Nitrogen8M Nano SOM
Nitrogen8M Nano SOM
Nitrogen8M_Mini SOM

Nitrogen8M Nano SOM

Boundary Devices is excited to announce our Nitrogen8M_Nano_SOM for the general embedded and IoT market.  The Nitrogen8M_Nano_SOM is the latest in our line of i.MX based Nitrogen platforms, leveraging the recently released i.MX8M Nano family of applications processors from NXP. The Nitrogen8M_Nano_SOM is designed for mass production use with a guaranteed 10 year lifespan, FCC Pre-scan results, and a stable supply chain. Contact us for more information.

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CPU Name i.MX 8M Nano
CPU Type x4 Cortex-A53 + x1 Cortex-M7 (600MHz)
CPU Cores 4
CPU Clock (Max) 1.5GHz
Memory & Storage
2D/3D Graphics Acceleration GC7000UL
Video Encode / Decode N/A
Camera Interfaces 4-Lane MIPI CSI
Display Connections
MIPI DSI x1 4-Lane (1080p60)
Networking Connections
Ethernet 10/100/1GB
WiFi + Bluetooth Certified 802.11ac + BT5.0
Audio Interfaces
Headphone x1 (WM8960) (via Carrier)
Microphone x1 (via Carrier)
Amplifier 2W (1W per channel) (via Carrier)
Connectivity Ports
I2C x3 (via Carrier)
SPI x1 (via Carrier)
UART Up to 4 (via Carrier)
USB x2 USB 2.0 (via Carrier)
RTC x1 + battery (via Carrier)
SD / MMC UHS SD Card Support
JTAG Via expansion Board
PCB Specifications
Dimensions (L x W) 69.6mm x 40mm
Miscellaneous Specifications
Temperature Rating Commercial 0-70C
Power Supply 5V

Boundary Devices offers industry leading OS development and support to help customers get to market quickly and efficiently. Because we only design i.MX based hardware, we are able to optimize our OS development and provide the most up-to-date operating system versions available.

All of our Nitrogen SBCs and SOMs support a variety of OS options frequently requested in the embedded design space. Supported OS include:

All of the boards in our Nitrogen6 and Nitrogen8 families support Android. Our internal development team works hard to ensure the latest version is available for development.
We have developed a variety of Linux OS available for our boards including the latest releases of Yocto, Ubuntu, Buildroot, and Debian.
Nitrogen boards that feature a processor with ARM Cortex-M7 support FreeRTOS

Information on set-up and image download links can be found on our Software Wiki or by contacting our support team at

Boundary Devices does not support application development. However, we are partners with a variety of 3rd party application development companies, including a global partnership with Qt. You can find our list of partners on our Support page.








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