Fourth-Generation, High-Performance CPU Based on DynamIQ Technology

Transforming next-generation user experiences

Designed for high-end performance at best efficiency, Cortex-A78 enables superior immersive experiences, bridging the gap between mobile and laptop performance. Optimized for new form factors and foldables, Cortex-A78 is ready for the next wave of mobile innovation and continues Arm’s industry-leading mobile performance and efficiency with 5G device architecture.

Features and Benefits
Supports Innovation on New Consumer Devices

Pushing the boundaries for mobile CPUs toward new and exciting form factors with larger, foldable and multiple screens.

Delivers Unprecedented Power Efficiency

With increased flexibility using DynamIQ with multi core configurations and power efficiency improvements, multi-day battery life is now a reality.

Provides Unrivalled Scalability for Mobile Use Cases

Scalable across different tiers of mobile devices - from premium smartphones to mainstream laptops.

Use Cases
Where Innovation and Ideas Come to Life

One of the most prolific pieces of technology, smartphones are the world's most 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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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 integrated via industry-standard AMBA interfaces.

Architecture and Technologies
A Foundation of Silicon Success

Arm-based chips, device architectures, and technologies orchestrate the performance of everything that makes modern life possible — from smartphones to agricultural sensors and from medical instruments to servers.

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