VAR-SOM-MX8M-MINI :
NXP i.MX 8M Mini

Starting from $53

The VAR-SOM-MX8M-MINI is a highly scalable, low power System on Module (SoM), offering a mainstream solution to fit a wide range of applications and cost requirements.

Based on NXP’s i.MX 8M Mini with up to 1.8GHz Quad-core ARM Cortex-A53™ plus 400MHz Cortex-M4™ real-time processor and up to 4 GB DDR4, the VAR-SOM-MX8M-MINI supports advanced features and a variety of connectivity options, including integrated HW engines supporting 1080p video encoding and decoding, 2D and 3D graphics, HQ audio, integrated certified single band 802.11 b/g/n or dual-band 802.11 ac/a/b/g/n, integrated CAN bus, LVDS, and a variety of additional interfaces.

The VAR-SOM-MX8M-MINI is a pin2pin platform compatible with the ‘VAR-SOM Pin2pin’ products family, providing a maximum scalability range; from the entry-level i.MX6UL/6ULL platform, through the i.MX 6 platforms, i.MX 8X, and up to the i.MX 8QuadMax. For the complete Pin2Pin product list, check the specification table below.

  • iso 13485:2016
  • iso 9001:2015
  • iso 14001:2015

Specifications

CPU

Up to 1.8GHz Quad Cortex™-A53 NXP i.MX 8M Mini

Dimensions

67.8 x 33mm

Certified WiFi/BT

802.11 ac/a/b/g/n + BT 4.2/BLE

Multimedia

1080p60 encode, decode and display, HQ audio, HD GPU

Temperature range

-40 to 85°C

Product Longevity

2033

Pin2pin Family

VAR-SOM pin2pin family
Compatible with VAR-SOM-MX8, VAR-SOM-MX8X, VAR-SOM-MX6, VAR-SOM-SOLO/DUAL, VAR-SOM-6UL.

CPU Name

NXP i.MX8M Mini

CPU Type

Cortex™-A53

CPU Cores

4 Cores

CPU Clock (Max)

Up to 1.8GHz

Real-time co-processor

400MHz Cortex™-M4

Integer performance (DMIPS)

Up to 18,400

RAM

1 – 4 GB DDR4

SLC NAND

128 – 512 MB

eMMC

8 – 64 GB

Multimedia

2D/3D Graphics Acceleration

Vivante GC320/GC Nano

Video Encode / Decode

1080p60 H.265/H.264/VP9 Decode, 1080p60 H.264/VP8 Encode

Camera Interfaces

MIPI-CSI2

Display

DSI

MIPI-DSI 1920×1080 24-bit

LVDS

Dual 1920×1080 24-bit

Touch controller

Resistive, Capacitive

Audio

Headphone driver

Yes

Microphone

Digital, Analog (stereo)

Digital audio serial interface

5 x I2S(SAI), S/PDIF, PDM 4CH

Line In/Out

Yes

Connectivity

SD / MMC

x1

USB Host / Device

USB2.0: 2x OTG

UART

x4, up to 4 Mbps

I2C

x3

SPI

x3

CAN Bus

x1

RTC

On carrier

JTAG

x1 (via optional header)

PCI-Express

Gen 2.0

Networking

Ethernet

10/100/1000 Mbps

Wi-Fi

Certified single band 802.11 b/g/n or dual-band 802.11 ac/a/b/g/n

Bluetooth

4.2 / BLE

Linux

Yocto, Debian

Android

Yes

FreeRTOS

Yes

Mechanical Specifications

Dimensions (W x L)

67.8 x 33.0 mm

Electronic Specifications

Supply voltage

3.3 V

Digital I/O voltage

3.3 V

Environmental Specifications

Commercial operating temperature

0 to 70°C

Extended operating temperature

0 to 85°C

Industrial operating temperature

-40 to 85°C

Storage temperature

-40 to 85°C

Storage humidity

5% to 95%

VAR-SOM-MX8M-MINI : NXP i.MX 8M Mini Diagram

VAR-SOM MX8MM[x]_[xxxx]C_[xxxx]R_[xx]G_[AC]_[EC]_[LD]_[WBD]_[x]T

MX8MM[x]:

CPU type: Quad : [Q]

[xxxx]C:

CPU clock speed: 1800MHz: 1800C (CT grade), 1600MHz: 1600C (ET/IT grade)

[xxxx]R:

DDR4: 1024 MB: 1024R, 2048 MB: 2048R, 4096 MB: 4096R

[xx]G:

eMMC: 8 GB : 8G, 16 GB : 16G, 32 GB : 32G, 64 GB : 64G

[AC]:

Audio Codec

[EC]:

GbE PHY

[LD]:

LVDS interface

[CN]:

CAN bus bridge

[WB[D]]

WB: Built-in certified single band Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n + Bluetooth 4.2/BLE
WBD: Built-in certified Wi-Fi 802.11 ac/a/b/g/n + Bluetooth 4.2/BLE

[x]T:

C : 0 to 70°C, E: 0 to 85°C, I : -40 to 85°C

Note: All options in [brackets] are optional add-ons that can be either removed or selected from a list of options

Documentation

Reference Manuals

Carrier Board

Mechanical

Linux Distributions

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