The Raspberry Pi is celebrating its fifth birthday, and to honor the occasion, the Raspberry Pi Foundation just announced the Raspberry Pi Zero W—the “W” is for wireless. This mini-computer doubles the price of the original Pi 0 from $5 to $10, however provides 802.11n wireless and Bluetooth 4.0.

The zero W is available now from the standard Raspberry Pi store. The Raspberry Pi basis says it determined to roll out the zero W because of the call for wi-fi connectivity inside the Original Zero. That said, including wi-fi connectivity is the next apparent step for the improvement of the Pi zero.


The Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless is an ultra compact and budget friendly mini PC that measures 2.6 x 1.2 x 0.2 inches. As we can see from the images, the mini computer shows off a more miniature design than Raspberry Pi so you can more freely use it to start any projector such as a retro pocket gaming PC.

Same as original Raspberry Pi Zero, the wireless version also comes equipped with a 1GHz single-core processor and 512MB RAM in order to deal with Linux and various creative projects. More importantly, Raspberry Pi zero wireless capabilities incorporated WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity that allow it to effortlessly be part of to your local network or wirelessly connect to an expansion of Bluetooth-enabled gadgets.

Moreover, other specs also include mini HDMI and USB ports, microUSB power port, HAT-compatible 40-pin header, composite video and reset headers, and CSI camera connector.