Imagination has sent along word that the Creator CI20 we covered in some detail late last year is now shipping to North America and Europe. For those unfamiliar with this development board, I have reproduced the specification table below and included the Raspberry Pi 2 for comparison. Along with the shipping announcement, Imagination has bumped the on board storage from 4GB of NAND up to 8GB. I updated our original coverage with this welcome unexpected improvement. They have also revised the PCB to be purple, matching Imagination's color scheme. Imagination Creator CI20 Raspberry Pi 2 Model B Raspberry Pi Model B+ SoC Ingenic JZ4780 Broadcom BCM2836 Broadcom BCM2835 CPU Dual 1.2GHz XBurst (MIPS32 instruction set) 4x 900 MHz ARM Cortex-A7 (ARMv7 instruction set) 700 MHz ARM1176JZF-S (ARM11 family, ARMv6 instruction set) GPU PowerVR SGX 540 @ Unknown MHz Broadcom VideoCore...
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