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Youyeetoo R1: RK3588S SBC with NFC and M.2 Sockets at an Affordable Price

Youyeetoo has released the Youyeetoo R1, a feature-rich single-board computer (SBC) powered by the Rockchip RK3588S. The compact 100×69.3mm board offers two M.2 sockets for NVME/SSD or 4G LTE, a WiFi and Bluetooth connector, NFC support, four display interfaces, and two MIPI CSI camera interfaces.

The Youyeetoo R1 comes with various configuration options, including up to 32GB of RAM and 256GB of eMMC flash. The board also features a gigabit Ethernet port, five USB interfaces, a built-in microphone, multiple audio inputs/outputs, a 30-pin header for expansion, and HDMI input via an adapter connected to one of the MIPI CSI ports.


  • SoC: Rockchip RK3588S with octa-core processor (4x Cortex-A76 cores @ up to 2.2-2.4 GHz, 4x Cortex-A55 cores @ up to 1.8 GHz), Arm Mali-G610 GPU, 8Kp60 video decoder, and 6 TOPS NPU for AI acceleration
  • System Memory: 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, or 32GB LPDDR4x
  • Storage: 32GB, 64GB, 128GB, or 256GB eMMC flash, M.2 M-Key socket for NVMe or SATA SSD, MicroSD card socket
  • Video Output: HDMI 2.1 port up to 8Kp60 or 4Kp120, 2x MIPI DSI connectors up to 4Kp60, USB Type-C with DP1.4 support up to 8Kp30
  • Video Input: 2x 4-lane MIPI CSI connectors, optional HDMI input via RK628D adapter board
  • Audio: 3.5mm earphone jack with microphone, digital audio output via HDMI, on-board microphone, 4-pin header with R/L/GND/MIC, 2-pin header for microphone
  • Networking and connectivity: Gigabit Ethernet RJ45, M.2 E-Key socket for WiFi 5 and Bluetooth 5.0 module or WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 5.2 module, M.2 M-Key socket for 4G LTE module, NFC via external antenna
  • USB: 1x USB 3.0 Type-A port, 2x USB 2.0 Type-A ports, 1x USB 3.1 OTG Type-C port with DisplayPort Alt mode, 4-pin header with USB 2.0 interface
  • Expansion: M.2 2242 M-Key socket for PCIe/SATA SSD or 4G LTE module, M.2 2230 E-Key socket for WiFi & Bluetooth module, 30-pin GPIO header with various I2C, UART, CAN, PWM, ADC, SPI, and GPIO signals
  • Debugging: Debug UART connector
  • Misc: Power, Recovery, Reset, and Boot buttons, 2x red/green user LEDs, RTC battery connector, fan connector
  • Power Supply: 12V/3A via 5.5×2.1mm DC jack or 2-pin socket
  • Dimensions: 100 x 69.3 mm

The SBC supports Android 13, Debian 11, Ubuntu 22.04, and Buildroot, all based on Linux 5.10. The documentation for the board is still being developed, but previous reviews of Youyeetoo products have shown decent documentation quality.

The Youyeetoo R1 will be available at $99. Higher configuration options such as 8GB/64GB are available. 16GB/128GB and 32GB/256GB models expected to be released in the future.

Source: CNX Software – Embedded Systems News.