i.MX21 Multimedia Applications Processors

Document created by Jodi Paul Employee on Feb 28, 2013Last modified by Jodi Paul Employee on May 14, 2013
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Product Family Features


Freescale's i.MX family of applications processors has demonstrated leadership in the portable handheld market. The i.MX21 multimedia applications processor is the latest addition to this family and builds on its low-power, high-performance heritage. Freescale has shipped more than 60 million chips of our industry-founding applications processors. That means you can start smart by picking products with a technology pedigree to handle all the creativity you can pump into them.


The i.MX21 features the advanced and power-efficient ARM926EJ-S core operating at speeds starting at 266 MHz and is part of a growing family of Smart Speed products that offer high performance processing optimized for lowest power consumption.


  • ARM926EJ-S™ core (16 KB I-Cache, 16 KB D-Cache)
  • Smart Speed Switch
  • 16/18-bit color LCD controller up to SVGA
  • USB On-The-Go (two-host port)
  • MPEG-4 and H.263 encode/decode acceleration up to CIF 30 fps


Additional Resources


i.MX21 ADS

I.MX21 ADS Board Flashing

IMX21 and i.MXL Lite Kit