New ARM Cortex A35 processor will be more powerful and energy efficient then predecessors

The ARM® Cortex®-A35 processor is ARM’s most power-efficient application processor capable of seamlessly supporting 32-bit and 64-bit code. The Cortex-A35 processor marks the beginning of a new family of ultra-high efficiency application processors from ARM.

The Cortex-A35 processor uses an efficient 8-stage in-order pipeline that has been extensively optimized to provide full ARMv8-A support at unprecedented levels of efficiency. The Cortex-A35 processor will enable ultra-efficient 64-bit compute capabilities for next billion smartphone devices and other rapidly growing markets beyond mobile.

The Cortex-A35 processor delivers significantly more performance than its predecessors at a higher level of power efficiency. Specifically, the Cortex-A35 processor offers significant performance improvements compared to the Cortex-A7 processor, which is used in many popular mainstream and entry-level mobile platforms. The graph below depicts the relative performance improvements delivered by the Cortex-A35 processor’s pipeline compared to the Cortex-A7 processor pipeline across some of the popular benchmarks. To ensure like-for-like performance comparison, the graph below compares the 32-bit code performance on the Cortex-A35 and the Cortex-A7 processors, uses the same processor configurations, and running at same clock frequency.