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.MX53 32-bit MPU, ARM Cortex-A8 core, 800MHz, PBGA 529

Mfr. Name: NXP
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Features & Applications

The i.MX53 family of processors represents Freescale’s next generation of advanced multimedia and power-efficient implementation of the ARM Cortex™-A8 core. With core processing speeds up to 800 MHz, the i.MX537 is optimized for both performance and power to meet the demands of high-end, advanced applications.

Integrated display controller, 1080p HD video decode and 720p video encode, enhanced graphics and connectivity features make the i.MX537 ideal for a wide range of applications such as Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) and patient monitors which require rich user interfaces with high color displays and user interaction.

Key Features:

  • Processor:
    • 800 GHz ARM Cortex-A8 CPU
    • 32 KB instruction and data caches
    • Unified 256 KB L2 cache
    • NEON SIMD media accelerator
    • Vector floating point coprocessor
  • Multimedia:
    • Independent OpenGL® ES 2.0 and OpenVG™ 1.1 hardware accelerators
    • Multi-format HD 1080p video decoder and HD 720p video encoder hardware engine
    • Dual display capable with multiple display options including TFT LCD, LVDS, analog TV-formats (composite, component, RGB) and standard VGA
    • Hardware accelerated image post-processing, display quality enhancement, and video and graphics combining
    • Two simultaneous camera inputs with hardware pre-processing
  • Memory:
    • Up to 2 GB LP-DDR2, LV-DDR2, DDR2-800, and DDR3-800 SDRAM, 16/32-bit
    • Managed NAND Flash Support with eMMC 4.4/SDIO
    • Raw NAND with up to 16-bit ECC
  • Power Management:
    • Multiple independent power domains
    • Dynamic voltage and frequency scaling 
  • Connectivity:
    • High-Speed USB 2.0 OTG with PHY
    • High-Speed USB 2.0 Host with PHY
    • Two additional High-Speed USB 2.0 controllers (ULPI)
    • Integrated LVDS display interface supporting up to 2 channels each with 4 data pairs and 1 clock pair
    • Wide array of serial interfaces, including SDIO, SPI, I2C and UART
    • I2S and S/PDIF audio interfaces
    • 10/100 Ethernet controller
    • SATA controller and PHY up to 1.5Gbps
    • Dual CAN interfaces
  • Security:
    • Advanced security supporting High Assurance Boot, cryptographic cipher engines, random number generator, and tamper detection


  • HMI for Appliances, Building Control, Factory/Home Automation, Printers and Security Panels
  • Patient Monitors
  • Point of Sales Terminals
  • Surveillance Cameras
  • Security
  • Digital Signage
  • Telehealth
  • Barcode Scanners
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