Mediatek MT6589

MT6589

The MediaTek MT6589 (previously known as the TMK6588) is an SoC for budget Android tablets and smartphones. It is manufactured in 28 nm and offers a quad-core Cortex-A7 processor, a PowerVR SGX 544 GPU, 1080p30 video encoding and decoding, 802.11n WLAN, Bluetooth 4.0 and radios for Dual-SIM UMTS HSPA+, GPS and FM. The performance is similar to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Series and adequate for everyday tasks like browsing.

Series Mediatek
CodenameCortex-A7
Clock Rate1200 MHz
Number of Cores / Threads4 / 4
Manufacturing Technology28 nm
64 Bitno 64 Bit support
Announcement Date12/12/2012
Product Link (external) Mediatek MT6589

CPU Benchmarks

Octane V2: Total Score
0% 100%
min: 1403     avg: 1563.7 (6.53%)     max: 1839 Points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1: Total Score
0% 100%
min: 15546.6     avg: 16970 (73.06%)     max: 18568.1 ms*
Geekbench 3: 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
0% 100%
min: 1049     avg: 1181 (9.2%)     max: 1425 Points
Geekbench 3: 32 Bit Single-Core Score
0% 100%
min: 322     avg: 350 (9.98%)     max: 399 Points
AndEBench: Java
0% 100%
min: 300     avg: 344 (29.03%)     max: 419 Iter./s
AndEBench: Native
0% 100%
min: 6354     avg: 6842.1 (29%)     max: 8095 Iter./s
3DMark (2013): Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
0% 100%
min: 8134     avg: 9264 (12.96%)     max: 10309 Points
3DMark (2013): Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 7691     avg: 8233.6 (17.28%)     max: 9427 Points
3DMark (2013): Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 6884     avg: 8118.8 (15%)     max: 9830 Points
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1: CPU Tests
0% 100%
min: 6337     avg: 8521.1 (18.28%)     max: 10615 Points
AnTuTu Benchmark v4: Total Score
0% 100%
min: 13383     avg: 14572.3 (33.89%)     max: 15979 points
AnTuTu Benchmark v3: CPU
0% 100%
min: 5454     avg: 6158.8 (40.03%)     max: 7606 points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit: Stream
0% 100%
min: 259     avg: 284.9 (2.44%)     max: 336 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit: Memory
0% 100%
min: 691     avg: 789.1 (6.03%)     max: 911 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit: Floating Point
0% 100%
min: 2032     avg: 2191.3 (13.01%)     max: 2576 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit: Integer
0% 100%
min: 1196     avg: 1286.4 (9.03%)     max: 1498 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit: Total Score
0% 100%
min: 1305     avg: 1403 (10.42%)     max: 1641 Points
Sunspider:
0% 100%
min: 1138.1     avg: 1417.3 (64.8%)     max: 1575.6 ms*
Sunspider:
0% 100%
min: 946.6     avg: 1269.5 (88.79%)     max: 1563.3 ms*
Quadrant Standard Edition 2.0:
0% 100%
min: 3841     avg: 4622 (19.22%)     max: 5885 points
Linpack for Android: Multi Thread
0% 100%
min: 88.169     avg: 113 (7.44%)     max: 149.263 MFLOPS
Linpack for Android: Single Thread
0% 100%
min: 34.218     avg: 46.8 (5.18%)     max: 73.089 MFLOPS
- Range of benchmarks for this CPU
- Average benchmark score

Linpack for Android in comparison
Snapdragon S1 MSM7227 (min)
7.4 
...
k3v2 Hi3620
44.2 
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225
45.3 
Samsung Exynos 4210 1.2 GHz
45.9 
Mediatek MT6589
46.8 
NVIDIA Tegra 3
46.8 
OMAP 4460
48.6 
RK3066
52.1 
...
Apple A8 (max)
767.2 

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» Acer Liquid E3 / E380 - External Review

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» Acer Liquid S1 - External Review

Alcatel One Touch Idol X (PowerVR SGX544, 5")
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» Alcatel One Touch Idol X - External Review

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Alcatel OneTouch Fierce ( unknown, 4.5")
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Amoi N828 (PowerVR SGX544, 4.5")
» Review Amoi N828 Smartphone - Review

Huawei Ascend G610 (PowerVR SGX544, 5")
» Review Huawei Ascend G610 Smartphone - Review
» Huawei Ascend G610 - External Review

Huawei Ascend G700 (PowerVR SGX544, 5.0")
» Review Huawei Ascend G700 Smartphone - Review
» Huawei Ascend G700 - External Review

iOcean X7 (PowerVR SGX544, 5.0")
» Review iOcean X7 Smartphone - Review
» iOcean X7 - External Review

Lenovo IdeaPhone P780 (PowerVR SGX544, 5.0")
» Lenovo IdeaPhone P780 - External Review

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Other CPUs of the series Mediatek

» Mediatek MT6595
   2 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT8135
   1.7 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT6592
   1.7 GHz / 1 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

- Mediatek MT8121
   1.3 GHz / 1 MB
- Mediatek MT6582
   1.3 GHz / 0.5 MB
- Mediatek MT6582M
   1.3 GHz / 0.5 MB
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT6589
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
+ Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8930
   1.2 GHz / 1024 KB
+ Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230
   1.2 GHz / 1024 KB
+ Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230
   1.2 GHz / 1024 KB
+ Intel Atom Z2480
   2 GHz / 512 KB
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Author: Klaus Hinum (Update: 2014-02-13)