Newark Announces the $4 Pi Pico

By Chad Cox

Associate Editor

Embedded Computing Design

June 03, 2021


Newark Announces the $4 Pi Pico
Photo Courtesy of Newark

Newark announced the availability of the 2040 chip built on Raspberry Pi-designed silicon.

This new chip, which is at the core of the $4 Raspberry Pi Pico, delivers a combination of high performance, low cost, and ease of use.

 According to Newark, the key features include:

  • Two ARM Cortex-M0+ cores clocked at 133 MHz
  • 264 kB of on-chip SRAM
  • 30 multifunction GPIO pins
  • Dedicated hardware for commonly used peripherals alongside a programmable I/O subsystem for extended peripheral support
  • Four-channel ADC with internal temperature sensor
  • Built-in USB 1.1 with host and device support.

For more information on the Raspberry Pi Pico, visit

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