Widely Used, Power-Efficient Processor
The Arm Cortex-A processor series is designed for devices undertaking complex compute tasks, such as hosting a rich operating system platform and supporting multiple software applications. Cortex-A7, a power-efficient processor, is designed for use in a wide range of devices with differing requirements that demand a balance between power and performance.
Features and Benefits
Integrated L2 cache provides a powerful memory system with more than 20 percent improvements in performance over its predecessors.
Because it implements the Armv7-A architectural extensions, Cortex-A7 provides 40-bit physical addressing and enhanced hardware virtualization.
Supporting 32-bit rich operating systems, including Linux, allows Cortex-A7 to bring advanced features and performance to life.
Where Innovation and Ideas Come to Life
Constantly monitoring sensors in wearables require a long battery life. Cortex-A7 provides the ideal balance between power consumption and performance for use in wearable devices.
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