Leading Smartphone Innovation 

Smartphones and tablets are the consumer’s portal to services and capabilities, setting a performance standard that everyone expects. Arm develops the smartphone CPU and GPU technology to power everything from navigation to entertainment to payments, and much more. Mobile CPU performance from Arm powers the always-with-you compute and connectivity that allows 3 billion people to connect to the digital world.

As the fundamental blocks for next-generation experiences, smartphones and tablets give users access to many new and emerging use cases—artificial intelligence, computer vision, high-fidelity mobile gaming, machine learning, and VR/AR—through always-connected wireless networks that are a pathway to cloud services. Arm processor technology leads the way with high CPU and GPU mobile performance and leading-edge, energy-efficiency.

High Smartphone Performance and High Efficiency

Arm continues to deliver high performance and high efficiency by increasing the smartphone’s CPU performance by 100x and GPU performance by 300x since 2009. Arm has enabled laptop-type productivity and high-fidelity mobile gaming on smartphones and tablets for millions of fingertips, with long-lasting power efficiency and even thinner innovative designs. Innovation by Arm and its ecosystem partners underlies the modern device experience.

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Game-Changing Opportunities Through 5G

This insightful report examines the new era of 5G mobile networks and how smartphone and mobile gaming markets will evolve as 5G network accessibility increases and more 5G ready smartphones reach the market. Published by Newzoo and commissioned by Arm, this is a must read for anyone interested in how 5G will impact gaming.

The History of the Mobile Form Factor

Over the past 25 years Arm has been at the heart of the mobile form factor evolution. This blog explores how the mobile form factor has changed and developed during this time. Looking at the early 'brick' and 'candy-bar' style phones through to the touch screen smartphones of the past 10 years and new foldable form factors coming to market now.

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