i.MX RT1050 Chip shot

The convergence of low power applications processors and high performance microcontrollers is here. The i.MX RT Series is the industry’s first crossover processor, offering the highest performance Arm® Cortex®-M core, real-time functionality and MCU usability at an affordable price.

Standard Key Features
8/16-bit interface for SDRAM, SRAM, NOR and NAND, SD3.0/eMMC4.5x2, QSPI/HyperBus, Ethernet, CAN, Security, UART/SPI/I2C, I2S/SPDIF/ASRC, ADC, ACMP/DAC, GP Timer/WDOG, ACMP/DAC.
Product CPU Package Memory
2D acceleration
Quad ENC/
Quad Timer/
i.MXRT1050 Cortex-M7
@600 MHz
196 BGA 512 KB SRAM
32 KB I-cache
32 KB D-cache
PxP 8/16/24-bit Parallel 8/10/16-bit Parallel OTG, HS/FS x2 4/4/4
i.MXRT1020 Cortex-M7
@500 MHz
100 LQFP
144 LQFP
16 KB I-cache
16 KB D-cache
- - - OTG, HS/FS x1 2/2/2
Applications Processors Performance + MCU Usability

Applications Processors Performance + MCU Usability

2X Performance
2X Battery Life
2X Integration
2X Faster Development
2X The Cost

Move Fast, React Fast

  • Cortex-M7 core delivering 3020 CoreMark/1284 DMIPS @ 600 MHz
  • Fastest real-time response with latency as low as 20ns
  • Industry's lowest dynamic power with integrated DC-DC converter

Create Advanced Multimedia

  • 2D graphics acceleration engine
  • LCD display and camera interface
  • Multichannel high performance audio

Connect and Protect

  • High Assurance Boot (HAB) with on-the-fly QSPI Flash Decryption
  • 128-bit AES Cryptography and True Random Number Generator
  • Interfaces for Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth®, BLE, ZigBee® and Thread

Save Time and Money

  • Leverage existing MCU toolchains—MCUXpresso, IAR and Keil
  • FreeRTOS, SDK, Arm mbed and the global Arm ecosystem.
  • Low-cost evaluation kit compatible with Arduino™ hardware shields
i.MX RT Introduction

i.MX RT Crossover Processors

The i.MX RT series bridges the gap between the performance of applications processors and the usability of MCUs, without compromising low-power or low cost.

White Paper on Crossover Processing

Bridging the gap between performance and usability

At the heart of thousands of smart, connected IoT products are embedded processors which have the unique ability to deliver tailored functionality and performance.

What's New


i.MX RT Crossover Processor Sets Highest Microcontroller Real-Time Benchmark Performance Yet

Industry’s first crossover processor based on Cortex-M7 delivers a CoreMark score of 3020, DMIPS of 1284 and 20ns interrupt latency at 600 MHz.


Your motor control designs just got a whole lot smarter with one little chip

Our new i.MX RT Crossover series (based on the Arm Cortex-M7 core) bridges the gap between performance and usability for today’s industrial and consumer markets.


How to Achieve Both Performance and Usability for Your Next Gen IoT Product Design

One hour presentation including Q&A.