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phyCORE®-i.MX 8M

ARM CortexTM-A53/M4F

The i.MX 8M will mainly target applications for multimedia, HMI as well as wireless connectivity.

i.MX 8 Family


The phyCORE-i.MX 8M System on Module will mainly target applications for multimedia, HMI as well as wireless connectivity.

i.MX 8M Quad / i.MX 8M Dual / i.MX 8M QuadLite

  • ARM Cortex-A53/M4
  • Latest RAM Technology with up to 4 GB LPDDR4 RAM
  • up to 128 GB eMMC (optional up to 1 GB NAND Flash)
  • 2x USB 3.0
  • 2x MIPI CSI
  • WiFi / BLE 4.2 on board (pre-certified with U.FL antenna)
  • Low profile BGA Board to Board connection
  • Module dimensions: 55 x 40 mm

Technical Details

Features\Name phyCORE-i.MX8M phyBOARD-Polaris
Processor i.MX 8MQuad/
i.MX 8MDual/
i.MX 8MQuadLite
i.MX 8M Quad
Architecture ARM Cortex-A53 / -M4 ARM Cortex-A53 / -M4
Bit width 32 bit 32 bit
Frequency up to 1.5 GHz 4x 1.3 GHz
NAND Flash 128 MB up to 1 GB (optional with eMMC) -
eMMC 4 GB up to 128 GB (optional with NAND Flash) 8 GB
LPDDR4 RAM 512 MB up to 4 GB 1 GB
EEPROM 4 kB 4 kB
Ethernet 1x 10/100/1000 Mbit/s 1x 10/100/1000 Mbit/s
USB 2x USB3.0 1x USB3.0 Host,
PCI / PCIe 1 1x miniPCIe
I²C 4
MMC/SD/SDIO 1x SDIO microSD Card
LCD Interface MIPI DSI, HDMI MIPI-DSI via AV-Connector
Audio SAI SAI via A/V Connector
Camera 2x MIPI CSI 2x MIPI-CSI
RTC i.MX 8 internal RTC with Lithium Coin Cell
Power Supply 3.3V 12-24 V via Power Adapter
Dimensions 55 mm x 40 mm 100 x 100 mm
Connectors BGA (400 pins) BGA (400 pins)
Temperature range -40…+85°C -40°C...+85°C
Operating system Linux Linux
Distribution Yocto Yocto
Kit Content phyBOARD-Polaris, phyCORE-i.MX 8M, Quickstart Instructions, Linux Yocto BSP

Pricing plus VAT

Module Single Board Computer
Price on request
on request

10,1'' LVDS Display, MIPI to LVDS Converter, Cable
on request


See here for the phyCORE-i.MX 8M Download » section.

Development Kits

PHYTEC will also offer a full scope of kits for start-up, evaluation and rapid development around our i.MX 8 Series board-level products. Standard kits will include:

  • phyCORE-i.MX 8 SOM
  • Carrier Board with fully validated circuitries and standard connectors for all common interfaces and peripheral features of the i.MX 8, usable as a development platform as well as reference design for end user carrier board designs
  • Kit variants in support of multiple operating systems:
    • Linux: Yocto environment with pre-installed and configured packages such as QT-Libs, OpenGL and Python
    • Android
    • QNX, freeRTOS and other software available upon request
  • Rich documentation: Hardware Manual, QuickStart Instructions, Application Guides, Software Application Examples

i.MX 8 Contact

Please use our contact form and get in touch with PHYTEC Germany to receive more information about the i.MX 8 product family and discuss your project with us. 

See here for our Contact Form.