HiKey 960

The HiKey 960 development platform is based around the Huawei Kirin 960 octa-core ARM big.LITTLE processor with four ARM Cortex-A73 and four Cortex-A53 cores with 3GB or 4GB of LPDDR4 SDRAM memory, 32GB of UFS 2.0 flash storage, and the latest generation Mali G71 MP8 graphics processor.


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Product overview...
  • Board Name -- HiKey 960
  • Category -- SBC
  • Model --
  • Manufacturer -- HiKey
  • Official website -- click here
  • Price -- $239 (USD)
  • Additional info may be found via this automated Google search
  • Posted 2019-09-18 12:00am
System-on-Chip...
  • HiSilicon Kirin 960
  • Primary processor type -- ARM Cortex-A53 + ARM Cortex-A73 (big.LITTLE)
  • Primary processor word-width -- 64-bit
  • Primary processor cores -- 8
  • Primary processor clock rate (GHz) -- 2.3
Additional processors (if any)...
  • GPU (graphics) -- Mali G71 MP8
  • MCU (microcontroller) --
  • FPGA (gates) --
  • Other (DSP, FPU, NPU, TPU, AI...) --
System RAM...
  • Maximum capacity (GB) -- 3
  • Type -- LPDDR4
  • ECC support -- No
  • Factory installed? -- Yes
On-board solid-state storage...
  • Maximum capacity (GB) -- 32
  • Type --
  • Factory installed? -- Yes
Removable solid-state storage...
  • Interface type -- microSD (up to 32GB)
  • m.2 interfaces -- 0
  • m.2 NVMe support --
SATA support...
  • SATA ports -- 0
USB ports...
  • USB host ports -- 2
  • USB OTG ports -- 1
  • USB port types -- 3
Ethernet...
  • Ethernet interfaces -- 0
  • Maximum LAN speed (Mbps) --
  • Wake-on-LAN support? --
Wireless...
  • WiFi -- 802.11ac (2.4- and 5-GHz dual band)
  • Bluetooth -- 4.1
  • Broadband --
  • LoRa --
HDMI...
  • Number of HDMI ports -- 1
  • HDMI version -- 1.4A
  • Max. HDMI resolution -- 1080p
  • FPS at max. resolution -- 60
Other display interfaces...
  • Composite video (CVBS) ports -- 0
  • Other display interfaces (DSI, LVDS, VGA...) -- MIPI DSI
Camera interfaces...
  • Number of camera ports -- 2
  • Camera interface types -- 1x 4-lane MIPI CSI + 1x 2-lane MIPI CSI
Audio I/O...
  • Analog output ports -- 0
  • Audio connector type --
  • Audio via HDMI? -- 1
  • I2S interfaces -- 1
  • SPDIF interfaces -- 0
  • Line inputs -- 0
  • Mic inputs -- 0
  • On-board microphones -- 0
Other I/O...
  • GPIO -- 12
  • ADC -- 0
  • PWM -- 0
  • SPI -- 1
  • I2C -- 2
  • UARTs -- 2
  • RS232 (or 485 or 422) -- 0
  • IR receiver -- No
Expansion connector compatibility?
  • Arduino compatible -- No
  • Raspberry Pi compatible -- No
Miscellaneous functions...
  • Real time clock (RTC) support --
  • PMIC/PMU (power management controllers) -- Hi6421GWCV530
  • Lithium battery support --
Operating system support...
  • Linux -- yes
  • Android -- Android 7.1 Nougat
  • Windows --
  • Other OSes --
Other features not listed elsewhere:

RAM: 3GB LPDDR4 SDRAM; optionally available with 4GB
Storage: 32GB UFS Flash Storage
Wireless: WiFi (2.4- and 5-GHz dual band with two antennas) and Bluetooh 4.1
USB 2 x USB 3.0 type A (host mode only) and 1 x USB 2.0 type C OTG
Display: 1 x HDMI 1.4 (Type A – full), 1 x 4L-MIPI DSI and HDMI output up to FHD 1080P
Video: Inside Encoder: H.265/H.264 3840 x 2400@30fps 4 x 1080p @ 30 fps, Inside Decoder: H.265, HEVC MP/High Tier, Main 10/High Tier, H.264 BP/MP/HP, MPEG1/2/4, VC-1, VP6/8
Expansion Interface: 40 pin low speed expansion connector: +1.8V, +5V, DC power, GND, 2UART, 2I2C, SPI, I2S, 12xGPIO and 60 pin high speed expansion connector: 4L-MIPI DSI, I2C x2, SPI (48M), USB 2.0, 2L+4LMIPI CSI
LED: 1 x WiFi activity LED?Yellow), 1 x BT activity LED (Blue) and 4 x User LEDs (Green)
DC plug: 4.75mm outer diameter, 1.7mm center pin

Physical specs...
  • Width (mm) -- 85
  • Height (mm) -- 55
  • Depth (mm) -- 9
  • Weight (gm) --
  • Input voltage, min. (V) -- 8
  • Input voltage, max. (V) -- 18
  • Input current, min. (A) -- 2
  • Input current, max. (A) -- 2
  • Operating temp., min. (°C) --
  • Operating temp., max. (°C) --
  • Certifications -- RoHS, CE, FCC

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