The Arm Cortex-A35 processor uses a highly efficient 8-stage in-order pipeline that has been extensively optimized to provide full Armv8-A features while maximizing area and power efficiency.
- Most efficient 64-bit Armv8-A processor with full Armv7-A compatibility.
Significant efficiency improvements when compared to the Cortex-A7 (Less active power and improved performance).
- Scalable Armv8-A processor with new configuration options.
|Multicore||1-4x Symmetrical Multiprocessing (SMP) within a single processor cluster, and multiple coherent SMP processor clusters through AMBA 4 technology
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The Arm Cortex-A35 processor is the smallest and most power-efficient application processor designed by Arm. It is capable of seamlessly supporting both 32-bit and 64-bit code. It incorporates an 8-stage, in-order pipeline microarchitecture that has been extensively optimized to provide full Armv8-A features while maximizing area and power efficiency.
IoT nodes and gateways
Supports full Armv8-A architecture
Smallest, lowest power and most efficient Armv8-A processor. The Cortex-A35 processor is the most cost effective Armv8-A solution with 64-bit support in AArch64 execution state and seamless backwards compatibility with Armv7-A software in the AArch32 execution state.
New power management features
Incorporates new power management features compared to the Cortex-A7 processor thereby providing more capabilities to reduce idle power consumption that result in improved battery life for next generation solutions.
Scalable and versatile
Cortex-A35 processor can be configured from an single core configuration to up to four cores in a single CPU cluster. Being architecturally compatible with existing Armv8-A processors, it can also be connected as a LITTLE CPU in a big.LITTLE system.
The Cortex-A35 processor delivers significantly more performance than its predecessors at a higher level of power efficiency. Specifically, Cortex-A35 processor offers significant performance improvements compared to Cortex-A7 processor, which is used in many popular mainstream and entry-level mobile platforms.
The graph depicts the relative performance improvements delivered by Cortex-A35 processor’s pipeline compared to Cortex-A7 processor pipeline across some of the popular benchmarks. To ensure like-for-like performance comparison, the graph compares the 32-bit code performance on Cortex-A35 and Cortex-A7 processors, uses the same processor configurations, and running at same clock frequency.
The Cortex-A35 can be incorporated into a SoC using a broad range of Arm technology including Graphics IP, System IP, and Physical IP. The Cortex-A35 processor is fully supported by Arm development tools. Related IP includes:
Cortex-A35 Technical Reference Manual
For system designers and software engineers, the Cortex-A35 manual provides information on implementing and programming Cortex-A35 based devices.Technical Reference Manual
Cortex-A Series Programmer's Guide for Armv8-A
Common to all Cortex-A series processors, this programmer's guide is useful for assembly and C language application development for Armv8-A.Programmer's Guide for Armv8-A
Porting to Arm 64-bit
If you are migrating from an Armv7 architecture based design to the Armv8 64-bit A64 instruction set, we provide a porting guide to help you.Porting to Arm 64-bit
Development Tools for Cortex-A
Arm and our partners provide specialist code generation, debug and analysis tools for software development on Cortex-A series processors, such as DS-5 Development Studio.Development Tools
Cortex-A Safety Documents Package
For customers who needs to safety certify their end products, Arm provides a Safety Documentation Package for silicon developers and safety certified toolchain to accelerate the time to market.Safety documentation
Arm Design Reviews
Arm's on-site design review service gives licensees confidence that their Cortex-A35 CPU is implemented efficiently, to provide maximum system performance, with lowest risk and fastest time-to-market.Explore Arm Design Reviews
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