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NXP Semiconductors i.MX 8M Applications Processors

NXP i.MX 8M application processors provide multimedia processing for streaming video, streaming audio, voice control, and voice assistant applications. The i.MX 8M features up to four Arm Cortex-A53 processors that can be powered down while an Arm Cortex-M4 performs low-power, real-time system monitoring. The processors offer an integrated video processing unit with support for the latest video codecs and HDR, a display controller that supports dual 4K displays, and twenty 32-bit audio channels at 384 kHz with DSD512 support. The i.MX 8M offers designers flexible memory options, high-speed interfaces for flexible connectivity, and is optimized for fanless operation, low thermal system cost, and long battery life.

  • Application Processors: Up to 4x Arm Cortex-A53 at 1.5 GHz
  • Low-power Processor: 1x Arm Cortex-M4
  • VPU: h.264, h.265 and VP9 up to 4K with HDR
  • Display Controller: 2x displays up to 4Kp60, Dolby Vision, HDR10, HLG
  • Audio: 20 ch, 32-bit up to 384 KHz, DSD512 support
  • Memory interfaces: LPDDR4, DDR4, DDR3L

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