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Penguin Edge 6701

Micro SoM based on Qualcomm’s improved Kryo™ CPU on Snapdragon 845

Complete 4k60 encode/decode system on a small form factor

Production-ready with extended temperature support

Penguin Edge 67X1 Micro SoM is a perfect fit for applications that necessitate on-device AI and immersive multimedia experiences. With its advanced performance, support for extended temperatures and compatibility with all Micro SoMs from Penguin Edge, it is an ideal platform for compute intensive applications that specifically require Integrated Connectivity and immersive experiences.

The Snapdragon 660 System on Chip

On-device AI

Run power efficient and dedicated apps on the Hexagon™ 685 DSP with support for on-device AI processing and Hexagon Vector eXtensions designed to support Caffe2/Tensorflow for machine learning

Enhanced Security

Complete vault like Content Protection Framework to run your system in an secure environment with secure boot, DRM and content protection through StudioAccess™ content protection

Improved Connectivity

Stay connected and stream large files fast with industrial grade connectivity with WCN3990 2×2 802.11ac Wi-Fi with MU-MIMO,BT 5.x and RF front end technologies. USB 3.1

Sharper Images

Capture sharper images with Qualcomm Spectra™ 280 dual ISPs that enable capture of 16MP at 60 images per second with no shutter lag and quick autofocus

Seamless Graphics

Adreno 630 GPU for significantly improved graphics rendering and video processing featuring room-scale 6DoF with Simultaneous localization and mapping and Adreno Foveation.

What is Inside?

Technical Specifications


  • Qualcomm® Kryo™ 385
  • Octocore ARM® V-8 compliant @2.8/1.8GHz each


  • Qualcomm® Hexagon™ 685
  • Dual-HVX512 for ultra low-power audio processing


  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Wi-Fi integrated 802.11ac 2×2; MU-MIMO; DBS
  • 2xUSB3.1 – Includes One USB-C (USB 3.1/Gen1)


  • GPS/GLONASS via SDR845


  • 4GB LPDDR4x, 64GB UFS


  • Up to 3 MIPI-CSI cameras
  • HEVC capture/streaming @4K60


  • DP Alt Mode on USB-C for 4K-DCI@24fps display
  • Concurrent 4K60 10b encode + 4K60 10b decode

Operating Systems

  • Android Pie BSP* pre-loaded with
  • Hexagon/SNPE/OpenCV SDKs enabled

* Please refer to the software release note for supported features

Penguin Edge 6701 Reference Design

Penguin Edge has created a reference carrier that brings out all native interfaces of the SDA845 processor including USB-C to help create and optimize your products with the shortest turnaround time. Off-the-shelf camera module accessories are available that work out of the box with this platform.

Plug-n-Play camera module accessories

Support Plans

How to Buy Penguin Edge 67X1

Part NumberDescriptionPricingAvailability
IFC6701-00-P1Qualcomm SD845 Micro SoM (Android Pie OS); 2x B2B conn; Commercial Temp support (0⁰ to 50⁰C)$285Order Online
IFC67A1-00-P1Qualcomm SD845 Micro SoM (Android Pie OS); 3x B2B conn; Commercial Temp support (0⁰ to 50⁰C)$300Contact Sales
SYS6701-00-P1IFC6701-00-P1 SoM based Ref Design$600Order Online
SYS67A1-00-P1IFC67A1-00-P1 SoM based Ref DesignContact Sales