S32K3 Microcontrollers for Automotive General Purpose

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S32K3 Family Features Part 1

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S32K3 Software Ecosystem

S32K3 Software Ecosystem


Scalable single platform

  • Single, multiple or lockstep Cortex-M7 cores, 120-240 MHz + FPU
  • 512 KB-8 MB Flash with ECC
  • FOTA – A/B firmware swap with zero downtime and roll-back support. Automatic address translation
  • 12-bit 1 Msps ADC, 16-bit eMIOS timer with logic control unit for motor control
  • Low-power run and standby modes, fast wake-up, clock and power gating
  • HDQFP and BGA packages
  • AEC-Q100 qualified Grade 1: -40 to 125 ° C

Safety, security and connectivity

  • ISO 26262 up to ASIL B/D
  • Fault Collection and Control Unit
  • Hardware and software watchdogs, clock/power/temperature monitors
  • Safety documentation and SafeAssure community support
  • HSE security engine - AES-128/192/256, RSA, ECC, secure boot and key storage; side channel protection; ISO 21434 intended
  • Ethernet TSN/AVB (100 Mbps/1 Gbps), CAN FD, FlexIO (SPI/IIC/IIS/SENT protocol), serial audio interface, QSPI

Production-grade software

  • S32 Design Studio IDE – Eclipse, GCC and debugger, 3rd party support
  • Real-Time Drivers – free of charge (AUTOSAR and non-AUTOSAR), ASIL-D compliant
  • Security firmware – NXP provided, field upgradeable
  • S32 Safety Software Framework (SAF) and Structural Core Self-Test (SCST) library
  • Safety Peripheral Drivers
  • Model-Based Design Toolbox (MBDT) for MATLAB®
  • Inter-Platform Communication Framework (IPCF)

Software Offering

Tools Reference Software Standard Software Premium Software

S32 Design Studio for S32 Platform

FreeMASTER Run-TIme Debugging Tool

Model-Based Design Toolbox (MBDT)


LIN Stack

TCP/IP Stack

Real-Time Drivers (RTD)

Inter-Platform Comms Framework (IPCF)

HSE Standard Firmware

Safety Peripheral Drivers (SPD)

S32 Safety Software Framework (SAF) for S32K3xx

Structural Core Self-Test (SCST)

HSE Premium Firmware


Product Program

Safe Assure®

When it comes to functional safety, NXP stands for quality and reliability. Our SafeAssure program simplifies system-level safety requirements in accordance with ISO 26262.


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

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