The SOQuartz is based on the Rockchip RK3566.

CPU Architecture

  • Quad-core ARM Cortex-A55@1.8GHz

  • AArch32 for full backwards compatibility with ARMv7

  • ARM Neon Advanced SIMD (single instruction, multiple data) support for accelerated media and signal processing computation

  • Includes VFP hardware to support single and double-precision operations

  • ARMv8 Cryptography Extensions

  • Integrated 32KB L1 instruction cache and 32KB L1 data cache per core

  • 512KB unified system L3 cache

GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) Capabilities

  • Mali-G52 2EE Bifrost GPU@800MHz

  • 4x Multi-Sampling Anti-Aliasing (MSAA) with minimal performance drop

  • 128KB L2 Cache configurations

  • Supports OpenGL ES 1.1, 2.0, and 3.2

  • Supports Vulkan 1.0 and 1.1

  • Supports OpenCL 2.0 Full Profile

  • Supports 1600 Mpix/s fill rate when at 800MHz clock frequency

  • Supports 38.4 GLOP/s when at 800MHz clock frequency

Neural Process Unit NPU Capability

  • Neural network acceleration engine with processing performance of up to 0.8 TOPS

  • Supports integer 8 and integer 16 convolution operations

  • Supports the following deep learning frameworks: TensorFlow, TF-lite, Pytorch, Caffe, ONNX, MXNet, Keras, Darknet

System Memory

  • RAM Memory Variants: 2GB, 4GB, 8GB LPDDR4.

  • Storage Memory: optional 128Mb SPI Flash and optional eMMC module from 8GB up to 128GB


  • 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet

  • WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac with Bluetooth 5.0

Displays / Cameras

  • 1x HDMI

  • 2x DSI

  • 1x eDP (Instead of HDMI1)

  • 1x LVDS (not available when dual-mode DSI)

  • 1x CSI 4-line


  • 1x Ethernet (1Gbit)

  • 1x USB 2.0 OTG

  • 1x SD Card (SD)

  • 1x PCIe 1-Line

  • 28x GPIO (TBD)