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.


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

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