Pi-Top Startup today introduced the second version of its modular notebook based on Raspberry Pi 3. This new version extends the screen up to 14 “and drastically reduces the mounting of 23 steps to only 6. That has caused the size has been significantly reduced compared to the previous model, rivaling in aesthetics with Chromebooks.
Pi-Top New Touch Panel
The touchpad is also much better than the previous one. Since it has been installed in the center instead of a side, allowing a more normal keyboard with large keys. Finally, regarding necessary changes, the new screen provides rotation 180 degrees. That helps to use the laptop as a tablet if so desired.
The new keyboard can slide down thanks to the new rail system of the new model. That reveals the raspberry Pi3 itself and the module needed for the laptop, plus an additional space created for users to install their custom modules.
The inventor Kit allows us to choose between the Music Maker, Space Race and Smart Robot. Through these, you can customize our equipment according to our needs or the ability to install additional elements.
This new version comes preloaded with Pi-TopOS, an operating system with Google software. That aims to rival functionality against the Chromebook itself. Also, to include an Office-compatible office package and 3D modeling software. Finally, a copy of Minecraft Pi Edition also comes with it. That comes with a programmable interface.
The new Pi-Top model will be available from November 1 for $ 319.99 including a free shipping Raspberry Pi 3 and can be purchased from this link.