BPI-P2 Maker (Banana Pi P2) Quad-Core H2+


The BPI-P2 Maker aka Banana Pi P2 is a compact version of Banana Pi single-board computers. The dimensions of the BPI-P2 are 65mm x 52.5mm. The board comes with a Quad-Core H2+ Allwinner Cortex-A7. It is a 512MB RAM. The Banana Pi P2 Maker lacks WiFi and eMMC flash. Still, it is a good option if you don’t really need eMMC storage or WiFi connectivity. It is good the see a reliable GPU – Mali400MP2 @600MHz on this compact board. The BPI-P2 Maker weights no more than 30 grams. The processing capabilities are suitable as long as you are not working on highly demanding projects. The Banana Pi P2 Maker supports Linux and Android Operating Systems.

Features of BPI-P2 Maker (Banana Pi P2) Quad-Core H2+

  • CPU: Cortex-A7 Allwinner Quad-Core H2+
  • Memory: DDR3 512MB SDRAM
  • Graphics Processing Unit: Mali400MP2 @600MHz / Supports OpenGL ES 2.0
  • Ethernet: 100M LAN
  • HDMI Interface: 1x Mini HDMI
  • GPIO Interface: 40-Pin GPIO including UART, I/O, SPI, and I2C
  • PoE Support: IEEE 802.3af standard PoE module supported
  • Additional Storage: TF Card Slot (Compatible with up to 64GB)
  • Video encoding: H.264 1080p @60fps and 30fps
  • Video Output: Mini HDMI 1.4 / HDCP
  • Power Supply: 5V/2A Micro USB power supported
  • PoE Power: The BPI-P2 Maker also supports PoE power
  • The board features 1x OTG USB 2.0
  • 1x Reset Button
  • 1x Power Button
  • 40-Pin GPIO is Raspberry Pi 3 Compatible
  • The board weight 30 grams
  • Dimensions of the board: 65mm x 52.5mm


The Banana Pi P2 Maker aka BPI-P2 Maker is a nice compact version especially because it has a reliable processing unit along with Mali GPU. Though it lacks WiFi and eMMC still it is a good low-budget open-source Mini PC. It is a good value for your money keeping in mind the hardware features and interfaces you normally don’t see them all in one Zero/Compact variant.


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