i.MX 8M Quad/QuadLite/Dual SMARC SOM

i.MX 8M Quad/QuadLite/Dual SMARC SOM


  • i.MX 8M Q/QL/D CPU with 64-bit ARMv8 Architecture
  • Up to 4GB LPDDR4 Memory
  • 10+ years of Product Longevity Program
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax Wi-Fi & Bluetooth 5.0 (Wi-Fi 6 is optional)
  • Dual 1000/100/10 Mbps Ethernet
  • SMARC v2.1 Compatible SOM


On Module Feature:


i.MX 8M Quad: 4 x Cortex-A53, 1 x Cortex-M4, GPU & VPU
i.MX 8M QuadLite: 4 x Cortex-A53, 1 x Cortex-M4 & GPU
i.MX 8M Dual: 2 x Cortex-A53 , 1 x Cortex-M4, GPU & VPU

Memory & Storage

2GB LPDDR4 expandable up to 4GB
8GB eMMC Flash expandable up to 128GB
QSPI Flash (Optional)
Micro SD slot (Optional)


IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax Wi-Fi & Bluetooth 5.0 (ax is optional)

Edge Connector Features:

  • Gigabit Ethernet Jack x2 (AVB support on one port)
  • PCIe 2.0 x2 (2nd lane is optional shared with 2nd Ethernet Port)
  • USB 2.0 Host x4
  • USB 3.0 Host x1 (Not including 2.0 lines)
  • USB 3.0 OTG x1
  • SD 3.0 x1 (Optional)
  • HDMI 2.0a /DP 1.3 x1
  • 4 lane MIPI DSI/LVDS x1
  • 2 lane MIPI CSI0 x1
  • 4 lane MIPI CSI1 x1
  • CAN x2 (Optional)
  • SPI x1
  • QSPI x1
  • I2S x2
  • I2C x4
  • UART x4

Expansion Connector Features (Optional):

  • SAI (8 TX & 8 RX channels) x 1 Port
  • 2 lanes of MIPI CSI0 (No clock Lane)
  • 1 x Clock Differential Pair
  • GPIOs

OS Support:

  • Linux 5.4
  • Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

General Features:

Power Input

5V, 2.5A through SMARC Edge Connector

Form Factor

82mm x 50mm

Operating Temperature

-40°C to +85°C (Industrial)
0°C to +70°C (Commercial)

Environment Specification

REACH & RoHS3 Compliant

Note: Optional features are not supported in default configuration.


For any highly integrated System On Modules, thermal design is a very important factor. iWave Supports Heat Sink and Heat Spreader Solution for i.MX 8M SMARC SOM.


  • Gigabit Ethernet Jack x2
  • PCIe x1 or Mini PCIe or M.2 slot
  • USB 3.0 Type-A or Type-C
  • USB 2.0 Host Type-A x2
  • USB 2.0 OTG Type-micro AB x1 (optional)
  • Standard SD x1 (Optional)
  • HDMI 2.0 /DP1.3 x1
  • 5.5” 1080p MIPI DSI display with Capacitive Touch
  • 20pin LVDS Connector (Optional)
  • MIPI CSI Camera Connector
  • Audio In/Out Jack through I2S Codec x1
  • Full Function UART – 1 Port
  • RTC with backup battery
  • CAN Header x2 (Optional)
  • Debug UART through Micro USB Port


The Enclosure is essential for a Devkit, iWave provides rugged Aluminium and metal sheet enclosure options which keeps the device safe whilst maintaining full access to all the major ports.


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