ARM System on Module Comparison

SOM-iMX7
SOM-iMX6
SOM-iMX8X
SOM-AM57x
SOM-iMX8
UCM-iMX8M-Mini
CPU CORE
SoC VendorNXPNXPNXPTexas InstrumentsNXPNXP
SoC Modeli.MX7i.MX6i.MX8XAM57xi.MX8Mi.MX8M Mini
CPU CoreCortex-A7Cortex-A9Cortex-A35Cortex-A15
Cortex-A53
Cortex-A53
Number of
CPU cores
244244
CPU
Frequency
1GHz
1GHz
1.2GHz1.5GHz1.5GHz1.8GHz
Integer Performance
(DMIPS)
3800
9600
8500105001380016560
Real-Time
Co-processor
Cortex-M4-Cortex-M4PRU-ICSSCortex-M4Cortex-M4
DSP
-
-Tensilica
HiFi 4
2x TMS320C66x--
MEMORY AND STORAGE
RAM256MB – 2GB
DDR3
256MB – 4GB
DDR3
1GB – 4GB
LPDDR4
512MB – 4GB
DDR3
1GB – 4GB
LPDDR4
1GB – 4GB
LPDDR4
Storage128MB - 32GB128MB - 32GB4GB - 64GB eMMC512MB - 32GB4GB - 64GB eMMC4GB - 64GB eMMC
DISPLAY AND GRAPHICS
Display
Interface
LVDS, MIPI-DSI,
parallel RGB
HDMI, LVDS,
parallel RGB
2x MIPI-DSI,
dual LVDS
HDMI, LVDS,
parallel RGB
HDMI, LVDS,
MIPI-DSI
MIPI-DSI
Display
Resolution
Up to
1920x1080
Up to
1920x1200
Up to
1920x1080
Up to
1920x1080
Up to
4096 x 2160
Up to
1920x1080
GPU
-
2D / 3D GPUVivante GC7000Lite GPU2x PowerVR SGX544Vivante GC7000Lite GPUGC NanoUltra GPU
Video
Acceleration
-
Up to 1080pUp to 4Kp60Up to 1080pUp to 4Kp60Up to 1080p
SOM-iMX7
SOM-iMX6
SOM-iMX8X
SOM-AM57x
SOM-iMX8
UCM-iMX8M-Mini
NETWORK
Ethernet2x Gbit1x Gbit2x Gbit2x Gbit1x Gbit1x Gbit
WiFi802.11a/b/g/n
802.11b/g/n
802.11ac802.11a/b/g/n
802.11ac
802.11ac
BluetoothV4.1V4.1V4.2V4.1V4.2V4.2
I/O
USB 3.0--1x OTG1x OTG2x dual-role-
USB 2.01x OTG
+
4x Host
1x OTG
+
4x Host
3x Host3x Host-2x dual-role
SATA -SATA-II, 3Gb/s-SATA-II, 3Gbps--
PCIe1x PCIe (x1)1x PCIe (x1)1x PCIe (x1)2x PCIe (x1)2x PCIe (x1)1x PCIe (x1)
Local bus+
-
--
-
-
UART7
5
49
4
4
CAN bus2232
-
-
SPI344323
I2C333333
GPIOUp to 124
Up to 112
Up to 96Up to 87
Up to 90
Up to 85
Camera
Interface
+
+
++
+
+
Audio Codec+
+
-+
+
-
Touch-screen
interface
+
+
++
+
+
RTC+
+
++
+
+
SOM-iMX7
SOM-iMX6
SOM-iMX8X
SOM-AM57x
SOM-iMX8
UCM-iMX8M-Mini
ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Supply Voltage3.2V – 4.5V
3.3V – 5.5V
4.0V – 4.5V4.2V – 5V
3.35V – 4.2V
3.45V – 4.4V
Digital I/O Voltage3.3V
3.3V
3.3V3.3V
3.3V
3.3V
Active Power Consumption
(Watt)
0.5 - 3
2 - 6
1.5 - 42.5 – 6.5
2.5 - 6.5
1.5 - 4
Dimensions (mm)42 x 68 x 5
75 x 65 x 6
38 x 68 x 565 x 68 x 542 x 68 x 528 x 38 x 4
Connectors204-pin
SO-DIMM
2x 140-pin
mezzanine
204-pin
SO-DIMM
204-pin
SO-DIMM
204-pin
SO-DIMM
2x 100-pin
mezzanine
O/S SUPPORT
LinuxKernel > 3.14Mainline kernel > 3.1Kernel > 4.14Kernel > 4.1Kernel > 4.9Kernel > 4.14
Android----Android 8.0Android 9.0