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VAR-SOM-MX8 CPU: NXP iMX8

Coming Soon: System on Module (SoM) based on NXP i.MX 8 Series Processors

Variscite's new System on Module product line, based on NXP's upcoming new generation of the i.MX processors, will provide a great improvement to our customers and continue to position Variscite as a leader in the System on Module market. This advanced i.MX8 series includes three product families: i.MX 8, i.MX 8M and i.MX 8X. All modules guarantee impressive performance and scalability level as well as a wide range of interfaces and connectivity options, at an optimized power, size, and cost.

Variscite was granted early access to all three i.MX 8 families and will offer a one-stop shop for a complete i.MX 8 system solutions, including:
  • A variety of i.MX 8/8M/8X-based System on Modules
  • Full optimization of size, power, cost, and performance
  • Top notch customer support on both hardware and software aspects
  • Production-ready software (Linux and Android) fully documented under www.variwiki.com
  • Complete reference kit for evaluation and development phases
  • Full access to software files and hardware carrier design files
  • Complimentary services of driver/BSP development and custom hardware designs
  • 10-15 years longevity

Product launch:

Variscite's products will launch alongside NXP's official launch of the i.MX 8 processors.

**Variscite i.MX 8 System on Module (SoM) is in development at this stage and as such the information on this page is subject to change without further notice.

CPU
CPU Name NXP i.MX8
CPU Type Up to 2x 1.8GHz ARM Cortex™-A72
+ 4 x 1.2GHz ARM Cortex™-A53
+ 2x ARM Cortex™-M4F real-time processing
CPU Cores Up to 6 Cores 
CPU Clock (Max) 1.8 GHz
Real-time processor 2X ARM Cortex™-M4
Memory
RAM LP-DDR4
Storage Up to 64GB eMMC
Multimedia
2D/3D Graphics Acceleration 2 x GC7000
Video Encode / Decode Up to 4K H.264/H.265
Video inputs HDMI, Camera MIPI CSI2
Display
HDMI V2.0
LVDS Dual
DSI Yes
Resistive Touch TBD
Networking
Ethernet Dual GbE
Wi-Fi 802.11 ac/a/b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.2 / BLE
Audio
Headphone driver Yes
Microphone Digital, Analog
Digital audio serial interface S/PDIF
Line In/Out Yes
Connectivity
SD / MMC x1
USB Host / Device USB3.0, USB2.0/OTG
UART Yes
I2C Yes
SPI Yes
S-ATA Yes
RTC Yes
PCI-Express Yes
External Bus No
OS Support
Linux Yes
Android Yes
Windows Embedded Compact TBD
Mechanical Specifications
Dimensions (W x L x H) TBD
Electronic Specifications
Supply voltage 3.3-5 V
Digital I/O voltage 1.8 V, 3.3 V
Environmental Specifications
Commercial temperature (0 to 70°C) Yes
Extended temperature (-20 to 70°C) Yes
Industrial temperature (-40 to 85°C) Yes

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