Boardcon Released Linux Based i.MX8M SBC for Multimedia Applications

November 13, 2019 Boardcon

Boardcon announced the release of a Quad SBC based around the NXP i.MX8M 1.8GHz ARM Cortex-A53 plus 400MHz Cortex-M4.

This i.MX8M SBC is tailor made for a wide range of multimedia applications, featuring 2GB LPDDR4, 8GB eMMC, 2 x USB 2.0, powerful network connectivity options including 4G, WiFi and Bluetooth, PCIe and robust multimedia features including 4K video HEVC/H265/H264/VP9 decode with HDR, 2D/3D graphics acceleration, 16 audio channels (32bits), MIPI-DSI, and 1080p encoder and decoder.

The Linux based EM-IMX8M-MINI incorporates SODIMM-style SOM-IMX8M-MINI Module with 802.11b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity.

Together with MIPI CSI camera inputs, MIPI DSI display outputs, flexible audio interfaces and comprehensive communication features, EM-IMX8M-MINI is ideal for Advanced graphics, machine vision, and other multimedia applications.

EM-IMX8M-MINI Specifications

Processor - i.MX 8MQuad, 4x ARM Cortex-A53 @ 1.8 GHz + ARM Cortex-M4 @ 400 MHz

Memory - 2GB LPDDR4


  • 8GB eMMC flash
  • MicroSD slot
  • 1x PCIe SSD interface
  • Video Output / Display
  • MIPI DSI Interface up to 1920×1080

Audio Output / Input

  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • 2x 2pin header for Speaker
  • 26pin header for Audio card

Camera - 2-lane MIPI CSI


  • Gigabit Ethernet port via Realtek RTL8211E
  • 802.11 b/g/n WiFi + Bluetooth 4.0
  • Optional 4G module via mini PCIe socket + Nano SIM card slot

USB - 1x USB2.0 OTG, 2x USB2.0 Host

Expansion - GPIO, UART, CAN, RS485, JTAG


  • IR receiver
  • RTC & battery slot
  • Power, Reset buttons

Power Supply - 5V/3A

Operating system - Linux+qt

Dimensions - 102.3mm x 118.6mm

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