Armv9 High-Efficiency “LITTLE” Cortex CPU Based on Arm DynamIQ Technology

Scalability to serve multiple consumer devices

Cortex-A510 is a high-efficiency Armv9 CPU with a ground-up microarchitecture design that provides considerable performance improvements compared to Cortex-A55. Cortex-A510 was updated in 2022 to improve on its key value proposition of best-in-class efficiency and can be paired with Cortex-X3 and Cortex-A715 in a “big.LITTLE” CPU configuration to significantly enhance the user experience.

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Features and Benefits

Significant Performance Uplift

Up to 35% performance uplift on previous generation high-efficiency CPU (Cortex-A55), with a further power reduction of 5% compared to 2021 Cortex-A510.

Innovative Microarchitecture Upgrades

Using merged-core microarchitecture, two CPU cores can be combined into a complex for dynamic performance at increased efficiency.

Armv9 Features for Mobile Computing

Based on Armv9 architecture for mobile computing and introduces key features for performance, power efficiency, and security: Scalable Vector Extension version two (SVE2) and Memory Tagging Extension (MTE).

Arm  Cortex-A510 Block Diagram


The Cortex-A510 CPU is the first generation Armv9 high-efficiency LITTLE CPU based on Arm DynamIQ technology. It is an Armv9 CPU with new microarchitecture design features and upgrades for low power and energy efficiency. Multiple Cortex-A510 complexes can be paired with Cortex-X3 and Cortex-A715 in a DynamIQ big.LITTLE configuration for scalability across multiple target markets.

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