Product selection: Kinoma Element and Kinoma Create, compared

Kinoma Element

Kinoma Create

Develop production-ready embedded devices with Kinoma Element — the scriptable, open source, palm-sized IoT kit with built-in Wi-Fi

The ES6-powered device with integrated Wi-Fi, BLE, touchscreen, speaker, and microphone — designed for developers to take ideas to prototype and production

Chip

200 MHz ARM Cortex M4

800 MHz Marvell ARM v5t SoC

Wi-Fi

2.4 GHz Wi-Fi b/g/n integrated into microcontroller

802.11 b/g/n/ac

Bluetooth

-

4.0 Low Energy (BLE)

RAM

0.5 MB (512 KB) RAM

128 MB RAM

Flash

4 MB Flash

32 MB SPI Flash

OS

FreeRTOS

Linux Kernel 3.10.52; a custom Linux distribution based on The Yocto Project’s reference distribution called Poky

I/O

16 programmable pins supporting Serial, Digital, Analog, I²C, PWM

Pins voltage level: 3.3V

66 total. Digital input/output (20-36 GPIO, configurable), analog input (0-16, configurable), I²C (1 physical bus and two soft buses), Serial, PWM (19), 3.3V and 5V power supplies, Ground.

Back pin logic level: 3.3V

Front pin logic level: 3.3V or 5V (configurable)

Screen

-

Color QVGA capacitive touchscreen

Status button

Yes

-

SD slot

-

Yes

Speaker

-

Yes

Microphone

-

Yes

Case

Yes

Yes

Dimensions

1.88" x 1.88" x 0.43" thick

47.6mm x 47.6mm x 10.8mm thick

5.1" x 5.1" x 1 3/8"

Power

Micro USB port

Wired USB power cable, and rechargeable Lithium Ion battery

JavaScript-powered

Yes, ES6

Yes, ES6

Open source

Software, PCB board design, case design, and BOM

Software, PCB board design, case design, and BOM

IDE

Kinoma Code and Kinoma Studio

Kinoma Code and Kinoma Studio

Availability

Available soon in the U.S.

Price

Suggested retail price $24.95

Suggested retail price $149.95