to get a coupon good for $50 off the retail prices listed above. The $50 discount coupon actually costs $5 so the actual discount is only $45.

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