A compact way to increase connectivity

Connectivity is becoming increasingly important in today's devices. Equally important is ensuring that the connections between devices are as seamless as possible. Nordic's nRF52840 and nRF9160-SICA/nRF9160 SIP bring you advanced performance with the lowest power consumption.


Nordic's nRF52840 System-on-Chip (SOC) is the only multiprotocol SoC on the market that offers concurrent Thread and Bluetooth 5 wireless connectivity through its "Dynamic Multiprotocol", ensuring seamless interoperability between any Thread product based on the Nordic nRF52840 SOC and Bluetooth 5 devices. It is one of the most highly flexible single chip solutions to support connected user devices, connected living environments as well as the IoT at large while ensuring that your connections meet industry-grade security standards.

nRF9160-SICA/nRF9160 SIP

With the nRF9160-SICA/nRF9160 SIP, Nordic presents a low power multi-mode LTE-M/NB IoT System-in-Package made accessible for a wide range of applications and developers. By integrating an ARM Cortex-M33 host processor, ARM TrustZone security technology and Assisted GPS, the nRF9160-SICA/nRF9160 SIP offers the most compact solution for cellular IoT (cIoT) on the market. Being specifically designed to take full advantage of energy efficiency possibilities with HW automated power and clock management, this product is a perfect fit for low power peripherals.

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Features  & Applications


  nRF52840 nRF9160-SICA / nRF9160 SiP

A compact way to increase connectivity

A compact way to increase connectivity




  • Long range Bluetooth Smart
  • 802.15.4 / Thread
  • High output power PA (+8dBm)
  • 1mb embedded flash / 256kb RAM
  • Advanced crypto co-processor
  • Quad and high-speed SPI
  • Full-speed USB devuce controller
  • Up to 48 GPIO
  • LTE-M and NB-IoT support in bands from 700MHz to 2.2GHz
  • Worldwide operation
  • Up to 23 dBm output power
  • -108dBm LTE-M RX Sensitivity
  • Single pin 50Ω antenna interface
  • eDRX, PSM
  • SMS, IPv4/IPv6

Target Applications


  • Sports, fitness and wearables
  • Home and building automation
  • Home appliances
  • Lighting
  • High end remotes
  • Medical
  • Sensor networks
  • Logistics and asset tracking
  • Smart energy
  • Smart building automation
  • Smart agriculture
  • Industrial
  • Retail and monitor devices
  • Medical devices
  • Wearables


A compact way to increase connectivity


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