i.MX8M Mini SOM

The i.MX8M Mini SOM features NXP’s 1.8GHz i.MX8M Mini SoC with up to 4x ARM Cortex A53 cores, along with Gyrfalcon’s Lightspeeur 2803S Neural Accelerator chip, and targets next-generation Edge AI applications developed using the TensorFlow, Caffe, and PyTorch development frameworks.


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Overview... System-on-Chip...
  • NXP i.MX8M Mini Q
  • Primary processor type -- ARM Cortex-A53
  • Primary processor word-width -- 64-bit
  • Primary processor cores -- 4
  • Primary processor clock rate (GHz) -- 1.8
Additional processors (if any)...
  • GPU (graphics) -- GC NanoUltra (3D) + GC320 (2D)
  • MCU (microcontroller) -- Arm Cortex-M4 @400MHz
  • FPGA (gates) --
  • Other (DSP, FPU, NPU, TPU, AI...) -- VFPv4 FPU, Gyrfalcon Technology Lightspeeur 2803 AI Accelerator
System RAM...
  • Maximum capacity (GB) -- 4
  • Type -- LPDDR4
  • ECC support -- No
  • Factory installed? -- Yes
On-board solid-state storage...
  • Maximum capacity (GB) -- 8.0
  • Type -- eMMC, QSPI-NOR
  • Factory installed? -- No
Removable solid-state storage...
  • Interface type -- microSD
  • m.2 interfaces -- 0
  • m.2 NVMe support --
SATA support...
  • SATA ports -- 0
USB ports...
  • USB hosts -- 2
  • USB host types -- 2
  • USB OTG ports -- 0
Ethernet...
  • Ethernet interfaces -- 1
  • Maximum LAN speed (Mbps) -- 1000
  • Wake-on-LAN support? --
Wireless...
  • WiFi -- 802.11 a/b/g/n (option)
  • Bluetooth -- BT4.2 and BT 5.0 (option)
  • Broadband --
  • LoRa --
HDMI...
  • Number of HDMI ports -- 0
  • HDMI version --
  • Max. HDMI resolution --
  • FPS at max. resolution --
  • HDMI audio support? -- No
Other display interfaces...
  • Composite video (CVBS) ports -- 0
  • Other display interfaces (DSI, LVDS, VGA...) -- MIPI-DSI, 1080p @60
Camera interfaces...
  • Number of camera ports -- 1
  • Camera interface types -- MIPI-CSI2 (4-lane)
Audio I/O...
  • Analog output ports -- 0
  • Audio connector type -- n/a
  • Audio via HDMI? -- No
  • SPDIF interfaces -- 1
  • Line inputs -- 0
  • Mic inputs -- 0
  • On-board microphones -- 0
Other I/O...
  • GPIO -- 75
  • ADC -- 0
  • PWM -- 4
  • SPI -- 1
  • I2C -- 2
  • UARTs -- 3
  • 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) --
  • Lithium battery support --
Operating system support...
  • Linux -- yes
  • Android -- yes
  • Windows --
  • Other OSes --
Other features not listed elsewhere:

* supported external storage — NOR-flash, SD/microSD, PCIe SSD
* Digital audio serial interface — 20 channels; 32-bits @384khz; DSD512; SPDIF TX/RX; 8x PDM DMIC channel
* Video decode — 1080p60 VP9, VP8, HEVC/H.265 decoder, AVC/H.264
* Video encode — 1080p60 AVC/H.264 encoder, VP8 encoder
* 1x PCIe 2.0 lane
* JTAG test point header
* Choice of commercial (0 to 70 deg. C) or industrial (-40 to 85 deg. C) operating temperature ranges

Physical specs...
  • Width (mm) -- 47
  • Height (mm) -- 30
  • Depth (mm) -- 0
  • Weight (gm) --
  • Input voltage, min. (V) -- 3.3
  • Input voltage, max. (V) -- 3.3
  • Input current, min. (A) -- 1
  • Input current, max. (A) -- 1
  • Operating temp., min. (°C) -- 0
  • Operating temp., max. (°C) -- 70
  • Certifications -- (none listed)
Further information...
[board ID = 381]

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