A $25 computer? Just a bit bigger than a flash drive? No way.
It runs a version of Linux, and will likely ship with Ubuntu. It’s got a 700-megahertz ARM processor and 128 megabytes of RAM (about half the memory of most smartphones. And SD card handles any storage, and the device can handle video and images at 1080-pixel resolution. A USB port allows users to plug in a keyboard, and an HDMI port connects to a compatible TV or monitor.
Braben hopes the device will be available in around a year, through the non-profit Raspberry Pi Foundation .