Cortex-A17 and an enhanced suite of IP targeted at the mid-range mobile market

Today the ARM Cortex-A17 was announced.  It is offering a 60% improvement over the Cortex-A9.  It also has better power and area efficiency over the Cortex-A9 as well as full system coherency and big.LITTLE capability.  The Cortex-A17 will be in a leading performance/power position in the mid-range mobile market in 2015.

Also announced were the Mali -T720 GPU, the Mali-DP500 display processor, and POP IP.

Some example press coverage includes:

Some insightful blogs can be found:

ARM Processors ARM Mali Graphics SoC Implementation