List of Wi-Fi microcontrollers

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Wi-Fi microcontrollers enable Wi-Fi connectivity for devices so that they can send & receive data and accept commands. As such, Wi-Fi microcontrollers can be used for bringing otherwise ordinary devices into the realm of the Internet of things.

Wi-Fi microcontroller chips:

Manufacturer Product name Protocols Processor ROM memory RAM memory Package URL
Cypress/Broadcom CYW43340/BCM43340 IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n ARM Cortex-M3 652 KiB 195 KiB 141-Ball WLBGA CYW43340
Espressif ESP8266, ESP8285 IEEE 802.11b/g/n Tensilica Xtensa L106 (80 or 160 MHz) 64 KiB 64+96 KiB QFN32 ESP8266
Espressif ESP32 IEEE 802.11b/g/n Tensilica Xtensa LX6 (240 MHz) 448 KiB 520 KiB QFN48 ESP32
Texas Instruments CC3200, CC3220 IEEE 802.11b/g/n ARM Cortex-M4 (80 MHz) n/a, 1 MiB only in CC3220SF 128 or 256 KiB QFN64 CC3200
Nufront NL6621 IEEE 802.11b/g/n ARM Cortex-M3 (160 MHz) n/a 448 KiB QFN64 NL6621
MediaTek MT7681 IEEE 802.11b/g/n Andes N9 (80 MHz) ? ? QFN40L MT7681
MediaTek MT7687 IEEE 802.11b/g/n ARM Cortex-M4 (192 MHz) 64 KiB 256+96 KiB QFN68 MT7687
MediaTek MT7688 IEEE 802.11b/g/n MIPS24KE (580 MHz) ? ? DR-QFN156 Link
Realtek RTL8195 IEEE 802.11b/g/n ARM Cortex-M3 (166 MHz) 1 MiB 2.5 MiB TFBGA-96 RTL8195AM
Realtek RTL8711, RTL8710 IEEE 802.11b/g/n ARM Cortex-M3 (166 MHz) 512 KiB 256 KiB QFN32 RTL8710BN
iComm SSV6060P IEEE 802.11b/g/n 32-bit RISC microprocessor ? ? QFN48 SSV6060P

Microcontroller units (printed circuit board modules) that use a Wi-Fi microcontroller as its primary processor:

Manufacturer Product name Wi-Fi microcontroller URL
AcSiP AI6060H SSV6060P AI6060H

Microcontroller units (printed circuit board modules) that include a Wi-Fi microcontroller in combination with, and supplementary to, another main processor:

Manufacturer Product name Wi-Fi microcontroller Unit main processor URL
Intel Edison BCM43340[1] Intel Atom (dual-core 500 MHz) Link


  1. ^ "Intel Edison Wi-Fi Guide" (PDF). Intel Corporation. Retrieved 2017-04-22.