DragonBoard 820c

The DragonBoard 820c development board is based on the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 820E embedded platform with the custom 64-bit Qualcomm® Kryo™ quad-core CPU and is compliant with the 96Boards Consumer Edition Extended Version specification managed by Linaro. The combination of the Snapdragon 820E embedded platform’s powerful Qualcomm® Adreno™ 530 GPU and quad-core CPU expands the possibilities of connected computing and high quality visual experiences while providing the ultimate in power efficiency. The DragonBoard 820c development board supports a wide range of interfaces and is ideal for prototyping complex embedded computing applications, from realistic visual and audio immersion for VR and AR applications, to machine vision and artificial intelligence for commercial drones and robots. The Snapdragon 820E embedded platform is designed to provide a fast- track deployment path, with integration services and production-ready, customizable SoMs (System-on- Modules) and SBCs (Single Board Computers) available to turn a DragonBoard 820c based invention into a commercial product.


Additional Information

Component Description
SoC Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 820E
CPU Snapdragon 820E embedded platform, custom 64-bit Kryo quad-core CPU up to 2.35GHz , 14nm FinFET process technology
GPU Adreno™ 530 GPU OpenGL ES 3.1 + AEP, Vulcan, Renderscript, 64-bit virtual addressing
RAM Quad-channel, 16bit, 3GB PoP LPDDR4 SDRAM designed for 1866 MHz clock rate
Storage UFS2.0 gear 3 (1-lane) 32GB , and SD3.0
Ethernet Port GbE Ethernet connection
Wireless WLAN 802.11ac and Bluetooth 4.2
USB One USB 2.0 micro B (device mode only)
Two USB 3.0 (host mode only)
Display 4k60 FPS decode 10-bit over HDMI 2.0 4K30
Miracast 2.0 streaming HEVC 10-bit and VP9
decode Direct Stream Video for Wireless
Display, 3:1 Frame Buffer Compression ratio
Video 4K UltraHD@30fps video playback and capture with H.264 (AVC) and H.265 (HEVC)
Audio PCM/AAC+/MP3/WMA, ECNS, Audio+ post-processing (optional)
Camera Integrated Dual ISP with support for 3 image sensors up to 28MP
Expansion Interface Expansion Connectors:
1x 96boards 40 pin Low-Speed connector (UART x2, SPI, I2S, I2C x2, GPIO x12, DC power)
1x 96boards 60 pin High-Speed connector (4L-MIPI DSI, USB,I2C x2, 2L+4L-MIPI CSI)
2x Analog expansion connector (headset, speaker via sound-wire interface, microphones, line-outs)
1x 60 pin High-Speed connector (secondary 4L-MIPI DSI, SSC serial busses, TSIF – connection available only in hardware)
I/O Interfaces:
HDMI Full-size Type A connector (4K@60fps)
1x USB 2.0 micro B (device mode only), 2x USB 2.0 type A (host mode only), micro SD card slot
1x GbE RJ45, 1x PCIe HMC, headset
LED 6 LED indicators
4 - user controllable
2 - for radios (BT and WLAN activity)
Button Power/Reset
Volume Up
Volume down
Power Source 96Boards compliant power supply
OS Support Linux Debian today
Linux OpenEmbedded – later 2018
Size 100mm by 85mm meeting 96Boards™ Consumer Edition ’extended’ dimensions specifications.