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Marvell Armada PXA1908 vs MediaTek MT8161 vs HiSilicon Kirin 620

Marvell Armada PXA1908

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The Marvell Armada PXA1908 is an ARM based low end SoC for smartphones and tablets. The chip was announced in late 2014 and integrates four 64-Bit Cortex-A53 processor cores with up to 1.2 GHz. As a graphics card, the SoC integrates a Vivante GC7000UL. Furthermore, a LPDDR2/3 memory controller and a HSPA+/WCDMA/LTE Cat. 4 (max. 150 Mbit/s) radio is integrated. The SoC is manufactured in 28nm and also suited for small smartphones. 

MediaTek MT8161

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The MediaTek MT8161 is an ARM based entry-level to mid-range SoC for (Android based) tablets. It offers four ARM Cortex-A53 processor cores (quad-core) that are clocked with up to 1.3 GHz. Furthermore, an ARM Mali-720 graphics card, a LPDDR3 memory controller (e.g., accessing 1 GB in the Lenovo Tab 2 A8-50), Bluetooth 4.0 and dual-band 802.11 b/g/n are integrated in the SoC.

The performance is situated in the entry level of 2015 and often similar to the Kirin 910T (see benchmark below).

HiSilicon Kirin 620

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The HiSilicon Kirin 620 is an ARM-based octa core SoC for mid-range smartphones. It was announced at the end of 2014 and features eight ARM Cortex-A53 cores at 1.2 GHz (max.). Furthermore, the processor integrates a ARM Mali-450 MP4 graphics card, an LPDDR3 memory controller, an LTE Cat.4 modem, 802.11n WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0. The chip is manufactured in 28nm and relatively power efficient.

ModelMarvell Armada PXA1908MediaTek MT8161HiSilicon Kirin 620
SeriesMarvell Technology Group Mediatek
CodenameCortex-A53Cortex-A53Cortex-A53
Series: Cortex-A53
JLQ JR5101.5 - 2 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 9352.2 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 6592.36 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 6582.35 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 6552.1 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 6502 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 9302 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 6201.2 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
MediaTek MT8163 V/A 1.5 GHz1.5 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
MediaTek MT8163 V/B 1.3 GHz1.3 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
MediaTek MT81611.3 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Marvell Armada PXA1908 « 1.2 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
JLQ JR5101.5 - 2 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 9352.2 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 6592.36 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 6582.35 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 6552.1 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 6502 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 9302 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 6201.2 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
MediaTek MT8163 V/A 1.5 GHz1.5 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
MediaTek MT8163 V/B 1.3 GHz1.3 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
MediaTek MT8161 « 1.3 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Marvell Armada PXA19081.2 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
JLQ JR5101.5 - 2 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 9352.2 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 6592.36 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 6582.35 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 6552.1 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 6502 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 9302 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 620 « 1.2 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
MediaTek MT8163 V/A 1.5 GHz1.5 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
MediaTek MT8163 V/B 1.3 GHz1.3 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
MediaTek MT81611.3 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Marvell Armada PXA19081.2 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Clock1200 MHz1300 MHz1200 MHz
Cores / Threads4 / 44 / 48 / 8
Technology28 nm28 nm28 nm
FeaturesVivante GC7000UL GPU, HSPA+/WCDMA/LTE Cat. 4, LPDDR2/3 Memory ControllerLP-DDR3 memory controller, 1080p video encode, 1080p video decode, embedded GPS / GLONASS / BeiDou module, Bluetooth 4.0, FM radio support, ARM Jazelle, ARM TrustZoneARMv8-ISA, Mali-450 MP4, LTE (Cat. 4), LPDDR3 Memory Controller
iGPUVivante GC7000ULARM Mali-T720 MP2ARM Mali-450 MP4
ArchitectureARMARMARM
Announced
Manufacturerwww.marvell.com

Benchmarks

3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
8944 Points (7%)
8693 Points (7%)
min: 6531     avg: 6885     median: 6884.5 (6%)     max: 7238 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
8885 Points (7%)
8398 Points (7%)
min: 6434     avg: 6917     median: 6916.5 (6%)     max: 7399 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
9613 Points (8%)
9598 Points (8%)
min: 6861     avg: 7534     median: 7533.5 (6%)     max: 8206 Points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
1717 Points (3%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
575 Points (11%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 MT8161 +
1838 Points (3%)
min: 2151     avg: 2453     median: 2452.5 (4%)     max: 2754 Points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 MT8161 +
616 Points (9%)
min: 541     avg: 565     median: 564.5 (8%)     max: 588 Points
Linpack Android / IOS - Linpack Multi Thread
226 MFLOPS (8%)
166 MFLOPS (6%)
Linpack Android / IOS - Linpack Single Thread
122 MFLOPS (12%)
52 MFLOPS (5%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
100%
1 MT8161 +
24610 ms (29%)
min: 15866     avg: 17376     median: 17375.5 (20%)     max: 18885 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
100%
1 MT8161 +
1713 ms (19%)
min: 1373     avg: 1680     median: 1679.5 (18%)     max: 1986 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 0.9.1 Total Score *
100%
1 MT8161 +
1654 ms (16%)
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
2059 Points (2%)
2510 Points (2%)
min: 1857     avg: 2170     median: 2170 (2%)     max: 2483 Points
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Metal
932 Points (25%)
911 Points (24%)
907 Points (24%)
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Multicore Beta
1231 Points (27%)
1398 Points (31%)
1104 Points (25%)
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Browser
1871 Points (25%)
1866 Points (25%)
1146 Points (15%)
Quadrant Standard Edition 2.0 - Quadrant Standard 2.0 Total Score
8542 points (20%)
88%
1 MT8161 +
7512 points (17%)
AnTuTu v5 - AnTuTu v5 Total Score
22432 Points (23%)
26820 Points (27%)
min: 30558     avg: 32403     median: 32402.5 (33%)     max: 34247 Points
AndEBench - AndEBench Java
354 Iter./s (11%)
217%
1 MT8161 +
768 Iter./s (24%)
AndEBench - AndEBench Native
7829 Iter./s (26%)
99%
1 MT8161 +
7742 Iter./s (25%)
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile V1 CPU Tests
10868 Points (1%)
403%
1 MT8161 +
43768 Points (6%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score
100%
1 MT8161 +
3396 Points (17%)
3717 Points (19%)

Average Benchmarks Marvell Armada PXA1908 → 100% n=8

Average Benchmarks MediaTek MT8161 → 106% n=8

Average Benchmarks HiSilicon Kirin 620 → 91% n=8

- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

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Redaktion, 2017-09- 8 (Update: 2023-07- 1)