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Apalis iMX8


Apalis iMX8

  • NXP i.MX 8QuadMax 2x Cortex™-A72, 4x Cortex™-A53, 2x Cortex™-M4
  • RAM: up to 4GB, Flash: 16GB eMMC
  • On-board dual-band 802.11ac 2x2 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5 ready
  • Temperature range: -40° to 85° C and 0° to 70° C

Warning: This is an early product announcement. All specifications and data are subject to change without prior notice. Apalis iMX8 is a member of the Apalis Family. You will find all technical details such as features, datasheets, software, etc. here.

Early Access in Q2 2018

Get Updates / Early Access Requests

Where do I buy this product?

Note: The Apalis iMX8 module is not yet available and still in development. For Early Access please refer to the link in "Early Access Q2 2018" above.

Having trouble?

Please contact our technical support. Various option of technical support are mentioned below.


  • NXP i.MX 8QuadMax - 2x Arm Cortex™-A72, 4x Arm Cortex™-A53, 2x Arm Cortex™-M4
  • 1.6GHz (A72), 1.26GHz (A53), 266MHz (M4) operational frequency
  • Instruction Cache per core = 48KB (A72), 32KB (A53), 16KB (M4)
  • Data Cache per core = 32KB (A72), 32KB (A53), 16KB (M4)
  • L2 cache shared among cores = 1MB (A72), 1MB (A53)


  • 4GB LPDDR4 (64 Bit)
  • Up to 16GB eMMC


  • PCIe 2(x1 Gen 3)
  • USB 3.0 (1x Host)
  • USB 2.0 (2x Host, 1x OTG)
  • Wi-Fi Dual-band 802.11ac 2x2 MU-MIMO
  • Bluetooth 5 ready
  • I2C (7x)
  • SPI (4x)
  • UART (7x)
  • IrDA (1x)
  • PWM (6x)
  • Up to 133 GPIOs
  • Analog Input (8x)
  • Gigabit Ethernet (1x with AVB (+2nd RGMII)
  • SATA (1x (SATA-III))
  • SD/SDIO/MMC (1x 8 Bit, 1x 4 Bit)
  • CAN (3x)
  • DSI (1x single lane MIPI DSI)
  • LVDS (3x 1366 x 768 x 24bpp Single / 1x 1920 x 1200 x 24bpp Dual + 1x 1366 x 768 x 24bpp Single)
  • Digital Audio (1x AC97 or I2S)
  • S/PDIF (1x)
  • HDMI (V2.0a, 4K UltraHD,2160p)
  • Resistive Touch (4-wire)
  • CSI (2x Quad Lane MIPI CSI-2)
  • Analogue Audio Headphone out (1x, Stereo)
  • Analogue Audio Line in (1x, Stereo)
  • Analogue Audio Mic in (1x, Mono)

Supported operating systems

Warning: Please note that there has no BSP been released yet. The BSP will be available with the official launch of Apalis iMX8QM in Q4 2018.

In-house development and support

Warning: Please note that there has no BSP been released yet. The BSP will be available with the official launch of Apalis iMX8QM in Q4 2018.

Get details including free downloads of images and BSPs for operating systems supported by Apalis iMX8.

In-house development and support

General Apalis 3D Mechanical Models

The basic Apalis 3D model contains the PCB and the maximum component height on top and bottom of the module.

This is a SolidWorks CAD model. You can download the free eDrawings model viewer from SolidWorks here.

This is a generic STEP model that can be opened and modified in any 3D CAD.

This is a generic 3D pdf model that can be opened in Adobe Reader.

Off-the-shelf Carrier Boards

Custom Carrier Board Design

Find free reference designs, schematics, 3D designs and tools to build your carrier board easily in the link below.

Apalis iMX8QM 4GB WB

Product # Product Description Changes from Previous Version Release Date PCN Document


Apalis iMX8QM 4GB WB V1.0A

Early Access Release

Q2 2018

Early Access Release, no PCN


Apalis iMX8QM 4GB WB V1.0B

Initial Release

Q4 2018