Can I use the Raspberry Pi 4 Model B as a desktop computer?

Yes, the Raspberry Pi 4 Model B is powerful enough to function as a basic desktop computer for lightweight tasks. With its improved hardware, it can handle web browsing, word processing, spreadsheets, and even media playback without much difficulty. To use it as a desktop computer, you will need an external monitor, keyboard, mouse, and microSD card with an operating system like Raspberry Pi OS (formerly known as Raspbian) installed.

Keep in mind that while it can handle basic tasks, it might not offer the same performance as a high-end desktop or laptop. However, it’s an excellent and affordable option for educational purposes, learning programming, and basic computing needs.