Semiconductors for Industrial and Automotive Applications with i.MX 6 Series Processors

The NXP Semiconductor i.MX 6 Series Processors presents a scalable multicore platform that includes single-, dual-, and quadcore families based on the ARM® Cortex™-A9 architecture for next-generation industrial, consumer, and automotive applications. By integrating the power-efficient processing capabilities of the ARM Cortex-A9 architecture with innovative 3D and 2D graphics, as well as high-definition video, the NXP Semiconductor i.MX 6 Series Processors offer a new level of multimedia performance to allow an unbounded next-generation user experience.


  • Scalable single-, dual- and quad-core offerings based on ARM Cortex-A9 up to 1.2 GHz, with ARMv7™, Neon, VFPv3, and Trustzone support
  • Excellent 3D graphics performance with up to quad shaders performing 200 Mt/second and OpenCL support
  • 32 KB instruction and data L1 caches and 256 KB to 1 MB of L2 cache
  • Multi-stream-capable HD video engine delivering 1080p60 decode, 1080p30 encode and 3D video playback in HD in high-performance families
  • Stereoscopic image sensor support for 3D imaging
  • Separate 2D and/or Vertex acceleration engines for an ideal user interface experience
  • Integrated market-specific I/Os, which may include HDMI v1.4 with integrated PHY, SD 3.0, multiple USB 2.0 ports with in-built PHY, Gigabit Ethernet with in-built PHY, SATA-II with integrated PHY, PCI Express® with in-built PHY, MIPI CSI, MIPI DSI, MIPI HSI, and FlexCAN for automotive applications
  • Ultra-realistic 3D gaming and richer user interfaces enabled by an integrated 3D graphics engine in high-performance families
  • Aggressive power management enables HD multi-stream video playback in high-performance families
  • Complete security features include cryptographic accelerators, high-assurance boot and tamper protection
  • Highly integrated series with a wide range of integrated I/Os to decrease design complexity and time to market
  • Pin* and software compatible single-, dual, and quad-core families enable easy design of a wide portfolio of next-generation products
  • *i.MX 6SoloLite is not pin compatible
  • Optional integration of an EPD display controller for e-readers and similar applications


  • IPTV
  • E-readers
  • Tablets
  • IP phones
  • Smartbooks
  • Portable medical
  • In-flight entertainment
  • Automotive infotainment
  • Human-machine interface
  • Home energy management systems
  • Intelligent industrial control systems


NXP Semiconductor i.MX 6 Series Processors

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