The $49 Cubieboard is a slightly more expensive, but better suited for duty as an HTPC option to the raspberry pi. It even has an IR receiver built in. Specifications below.
- 1G ARM cortex-A8 processor, NEON, VFPv3, 512KB L2 cache
- Mali400, OpenGL ES GPU
- 1GB DDR3 @480MHz
- HDMI 1080p Output
- 100M Ethernet
- 4GB Nand Flash
- 2 USB Host, 1 MMC slot, 1 SATA, 1 ir
- 96 extend pin including i2c, spi, lcd, sensors, ..
- Running Android, Ubuntu and other Linux distributions
- NO WIFI included