Arm Processors for the Widest Range of Devices—from Sensors to Servers

Arm is the industry's leading supplier of microprocessor technology, offering the widest range of microprocessor cores to address the performance, power and cost requirements for almost all application markets. Combining a vibrant ecosystem with more than 1,000 partners delivering silicon, development tools and software, and with more than 90 billion processors shipped, our technology is at the heart of a computing and connectivity revolution that is transforming the way people live and businesses operate.

Cortex-A
Cortex-A

Highest Performance

Supreme performance at optimal power

 

Example use cases:

Automotive

Industrial

Medical

Modem

Storage

Cortex-R
Cortex-R

Real-Time Processing

Reliable mission-critical performance

 

Example use cases:

Automotive

Cameras

Industrial

Medical

Cortex-M
Cortex-M

Lowest Power, Lower Cost

Powering the most energy efficient embedded devices

 

Example use cases:

Automotive

Energy grid

Medical

Secure embedded applications

Smart cards

Smart devices

Sensor fusion

Wearables

Machine Learning
Machine Learning

Efficiency Uplift for All Devices

Project Trillium for unmatched versatility and scalability

 

Example use cases:

Artificial intelligence

Augmented reality

Edge computing

Neural network frameworks

Object detection

Virtual reality

SecurCore
SecurCore

Tamper Resistant

Powerful solutions for security applications



Example use cases:

Advanced payment systems

Electronic passports

SIM

Smart cards

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Supreme performance at optimal power
Reliable mission-critical performance
Powering the most energy-efficient embedded devices
Powerful solutions for physical security applications
Project Trillium for unmatched versatility and scalability
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Cortex-A

Cortex-A76

Provides laptop-class performance with smartphone efficiency
  • Designed for devices undertaking complex compute tasks
  • Greater single threaded performance and improved energy efficiency
  • Enables faster responsiveness and at-the-edge support for machine learning applications
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Cortex-A76AE

The world’s first autonomous-class processor with integrated safety
  • Purpose-built for functional safety applications such as ADAS and autonomous vehicles
  • First application processor with Split-Lock capability
  • Safety capable to industry standards. ISO26262 ASIL D systematic
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Cortex-A75

First DynamIQ-based high performance CPU
  • Flexible architecture provides a broad ecosystem of support
  • Executes up to three instructions in parallel per clock cycle
  • Broad market use covers smartphones, servers, automotive applications and more
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Cortex-A73

Most power-efficient processor in the Cortex-A family
  • Increased power efficiency of up to 30 percent over predecessors
  • Smallest Armv8-A processor
  • Designed for mobile and consumer applications
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Cortex-A72

Fast processing improves the efficiency of mobile applications
  • Advanced branch predictor reduces wasted energy consumption
  • Gain significant advantages in reduced memory requirements
  • Suitable for implementation in an Arm big.LITTLE configuration
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Cortex-A57

Supports a wide range of applications that require high performance processing 
  • Remove code dependencies with triple issue out-of-order pipeline
  • Cryptography extensions enable faster processing of cryptography instructions
  • Prefetching features provide better memory streaming performance
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Cortex-A55

Highest efficiency mid-range processor 
  • Flexible design meets requirements to support broad market application
  • Ideal for smaller devices with constrained environments
  • Designed for compatibilty with DynamIQ configurations
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Cortex-A53

The most widely-used processor with balanced performance and efficiency
  • The choice for high single thread and FPU/NEON performance
  • Supports a wide range of applications across automotive and networking and more
  • Most widely deployed 64-bit Armv8-A processor
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Cortex-A35

Smallest and most power-efficient application processor by Arm
  • Power management features reduce the power budget
  • Supports 64-bit processing suitable for embedded applications
  • Ideal processor to use for IoT nodes and gateways
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Cortex-A32

Smallest and lowest power Armv8-A processor
  • Advanced power management with idle power mangement features
  • Scalability of use as a single core or up to a cluster of four processors
  • Logical choice for embedded and IoT markets
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Cortex-A17

Cost efficient processor that doesn't compromise performance
  • High-end feature suitable for a variety of home consumer appliances
  • Compatibility with big.LITTLE provides flexibility and cost effectiveness
  • Offers the highest performance of the Armv7-A software ecosystem
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Cortex-A15

Designed for a wide range of 32-bit applications that require high performance
  • Virtualization support with the first Armv7-A core
  • Remove code dependencies with 32-bit out-of-order pipeline
  • Fine-grained power control ensures superior efficiency
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Cortex-A9

Multi-core processor optimized for performance and power
  • Suitable for low-power, cost-sensitive, 32-bit devices
  • Scalability of use as a single core or up to a cluster of four processors
  • Well-established in multiple process technologies
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Cortex-A7

Smallest, lowest power processor for 32-bit
  • Enhanced hardware virtualization provided by Armv7-A extensions
  • Improved memory performance of up to 20 percent over its predecessors
  • Supports 32-bit, rich operating systems, including Linux
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Cortex-A5

Configurable processor for high-performance in a low-power profile
  • Scalable versatility for cost-sensitive, low-power applications
  • Advanced features and rich OS support for the smallest devices
  • Fast, low-cost access to Cortex-A5 through Arm DesignStart
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Cortex-R

Cortex-R52

Most advanced processor for functional safety
  • Enables advanced safety features for range of automotive applications
  • Software separation protects safety-critical code
  • High-performance multicore clusters deliver real-time responsiveness
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Cortex-R8

Highest performance in its class for LTE and 5G modems
  • Offers low-latency
  • Configurable ports support flexible design options
  • Delivers the responsive power needed for high-performance mass storage applications
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Cortex-R7

High performance processor suited for 4G modem and storage uses
  • First Cortex-R processor with integral GIC and SCU
  • Delivers real-time processing throughput for wireless modems
  • Ensures hard error handling
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Cortex-R5

Offers seamless, real-time performance with functional safety
  • Dual core configurations enables twice the performance of previous Cortex-R processors
  • Ideally suited for the development of safety-critical products
  • Most commonly used in high-volume deeply embedded SoC applications
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Cortex-R4

Smallest, real-time performance processor
  • Offers excellent energy efficiency and cost effectiveness
  • Prioritize reliability and error management with built-in error handling
  • Ideal for embedded applications including automobiles and cameras
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Cortex-M

Cortex-M35P

The first Armv8-M processor with tamper resistance built in
  • Added physical resilience and system safety functions won't compromise performance
  • Includes the option of integrated digital signal processing (DSP)
  • Layers of protection guard against easy attacks and system takeovers
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Cortex-M33

Ideal blend of real-time determinism, efficiency and security
  • Simplifies digital signal processing with security
  • Differentiate your product with TrustZone software isolation
  • Brings 32-bit performance to even the simplest and cost-sensitive devices
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Cortex-M23

Smallest and lowest power microcontroller with TrustZone security
  • Includes built-in security foundation with TrustZone
  • Memory protection minimizes the risk of unexpected access
  • Ideal processor for use in energy-harvesting IoT nodes and small sensors
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Cortex-M7

Highest performance Cortex-M processor
  • Simplifies signal processing to bring high-performance DSP to the masses
  • Built in floating point processing reduces power consumption
  • Supports innovative MCUs for more intensive automation tasks
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Cortex-M4

Control and performance for mixed signal devices
  • Integrated digital signal processing (DSP) simplifies system design
  • Essential microcontroller features make it ideal for industrial applications
  • Most widely deployed Cortex-M processor with broad ecosystem
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Cortex-M3

Exceptional 32-bit performance with low power consumption
  • Available for a no license fee through DesignStart
  • Commonly used across many smart home devices
  • Deployed in billions of devices across a broad set of embedded applications
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Cortex-M1

Optimised for FPGA design
  • Available for a no license fee through DesignStart
  • Based on the most proven and trusted embedded architecture
  • Optimised for FPGA development
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Cortex-M0+

Smallest footprint and lowest power requirements of Cortex-M processors
  • Take advantage of 32-bit processing intelligence at an 8-bit cost
  • Three highly optimized low power modes conserve energy
  • Most commonly used in wearables for healthcare, fitness and more
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Cortex-M0

Smallest Arm processor available
  • Available for a no license fee through DesignStart
  • Ideal for smart sensors and mixed signal systems-on-chip (SoC)
  • Three highly optimized low power modes conserve energy
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SecurCore

SC300

High performance processor with low dynamic power
  • Combines benefits of the Cortex-M3 processor with enhanced security features
  • Designed primarily for tamper resistant smart cards
  • Embeds counter measures against side channel attacks and fault injections
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SC000

Designed specifically for the highest volume smartcard and embedded security applications
  • Combines benefits of the Cortex-M0 processor with enhanced security features
  • Upward compatible with SC300 processor
  • Extensive ecosystem of embedded tools, software and knowledgebase
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Machine Learning

Project Trillium

A new class of ultra-efficient processors and highly optimized software
  • Unmatched scalability and versatility
  • Specifically designed for ML and neural network capabilities
  • Flexible support for ML workloads across all programmable Arm IP
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Arm ML Processor

An optimized, ground-up design for machine learning
  • Ideal for mobile, smart cameras and adjacent markets
  • Best-in-class efficiency at >3 TOP/W
  • Programmable layer engines for future-proofing
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OD Processor

Enables sophisticated object detection in a new generation of vision-based devices
  • Ideal for mobile or embedded cameras
  • Detects object in real time with Full HD at 60fps
  • Object sizes from 50x60 pixels to full screen
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Arm NN

Bridges the gap between existing neural network frameworks and the underlying IP
  • Free of charge
  • Supports Arm Cortex CPUs, Arm Mali GPUs and the Arm Machine Learning processor
  • Arm NN for NNAPI accelerates neural networks on Android devices
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