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The CanaKit Raspberry Pi 3 B+ starter kit on sale for $70 puts a tiny computer in your hand

Choose between the CanaKit Raspberry Pi 3 B+ 32GB Ultimate Starter Kit or Super Retro Gaming Kit (opens in new tab) with both on sale for $69.99 at Woot. The kits sell for around $90 on Amazon (opens in new tab). This is one of the best deals we've ever seen for either version. The only real difference between them is the Super Retro Kit has a case designed to look like a Super Nintendo and comes with some game pads.

The Raspberry Pi is an open platform computer that can be used for any number of things. Android Central has some of the more popular examples of things you can do, including setting it up for retro gaming or a smart camera.

If you go with the Ultimate Starter kit, you might want some retro game pads anyway. Or you'll want to get a larger SD card. Android Central has a break down of some of the best accessories for these kits, too.

The starter kit includes the 1.4GHz quad-core Model B+ Raspberry Pi 3, a 32GB microSD card, a 2.5A USB power supply with micro USB cable, custom LEDs you can install, and more. You'll get a high-quality case, an HDMI cable, two heat sinks, and both a reference card and quick start guide. The Retro Gaming version comes with two retro game pads and a retro case. The microSD card comes loaded with NOOBS (or Download Wizard for the Retro kit), which is a simple operating system installer with the Raspbian operating system designed for Raspberry Pi machines.

John Levite
John Levite

J.D. Levite has been in the deals game since 2012. He has posted daily deals at Gizmodo, The Wirecutter, The Sweethome, and now covers deals for Android Central, iMore, and Windows Central. He was there for the first Prime Day and has braved the full force of Black Friday. If you cut him, he bleeds savings. But don't try it for real. That's a metaphor.

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  • As cases go, I'm a fan of the design of the one from Miuzei. You could use your own thermal tape if you want to ensure quality heat transference on the heatsinks, but i'm really just a fan of the design of the case itself. It's almost like a deck of cards and each layer is slightly different shaped to better secure the Pi in place.