Freescale Semiconductor’s i.MX 6 series integrates one, two or four ARM Cortex-A9 cores running up to 1.2 GHz. It includes five devices: the single-core i.MX 6Solo and i.MX 6SoloLite, dual-core i.MX 6Dual and i.MX 6DualLite, and quad-core i.MX 6Quad applications processors. According to the company, these products represent the industry’s only ARM-based applications processor series featuring software, power, and pin compatibility across single-, dual- and quad-core implementations.
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i.MX 6 series applications processors power a broad range of applications including automotive infotainment systems, display-based industrial equipment, IPTV solutions, medical equipment, eReaders, market-specific media tablets and more.
Product capabilities include dual-stream 1080p H.264 video processing for 3D class video decoding, Freescale’s Triple Play graphics architecture consisting of console-style 3D graphics with 200 MT/s for exceptional display resolution, separate 2D BLT engine for UI acceleration and separate 2D OpenVG engine for vector-based graphics.