7″ Capacitive Touch Display for Raspberry Pi, DSI Interface

This 7″ Touchscreen DSI Display for Raspberry Pi gives users the ability to create all-in-one, integrated projects. Such as tablets, infotainment systems and embedded projects.

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The 800 x 480 display connects via an adapter board which handles power and signal conversion. Only two connections to the Pi are required; power from the Pi’s GPIO port and a ribbon cable that connects to the DSI port present on all Raspberry Pis (except Raspberry Pi Zero and Zero W).

Touchscreen drivers with support for 5-point touch and an on-screen keyboard will be integrated into the latest Raspberry Pi OS for full functionality without a physical keyboard or mouse.

  • Size – 7″
  • Resolution – 800×480Display Port – DSIPower Consumption – Low Power
    Touch Type – CapacitiveTouch Points – 5-PointsTouch Port – I2CTouch Panel – Toughened Glass

    Some great uses for this DSI Display for Raspberry Pi

    • Turn your Raspberry Pi into a touch screen tablet, infotainment system, or standalone device.
    • Truly interactive – the latest software drivers will support a virtual ‘on-screen’ keyboard, so there is no need to plug in a keyboard and mouse.
    • Make your own Internet of Things (IoT) devices including a visual display. Simply connect your Raspberry Pi, develop a Python script to interact with the display, and you’re ready to create your own home automation devices with touch screen capability.
    • A range of educational software and programs available on the Raspberry Pi will be touch enabled, making learning and programming easier on the Raspberry Pi.

    Device & System Support


    Raspberry Pi Supports Raspberry Pi OS, 5-points touch, driver free
    Ubuntu / Kali / WIN10 IoT, single point touch, driver free
    Retropie, driver free

    Supports Pi 4B/3B+/3A+/3B/2B/B+/A+, CM3/3+/4

    CM3/3+/4 requires extra adapter board

    7inch Capacitive Touch Display vs Raspberry Pi 7″ Touchscreen Display (Official)

    This display from Waveshare is closely comparable to the Raspberry Pi 7″ Touchscreen Display (Official)

    WS 7inch Capacitive Touch DisplayRaspberry Pi 7″ Touchscreen Display (Official)
    800×480 hardware resolutionScreen Resolution 800 x 480 pixels
    Capacitive touch panel, support 5-point touch10 finger capacitive touch.
    DSI interfaceDSI interface
    Refresh rate up to 60Hz
    Boasting a neat 800×480 display @ 60fps resolution

    Adjustable brightness via software

    Appearance and Dimensions

    Resources & Services

    Wiki: 7inch_DSI_LCD