NXP Announced Arm Cortex-M33-based LPC551x/S1x MCU Family


Austin, Texas – April 30, 2020 – NXP Semiconductors today announced the availability of its LPC551x/S1x microcontroller (MCU) family – further extending its performance-efficient LPC5500 MCU series. The LPC551x/S1x MCU family offers developers low power consumption, embedded security, pin-, software- and peripheral-compatibility to accelerate time-to-market. The LPC551x/S1x family leverages ultra-efficient 40-nm flash technology for cost and performance benefits.
Key features include:

  • Over 600 EEMBC CoreMarks and as low as 32uA/MHz
  • Up to 150 MHz Arm Cortex-M33 core
  • Up to 256 KB on-chip flash; up to 96 KB SRAM
  • CAN FD / CAN 2.0 with MCUXpresso-based software enablement
  • Dual-USB with on-chip PHY, supporting both HS and FS modes
  • SDIO and up to 9 FlexComm interfaces (configurable as either SPI/I2C/I2S,UART)
  • Advanced security enabled with MCUXpresso software and tools:
  • SRAM PUF based device root key with added application key storage options
  • Secure boot and anti-rollback protection
  • Arm TrustZone technology for resource isolation
  • Hardware block cipher (PRINCE) for encryption/decryption of internal flash
  • Accelerators for symmetric and asymmetric cryptography
  • Authenticated debug capabilities
  • Available in HLQFP100, VFBGA98 and HTQFP64 packages
  • LPC551x/S1x is fully supported by NXP’s MCUXpresso suite of software and tools

About NXP Semiconductors:

NXP Semiconductors enables a smarter, safer and more sustainable world through innovation. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is pushing boundaries in the automotive, industrial & IoT, mobile, and communication infrastructure markets. Built on more than 60 years of combined experience and expertise, the company has approximately 31,000 employees in more than 30 countries and posted revenue of $11.06 billion in 2021.

For more information, please visit at: www.nxp.com/LPC551x.