Previous Gen Raspberry Pi Model B+ Falls To $25 Amidst Growing DIY Competition
That's a $10 price cut compared to its original $35 price tag. It's a long overdue one. Officially, the Raspberry Pi Foundation says that production optimizations have made the Raspberry Pi Model B+ cheaper to produce, hence the price cut, though it's not a coincidence that it comes on the heels of CHIP making a splash in
"The Raspberry Pi product line now stretches from the Model A+ at $20, via the Model B+ at $25, to the top-of-the-range Raspberry Pi 2 at $35. The new pricing will take effect across our partners’ websites over the next few days, but right now RS Components
As a refresher, the Raspberry Pi Model B+ features a 700MHz single-core ARM11 chip, 512MB of RAM, microSD card slot, HDMI and Composite RCA outputs, 10/100 Ethernet, and four USB 2.0 ports. The Raspberry Pi 2 is a newer model that ups the ante with a 900MHz quad-core ARM Cortez-A7 CPU, 1GB of RAM, four USB 2.0 ports, and various other improvements.