NanoPi M3

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  Manufacturer:  FriendlyElec
  Official website:  Visit
  Category:  Single board computer
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Product Description

From the official website:

  • The NanoPi M3 is another ARM board developed by FriendlyARM for makers, hobbyists and hackers. With this new friend we wish you could get not only tech skills but also unique experiences in various applications and hacking. It is small, elegant but has rich ports and interfaces. Playing with it and working with it the M3 will not only inspire your ideas but also turn them into realities.
  • The NanoPi M3 uses the Samsung Octa-Core Cortex-A53 S5P6818 SoC. Its dynamic frequency scales from 400M up to 1.4GHz. It has Gbps Ethernet port, built-in WiFi and Bluetooth. Its AXP228 PMU supports software power-off, sleep and wakeup functions. In addition the NanoPi M3 has MicroUSB port for power supply and on-board porcelain antenna.
  • On this tiny board various ports and interfaces are integrated. It has DVP Camera/LVDS/HDMI/LCD interfaces, Gbps Ethernet, I2S, 3.5mm audio jack, four USB ports and a serial debug port.

Product Specifications

Manufacturer FriendlyElec
SoC Samsung S5P6818
CPU ARM Cortex-A53 (64-bit)
1.4GHz octa core
GPU (graphics): Mali-400 MP
MCU (real-time):
FPGA (gates):
NPU (neural):
Size: 1GB
Built-in / external:   Built-in
Type (e.g. DDR3): ?
Speed: ?
ECC support:
Internal storage
Built-in / optional:   Built-in
Type: ?
Removable storage MicroSD card slot
m.2 interface(s)
m.2 NVMe support
USB host ports 4x
Type: 2.0
USB OTG ports
SATA interfaces
Ethernet interfaces 1x
Type: Gigabit
Wake-on-LAN    Not supported
HDMI ports 1x
Version: ?
Max. resolution: ?
Audio support:
Composite video (CVBS)
Other display interfaces
  LCD interface (0.5mm pitch 45 pin FPC seat, full color RGB 8-8-8)
Camera interfaces (CSI, DVP...)   1x
Type: DVP
Audio output
Analog outputs: 1x (via 3.5mm jack)
Via HDMI:   Supported
I2S: 1x
Audio input
Line inputs:
Mic inputs: 1x
Onboard mic:
IR receiver
Wireless connectivity
WiFi: 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth: 4.0 (dual)
Other I/O
GPIO: 40x
PWM: 3x
SPI: 2x
I2C: 2x
UART: 3x
RS232 (or 485 or 422):
Arduino shield support    No
Raspberry Pi shield support    No
96boards compliance    None
Real time clock (RTC)
Other features
Power Management Unit: AXP228 PMU, it supports software power-off and wake-up.
Antenna: Porcelain Antenna IPX Interface
I2S: 7pin, 2.54mm pitch pin-header
LCD Interface: 0.5mm pitch 45 pin FPC seat, full color RGB 8-8-8
LVDS: 20pin 2.00mm pitch pin-header
DVP Camera: 0.5mm pitch 24 pin FPC seat
Serial Debug Port: 2.54mm pitch 4pin-header
Size 64 x 60 x 14mm
Weight ?
Power Input voltage: 5V
Input current: 1A - 2A
(power management controllers)
Lithium battery support ?
Operating temperature ?
Price (USD)
(Note: likely to vary)
Linux support    yes
Android support    Android 5.1
Supported Windows OSes
   Not supported (or unknown)
Other supported OSes
   Not supported (or unknown)