Inforce 6309™ Micro Single Board Computer (SBC)

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Introducing the new Inforce 6309™ Micro SBC powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 410E application processor (APQ8016E). The credit-card sized plug-and-play Inforce 6309 Micro SBC reference design provides industrial IoE system designers instant access to the compute power, comprehensive I/O, and connectivity of the Snapdragon 410E SoC. Powered by quad-core ARM®v8 Cortex®-A53 CPUs, the Inforce 6309 Micro SBC is the 3rd in the family of Snapdragon processor-based embedded computing platforms from Inforce. Unique features include support for WiFi/BLE, GPS, HDMI displays, dual-MIPI-CSI cameras, GbE ports, LVDS, and optional PoE and RS485 interfaces. With robust support for an upstream Linux kernel (Linaro) and Android (Lollipop), coupled with extended operating temperature and long lifecycle, the Inforce 6309 Micro SBC provides an ideal choice for a multitude of industrial applications.


Snapdragon 410E processors are designed to meet the demanding requirements of embedded computing applications with its high performance, energy efficiency, multimedia features, and integrated connectivity. 


  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™410E processor (APQ8016E SoC)
    • Quad-core ARM® Cortex® A53 64-bit CPU @1.2GHz each, ARMv8-A ISA compliant 
    • Adreno™ 306 GPU with support for OpenGL ES 3.0, DirectX, and OpenCL
    • Hexagon™ QDSP6 @700MHz for ultra-low power audio and computer vision processing
    • Integrated ISP with support for 1.5GPs throughput
  • 1GB LPDDR3 RAM @533MHz + 8GB eMMC (eMCP package)
  • MicroSD card connector
  • 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz WiFi, BT 4.1 LE, GPS
  • 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet on an USB2.0 to GbE controller
  • Supports dual-cameras (13MP total) on MIPI-CSI
  • LVDS-based panel and touch screen display supporting WUXGA 1920 x 1200,
  • 24-bit/pixel or QXGA 2048 x 1536
  • µHDMI output for HD1080p @30fps video and HD audio
  • Miracast™ support, WiFi wireless streaming to external 720p display


  • µHDMI Rev 1.3a for 1080p HD
  • Dual MIPI-CSI2 (4/2-lane)—dual cameras up to 13MP
  • H.264 playback and capture @1080p
  • H.265 playback @720p
  • HD 5.1 Audio and mic-in
  • BT4.1 and Wi-Fi
  • µSD card connector
  • 2 x USB 2.0 (Host), 1x USB 2.0 (Debug)
  • 26-pin expansion header with  I2C, SPI, I2S, 2x UART, 20x GPIO
  • Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) and RS485 port (Optional, via an interface card)
  • LVDS for touch screen displays (see FAQ for more details)


  • Power: +12V Input Socket (1.5A typ.)
  • Dimensions: 54mm x 85mm (Micro-SBC; credit card size)
  • Operating Temp: -20ºC to +70ºC
  • Relative Humidity: 5 to 95% non-condensing
  • RoHS and WEEE compliant
  • Shorter profile of 16mm

Software :

Android 6.x (Marshmallow) BSP release

  • Periodic Android based BSP releases include in-depth documentation along with a host of royalty-free multimedia codecs

Linux BSP Release

  • An Ubuntu/Debian based build that provides a terminal-like environment using Linux and the LXDE terminal on Inforce 6309 platform.
  • Periodic upstream kernel (currently 4.4.8) based BSP releases include in-depth documentation along with a host of royalty-free software.

Contact Sales team at for software solutions and customizations.

The full-featured release has support for the following peripheral devices and I/Os (All features may not be supported on Android/Linux):

  •    Snapdragon™ 410E(APQ8016E) processor Quad-core ARM® Cortex® A53 64-bit CPU running at 1.2GHz
  •    USB 2.0 based input and mass storage devices
  •    WiFi/BLE 4.1/GPS
  •    10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet
  •    Micro SD card interface
  •    HDMI display and digital audio
  •    MIPI-DSI based displays with touch screen support
  •    LVDS-based displays with touch screen support
  •    MIPI-CSI based cameras
  •    Serial UART and Analog audio

Software and SDKs from Qualcomm and other 3rd parties that work with Inforce’s Snapdragon based platforms include:

Farees Ahmed

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