What’s the differences between RN4020, RN4871 and FSC-BT630?

- Dec 20, 2019-

BLE(Bluetooth Low Energy) technology has always been on the headline in the Bluetooth industry in recent years. BLE technology enables a lot of none Bluetooth devices with Bluetooth features.

Many solution providers are using RN4020, RN4871 modules produced by Microchip, or BT630 module produced by Feasycom. What are the differences between these BLE modules?

NameValue
Model No.RN4020RN4871FSC-BT630
Bluetooth Low EnergyYESYESYES
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth® version 4.1Bluetooth® version 5.0Bluetooth® version 5.0
FCC CertifiedYESYESYES
Memory TypeFLASHFLASHFLASH
GPIO10413
Min Temp Range-30C-40C-40C
Max Temp Range85C85C85C
Op Voltage Min1.8V1.9V1.7V
Op Voltage Max3.6V3.6V3.6V
Unit Price
$8.83 OR LOWER$7.03 OR LOWER$6.21 OR LOWER

As you can see, RN4020 is a BLE 4.1 module, it supports 10 GPIO ports. While RN4871 is a BLE 5.0 module, it has only 4 GPIO ports.

Comparing with RN4020 or RN4871, FSC-BT630 has even better performance. FSC-BT630 is a BLE 5.0 module, supports 13 GPIO ports, its temperature range is also very wide from -40C to 85C. Guess what, the price of this module is even lower than RN4020 or RN4871!

FSC-BT630 adopts Nordic nRF52832 chip, up to 50 meters cover range!

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