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NXP i.MX RT1015 with high-performance features set in low-cost package

The i.MX RT1015 expands the i.MX RT crossover processor families by providing an extremely low-cost ARM® Cortex®-M7 running at up to 500 MHz

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Building upon decades of leadership in providing both MCUs and applications processors, NXP has developed a series of embedded processors that fully embodies the best of two worlds: Application processor and Microcontrollers.

The i.MX RT1015 expands the i.MX RT crossover processor families by providing an extremely low-cost ARM® Cortex®-M7 running at up to 500 MHz, coupled with a high-performance feature set in low-cost LQFP package, further simplifying board design and layout for customers.  


Key features

  • High-Performance, Real-Time Processing
  • Extremely Low Cost
  • Rich Integration, extensive external memory interfaces
  • Easy for MCU-based developers to use


Additional features

High-Performance, Real-Time Processing

  • Arm Cortex-M7 core running up to 500MHz with ultra-fast real-time responsiveness

Low Cost

  • Lowest cost i.MX of the complete portfolio
  • LQFP enabling true two-layer PCB design, while eliminating the need for expensive infrastructure
  • Fully integrated PMIC with DC-DC

Rich Integration

  • QuadSPI NOR Flash memory interface
  • USB 2.0 HS OTG interface with PHY
  • I2S, S/PDIF audio interface
  • Support for wireless standards such as Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth®, BLE, Zigbee®, Thread™


Easy to Use

  • Easy for MCU-based developers to use, increasing performance while leveraging toolchains. Enabled with rapid prototyping and development, even further with evaluation kit compatible with Arduino



  • ARM® Cortex®-M7 up to 500 MHz with 16KB/16KB I/D cache
  • High Speed USB with PHY
  • Audio suite: 3 x I2S/SAI, S/PDIF
  • PWM for motor control
  • Security



  • LQFP package enables low-cost 2-layer PCB design
  • Integrated power management module reduces complexity of external power supply
  • FreeRTOS with SDK
  • MCUXpresso / Keil / IAR



  • Package:
  • 100 LQFP, 14x14
  • Temp/Qual:
  • -40 to 105 C (Tj), Industrial
  • 0 to 95 C (Tj) Consumer



  • Audio Subsystem/professional microphone, guitar pedals
  • Smart Home/appliances, HVAC climate control, security
  • Industrial Computing, PLCs, factory automation
  • Motor Control and Power Conversion

Available tools


The MIMXRT1015-EVK development board provides true MCU-usability and the out-of-box experience (OOBE), featuring the popular NXP MCU format with the Getting Started information and videos at


  • NXP Semiconductors MIMXRT1015, 500MHz ARM Cortex-M7, 100 LQFP


  • 128 Mb QSPI Flash


  • Audio Codec
  • 4-pole Audio Headphone Jack
  • External speaker connection
  • Microphone


  • Micro USB OTG connector
  • ARDUINO interface


  • JTAG connector
  • On-board DAP-Link debugger

2 layer through hole PCB

Software Enablement

  • MCUXpresso SDK
    • Extensive suite of robust peripheral drivers, stacks, and middleware
    • Includes software examples demonstrating use of peripheral drivers and middleware
  • ARM® Mbed®-enabled
  • Free RTOS
  • Integrated Development Environments (IDE)
    • IAR Embedded Workbench
    • ARM Keil Microcontroller Development Kit
    • MCUXpresso IDE

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