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
Meet performance, power, and area requirements for cost-sensitive, low-power applications.
Experience a reduced, single-core configuration for a minimal area footprint with the smallest application processor from Arm.
Brings Neon, MMU, and rich operating system support to the smallest devices.
Arm DesignStart provides fast, low-cost access to Cortex-A5, helping speed up time to market for your commercial ASIC design.
Where Innovation and Ideas Come to Life
Drones and Robotics
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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Access the Cortex-A5 at a low upfront cost through DesignStart.
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