- A 5×5 LED matrix with 25 red LEDs to light up and can display animated patterns, scrolling text and alphanumeric characters.
- On-board motion detector or 3-AXIS digital accelerometer that can detect movement e.g. shake, tilt or free-fall and use it to control motion activated games.
- Two programmable buttons. Use them as a games controller, or control music on a smart phone.
- A built-in compass, 3D magnetometer to sense which direction you’re facing and your movement in degrees and detect the presence of certain metals and magnets.
- Bluetooth Smart Technology. Connect the micro:bit to other micro: bits, devices, phones, tablets, cameras and other everyday objects.