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Highlights

Arm CPU Cortex-A53+ Cortex-A72+ M4
wifi 802 11 ac and bluetooth 5 ready logo
  • Up to 2x Arm® Cortex-A72, 4x Cortex-A53, 2x Cortex-M4
  • NXP® i.MX 8QuadMax (i.MX 8QM), i.MX 8QuadPlus (i.MX 8QP), i.MX 8DualMax (i.MX 8DM)
  • On-board dual-band 802.11ac 2x2 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5 ready
  • Multiple OS deployment with heterogeneous multi-core architecture
  • Advanced hardware security and safety features
  • Ideal for signal processing, computer vision and HMI applications

Up to 8 Arm Cores for Maximum Performance and Efficiency

The Apalis iMX8 is a small form-factor System on Module based on the latest NXP® i.MX 8 SoCs. The most performant i.MX 8 SoC, the i.MX 8QuadMax, features 2x Cortex-A72 and 4x Cortex-A53 application processor cores, and 2x additional Cortex-M4F, which also include a FPU, microcontroller cores. The integrated high-performance dual GC7000 3D GPU supports Open GL ES 3.1 and Vulkan on up to 4x 1080p or one 4K display.

The Cortex M4 microcontroller cores can be used to support real-time applications or stay connected while the main Cortex-A72/A53 cores are turned off.

  • Vulkan
  • OpenGL ES
  • GPU Vivante Dual Core GC7000

Advanced Safety and Security Features

SafeAssure

SafeAssure® fail-over capable display controllers ensure critical displays are always on and show the valid content. Support for Hardware Virtualization, Secure Boot and the latest Cryptography ensure that you can build a safe and secure system. The i.MX 8 SoCs are based on a 28nm advanced FDSOI silicon process to increase MTBF and decrease soft error rates.

The Toradex Apalis form factor is specifically designed for harsh environments with industrial operating temperature support from -40° to +85°C. It can be used in the most demanding industrial and commercial applications. Apalis iMX8 has a minimum product availability until 2030.

Built for Vision and Media Processing Applications

The Apalis iMX8 SoM is ideal for building cutting-edge computer vision systems. The high-performance dual GC7000 GPU supports feature rich, complex Graphical User Interfaces with multiple independent displays. Toradex partners with The Qt Company, Crank Software and others to provide optimized UI Frameworks to get your product to market faster.

Toradex Apalis Computer Module Family

The Apalis iMX8 is pin-compatible with the other SoMs in the Apalis family. This allows existing Apalis-based products to easily scale and migrate to the new Apalis iMX8. All Toradex's Apalis Carrier Boards are compatible with Apalis iMX8. Extensive product documentation, developer support, service partners and 3rd-party carrier boards build our strong Apalis Ecosystem. Off-the-shelf accessories and peripheral such as capacitive touch displays and camera modules simplify the product evaluation and rapid development.

Our MXM SnapLock™ technology provides a unique connector mechanism for fixing the modules onto the carrier board. Direct Breakout™ helps to reduce complexity of carrier board routing from the SoM connector to the carrier board I/O ports and connectors by making it possible to route signals without requiring trace gathering or crossing over critical signals. Apalis SoMs also come with ready-made rugged passive cooling solutions for the most demanding industrial applications.

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CPU Details
CPU Name
CPU Type
CPU Clock
Floating Point Unit
NEON
L1 Instruction Cache
L1 Data Cache
L2 Cache
Memory
RAM
Flash
Connectivity
USB 3.0
USB 2.0
Ethernet
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
PCIe
I2C
SPI
UART
IrDA
PWM
GPIO
Analog Input
Serial ATA
SDIO/SD/MMC
CAN
Multimedia
Display Controller
Graphics Controller
Video Decoder
Video Encoder
Display Serial Interface
LVDS
Digital Audio
S/PDIF In / Out
2D Acceleration
3D Acceleration
HDMI
Display Port
Resistive Touch
Camera Serial Interface
Analog Audio Line in
Analog Audio Mic in
Analog Audio Headphone out
Operating System
Embedded Linux
FreeRTOS
Preinstalled OS
Physical
Size
Temperature
Power Dissipation
Minimum Product Commitment (1)
Apalis iMX8 QuadMax 4GB Wi-Fi / BluetoothShare your Ideal Configuration
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NXP® i.MX 8QuadMaxNXP® i.MX 8 Series
2x Arm Cortex™-A72
4x Arm Cortex™-A53
2x Arm Cortex™-M4
1.6GHz (A72)
1.26GHz (A53)
266MHz (M4)
Yes
Yes
48KB (A72), 32KB (A53), 16KB (M4)
32KB (A72), 32KB (A53), 16KB (M4)
1MB (A72), 1MB (A53)
 
4GB LPDDR4 (64 Bit)
Up to 16GB eMMC
 
1x Host
2x Host / 1x OTG
Gigabit with AVB (+2nd RGMII)
Dual-band 802.11ac 2x2 MU-MIMO
Bluetooth 5 ready
2 (x1 Gen 3)
7x
4x
7x
1x
6x
up to 133
8x
1x (SATA-III)
1x 8 Bit, 1x 4 Bit
3x
 
Quad, Independent
Dual Vivante GC7000XSVX
Yes  
Yes  
1x single lane MIPI DSI
3x 1366 x 768 x 24bpp Single / 1x 1920 x 1200 x 24bpp Dual + 1x 1366 x 768 x 24bpp Single
1x AC97 or I2S
1x / 1x
Yes  
Yes  
4K UltraHD (V2.0a, 2160p)
1x eDP 1.4 or 1x DP 1.3
4-wire
2x Quad Lane MIPI CSI-2
1x (Stereo)
1x (Mono)
1x (Stereo)
 
SupportedMain Operating System
SupportedMicrocontroller Operating System
Linux
 
82.0 x 45.0 x 6.0 mm
0 to 70°C / IT: -40° to +85°C(2)
TBD
2030
(1) Toradex's commitment is made to the product - not to a specific version of the product.

(2) Depending on assembly option

Notes: This is an early product announcement. All provided information is preliminary and subject to change.
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Ixora Carrier BoardApalis Evaluation Board
DatasheetDatasheet
detail...detail...
Connectivity   
Supported ModulesEntire Apalis FamilyEntire Apalis Family
USB 3.02x Host1x Host, 1x OTG
USB 2.01x Host / 1x OTG4x Host
EthernetGigabit Gigabit
PCIe1x Mini PCIe2x 1 slot / 1x Mini PCIe
I2C2x3x
SPI1x2x
UART3x RS2322x RS232, 1x RS422/485
IrDA1x
PWM4x4x
GPIOup to 40up to 135
Analog Input4x4x
Serial ATA1x mSATA1x / 1x mSATA (shared)
SDIO/SD/MMC1x 4 Bit (microSD)1x 8 Bit, 1x 4 Bit
CAN2x2x
Input / Output   
Switches8x
LEDs2x8x
Multimedia   
LVDS1x Dual Channel1x Dual Channel
Digital Audio7.1 Channel HD Audio Codec (incl. analogue connectors)
S/PDIF In / Out1x / 1x1x (Out also on TOSLINK)
HDMI1x1x (Through DVI-I connector)
VGA1x
RGB1x (24 Bit)1x (24 Bit)
Capacitive TouchYes
Resistive Touch4/5-wire4/5-wire
Camera Parallel Interface1x 10 Bit1x 8/10/12 Bit
Camera Serial Interface1x Quad Lane MIPI CSI-2On Mezzanine
Analog Audio Line in1x (Stereo)1x (Stereo)
Analog Audio Mic in1x (Mono)1x (Mono)
Analog Audio Headphone out1x (Stereo)1x (Stereo)
Other   
Type Specific Board ConnectorYes
USB-to-RS232 Transceiver1x
RTC on Board1x1x
Altium CAE Data Freely AvailableYesYes
JTAGYes
Physical   
Supply Voltage7-27V DC7-27V DC
On-Board Power Supplies5V 5A
3.3V 5A
5V 5A
3.3V 5A
Size125 x 90 mm250 x 250 mm
Temperature0° to +70° C
-20° to +85° C(2)
Minimum Product Commitment(1)2030
3 Accessories
 
  • Compatible with Apalis iMX8QM
  • Easily mounted to the Apalis Carrier Boards by means of 4 screws
  • Additonal threaded holes available for attaching fan to the carrier board
  • Power Adapter: 12VDC 30W with international plugs
  • Compatible with: Apalis Evaluation Board, Ixora Carrier Board, Colibri Evaluation Board, Iris Carrier Board
  • No external power supply required
  • 24 way 0.5mm pitch FFC cable included in scope of delivery
1 Modules, 2 Carrier Boards, 2 Accessories

NXP® i.MX 8QuadMax, 2x Arm Cortex™-A72, 4x Arm Cortex™-A53, 2x Arm Cortex™-M4, 1.6GHz (A72), 1.26GHz (A53), 266MHz (M4), 4GB LPDDR4 (64 Bit), Up to 16GB eMMC, Gigabit with AVB (+2nd RGMII) Ethernet, 0 to 70°C / IT: -40° to +85°C(2) Temp. Range, Availability until 2030

 

coming soon

Volume Product

Small form-factor Apalis Arm Computer Module family Carrier Board

Connectivity: USB 3.0: 2x Host, USB 2.0: 1x Host / 1x OTG, Gigabit Ethernet, 2x I2C, 1x SPI, 4x PWM, 4x ADC, 2x CAN, 2x LEDs, up to 40 GPIOs

Multimedia: Audio out: 1x (Stereo), Audio in: 1x (Stereo), 1x / 1x S/PDIF In / Out, 1x 10 Bit Camera Parallel Interface, 4/5-wire Resistive Touch

Physical: 7-27V DC Supply Voltage, 5V 5A, 3.3V 5A On-Board Power Supplies, Size: 125 x 90 mm

Quantity
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$99.70$94.10$91.85$89.60RFQ

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Evaluation Product

Connectivity: USB 3.0: 1x Host, 1x OTG, USB 2.0: 4x Host, Gigabit Ethernet, 3x I2C, 2x SPI, 4x PWM, 4x ADC, 2x CAN, 8x Switches, 8x LEDs, up to 135 GPIOs

Multimedia: Audio out: 1x (Stereo), Audio in: 1x (Stereo), 1x (Out also on TOSLINK) S/PDIF In / Out, 1x 8/10/12 Bit Camera Parallel Interface, 4/5-wire Resistive Touch

Physical: 7-27V DC Supply Voltage, 5V 5A, 3.3V 5A On-Board Power Supplies, Size: 250 x 250 mm

Quantity
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>0
$229.00

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Evaluation Product

Accessory kit for Toradex carrier boards

Power Adapter: 12VDC 30W with international plugs, Compatible with: Apalis Evaluation Board, Ixora Carrier Board, Colibri Evaluation Board, Iris Carrier Board.

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Sample Product

CSI Camera Module for Apalis Modules

No external power supply required, 24 way 0.5mm pitch FFC cable included in scope of delivery.

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$32.50

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Currently low stock level. More coming soon. Please contact us for details.