CPU Name i.MX 8M
CPU Type x4 Cortex-A53 + x1 Cortex-M4F
CPU Cores 4
CPU Clock (Max) 1.5-2.0 GHz
Memory & Storage
RAM 2GB LPDDR4 (Up to 4GB)
eMMC 16GB (Up to 128GB)
2D/3D Graphics Acceleration GC7000Lite
Video Encode / Decode 4Kp60, h.265 and VP9
Camera Interfaces x2 4-Lane MIPI CSI
Display Connections
HDMI v2.0 4k@60
MIPI DSI x1 4-Lane (1080p60)
Networking Connections
Ethernet 10/100/1GB
WiFi Certified 802.11ac (via Carrier)
Bluetooth BT5.0 (via Carrier)
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 x4 USB 3.0 (via Carrier)
RTC x1 + battery (via Carrier)
PCIe x2 (via Carrier Gen2 1-lane each)
PCB Specifications
Dimensions (L x W) 67.6mm x 48.4mm
Miscellaneous Specifications
Temperature Rating Commercial 0-70C (-40 – +85C optional)
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-M4 support FreeRTOS

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

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 Partners page.

Nitrogen8M SOM Block Diagram
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Nitrogen8M_Carrier Schematic

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Carrier Board for Nitrogen8M SOM
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Pre-Certified 802.11AC WIFI (2.4GHz + 5GHz) + BT5 module based on the Silex SX-SDPAC/Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 System-on-Chip (SoC).
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Cellular Modem + antenna
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7" 1280x800 Display with PCAP Multi-touch.
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10.1" 1280x800 IPS Display with PCAP Multi-touch
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5MP OV5640 MIPI Camera Module for i.MX8M and i.MX6 boards.
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Nitrogen8M SOM: i.MX8M Quad / 2GB RAM / 16GB eMMC

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Nitrogen8M SOM: i.MX8M Quad / 4GB RAM / 16GB eMMC

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Custom Nitrogen8M SOM Board

Contact us to find out about our custom options!

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