If you were thinking of getting one of the small and powerful boards on the market today and you want to try something different from what organizations like Raspberry or Arduino offer, maybe LattePanda be the option you were looking for, a small personal computer capable of running Windows 10 which, according to its developers, is also capable of implementing all the Arduino hardware through a coprocessor.
In the internal structure of LattePanda we are faced with a chipset Intel Atom 1,8 GHz quad-core. In order not to create bottlenecks, it is accompanied by nothing less than 4 GB of RAM and to 64 GB of physical memory in SSD format. In the connectivity section we find elements that are already indispensable for many such as WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, HDMI output, Ethernet, USB 3.0 ...
LattePanda is a more than interesting option for anyone looking for something more capable and flexible than a Raspberry Pi
Unfortunately and despite the fact that its developers urge that LattePanda can be used like any other computer with a version of Normal Windows 10, the truth is that this is not a good idea. I say this on the basis that for example the screen resolution is only 1.024 x 600 pixels, perhaps enough for the 7-inch touch screen that can be purchased as an option but not for a much larger and interesting one.
Finally, just note that in order to ensure that all the Arduino hardware can be used in LattePanda, a coprocessor has been installed ATMega32u4. In order to directly connect the two plates we have a connector Run-time controllable 20-pin GPIO. Personally, I think it is a more than interesting option for all those Windows developers interested in the possibilities within the «Internet of Things»Offered by Arduino.