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Developer Kits

Discover the hardware platforms supported by Android Things as well as developer kits to help you quickly get started with the code samples and tutorials. Learn more about each platform below and choose the one that best fits your app.

Hardware platforms

Platform Intel® Edison

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Intel® Joule

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NXP Pico i.MX6UL

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Raspberry Pi 3

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CPU & Memory
  • Intel® Atom™
  • 500MHz dual-core x86
  • 1GB RAM
  • Intel® Atom™
  • 1.5GHz/1.7GHz quad-core x86
  • 3GB/4GB RAM
  • NXP i.MX6Ultralite
  • 500MHz ARM Cortex A7
  • 512MB RAM
  • Broadcom BCM2837
  • 1.2GHz quad-core ARM Cortex A53
  • 1GB RAM
Storage 4GB eMMC 8GB/16GB eMMC 4GB eMMC MicroSD card slot
Display No HDMI No HDMI
Camera No CSI-2 No CSI-2
Audio USB 2.0 USB 2.0 3.5mm Analog USB 2.0
3.5mm Analog Output
Networking Wi-Fi 802.11n
Bluetooth® 4.0
Wi-Fi 802.11ac
Bluetooth® 4.2
10/100 Ethernet
Wi-Fi 802.11n
Bluetooth® 4.1
10/100/1000 Ethernet
Wi-Fi 802.11n
Bluetooth® 4.1
USB 1x USB 2.0 OTG 2x USB 2.0 Host
1x USB 3.0 OTG
1x USB 2.0 Host
1x USB 2.0 OTG
4x USB 2.0 Host

The following developer kits are designed to work with the Android Things code samples.

Adafruit Project Kit

For all supported boards

The project kit provides a flexible way of getting started on all supported boards.

Pimoroni Rainbow HAT

For Raspberry Pi

The Rainbow HAT offers a plug and play solution for getting started on Raspberry Pi.

Sparkfun Project Kit

For Intel® Edison

The Sparkfun kit is a version of the project kit targeted at the Intel® Edison.

Where to buy

To purchase supported developer hardware, visit one of the following distributors.

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