F01 S3 OEM Module

The new F01 S3 is a quad LPWAN network OEM module that gives you everything you know from the FiPy and more.
Based on an ESP32 S3 microcontroller and Semtech and Sequans radio modules this multi network module will take your from PoC to Scale in the fastest possible way.

Product photo is for illustration purposes only.

For pre-order please contact Sales@pycom.io


Part of the F01 OEM Range, the S3 features LoRa, WiFi, BLE and cellular LTE–CAT M1/ NB1. The F01 S3 is next generation based on the most powerful Espressif MCU, Semtech and Sequans radio modules. It’s a MicroPython-programmable microcontroller OEM module which is a perfect enterprise grade IoT platform for flexible multi-network creations and rapid scaling of Things that connect to the Internet.

Availability and Pre-ordering

Availability: from Q4 2021. To discuss pre-ordering please contact sales@pycom.io. Remember to specify F01 S3


High Level Features

IMPORTANT: These specifications may be subject to change without further notice.

  • Powerful Espressif ESP32 S3 CPU
  • Semtech LoRa network module
  • Sequans Monarch for dual cellular modes Cat-M1/NB1
  • Flagship NXP Security chip
  • Easily SMT mounts onto standard carrier boards, breadboards or M.2 boards
  • Optional form factors with external antenna connectors, RGB LED, Reset button and more
  • Four Networks including WiFi, BLE, Cellular LTE–CAT M1/NB1, LoRa (and Sigfox as optional addition)
  • World ready as one product covers all LoRa(WAN) frequencies (apart from 433/470MHz) and LTE–M bands
  • MicroPython programmable with Ultra–Low power usage: a fraction of other connected microcontrollers
  • 28 IOs broken out on the module pads
  • Size 40mm x 16mm x 2.7mm



Full Specification



  • Microcontroller ESP32 S3
  • Xtensa® dual-core 32-bit LX7 microcontroller, up to 240MHz.
  • Hardware floating point acceleration
  • Python multi–threading
  • 512 KB of internal SRAM
  • 384 KB of internal ROM
  • 16 KB SRAM in RTC



  • Flagship SE050C2HQ 40nm NXP® IntegralSecurity architecture
  • Common Criteria EAL 6+ certified up to OS level as a safe environment to run pre-installed NXP IoT applets, supporting full encrypted communications and secured lifecycle management
  • RSA & ECC functionalities, high key length and future proof curves
  • AES & 3DES encryption and decryption
  • HMAC, CMAC, SHA-1, SHA-224/256/384/512 operations
  • Support of main TPM functionalities
  • Secured flash user memory up to 50kB
  • I2C Target​ (High-speed mode, 3.4 Mbit/s), I2C Controller​ (Fast-mode, 400 kbit/s)
  • SCP03 (bus encryption and encrypted credential injection on applet and platform level)
  • Standard (-25 to +85 °C) and extended temp range for industrial applications (-40 to +105 °C)


External Memory

  • 8 Mbytes of RAM
  • 8 Mbytes of flash



  • Espressif ESP32 S3
  • 11b/g/n



  • Expressif ESP32-S3
  • Low energy
  • Bluetooth LE: Bluetooth 5, Bluetooth mesh
  • Data rate: 2 Mbps



  • Semtech SX1262
  • LoRaWAN stack – Class A, B & C Devices
  • 869/915MHz LPWA Module
  • Transmit up to +15dBm.
  • Low power consumption


  • Sequans GM02S specification
  • One single chip for both CAT M1 and NB1
  • LTE CAT M1 – 23 dBm
  • 3GPP release 13 compliant
  • 3GPP Rel. 13 eDRX and PSM modes
  • Power Consumption: enables up to 10 year battery life
    • Hibernation current: 1.5 μA (average)
    • eDRX current: <45 uA (avg) @ 8 Hyperframes
    • +23dBm for each band



– Running at 32KHz



–  SSL/TLS support
–  WPA Enterprise security


Hash / Encryption

– SHA – MD5 – DES – AES


Certifications and Compliance

The F01 S3 is planned for the following compliance and certifications

  • RED Directive
  • ROHS
  • CE
  • FCC IC
  • RCM

As this is an OEM module with a certification using Pycom Antenna specifications it is likely to require further certification as it is manufactured into a finished product. Pycom can assist with the process.

Full Specification


Additional information

Weight 0.013 kg
Dimensions 2.4 × 1.2 × 0.4 cm