Sitara™ AM438x Processors

Arm® Cortex®-A9 processor family with point of sale (POS) features and interfaces

Key features

  • Scalable Arm® Cortex®-A9-based core
  • Payment card interfaces (smart & magnetic cards)
  • Payment Card Industry (PCI) required features
  • 3D graphics option for enhanced user interface
  • Dual camera support for barcode scanning

Featured applications


AM438x processors

AM4382 AM4384 AM4388
Arm® Cortex®-A9 MHz  300/600/1000 600/1000 600/1000
Graphics acceleration 3D graphics 3D graphics
Security enablers All AM438x devices support the same set of security enablers including cryptography, secure boot, tamper protection, secure storage and more.
Software and pin-for-pin compatible across devices
Note: PRU-ICSS is a programmable real-time core for peripheral extension and deterministic operation.

AM438x Cortex®-A9 based processors

Cortex®-A9 block diagram