PICO-IMX8M

The PICO-IMX8M SoM is based on NXP’s i.MX8M SoCs, with up to 4x ARM Cortex-A53 cores plus a Cortex-M4. It features up to 4GB RAM and 128GB eMMC, and I/O including USB, SDIO, audio, 4K video, camera, RGMII, WiFi/BT, and various GPIOs.


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Overview... System-on-Chip...
  • NXP i.MX8M (Dual, QuadLite, or Quad)
  • Primary processor type -- 2x or 4x ARM Cortex-A53 cores
  • Primary processor word-width -- 64-bit
  • Primary processor cores -- 4
  • Primary processor clock rate (GHz) -- 1.5
Additional processors (if any)...
  • GPU (graphics) -- Vivante GC7000Lite
  • MCU (microcontroller) -- 1x ARM Cortex-M4
  • FPGA (gates) --
  • Other (DSP, FPU, NPU, TPU, AI...) --
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 (up to 128GB)
  • Factory installed? -- Yes
Removable solid-state storage...
  • Interface type -- Other format, via pin header, etc.
  • m.2 interfaces -- 0
  • m.2 NVMe support --
SATA support...
  • SATA ports -- 0
USB ports...
  • USB hosts -- 2
  • USB host types --
  • USB OTG ports -- 1
Ethernet...
  • Ethernet interfaces -- 1
  • Maximum LAN speed (Mbps) -- 1000
  • Wake-on-LAN support? --
Wireless...
  • WiFi -- 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth -- v5
  • Broadband --
  • LoRa --
HDMI...
  • Number of HDMI ports -- 1
  • HDMI version --
  • Max. HDMI resolution -- 4k
  • FPS at max. resolution -- 60
  • HDMI audio support? -- Yes
Other display interfaces...
  • Composite video (CVBS) ports -- 0
  • Other display interfaces (DSI, LVDS, VGA...) -- MIPI DSI (4 lanes)
Camera interfaces...
  • Number of camera ports -- 1
  • Camera interface types -- MIPI CSI (4 lanes)
Audio I/O...
  • Analog output ports -- 0
  • Audio connector type -- n/a
  • Audio via HDMI? -- Yes
  • SPDIF interfaces -- 0
  • Line inputs -- 0
  • Mic inputs -- 0
  • On-board microphones -- 0
Other I/O...
  • GPIO -- 1
  • ADC -- 0
  • PWM -- 4
  • SPI -- 2
  • I2C -- 3
  • 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) -- BD71837
  • Lithium battery support --
Operating system support...
  • Linux -- Ubuntu, Yocto, etc.
  • Android -- Android
  • Windows --
  • Other OSes -- FreeRTOS
Other features not listed elsewhere:

* I/O functions available include: HDMI, MIPI CSI, MIPI DSI, RGMII, PCIe, USB, USB OTG, I2S, SDIO, UART, SPI, I2C, PWM, GPIO
* Optional MHF4 antenna connector
* 2x 70-pin board-to-board connectors, plus 1x Intel Edison compatible expansion connector
* This module is supported with open carrier board specifications, design guides, and schematics
* The PICO-IMX8M SoM is offered in versions that vary by i.MX8M SoC model (Dual, QuadLite, or Quad), CPU clock rate (1.3GHz or 1.5GHz), RAM (up to 4GB), and eMMC (up to 128GB).
* The PICO-IMX8M SoM is also available in three temperature ranges: 0 to 60 deg. C, -20 to 70 deg. C, -40 to 85 deg. C
* Pricing, which is based on choice of SoC, processor clock speed, RAM, eMMC, and temperature range, starts at $51.

RELATED PRODUCTS:
1. A slightly different PICO-IMX8M-MINI SoM is also available. The MINI version is based on a choice of three i.MX8M Mini SoC models (Solo, Dual, Quad). Additionally, it omits HDMI support and limits video to 1080p60.
2. The PICO-IXM8M is also offered as part of a sandwich-style PICO-PI-IMX8M SBC, which provides real-world I/O connectors and adds a Raspberry Pi expansion bus. See separate SBC listing on this site.

Physical specs...
  • Width (mm) -- 40
  • Height (mm) -- 37
  • Depth (mm) -- 0
  • Weight (gm) -- 8
  • Input voltage, min. (V) -- 4.2
  • Input voltage, max. (V) -- 5.3
  • Input current, min. (A) -- 0
  • Input current, max. (A) -- 0
  • Operating temp., min. (°C) -- 0
  • Operating temp., max. (°C) -- 60
  • Certifications -- CE, FCC, RoHS, REACH
Further information...
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