Kinetis 32-Bit MCUs

Kinetis 32-bit MCUs based on ARM® Cortex®-M Cores

The Kinetis MCU portfolio consists of multiple hardware- and software-compatible ARM® Cortex®-M0+, Cortex-M4 and Cortex-M7-based MCUs, offering exceptional low-power performance, scalability and feature integration.

Kinetis K Series | Kinetis L Series | Kinetis E Series | Kinetis EA Series | Kinetis M Series | Kinetis V Series | Kinetis W Series



Kinetis K Series MCUs
Performance and Integration

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NXP Kinetis K series MCU portfolio includes more than 600 compatible low-power, high-performance 32-bit microcontrollers built on the ARM® Cortex®-M4 core.

This series is designed for scalable performance, integration, connectivity, communications, HMI and security and also offers additional features for exceptional integration.


  • Broad scalability and compatibility
  • 50-180 MHz
  • 32 KB - 2 MB Flash
  • Up to 256 KB SRAM
  • Floating-point unit, security, analog and serial interfaces



Kinetis L Series MCUs
Ultra-Low Power

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Kinetis L series MCUs combine the exceptional low-power performance and energy-efficiency of the ARM® Cortex®-M0+ processor with the performance, peripheral sets, enablement and scalability of the Kinetis MCU portfolio.

The Kinetis ultra-low power L series frees power-critical designs from 8- and 16-bit MCU limitations by combining excellent dynamic and stop currents with superior processing performance, a broad selection of on-chip flash memory densities and extensive analog, connectivity and HMI peripheral options.


  • Up to 48 MHz performance
  • 8-256 KB Flash
  • Up to 32 KB RAM
  • Low power timers and smart peripherals



Kinetis E Series MCUs
5 V / Robust

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The Kinetis E series, based on the ARM® Cortex®-M0+ core, is designed to maintain high robustness for complex electrical noise environments and high-reliability applications, the Kinetis E series offers a broad range of memory, peripheral and package options. They share common peripherals and pincounts allowing developers to migrate easily within an MCU family or between MCU families to take advantage of more memory or feature integration. This scalability allows developers to standardize on the Kinetis E series for their end product platforms, maximizing hardware and software reuse and reducing time-to-market.


  • Enhanced ESD/EMC performance
  • Up to 48 MHZ performance
  • 8-128 KB Flash
  • Up to 16 KB RAM
  • ADCs, flex timers, high current outputs



Kinetis EA Series MCUs

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NXP is making automotive development easy with Kinetis EA series MCUs. Kinetis EA series MCUs for automotive allow fast time to market with simple tools, an extensive development environment and automotive grade qualification across -40 to 125 °C temperature ranges. This series of MCUs includes a broad set of documentation, hardware and software tools and application notes to help speed development and reduce design costs.


  • Automotive grade qualification
  • Up to 48 MHZ performance
  • 8-128 KB Flash
  • Up to 16 KB RAM
  • ADCs, flex timers, high current outputs



Kinetis M Series MCUs

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Kinetis M series MCUs are based upon the low-power ARM® Cortex®-M0+ core and are designed for single-chip one-, two- and three-phase electricity meters as well as flow meter and other precision measurement applications.

Kinetis M series MCUs include a powerful analog front end consisting of multiple 24-bit sigma delta ADCs, programmable gain amplifiers, voltage reference with low drift over temperature and a phase shift compensator. A large range of security features including a memory protection unit, external tamper detection pins, iRTC with tamper detect and a random number generator provide protection of supplier/user data within the MCU and from the MCU to the power grid. A low power segment LCD controller support up to 288 segments and 8 backplanes.


  • Metering and measurement applications
  • 50 MHz performance
  • 32-128 KB Flash
  • Up to 32 KB RAM
  • High accuracy Sigma Delta analog front end, security, and serial interfaces



Kinetis V Series MCUs
Motor Control and Power Conversion

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Kinetis V series MCUs are based upon the ARM® Cortex®-M0+, -M4 and -M7 cores, and are designed for BLDC, PMSM and ACIM motor control, as well as digital power conversion applications.


  • High-speed, high-precision analog and timing peripherals
  • 75-150 MHz performance
  • 16-512 KB Flash
  • Up to 96 KB SRAM
  • Solutions optimized for real time computation, including math accelerators



Kinetis W Series MCUs
Wireless Connectivity

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The Kinetis W series integrates class-leading sub-1 GHz and 2.4 GHz RF transceivers with ARM® Cortex® cores, providing robust feature sets for reliable, secure and low-power embedded wireless solutions. The Kinetis W series is optimized for wireless communication, providing the right mix of performance, integration, connectivity and security.  Whether you need sub-1 GHz or 2.4 GHz wireless, simple point-to-point or full mesh networking, the Kinetis W series has the solution to fit your needs.


  • Integrated with sub-1 GHz and 2.4 GHz RF transceivers
  • 48-50 MHz performance
  • 128-512 KB Flash
  • Up to 64 KB SRAM
  • Optimized for embedded wireless solutions