Pros

  • Dirt cheap
  • A great tool for learning how to program
  • Supports 1080p video

Cons

  • Sluggish performance overall
  • Default OS prone to crashing on this platform
  • A steep learning curve for neophytes

At A Glance

Budding programmers and video lovers with low budgets will find the Raspberry Pi delectable, but performance issues will scare away average users.

Manufacturer’s Description

Raspberry Pi: An ARM GNU/Linux box for $35. Take a byte!

Manufacturer’s Website

www.raspberry.org