1.1. About the Cortex-A9 NEON MPE

The Cortex-A9 NEON MPE extends the Cortex-A9 functionality to provide support for the ARM v7 Advanced SIMD and Vector Floating-Point v3 (VFPv3) instruction sets. The Cortex-A9 NEON MPE supports all addressing modes and data-processing operations described in the ARM Architecture Reference Manual.

The Cortex-A9 NEON MPE features are:

The Cortex-A9 NEON MPE provides high-performance SIMD vector operations for:

The operations include:

See the ARM Architecture Reference Manual for details of the Advanced SIMD instructions.

Note

The Advanced SIMD architecture extension, its associated implementations, and supporting software, are commonly referred to as NEON™ technology.

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