The Remarkable Rise of Raspberry Pi

The official Raspberry Pi magazine just announced that over 12.5 million of the affordable little Linux boards have been sold since the original Pi was launched in 2012. As The MagPi points out, this puts the Raspberry Pi past Commodore 64 sales, according to some estimates. That would make the Pi the third best selling "general purpose computer" ever, behind Apple Macintosh and Microsoft Windows PCs. As commenters have pointed out, this isn't a precisely fair comparison, because there were other Commodore models than just the 64, but it's still a nice milestone all the same. More interesting is the breakdown of Pi sales, provided by this lovely pie chart: Despite the vast number of competitors to the Pi that have sprung... Continue reading…

The Remarkable Rise of Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi recently celebrated its 5th birthday and during the celebrations Eben Upton, founder of the Raspberry Pi Foundation announced that it had become the third best selling general ...

Sun 19 Mar 17 from iProgrammer

Raspberry Pi Surges To 3rd Best Selling Computer Of All Time Surpassing The Commodore 64

In many regards, the Raspberry Pi family of computers is quite modest, which is of course done on purpose. For a relatively small price, you can pick up a fully-functional RPi board that can ...

Sat 18 Mar 17 from HotHardware

Raspberry Pi sold over 12.5 million boards in five years

The official Raspberry Pi magazine just announced that over 12.5 million of the affordable little Linux boards have been sold since the original Pi was launched in 2012. As The MagPi ...

Fri 17 Mar 17 from The Verge

The Raspberry Pi is now the third best-selling computer of all time

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has shifted 12.5 million of the little computer systems since 2012.

Sat 18 Mar 17 from Techradar

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