The Most Widely Used Low-Power Processor
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. Built as a low-power processor with 64-bit capabilities, the Cortex-A53 processor is applicable in a range of devices requiring high performance in power-constrained environments.
Features and Benefits
Gain high efficiency and versatility with Cortex-A53, a good processor choice for high single thread and FPU/Neon performance for a wide range of applications such as mobile, DTV, automotive, networking, storage, and aerospace.
The Cortex-A53 is the most widely deployed 64-bit Armv8-A processor.
The Cortex-A53 processor delivers significantly more performance than its predecessors at a higher level of power efficiency.
The Cortex-A53 processor has one to four cores, each with an L1 memory system and a single shared L2 cache. It can be combined with other Cortex-A CPUs in a big.LITTLE configuration.
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Cortex-A53 can be seamlessly integrated with Corstone-1000, which includes a fully verified subsystem and system IP to help designers build secure SoCs faster. There are several options available depending on device requirements.
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- Functional safety assessment certificate STL for Arm Cortex-A53 IEC 61508
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