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Developer Kits

Discover the hardware platforms supported by Android Things as well as developer kits to help you quickly get started with the code samples and tutorials. Learn more about each platform below and choose the one that best fits your app.



Hardware platforms

Platform NXP Pico i.MX7D

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Get Started - Pico Pro Maker Kit
NXP Pico i.MX6UL

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NXP Argon i.MX6UL

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NXP SprIoT i.MX6UL

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CPU & Memory
  • NXP i.MX7D
  • 1GHz dual-core ARM Cortex A7
  • 512MB RAM
  • NXP i.MX6Ultralite
  • 500MHz ARM Cortex A7
  • 512MB RAM
  • NXP i.MX6Ultralite
  • 500MHz ARM Cortex A7
  • 512MB RAM
  • NXP i.MX6Ultralite
  • 500MHz ARM Cortex A7
  • 512MB RAM
GPU N/A N/A N/A N/A
Storage 4GB eMMC 4GB eMMC 4GB eMMC 4GB eMMC
Display DSI No No No
Camera CSI-2 No No No
Audio 3.5mm Analog 3.5mm Analog 3.5mm Analog 3.5mm Analog
Networking 10/100/1000 Ethernet
Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5.0GHz)
Bluetooth® 4.1
10/100 Ethernet
Wi-Fi 802.11n (2.4GHz)
Bluetooth® 4.1
10/100 Ethernet
Wi-Fi 802.11n (2.4GHz)
Bluetooth® 4.1
10/100 Ethernet
Wi-Fi 802.11n (2.4GHz)
Bluetooth® 4.1
USB 1x USB 2.0 Host
1x USB 2.0 OTG
1x USB 2.0 Host
1x USB 2.0 OTG
1x USB 2.0 Host
1x USB 2.0 OTG
1x USB 2.0 Host
1x USB 2.0 OTG
Platform Raspberry Pi 3

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CPU & Memory
  • Broadcom BCM2837
  • 1.2GHz quad-core ARM Cortex A53
  • 1GB RAM
GPU VideoCore IV
Storage MicroSD card slot
Display HDMI + DSI
Camera CSI-2
Audio USB 2.0
3.5mm Analog Output
Networking 10/100 Ethernet
Wi-Fi 802.11n (2.4GHz)
Bluetooth® 4.1
USB 4x USB 2.0 Host

Legacy platforms

Long-term support for the hardware in this section has ended. Developers may still target these platforms in the Android Things Console, but they will not receive the latest platform updates.

Platform Intel® Edison

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Intel® Joule

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CPU & Memory
  • Intel® Atom™
  • 500MHz dual-core x86
  • 1GB RAM
  • Intel® Atom™
  • 1.5GHz/1.7GHz quad-core x86
  • 3GB/4GB RAM
GPU N/A Intel Gen9
Storage 4GB eMMC 8GB/16GB eMMC
Display No HDMI
Camera No CSI-2
Audio USB 2.0 USB 2.0
Networking Wi-Fi 802.11n (2.4/5.0GHz)
Bluetooth® 4.0
Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5.0GHz)
Bluetooth® 4.2
USB 1x USB 2.0 OTG 2x USB 2.0 Host
1x USB 3.0 OTG

The following developer kits are designed to work with the Android Things code samples.

Adafruit Project Kit

For all supported boards

The project kit provides a flexible way of getting started on all supported boards.

Pimoroni Rainbow HAT

For Raspberry Pi

The Rainbow HAT offers a plug and play solution for getting started on Raspberry Pi.

Sparkfun Project Kit

For Intel® Edison

The Sparkfun kit is a version of the project kit targeted at the Intel® Edison.

Where to buy

To purchase supported developer hardware, visit one of the following distributors.

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