NXP — LPC8N04: Low-Power Arm® Cortex®-M0+ MCUs with Integrated Near Field Communication (NFC)

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NXP’s LPC8N04 MCU combines NFC and microcontroller technology enabling energy harvesting and wireless communication for a diverse range of tagging and provisioning applications.

The LPC8N04 MCU is a cost-effective MCU serving as an entry-level connectivity solution for embedded IoT applications with integrated NFC connectivity. The LPC8N04 MCU offers a 32-bit solution upgrade from the 8-bit world, bringing with it lots of I/Os and features for the broad market, all while adding NFC tag capabilities for little or no increase in cost.


  • 32-bit Cortex M0+ based MCU
  • Integrated Flash, SRAM and EEPROM
  • Featuring NFC tag connectivity in a single chip SoC
  • ISO14443A standards compliant
  • Close proximity, easy to use connectivity as BLE alternative
  • Small footprint QFN package


  • Buttonless and contactless control panels
  • Configurable LED strips
  • Contactless diagnostics
  • Data loggers
  • NFC e-Lockers
  • NFC over the air (OTA) for system firmware update
  • Smart manufacturing
  • Smart toys/interactive robots

LPC8N04 development board (OM40002) with 5 x 7 LED Matrix and optional coin cell battery power.