Banana Pi M3 Octa-Core with 8GB eMMC

by Banana Pi
990 kr

Banana Pi M3 is a relatively recent version of Banana Pi PCs and is also known as the BPI-M3. This open-source Mini PC features the Octa-Core Allwinner A83T 1.8GHz Cortex-A7. The Banana Pi M3 facilitates USB to SATA bridging thanks to SATA 2.0 port. The board contains 2GB LPDDR3 along with the SGX544MP1 Power VR Graphics Processing Unit. The 8GB eMMC flash is the primary attraction for this PC but let us not forget the additional storage support via MicroSD Card Slot. As far as the wireless connectivity is concerned, the BPI-M3 has an onboard 802.11 b/g/n WiFi module along with a Bluetooth 4.0 module. The LAN is supported via Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000 Mbit/s. Banana Pi M3 supports Debian, Raspbian, Ubuntu, Lubuntu, and Android Operating Systems.

Specs of Banana Pi M3 Octa-Core with 8GB eMMC

  • CPU: A83T Allwinner Cortex-A7 1.8GHz Octa-Core
  • Memory: 2GB LPDDR3
  • Graphics Processing Unit: SGX544MP1 Power VR GPU
  • Storage Slot: MicroSD Card Slot
  • Flash: 8GB eMMC onboard Flash
  • USB to SATA Bridging / SATA 2.0 Port
  • Bluetooth: Onboard BT 4.0 module
  • WiFi: 802.11 b/g/n onboard WiFi module
  • Display Support: MIPI DSI Display connector
  • Video Output: HDMI video output interface
  • Local Area Network: Gigabit 10/100/1000 Mbit Ethernet
  • 5mm Audio Jack supports audio output
  • HDMI for Audio output
  • Multi-channel Audio-Output supported
  • CSI camera connector supports video input
  • 2x USB 2.0 Ports
  • 1x USB OTG port
  • The board supports audio input via onboard Microphone
  • GPIO: 28 GPIO Pins
  • GND Power – 5V/3.3V compatible
  • 5V/2A Power Input
  • Linux and Android Operating System compatibility
  • BPI-M3 weight 48 grams
  • Dimensions of the board are 92mm x 60mm


Banana Pi M3 aka BPI-M3 is an upgrade on Banana Pi M2. The BPI-M3 is capable of handling extensive processing burden for a long time. It is good to see USB to SATA bridging as well as the 8GB eMMC flash as additional features.