Configurable Processor for High Performance in a Low-Power Profile

The Arm Cortex-A processor series is designed for devices undertaking complex compute tasks, such as hosting a rich operating system platform and supporting multiple software applications. The Cortex-A5 processor is designed for applications that require virtual memory management for high-level operating systems within a low-power, low-area profile.

Features and Benefits
Scalable Versatility

Meet performance, power, and area requirements for cost-sensitive, low-power applications.

Small Footprint

Experience a reduced, single-core configuration for a minimal area footprint with the smallest application processor from Arm.

Rich OS Support and Advanced Features

Brings Neon, MMU, and rich operating system support to the smallest devices.

Fast Access

Arm DesignStart provides fast, low-cost access to Cortex-A5, helping speed up time to market for your commercial ASIC design.

Use Cases
Where Innovation and Ideas Come to Life

Discover how Inuitive developed a computer vision processor with the smallest possible footprint for use in drones, robotics, and AR/VR with the Arm Cortex-A5 processor.

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CoreSight SoC-400

Arm CoreSight SoC-400 is a comprehensive library of components for the creation of debug and trace functionality within a system. The library comprises configurable components to meet the exact requirements of your system.

DesignStart Pro

Access the Cortex-A5 at a low upfront cost through DesignStart.
The Cortex-A5 DesignStart package reduces the development time of
Arm-based, Linux-capable chips – the fastest, lowest-cost way.

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Architecture and Technologies
A Foundation of Silicon Success

Arm-based chips, device architectures, and technologies orchestrate the performance of everything that makes modern life possible — from smartphones to agricultural sensors and from medical instruments to servers.

Cortex-A5 Resources

Everything you need to know to make the right decision for your project. Includes technical documentation, industry insights, and where to go for expert advice.

 

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