IC revisions, SDK, and SoftDevice compatibility matrix

This section shows the compatibility between the nRF52840 IC revisions, the relevant SoftDevices (SD) and their corresponding SoftDevice Specifications (SDS), and Software Development Kits (SDK).

Table 1. nRF52840 IC revisions, nRF5 SDK, and SoftDevice compatibility matrix
nRF52840 IC revision nRF5 SDK S132 SD S132 SDS S140 SD S140 SDS
Engineering A 12.2.0 3.0.01 3.12 - -
13.0.0 - - 5.0.0-2.alpha
- 5.0.0-3.alpha
Engineering B; Engineering C; 1 15.0.0 6.0.0 1.1
15.2.0 6.1.0 1.2
6.1.1 1.3
1 The SoftDevice S132 v3.0.0 has limitations when running on nRF52840 and should only be used in the context of demonstration and experimenting with the new device.
2 The S132 SoftDevice Specification v3.1 describes the S132 SoftDevice v3.0.0 running on the nRF52832 IC and is not fully applicable to the nRF52840 IC.