ARM Cortex-A5

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ARM Cortex-A5
Produced 2011[1]
Designed by ARM Holdings
Common manufacturer(s)
Microarchitecture ARMv7-A
Cores 1-4
L1 cache 4-64 KB/4-64 KB

The ARM Cortex-A5 is a 32-bit processor core licensed by ARM Holdings implementing the ARMv7-A architecture announced in 2009.[1]


The Cortex-A5 is intended to replace the ARM9 and ARM11 cores for use in low-end devices.[1] The Cortex-A5 offers features of the ARMv7 architecture focusing on internet applications e.g. VFPv4 and NEON advanced SIMD.[2]

Key features of the Cortex-A5 core are:


Several system-on-chips (SoC) have implemented the Cortex-A5 core, including:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d Jon Stokes (Oct 23, 2009). "ARM fills out CPU lineup with Cortex A5". Ars Technica. Retrieved 2012-10-18. 
  2. ^ "Cortex-A5 Processor". February 2015. 
  3. ^ Ryan Smith (2012-06-13). "AMD 2013 APUs To Include ARM Cortex-A5 Processor For TrustZone Capabilities". AnandTech. Retrieved 2012-10-17. 
  4. ^ "The Samsung Exynos 7420 Deep Dive - Inside A Modern 14nm SoC". AnandTech. Retrieved 2015-06-15. 

External links[edit]

ARM Holdings