Ultra-low power ARM and SoC-based SMARC Module based on NXP i.MX6 family Solo - Dual - Quad Core.
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  • Based on NXP i.MX 6 Family
  • SoC scalable from Solo Core, Dual Core up to Quad Core
  • ARM specific featureset incl. graphic
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NXP based SMARC Computer-on-Modules enables highly scalable ultra-low power applications

The highly scalable Kontron SMARC-sAMX6i modules with single, dual or quad core NXP i MX6 processors cover an extremely wide performance range. Based on the ARM Cortex A9 technology, they enable an efficient development of smart devices in an extremely compact, fanless design with balanced processor and graphics performance.


Compliance SMARC - Smart Mobile Architecture by SGET - small size
Dimensions (H x W x D) 82mm x 50mm
CPU Freescale i.MX 6
Single, Dual and Quad Core ARM Cortex-A9
Main Memory up to 2GB DDR3 memory down
Graphics Controller Dual Display
HD 1080p Decode/Encode
2D/3D acceleration
Ethernet Controller integrated
Ethernet 10/100/1000 MBit Ethernet
SATA 1x SATA (dual/quad core)
- (solo)
Flash Onboard 2-64GB eMMC
Panel signal Parallel LCD 18/24 bit
LVDS Single Channel 18/24bit
USB 3x USB 2.0 (one OTG)
Serial 2x RX/TX (Ser1/3)
2x UART (Ser0/2)
Interface 12x GPIO, SDIO, 5x I²C, 2x I²S, 2x SPI, SPDIF, WDT, 2x CAN
Camera Interface (PCAM, CSI)
Operating System Linux, Android, WEC7
Power Supply 3V - 5.25V Operates directly from single level Lithium Ion cells
or fixed 3.3V or 5V power supplies
Power Consumption Typ. 5W
Power Management Battery and System Management
Temperature Operation: -40° to 85°C, Storage: -40° to 85°C
Humidity 93% relative Humidity at 40°C, non-condensing
(according to IEC 60068-2-78)



[ datasheet_smarc-samx6i_2019-01-17.pdf, 2.46 MB, Mar.19.2021 ]


User's Guide
[ smx6m120.pdf, 861.74 KB, Dec.13.2017 ]

General Safety Instruction
[ general-safety-instructions.pdf, 560.72 KB, Jan.04.2021 ]

White Papers

SMARC™ module 2.1 [restrictions apply]
This paper discusses how SMARC™ module is continuing to evolve to ensure system designers, SIs and OEMs can meet the ongoing challenges of cost-effectively deve-loping next generation small form factor IoT- andAI-enabled embedded systems.

SMARC specification folder (Release Candidate) 
[ kontron_smarc_folder_feb2013.pdf, 1.92 MB, Nov.27.2013 ]

Use Cases

The tough choice of Processors
Solving challenges in selecting computer boards & modules for IIoT projects. In this article we support you to make the right choice for your application: To find the best balance of processing power, graphics capabilities and connectivity on the one hand and size, power consumption, and cost on the other.
[ artikel_processor-choice_eu-1-.pdf, 4.42 MB, Apr.20.2023 ]

A SMARC Approach to Medical Device Life Extension
A medical manufacturer maximizes investment in essential system with retrofit Kontron Computer on Module solution upgrade.
[ uc_medical-smarc_final.pdf, 8.69 MB, Apr.20.2023 ]

Tech Spec Sheet

Tech Specs SMARC
[ tech-spec_smarc.pdf, 5.3 MB, Apr.04.2024 ]


Kontron Services Brochure
[ kontron-services-brochure.pdf, 8.9 MB, Dec.17.2020 ]

More Downloads

All other downloads such as drivers, bios, drawings etc. are available on Kontron’s Customer Section


SMARC™-sAMX6i 0.8 512/4GB
SMARC™ with Freescale i.MX6 Solo, 800MHz single core, 512MB DRAM memory down, 4GB onboard Flash, industrial temperature, no SATA support  
SMARC™-sAMX6i 2x0.8 1/4GB
SMARC™ with Freescale i.MX6, 800MHz dual core, 1GB DRAM memory down, 4GB onboard Flash, industrial temperature, with SATA support  
SMARC™-sAMX6i 4x0.8 1/4GB
SMARC™ with Freescale i.MX6, 800MHz quad core, 1GB DRAM memory down, 4GB onboard Flash, industrial temperature, with SATA support  


SMARC Evaluation Carrier 2.1
SMARC Evaluation Carrier 2.1 SMARC Evaluation Carrier 2.1 more
SMARC Mounting Kit
SMARC Mounting Kit  
Heatspreader for SMARC™-sAMX6  


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