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Laird Connectivity Summit SOM 8M Plus

High-performance, secure and robust IoT System-on-Module

The Laird Connectivity Summit SOM 8M Plus is a robust, secure and high-performance System-on-Module (SoM) geared for your next IoT designs.

Featuring reliable connectivity, global certification, a proven security architecture, long term software support, security peripherals and device management features, the Summit SOM 8M Plus is powered by NXP’s:

  • i.MX 8M Plus processor
  • 88W8997 Bluetooth + WiFi solution
  • PMICs (PCA9450CHN and PM823UK)
  • Performance LPDDR4 RAM
  • eMMC 5.1 storage


  • Reliable connectivity
    • PA/LNA provide excellent connectivity in difficult environments, plus enterprise support for better roaming, encryption, single SKU support, hardware LTE coex, and more.
  • ML, Graphics, Video, Vision and Audio - up to 3 displays
    • 2.3 TOPS Machine Learning/Neural Processing Unit, up to 1200p60 or 4Kp30 displays, 2 shader GPU, 1080p60 multi codec encode and decode VPU, 2 MIPI-CSI camera interfaces, dedicated Image Signal Processing up to 12 MP, HiFi4 audio DSP
  • Secure enclave and secure boot powered by the i.MX 8M Plus
    • Dedicated on-board security hardware, secure boot Linux, and high-performance and flexible secure storage system for passwords, certificates, and data storage.
  • Robust software
    • LTS Summit Yocto Linux and Summit Zephyr RTOS with CVE remediation available, plus NXP’s base Linux and FreeRTOS releases


  • Smart Buildings and appliances
  • Smart Robotics
  • Industrial IoT (IIoT) & Vision Systems
  • Printers & Scanners
  • Medical Devices
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