VIA SOM-6X50 Module

The VIA SOM-6X50 module delivers the perfect balance of performance and rich multimedia features in an ultra-compact, highly-flexible package for a wide range of IoT automation and HMI applications such as transportation, retail, and medical.


The ultra-compact VIA SOM-6X50 module measures a mere 6.76cm x 4.3cm, and features 8GB eMMC Flash memory and 512MB DDR3 SDRAM onboard. The module offers rich I/O and display expansion options including three USB 2.0 ports, one HDMI port or one single-channel 18/24-bit LVDS panel, 6 UART, one CSI camera input, 10/100Mbps Ethernet, 9 GPIO, and one SD Card slot.

VIA SOM-6X50 module


The VIA SOM-6X50 features a Linux BSP which includes the kernel (3.4.5) and bootloader source codes. Other features include a Tool Chain to help make adjustments to the kernel and to support the VIA SOMDB1 carrier board I/O and other hardware features.

A full set of software customization services that speed up time to market and minimize development costs are also available.

VIA SOM-6X50 is Microsoft Azure Certified


Customers can take advantage of our multi-I/O evaluation carrier board or can utilize VIA’s extensive technical support in developing a custom baseboard.


VIA SOM-6X50 ARM Module Hardware

Get the PDF version of the SOM-6X50 datasheet, or browse the information below:

Model NameSOM-6X50
Processor800MHz VIA Cortex-A9 SoC
System Memory512MB DDR3 SDRAM
Storage8GB eMMC Flash Memory
Boot Loader512KB SPI Flash ROM
GraphicsMali-400 SP GPU
2 integrated, independent 3D/2D graphics processing units
Graphics engine supporting OpenGL® ES 2.0 hardware acceleration
Supports MPEG-2 and H.264 video decoding up to 1080p
LANRealtek RTL8201 10/100 base-TX PHY chip
AudioWolfsen WM8960 I2S Audio Codec
HDMIIntegrated HDMI 1.4 Transmitter
USB to UARTCP2108-B02-GM USB to UART 4-port controller
Supported I/O1 HDMI or Single-Channel LVDS
3 USB 2.0 ports
6 UART (5 TX/RX,RTS/CTS, 1 Debug TX/RX)
1 10/100Mbps Ethernet port
3 I2C
1 Line-in, Line-out, Mic-in
1 Headphone-out
Operating SystemLinux 3.4.5
Operating Temperature0°C ~ 60°C
Operating Humidity0% ~ 95% (non-condensing)
Form Factor6.76cm x 4.8cm (2.66" x 1.89")


SOM-6X50 Documentation

User Manualv1.032019-01-30
Design Guidev1.012018-08-23


SOM-6X50 Ordering Information

Part NumberSoCDescription
00GJQ10E00020VIA Cortex-A9 SoC @ 800MHzSOM module with 800MHz VIA Cortex-A9 SoC, 8GB eMMC, 512 SPI ROM, 512MB DDR3 SDRAM, 1 HDMI or Single-Channel LVDS, DVO, CSI, 3 USB 2.0, 6 UART, GPIO, 10/100Mbps Ethernet
STK-SOM6X50-00A1N/ASOM-6X50 starter kit

Packing List: SOM-6X50 module, SOMDB1 carrier board, 7" LCD touch panel, 2 USB cables, COM cable, Speaker, Antenna for Wi-Fi

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