Asus Aaeon Looking to Manufacture Up, a Raspberry Pi Form Factor Intel Atom PC SBC

  • Asus subsidiary Aaeon has begun a Kickstarter campaign to fund the development of an Intel Atom based Raspberry Pi form factor SBC (Single Board Computer) named Up. As it is an Atom processor and part of the PC architecture the device will be expected to run Windows, Linux, Android, FreeBSD and more.







  • The following specifications are listed for the Up board:

    Processor — Intel Atom x5-Z8300 (4x 14nm Airmont/Cherry Trail cores @ 1.33GHz or 1.84GHz); Intel HD Graphics (12x Gen 8 execution units) @ up to 500MHz with DX 11.1/12, Open GL 4.2, Open CL 1.2 OGL ES3.0, H.264, HEVC (decode), VP8 support; 2W consumption
    Memory — 1GB DDR3L-1600 RAM, expandable to 2GB
    Storage — 16GB eMMC flash, expandable to 32GB
    Networking — Gigabit Ethernet port
    Other I/O ports:
    USB 3.0 port
    4x USB 2.0 ports
    USB 2.0 (header)
    HDMI port with audio
    MIPI DSI connector
    MIPI CSI-2 connector
    Expansion — Raspberry Pi 2 compatible 40-pin connector for GPIO and serial buses
    Other features — RTC; Intel AES New Instructions and Intel Identity Protection Technology support; optional 7- or 10-inch touchscreens; optional EnOcean Kinetic Design Kit and Smart Home Kit.
    Power — 5V DC input
    Operating temperature — 0 to 60°C
    Dimensions — 85.6 x 56.5mm
    Operating systems — Linux, Android 5.0, Windows 10

  • If this had 2 ethernet ports could this be used for something like PFSense?

  • @Dashrender said:

    If this had 2 ethernet ports could this be used for something like PFSense?

    Yes, it is just a normal PC.

    But it only has one.