i.MX 8M Nano Family - Arm® Cortex®-A53, Cortex-M7


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i.MX 8M Nano Processors

i.MX 8M Nano Processors


Multicore Processing

  • 4x Cortex-A53 core platforms up to 1.5GHz per core
  • 32 kB L1-I Cache / 32 kB L1-D Cache
  • 512 kB L2 Cache
  • 1x Cortex-M7 core up to 750MHz
  • 512 kB on-chip RAM (OCRAM)


  • 3D GPU (2x shader, OpenGL® ES2.0/3.0/3.1, OpenCL 1.2, Vulkan®)
    • *Not available on i.MX 8M Nano UltraLite and 8M Nano Lite

Display Interface

  • 1x MIPI DSI (4-lane) with PHY
    • *Not available on i.MX 8M Nano UltraLite

Camera Interface

  • 1x MIPI CSI (4-lane) with PHY


  • 4x SAI (6Tx + 6Rx external I2S lanes)
  • 8ch PDM input
  • Hardware Asynchronous Sample Rate Conversion (ASRC)

External Memory Interfaces

  • 16-bit DRAM interface (LPDDR4-3200. DDR4-2400, DDR3L-1600)
  • 8-bit NAND flash controller supports raw MLC/SLC (BCH62, ONFI3.2)
  • eMMC 5.0/5.1, SPI NOR, FlexSPI (XIP)


  • 1x USB 2.0 OTG controller with integrated PHY


  • 1x Gigabit Ethernet (MAC) with AVB and IEEE 1588, Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) for low power

Operating Systems

  • Linux®, Android™, Windows 10 IoT Enterprise, FreeRTOS®


  • Consumer (0°C to 95°C Tj)
  • Industrial (-40°C to 105°C Tj)


  • i.MX 8M Nano and Nano Lite: FCBGA, 14 x 14 0.5mm pitch
  • i.MX 8M Nano UltraLite: FCBGA, 11 x 11 0.5mm pitch

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EdgeLock® Assurance

The i.MX 8M Nano applications processor, part of the EdgeLock Assurance program, is designed to meet industry standards and follows NXP's security-by-design approach.


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    IBIS Model for i.MX 8M Nano UltraLite (11x11 package)

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    i.MX 8M Nano UltraLite (11X11) BSDL

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    i.MX 8M Nano 14x14 IBIS Model


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