Multimedia Applications Processors - Data Acquisition, User Interaction, Connectivity, Arm9™ Core

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i.MX257 Multimedia Applications Processor Block Diagram

i.MX257 Multimedia Applications Processor Block Diagram


CPU Complex

  • Arm926EJ-S™
  • 400 MHz maximum speed
  • 128 KB Integrated SRAM
  • 16 KB I/D L1 Cache


  • LCD Controller
  • Resistive Touchscreen Controller
  • CMOS Sensor Interface


  • External memory interface: DDR2, mDDR, SDRAM, mSDRAM, NOR, SLC/MLC NAND
  • 10/100 Ethernet MAC
  • 2 x FlexCan Controllers
  • 480Mbps USB 2.0 OTG + PHY
  • 480Mbps USB 2.0 Host + PHY
  • 2 x MMC+/SD/SDIO
  • 5 x UART, 3 x CSPI, 3 x I2C, 2 x SSI/I2S, ESAI
  • 2 x Smartcard Interfaces
  • 3 x12-bit ADC
  • 3.3V General Purpose I/O


  • 0.8mm MAPBGA 400-pin package
  • -20C to +70C (Consumer)
  • -40 to +85C(industrial)

Product Longevity

Part numbers include: MCIMX257CJM4A, MCIMX257CJN4A, MCIMX257DJM4A.


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