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MediaTek MT6572

MT6572

The dual-core Mediatek MT6572 is an entry-level ARM SoC found in a number of Android smartphones and tablets. It contains two Cortex-A7 CPU cores and an ARM Mali-400 graphics card. The CPU cores are typically clocked at 1.2 GHz and the GPU core at 500 MHz. Furthermore, an LPDDR2 memory controller, a 2G/3G (HSPA+) radio, 720p video decoder, WLAN, Bluetooth and GPS modules are integrated onto the chip. 

Performance

As the Cortex A7 architecture is slightly slower per clock than the older Cortex-A9 or Krait cores, the CPU performance is approximately on the same level as a Samsung Exynos 4210 or similar. The ARM Mali-400 GPU is only an entry-level graphics card unsuited for demanding Android 3D games.

Power Consumption

Due to the power-efficient Cortex-A7 cores and the 28 nm manufacturing process, the power consumption of the Mediatek MT6572 is low enough to be used in smaller smartphones.

Series Mediatek
CodenameCortex-A7
Clock Rate1200 MHz
Level 1 Cache128 KB
Level 2 Cache1024 KB
Number of Cores / Threads2 / 2
Manufacturing Technology28 nm
FeaturesHSPA+, TD-SCDMA, Wi-Fi, FM, Bluetooth, GPS, LPDDR2 Memory Controller
64 Bitno 64 Bit support
Announcement Date05/06/2013

Benchmarks

Octane V2 - Total Score
0% 100%
min: 1317      avg: 1317 (3%)     median: 1317 (3%)     max: 1317 Points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score
0% 100%
min: 24669.6      avg: 24669.6 (41%)     median: 24669.6 (41%)     max: 24669.6 ms
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
0% 100%
min: 473      avg: 541.8 (3%)     median: 554 (3%)     max: 586 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
0% 100%
min: 254      avg: 299 (6%)     median: 308.5 (7%)     max: 325 Points
AndEBench - Java
0% 100%
min: 144      avg: 144 (10%)     median: 144 (10%)     max: 144 Iter./s
AndEBench - Native
0% 100%
min: 2600      avg: 2600 (12%)     median: 2600 (12%)     max: 2600 Iter./s
3DMark (2013) - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 2937      avg: 3468.5 (7%)     median: 3468.5 (7%)     max: 4000 Points
3DMark (2013) - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 2946      avg: 3525.5 (2%)     median: 3695.5 (2%)     max: 3765 Points
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - CPU Tests
0% 100%
min: 2924      avg: 3679.5 (5%)     median: 3679.5 (5%)     max: 4435 Points
AnTuTu Benchmark v4 - Total Score
0% 100%
min: 9434      avg: 10647.3 (25%)     median: 10919 (25%)     max: 11317 points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
0% 100%
min: 840      avg: 840 (5%)     median: 840 (5%)     max: 840 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
0% 100%
min: 487      avg: 487 (3%)     median: 487 (3%)     max: 487 Points
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score
0% 100%
min: 1430.1      avg: 1670.8 (41%)     median: 1741.7 (43%)     max: 1840.6 ms
Sunspider - 0.9.1 Total Score
0% 100%
min: 1769.2      avg: 1769.2 (17%)     median: 1769.2 (17%)     max: 1769.2 ms
Quadrant Standard Edition 2.0 -
0% 100%
min: 2894      avg: 2894 (12%)     median: 2894 (12%)     max: 2894 points
Linpack Android / IOS - Multi Thread
0% 100%
min: 73.461      avg: 81 (3%)     median: 81 (3%)     max: 88.446 MFLOPS
Linpack Android / IOS - Single Thread
0% 100%
min: 45.961      avg: 52.6 (5%)     median: 52.6 (5%)     max: 59.33 MFLOPS
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card

#0 Did not recreate cache, as it is less than 5 days old +0.001s ... 0.001s

#1 min, max, avg, median took 0.00022506713867188s +0.162s ... 0.163s

#2 return log +0s ... 0.164s

Reviews for the Mediatek MT6572 processor

Acer Liquid Z3 Duo (ARM Mali-400 MP, 3.5")
» Review Acer Liquid Z3 Duo Smartphone - Review
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Acer Liquid Z4 (ARM Mali-400 MP, 4.0")
» Acer Liquid Z4 Duo Smartphone Review - Review
» Acer Liquid Z4 - External Review

Acer Liquid Z5 (ARM Mali-400 MP, 5.0")
» Review Acer Liquid Z5 Smartphone - Review
» Acer Liquid Z5 - External Review

Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini (ARM Mali-400 MP, 4.3")
» Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini - External Review

Archos 45 Titanium (ARM Mali-400 MP, 0.45")
» Archos 45 Titanium - External Review

Archos 50 Titanium (ARM Mali-400 MP, 5.0")
» Archos 50 Titanium - External Review

Prestigio MultiPhone 5500 Duo (ARM Mali-400 MP, 5.0")
» Prestigio MultiPhone 5500 Duo - External Review

Simvalley Mobile AW-414.Go (ARM Mali-400 MP, 1.5")
» Short Review Simvalley Mobile AW-414.Go SmartWatch - Review

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Other CPUs of the series Mediatek

» Mediatek MT6595 Turbo
   2.5 GHz / 2 MB
» Mediatek MT6595
   2.2 GHz / 2 MB
» Mediatek MT6595M
   2 GHz / 2 MB
» Mediatek MT6795
   2.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT8135
   1.7 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT6752
   2 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT6592
   1.7 GHz / 1 MB
» Mediatek MT8127
   1.5 GHz / 0.5 MB
» Mediatek MT6589T
   1.5 GHz / 2 MB
» Mediatek MT8389
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB
» Mediatek MT8125
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB
» Mediatek MT8121
   1.3 GHz / 1 MB
» Mediatek MT6582
   1.3 GHz / 0.5 MB
» Mediatek MT6582M
   1.3 GHz / 0.5 MB
» Mediatek MT6589
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT8312
   1.3 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT8377
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB
» Mediatek MT6572
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB
» Mediatek MT8317T
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT6577
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT6575
   1 GHz / 0 MB

Surrounding CPUs

- RK3168
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
- Samsung Exynos 4210 1.2 GHz
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB
- Mediatek MT8377
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB
- Broadcom BCM28155
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
- OMAP 4430
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT6572
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB
+ Apple A5x
   1 GHz / KB
+ Intel Atom Z2420
   1.2 GHz / 512 KB
+ Apple A5
   1 GHz / KB
+ NVIDIA Tegra 2 (250)
   1 GHz / 1024 KB
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Author: Klaus Hinum (Update: 2014-02-12)