NXP i.MX 8 Family

NXP i.MX 8

Overview

The i.MX 8 product family offers the next-gen technology for industrial embedded systems: best-in-class computing power, superior graphics performance and sophisticated security features.

PHYTEC is NXP Proven Partner and therefore gets early access to processors. We develop System on Modules, Single Board Computers and turnkey Solutions for industrial use based on the NXP i.MX 8M Plus, i.MX 8M, i.MX 8M Mini/Nano, i.MX 8 and i.MX 8X applications processors.

Series Kits for the i.MX 8M and i.MX 8M Mini/Nano are already available. PHYTEC also supplies Alpha development kits with NXP i.MX 8QM and i.MX 8X processors. An Alpha Kit version with i.MX 8M Plus processor is available now.
 

i.MX 8 Family Overview

i.MX 8M Plus i.MX 8M i.MX 8M Mini / Nano i.MX 8 i.MX 8X
Feature Highlights NPU, Dual Camera ISP, HiFi4 DSP, GB Ethernet with TSN, High reliability with DRAM inline ECC and ECC on-chip RAM 4k Ultra HD Video with HDR, 6x SAI and 1x SPDIF, Dual Camera Interfaces, USB 3.0, HDMI MIPI DSI or LVDS Display, 3D/2D GPU, Video encoding: 1080p60
AVC/H.264/VP8, Multi-Channel SAI
High Performance:
up to 28.000 DMIPs,
Multi-Display support:
2x LVDS, 2x MIPI DSI,
1x HDMI, Vision Extensions, PCIe 3.0, FlexCAN
Multi-Display support:
2x LVDS or 2x MIPI DSI, 24-bit parallel
Industrial connectivity:
2x GB Ethernet, 3x CAN-FD, PCIe 3.0
Product Longevity tba 15 Years 15 Years 15 Years 15 Years
SOM series production Q1/2021 Available Available Alpha Kits available Alpha Kits: Q4/2020
Kit availability Q4/2020 Available Available Alpha Kits available Alpha Kits: Q4/2020

Pricing plus VAT

phyCORE-i.MX 8M Plus Alpha Kit phyBOARD-Polaris Kit phyBOARD-Polis Kit phyCORE-i.MX 8QM Alpha Kit phyCORE-i.MX 8X Alpha Kit
Price € 185,00
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€ 185,00
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€ 165,00
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€ 590,00
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€ 320,00
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phyCORE-i.MX 8M Plus

The phyCORE-i.MX 8 M Plus, not only for edge applications, but especially suitable for them. Based on the NXP i.MX 8M Plus SoC, the phyCORE-i.MX 8M Plus is PHYTEC's most intelligent module. Equipped with up to 4 Cortex-A53, one Cortex-M7 for real-time applications, and a unique combination of a variety of multimedia interfaces with a powerful NPU (Neural Processing Unit), the i.MX 8M Plus SoC is ideally suited for machine learning (ML), image processing, advanced multimedia and industrial IoT applications..

The phyCORE-i.MX 8M Plus is available as an alpha version and will go into series production in Q1/2021.

phyCORE-i.MX 8M

The phyCORE-i.MX 8M System on Module is particularly suitable for multimedia, HMI and wireless communication applications. One special feature is the integrated Wi-Fi/BLE 4.2 module. When placing the processor, care was taken to place capacitors directly below the processor in order to achieve optimum signal and system stability. Since the phyCORE-i.MX 8M has been designed as a solder module FTGA (Fused Tin Grid Array), costs and resources are already saved during production.

phyCORE-i.MX 8M Mini / Nano

The phyCORE-i.MX 8M Mini System on Module combines best-in-class performance and low power consumption with minimal size and affordability. One special feature is the integrated MIPI-DSI to FlatLink™ converter. Separate, grounded soldering surfaces at the corners of the module allow for additional mounting, so that the phyCORE-i.MX 8M Mini can also be used with applications in demanding and harsh environments.

phyCORE-i.MX 8 (Quad Max)

With up to eight processor cores the flagship of the i.MX 8 family is designed to meet highest computing performance requirements for graphics, imaging and security. The i.MX 8 full-chip hardwarebased virtualization, resource partitioning and split GPU and display architecture enable safe and isolated execution of multiple systems on one processor.

Comprehensive multi-media interfaces make the PHYTEC phyCORE-i.MX 8 an ideal System on Module for image and speech recognition. Thanks to 64-bit LPDDR4 RAM support even large amounts of data can be processed quickly and efficiently.

phyCORE-i.MX 8X

The phyCORE-i.MX 8X System on Module combines high performance with low power consumption. It was designed to be used for general purpose embedded control tasks with a good price-performance ratio.

Due to its industrial interfaces such as CAN, the phyCORE-i.MX 8X System on Module is best suitable for common industrial applications.

Technical Details Development Kits

Features\Name phyBOARD-Polaris Kit phyBOARD-Polis Kit phyCORE-i.MX 8QM Kit
Type Development Kit Development Kit Alpha Rapid Development Kit
Module phyCORE-i.MX 8M phyCORE-i.MX 8M Mini phyCORE.i.MX 8QM
SOM Mounting FTGA FTGA Connector insertion
CPU i.MX 8M Quad i.MX 8M Mini Quad i.MX8 QuadMax
Clock Frequency 4x 1.3 GHz +
400 MHz
4x 1.6 GHz +
400 MHz
2x 1.6 GHz (A72),
4x 1.26 GHz (A53),
2x 266 MHz (M4F)
Memory 1 GB LPDDR4 RAM,
8 GB eMMC, 4 kB EEPROM
2 GB LPDDR4 RAM,
8 GB eMMC,
64 MB SPI NOR Flash
4 kB EEPROM
2 GB LPDDR4 RAM,
8 GB eMMC 5.1,
2x 4 kB EEPROM
INTERFACES
Ethernet 1x 10/100/1000 Mbit/s 1x 10/100/1000 Mbit/s 2x 10/100/1000 Mbit/s
WiFi 802.11 b,g,n (ac)
2,4 / 5 GHz
802.11 b,g,n (ac)
2,4 / 5 GHz
Expansion Connector for TIWI Module
(8-Lane USDHC-Interface; RTS/CTS-UART)
Bluetooth BLE 4.2 BLE 4.2 via UART
USB 1x USB 3.0 Host,
1x USB OTG
1x USB 2.0 OTG,
1x USB 2.0
2x USB 3.0,
1x USB-C with PD 2.0;
1x USB OTG
Serial 1x RS232 1x RS232 or RS485 -
CAN - - 2x CAN, 1x FlexCAN
Digital I/O optional via Expansion Connector optional via Expansion Connector
PCIe 1x miniPCIe 1x miniPCIe 1x miniPCIe,
1x PCIe, SATA
Display HDMI, MIPI-DSI via AV-Connector MIPI DSI or FlatLink LVDS via A/V connector 2x PDI (LVDS),
1x HDMI-OUT,
1x HDMI-IN
Audio SAI via A/V Connector, SPDIF via Expansion Connector SAI via A/V Connector, Voice Array Connector 1x ESAI, Line-Out L/R, Line-In L/R, HP L/R, MIC, SPDIF-TX
Camera 2x MIPI-CSI 2x MIPI-CSI or 1x MIPI CSI and 1x parallel Camera 1x MIPI-CSI
Mass Memory microSD Card microSD Card microSD Card
EXPANSION & CONFIGURATION
Expansion Bus I²C, SPI, UART, JTAG, NAND, USB, SPDIF I²C, SPI, UART, JTAG, USB QSPI, SPI, ESAI
JTAG via Debug-Adapter PEB-EVAL via Expansion Connector 20-Pin Header
User Control Elements Reset Button 1x Reset Button,
1x Config Switch
Reset Button
Boot source eMMC, SD Card eMMC, SD Card, NOR eMMC, SD Card, ETH, USB Serial Downloader, SATA, Octal-SPI
RTC RTC with Lithium Coin Cell RTC (mounted on SoM) with Gold Cap Backup I²C RTC with Goldcap
Power Supply 12 V-24 V via Power Adapter 12 V-24 V via Power Adapter 24 V
Dimensions 100 x 100 mm 100 mm x 100 mm 220 mm x 140 mm
Temperature Range -40°C...+85°C -40°C...+85°C -40°C...+85°C
SOFTWARE
Operating System Linux Linux Linux
Distribution Yocto Yocto Yocto
Kit Content phyBOARD-Polaris, Linux Yocto BSP, USB device, Ethernet Cable, USB Cable, D-Sub 9 plug, Power Supply, Quickstart Instructions, Start-up guarantee, Workshop voucher phyBOARD-Polis, Linux Yocto BSP, SD Card, USB device, Ethernet Cable, USB Cable, 2x D-Sub 9 plug, Power Supply, Quickstart Instructions, Start-up guarantee, Workshop voucher phyCORE-i.MX 8QM, Carrier Board, Linux Yocto BSP, USB device, Ethernet Cable, USB Cable, Power Supply Cable, Power Supply, Quickstart Instructions, Start-up guarantee, Workshop voucher

Pricing plus VAT

phyBOARD-Polaris Kit phyBOARD-Polis Kit phyCORE-i.MX 8QM Alpha Kit
Price € 185,00
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€ 165,00
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€ 590,00
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