Sustained Performance for Mobile Processing

The Arm Cortex-A family is designed for devices undertaking complex compute tasks, such as hosting a rich operating system platform and supporting multiple software applications. Cortex-A73 is the most power-efficient processor in the Cortex-A family. It is designed for mobile processing in devices that require the highest performance in the Arm low-power architecture.

Features and Benefits
Smallest Premium Armv8-A Processor

Experience compute power with a small footprint. Cortex-A73 can also be implemented in a big.LITTLE configuration for greater flexibility and scalability.

Power Efficiency

With an increase in power efficiency of up to 30 percent over its predecessors, Cortex-A73 offers new levels of sustained usage for the best user experience.

Designed for Premium Smartphones

Optimized mobile and consumer features and advanced process technologies allow premium smartphones to achieve highest peak and sustained performance at frequencies of up to 2.8GHz.

Use Cases
Where Innovation and Ideas Come to Life
Premiere to Mid Range Smartphones

Performance-intensive uses, such as AR and VR, DSLR-like photography, or as a computer substitute, have created strong demand for compute performance from mobile SoC. The combination of Cortex-A73 and Cortex-A53 delivers excellent performance with great battery life, enabling designers to create products in the slimmest form factors available on the market today.

Automotive Infotainment

As the driving experience becomes more and more connected, vehicle infotainment systems that enable music players, GPS, and in-car social media connectivity are increasingly in demand. Cortex-A73 processors form the basis of many automotive infotainment SoCs.

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