Android Software Release History and Supported Features

Android 8.1 release v2.1 - November 2018

Initial SW release for the Open-Q 835 µSOM.

  • CAF Tag: LA.UM.6.4.r1-06900-8x98.0
  • Bootloader and OS –Android O
  • Fastboot
  • ADB on USB Type-C interface
  • Debug UART interface via USB microB
  • SD card – supports internal access and external USB mounting (MTP/PTP)
  • Wi-Fi support
    • 2.4GHz and 5GHz
    • Station mode
    • Access Point mode
  • Bluetooth support:
    • File transfer
    • HID (mouse/keyboard)
    • BT headphones
    • Bluetooth Low Energy
  • PCIe slot support (tested with Intel PCIe e1000 network card)
  • USB 3.0 Type-C:
    • Host and Device HS and SS
    • MTP/PTP mass storage
    • HID – mouse/keyboard
    • USB mass storage – flash drive
  • Camera support:
    • KLT IMX214 camera module
    • Preview, still image capture, and video capture
    • Video capabilities: 4K, 1080p@60, 720p@120, 480p@120
  • Dual camera support with dual camera preview demo app
  • HDMI Type-A:
    • Video/audio output in mirror mode only with LCD as primary display
    • Supports up to 4K@30fps
  • MIPI DSI display – supports OSD LCD/touchpanel
  • DisplayPort video output on USB Type-C via DP -> HDMI adapter
  • Audio playback and record via 3.5mm headset jack
  • Factory reset
  • ST Micro V6 Sensor board:
    • Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer, Pressure, Humidity, Temperature
  • Buttons – (Power ON/OFF, VOL up, VOL down)
  • LEDs (DS1, DS2, DS3)
    • Boot and Run indication LED
    • The blue LED blinks at a 2 Hz rate during booting and at a rate of 0.5 Hz once the board is fully booted.

Android 9 release v3.0 - June 2019

Major upgrade from Android 8 to Android 9.

  • CAF Tag:LA.UM.7.4.r1-05000-8x98.0
  • All features that were supported by the previous v2.1 release (except HDMI primary)

Known Issues

  • HDMI out primary mode not supported
  • Possible Wi-Fi instability in access point mode with tethering HW acceleration enabled
  • Possible flickering in dual camera app when both cameras are of the same type.