Arduino Comparison Guide

Uno or Pro Mini? Bluetooth or wireless? When it comes to Arduinos, there are a lot of choices. We've compiled every Arduino development board we carry, so you can quickly compare them to find the perfect one for your needs.

If you're not quite to the spec sheet stage yet, head over to our Choosing an Arduino for Your Project guide.

LilyPad USB Plus

LilyPad ProtoSnap Plus

DEV-14346
$39.95

Quick take: Available on the LilyPad ProtoSnap Plus. A version of the LilyPad Arduino USB with built in LEDs and RGB LED and addtional power and ground sew tabs.

Processor:

ATmega32U4

Clock Speed:

8 MHz

Flash Memory:

32 KB

RAM:

2.5 KB

Operating Voltage

3.3 V

GPIO

10

Analog Inputs

7

DAC

0

PWM

4

UART

0

SPI

0

I2C

1

Connector

USB Micro-B

USB-to-Serial

Native USB

LiPo Charger

Yes

Soldered Headers?

No

Shield Compatible

No

Form Factor

2 in diameter circle

Special Features

14 sewable tabs, RGB LED, LED bar graph

LilyPad Arduino 328 Main Board

LilyPad Arduino 328 Main Board

DEV-13342
$15.95
1

Quick take: The classic LilyPad Arduino with 20 I/O pins. Separate USB-to-Serial board/cableis required for programming.

Processor:

ATmega328P

Clock Speed:

8 MHz

Flash Memory:

32 KB

RAM:

2 KB

Operating Voltage

2-5 V

GPIO

20

Analog Inputs

6

DAC

0

PWM

6

UART

1

SPI

1

I2C

1

Connector

6-pin UART

USB-to-Serial

ATmega16U2

LiPo Charger

None

Soldered Headers?

No

Shield Compatible

No

Form Factor

2.0 in. diameter circle

Special Features

22 sewable tabs

LilyPad Arduino Simple Board

LilyPad Arduino Simple Board

DEV-10274
$19.95

Quick take: A simplified layout of the LilyPad Arduino with larger spacing between sew tabs and built-in LiPo battery connector and charging. Separate USB-to-Serial board/cableis required for programming.

Processor:

ATmega328P

Clock Speed:

8 MHz

Flash Memory:

32 KB

RAM:

2 KB

Operating Voltage

2-5 V

GPIO

9

Analog Inputs

4

DAC

0

PWM

5

UART

0

SPI

0

I2C

1

Connector

6-pin UART

USB-to-Serial

None

LiPo Charger

Yes

Soldered Headers?

No

Shield Compatible

No

Form Factor

2 in. diameter circle

Special Features

11 sewable tabs

LilyPad Arduino USB

LilyPad Arduino USB - ATmega32U4 Board

DEV-12049
$24.95
7

Quick take: A USB version LilyPad similer to the LilyPad Simple programmable with a micro B cable - no extra hardware required.

Processor:

ATmega32U4

Clock Speed:

8 MHz

Flash Memory:

32KB

RAM:

2.5 KB

Operating Voltage

3.3 V

GPIO

9

Analog Inputs

4

DAC

0

PWM

4

UART

0

SPI

0

I2C

0

Connector

USB Micro-B

USB-to-Serial

Native USB

LiPo Charger

Yes

Soldered Headers?

No

Shield Compatible

No

Form Factor

2 in. diameter circle

Special Features

11 sewable tabs

LilyPad Arduino SimpleSnap

LilyPad Arduino SimpleSnap

DEV-10941
$29.95
1

Quick take: Built-in snaps for quick attachment/detachment to multiple projects and an on-board battery. Pair with LilyPad SimpleSnap ProtoBoard. Separate USB-to-Serial board/cableis required for programming.

Processor:

ATmega328P

Clock Speed:

8 MHz

Flash Memory:

32 KB

RAM:

2 KB

Operating Voltage

2-5 V

GPIO

9

Analog Inputs

4

DAC

0

PWM

5

UART

0

SPI

0

I2C

1

Connector

6-pin UART

USB-to-Serial

None

LiPo Charger

Yes

Soldered Headers?

No

Shield Compatible

No

Form Factor

2.0 in. diameter circle

Special Features

11 female snap pads, onboard rechargeable battery

LilyPad MP3

LilyPad MP3

DEV-11013
$49.95
3

Quick take: Add sound to your e-textile projects with pre-programmed triggers or write your own custom code. Separate USB-to-Serial board/cableis required for programming.

Processor:

ATmega328P

Clock Speed:

8 MHz

Flash Memory:

32 KB

RAM:

2 KB

Operating Voltage

3.3 V

GPIO

5

Analog Inputs

3

DAC

0

PWM

0

UART

1

SPI

0

I2C

1

Connector

6-pin UART

USB-to-Serial

None

LiPo Charger

Yes

Soldered Headers?

No

Shield Compatible

No

Form Factor

2.7 in. diameter circle

Special Features

12 sewable tabs, SD card reader, MP3 decoder, audio out

LilyPad Simblee BLE Board

LilyPad Simblee BLE Board - RFD77101

DEV-13633
$24.95
2

Quick take: Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) for e-textiles. Separate USB-to-Serial board/cableis required for programming.

Processor:

Simblee RFD77101

Clock Speed:

16 MHz

Flash Memory:

128 KB

RAM:

24 KB

Operating Voltage

3.3 V

GPIO

7

Analog Inputs

3

DAC

0

PWM

4

UART

0

SPI

0

I2C

1

Connector

6-pin UART

USB-to-Serial

None

LiPo Charger

Yes

Soldered Headers?

No

Shield Compatible

No

Form Factor

1.8 in diameter circle

Special Features

9 sewable tabs, BLE

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