They are processors that are used in many devices — many more than we realize. For example, they are present in Nintendo, Samsung, Qualcomm, Sharp, Yamaha. They are commonly used for consumer technology. Tablets, mobile phones
, smart watches, portable consoles, and calculators are some of the examples of widely used hardware with this technology.
Improved graphics, energy efficiency and the use of artificial intelligence are among the significant improvements of ARM chips over Intel Processor chips as noted from Bloomberg.
According to Wikipedia, in 2005 more than 98 percent of the mobile phones sold used ARM processors.
As of 2009, ARM processors are approximately 90% of all integrated 32-bit RISC processors.
ARM architecture is licensable. This means that ARM Holdings’ core business is selling IP (Intellectual Property) cores, these licenses are used to create microcontrollers and CPUs based on this core.