Processors

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

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AM438x processors

AM4382 AM4384 AM4388
Arm® Cortex®-A9 MHz  300/600/1000 600/1000 600/1000
Graphics acceleration 3D graphics 3D graphics
PRU-ICSS* Quad-Core PRU
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