UP Board (Beta) (Aaeon Europe) - quad core up to 1.84 GHz + 2 GB RAM

It was simply a question of time till a single-board computer at form factor of Raspberry Pi B+/2 with Intel Atom CPU was published. In 2014/2015 some Processor varieties for tablets, smartphones etc. were developed, which supplies energy-efficient (ca. 2W) processing power to a highly cheap price.

he first is the UP board with the Intel Core Atom Processor x5-Z8300. The electricity consumption of CPU + RAM + eMMC should be at 5 W. Price is from 100 € depending on configuration incl. Tax plus 15 Euro shipping to Germany.

This version is a pre-production and is different from the mass production.

Pro vs. Contra

  • proGigabit Netzwerk

  • pro1 x USB 3.0 Micro B

  • proRTC battery

  • pro16 GB (32 GB) eMMC OnBoard

  • contraNo HDMI CEC

  • contraVery hot CPU/Heatsink

  • contraMore expensive than Raspberry Pi 2/3


Producer: Aaeon Europe nl


Status: End of Life

Price: 102 €

Technical Specifications - Released: 16.10.2015

SOC: Intel® Atom™ x5-Z8300

CPU Architecture: x86 64 Bit

CPU Cores: 4

CPU Frequency: 1.44 GHz (Burst 1.84 GHz)

GPU: Intel® Gen8 HD 400
@ 500 MHz
1080p30 H.264/H.265

RAM: 1/2 GB


RAM Speed: 1600 MHz

Video output: HDMI 1.4b


Audio output: HDMI

USB: 6 x USB 2.0

USB OTG: 1 x USB 3.0 Micro B

Ethernet: 10/100/1000 MBit/s

Wifi: -

Bluetooth: -

GPIO: 40 Pin

Storage: 16/32 GB eMMC

Power: 3A @ 5V - DC Jack

Power idle: -

Power max: -

Dimension: 86.9 x 60.6 x 21.4 mm

Weight: 56.4 g

Operatingsystem: Ubilinux 3.0