Applications Processors - High-Performance, Low-Power, Arm® Cortex®-A8 Core

Block Diagram

IMX512 Block Diagram

IMX512 Block Diagram


CPU Complex

  • 800 MHz Cortex-A8 CPU
  • 32KB instruction and data caches
  • Unified 256KB L2 cache
  • NEON SIMD media accelerator
  • Vector floating point co-processor


  • 24-bit primary display support up to WXGA resolution
  • 18-bit secondary display support
  • Image and video resize, inversion and rotation hardware
  • Alpha blending and color space conversion
  • Display quality enhancement: color correction, gamut mapping, gamma correction

External Memory Interface

  • mDDR and DDR2 SDRAM, 16/32-bit, 200MHz
  • SLC/MLC NAND flash, 8/16-bit

Interface Flexibility

Advanced Power Management

Product Longevity

Part numbers include: MCIMX512CJM6C, MCIMX512DJM8C.


Quick reference to our documentation types.

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Design Files

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4 hardware offerings

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    Evaluation and Development Boards

    i.MX51 Evaluation KitFeatured

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    Emulators, Probes, and Programmers

    Source Code for the i.MX manufacturing tool used for downloading OS images to the i.MX53, i.MX51, i.MX50, i.MX28 and i.MX23.

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    Emulators, Probes, and Programmers

    Windows Tool for the creation of boot SD cards for the i.MX platforms. Includes binaries and sources files.

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    Emulators, Probes, and Programmers



4 software files

Note: For better experience, software downloads are recommended on desktop.

Engineering Services

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