phyCORE®-i.MX 8
Alpha kit

The development platform for the flagship of the NXP i.MX 8 family.

  • Eight cores
  • Maximum interface expansion
  • Vision extensions
  • Audio processing subsystem
  • MIPI CSI-2 + camera in parallel
  • HDMI and LVDS
  • 2GB RAM, 8GB eMMC 5.1
  • Dual GB Ethernet
  • USB 3.0, CAN, FlexCAN, PCIe

Kit contents:

  • phyCORE-i.MX 8QM System on Module
  • Carrier board
  • Linux Yocto BSP
  • USB stick with development environment in VM
  • Ethernet cable
  • USB cable
  • IEC cable
  • Power pack 24 V
  • Quick Start Instructions
  • Commissioning guarantee
  • Workshop voucher


Up to eight computing cores make the flagship of the i.MX 8 family fit for the highest demands in the areas of graphics, imaging and security. The integrated, hardware-based virtualization of the i.MX 8 with partitioning of the internal functional units enables the safe and isolated execution of several systems on one processor. The separation of the graphics and display units also contributes to this.

Comprehensive multimedia interfaces make the phyCORE-i. MX 8 from PHYTEC for the optimal System on Module for image and speech recognition. Thanks to the 64-bit RAM connection and up to 8 GB LPDDR4 RAM, even large amounts of data can be processed quickly and efficiently. 

Processor i.MX 8 QuadMax
Architecture ARM Cortex-A53/-A72/-M4F
Bit width 64 bit
Frequency 2x 1.6 GHz (A72), 4x 1.2 GHz (A53), 2x 264 MHz (M4F)
Graphics Vivante 2x GC7000XS/VX (8 shader, 128 GFLOPS)
Video 4K H.265/H.264 Decode, 1080p60 H.264 Encode
Crypto AES, 3DES, RSA, ECC Ciphers, SHA1/256, TRNG
eMMC 16 GB eMMC 5.1
EEPROM 2x 4 kB
Ethernet 2x 10/100/1000 Mbit/s
WiFi via SDIO
Bluetooth via UART
USB 2x USB3.0, 1x USB-C with PD 2.0, 1x USB OTG
CAN 2x CAN; 1x FlexCAN
PCle 1x miniPCIe, 1x PCIe
I²C 2x M4 I²C, 4x I²C
MMC/SD/SDIO microSD Card
Display 2x PDI (LVDS), 1x HDMI-OUT, 1x HDMI-IN
Audio 1x ESAI, Line-Out L/R, Line-In L/R, HP L/R, MIC, SPDIF-TX
Camera 2x MIPI-CSI or 1x MIPI CSI and 1x parallel Camera
RTC I²C RTC with Goldcap
Power supply 24 V
Connectors Samtec 0.5 mm pitch (480 pins)
Dimensions 220 mm x 140 mm
Temperature range -40°C to +85°C
Betriebssystem Linux
Distribution Yocto

phyCORE-i.MX 8 Alpha Kit

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phyCORE-i.MX 8 Alpha kit

Item No. KPCM-064-L-ALPHA

Add-on Item number Price Order
7 '' parallel display with capacitive touchLCD-018-070-CHAP175.00 plus VAT.

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