Premium Efficient Cortex CPU with Arm DynamIQ Technology

Cortex-A720 is the first Armv9.2 premium-efficiency CPU, continuing to push the boundaries of sustained high performance in a constrained power envelope. Optimized for many use cases, including extended premium AAA mobile gaming, it’s complemented by the Armv9.2 high-efficiency core, Cortex-A520, and the premium-performance core, Cortex-X4 – all encompassed in the brand new DSU-120.

Features and Benefits

Excellent Power Efficiency Improvements

Improves power efficiency by 20% compared to its predecessor, Cortex-A715.

"Premium Efficiency” Design Philosophy

Delivers sustained high performance within a constrained power envelope.

Advanced Architecture Features

Advances consumer technology computing for security and ML. New QARMA3 PAC algorithm lowers performance cost, strengthening PAC deployment in the consumer technology market.



Cortex-A720 is a premium-efficiency Armv9.2 CPU, which provides industry-leading sustained performance in a constrained power envelope. This AArch64 bit-only CPU comes with DSU-120 and can be combined with Cortex-X4 and Cortex-A720 in a big.LITTLE configuration.

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Use Cases

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As one of the most prolific pieces of technology, smartphones are the world's dynamic personal computers, connecting more than 4 billion people in immersive experiences. Arm develops the CPU technology that powers everything on a smartphone.

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First Armv9.2 high-efficiency “LITTLE” CPU, and most performant with improved power efficiency for DoU/real world use cases, and a QARMA3 PAC algorithm to help lower performance costs and strengthen PAC deployment in the consumer technology market. An AArch64-only CPU for building big.LITTLE clusters.

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System IP

System IP

Arm System IP enables system designers to configure and build high-performance, power-efficient SoCs, while further differentiating with Arm processors and their own IP elements. System IP is integrated via industry-standard AMBA interfaces.

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