Earlier this year the BBC shipped out their micro:bit pocket PC to all 11-12-year-old students for free, today they have revealed that everyone else can get their hands on one too.
That is because the micro:bit is now available to pre-order from the Element 14 website in the UK, with a number of starter kits and bulk boxes available for Brits to pre-order.
These kits include the BBC micro:bit go for £12.29 and the BBC micro:bit culb bulk kit for £112.
More is explained about them with the following:
BBC micro:bit go – £12.29
Get creative, get connected & get coding with the BBC micro:bit go. A complete set containing all the parts and four inspirational ideas to get started with the BBC micro:bit. Each BBC micro:bit go contains 1x BBC micro:bit, USB cable, battery holder & 2x AAA batteries along with a Quick Start Guide.
BBC micro:bit club – £112
Perfect for sharing the BBC micro:bit with friends, the BBC micro:bit club is a 10 pack containing all the pieces needed to enjoy BBC micro:bit in STEM groups, coding clubs, school classes, scouts, guides and cubs or any other social gathering (contains 10x BBC micro:bit, 10x USB cables, 10 x battery holders & 20x AAA batteries).
You can find out some more information about the BBC micro:bit at the source link below, and pre-order one if you so wish.
Source: Element 14