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Penguin Edge 6640

The single board computer designed with Snapdragon 820 for smart visual technologies

$295 Single unit price for fully-featured SBC

OEM competitive volume pricing available

Penguin Edge has uniquely designed a solution to be at the heart of complex intelligent devices that require superior processing capabilities. With it’s advanced performance, immersive graphics, and ultimate connectivity, the Penguin Edge 6640 is the ideal platform for compute intensive applications specifically for video collaboration, medical imaging and controls, 3D and specialized photography, and augmented/virtual reality.

The Snapdragon™ 820 System on Chip

Highest Performance, Low Power

Powered by Snapdragon 820, a 64-bit, quad-core CPU with latest generation DSP, GPU and power efficiency

Advanced Multimedia

10-bit 4K HEVC video decode@60 fps, encode @30 fps; 1080p@240 fps decode;
Up to 25MP MIPI-CSI with zero shutter lag

Superior Connectivity

Better Wi-Fi performance and connectivity through 802.11ac and Bluetooth 4.2LE

Improved Graphics

40% improvement on graphics performance, compute capabilities, and power usage with Qualcomm® Adreno™ 530 GPU

Penguin Edge 6640 Features

Designed for the most advanced embedded applications.

  • Superior performance
  • Leading connectivity advances
  • Low power consumption
  • Higher quality images
  • Life-like video and audio immersion for VR
  • Advanced computer vision capabilities

Empower the next generation embedded applications

  • Build demanding industrial IoT devices at the edge of the network
  • Take advantage of heterogenous compute and DSP to upgrade high-end portable medical systems
  • Build immersive, life-like VR/AR based hands-free computing devices and optimize for long battery life
  • Capture sharper, higher-quality photographs, and video in challenging lighting situations for video analytics
  • Run advanced computer vision algorithms to navigate and perform dynamic collision avoidance in commercial drones and robots

What is Inside?


  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 820 64-bit Quad Core (APQ8096 SoC)
  • ARM®V8 compliant CPU organized as two clusters viz., Gold@2.2GHz each and Silver@1.6 GHz


  • Qualcomm® Adreno™ 530 GPU


  • Qualcomm® Hexagon™ DSP with dual-Hexagon vector processor (HVX-512) designed for 825 MHz


  • 4GB LPDDR4@ 1866MHz
  • 64GB UFS v2.0 gear 3(1-lane)
  • 1x µSD card v3.0 interface with support for SDR104 (UHS-I)


  • Bluetooth 4.2 LE
  • Wi-Fi Dual stream 802.11 n/ac@2.4GHz/5 GHz
  • GPS
  • On-board IZat™ Gen 8C GPS/GNSS


  • H.265 (HEVC) playback @4K60 and capture @4K30
  • H.264 (AVC) playback & capture @4K60
  • HDMI V2.0 at 4K@60
  • Dual 4-lane DSI DPHY 1.2 @2560×1600@60 on either DSI


  • SLIMBus/I2S/PCM/I2C audio interfaces supported through onboard WCD9335 codec
  • HD 7.1 Audio/Analog: mic in and speaker out combo-jack connector


  • Dual 14-bit image signal processing (ISP) – 28 MP and 13 MP @ 600Mhz with zero shutter lag on MIPI-CSI

Operating Systems

  • Pre-loaded Android Nougat board support package (BSP)

Operating Environment

  • Power: +12V/3A Input
  • Operating Temp: 0 to 50 Degrees
  • Relative Humidity: 5 to 95% non-condensing
  • RoHS and WEEE compliant

Compatible Accessories


ACC-1H70 is a complete camera solution that uses Sony’s IMX230 sensor and is capable of capturing 4K Videos in HDR and taking 21 MP location photographs. This is the first CMOS sensor to feature an on-board image plane phase detection AF signal processing function that helps it achieve superior focus tracking of fast-moving objects. The accessory is completely plug and play and will work straight out of the box on all Penguin Edge platforms running Android based on the Snapdragon™ 820 processor.

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PENGUIN EDGE ACC-1S70 PoE / RS485 Add-On Card

A credit card sized Power Over Ethernet accessory that allows you to power your Penguin Edge 6309 platform and provide an Ethernet connection in any location with just a single cable. This also provides an isolated full duplex RS-485 Transceiver. The plug and play accessory supports extended temperatures and it will work straight out of the box.

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