Mediatek MT6582M vs Mediatek MT6589T vs Mediatek MT8125

Mediatek MT6582M

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The Mediatek MT6582M is a system-on-a-chip (SoC) for low-cost tablets and smartphones. It is manufactured in 28 nm and offers a quad-core Cortex-A7 processor as well as an ARM Mali-400 MP2 GPU clocked at 416 MHz. Furthermore, the chip supports dual SIM, UMTS and HSPA+, WiFi, FM, Bluetooth and GPS. 

The CPU performance of the MT6582M is similar to other Cortex-A7 SoCs clocked at the same frequency. Depending on the benchmark, the CPU power is roughly comparable with the Nvidia Tegra 3 and sufficient for everyday applications such as browsing. The GPU will handle only simple Android games in moderate resolutions.

Mediatek MT6589T

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The Mediatek MT6589T is a low-end system-on-a-chip (SoC) found in many inexpensive smartphones. It is manufactured in 28 nm and integrates a Cortex-A7-based quad-core CPU clocked at 1.5 GHz, a PowerVR SGX544 GPU clocked at 357 MHz, dual SIM and UMTS/HSPA+ support (up to 21 Mbps) and 1080p30 video decoding and encoding.

Both the CPU and GPU offer performances similar to an Nvidia Tegra 3 or the Samsung Exynos 4412 and Mali-400 GPU. Performance-per-clock of the Cortex-A7 is only slightly below that of a Cortex-A9, which can be found in the two aforementioned rivals. The graphics unit offers sufficient power for multimedia tasks and simple games, but not for extremely high resolution displays or complex 3D graphics.

Thanks to the modern 28 nm manufacturing and comparatively low performance, the power consumption of the entire chip is likely very low in order to be compatible with smaller smartphones and battery capacities.

Mediatek MT8125

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The Mediatek MT8125 is a low-cost ARM SoC (System on a Chip) mainly used in tablets. It is manufactured in 28 nm and integrates a quad-core Cortex-A7 processor and a PowerVR SGX 544 GPU. The CPU cores are typically clocked at 1.2 - 1.5 GHz while the GPU is clocked at 300 MHz.

Performance

Since the Cortex-A7 architecture is somewhat slower than a Krait or Cortex-A9 design at the same clock speeds, the performance of the MT8125 is just below Nvidia's Tegra 3 or the Samsung Exynos 4412. The PowerVR SGX 544 is also just a low-cost solution not designed for ultra-high resolution displays or very demanding games.

Features

In addition to the processor and GPU, the SoC integrates a decoder for 1080p video, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, FM radio, GPS and 2G/3G radios up to HSPA+. Cameras are supported up to a resolution of 13 MP.

Power consumption

Thanks to the energy-efficient A7 cores and 28 nm manufacturing, the power consumption is likely very low and suitable for even smaller tablets.

Mediatek MT6582MMediatek MT6589TMediatek MT8125
Mediatek Mediatek Mediatek
Cortex-A7Cortex-A7Cortex-A7
: Mediatek Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT65921.7 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT81271.5 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT6589T1.5 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT83891.2 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT81251.2 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT83211.3 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT81211.3 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT65821.3 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
» Mediatek MT6582M1.3 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT6580M1.3 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT65891.2 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
MediaTek MT65721.2 GHz2 / 2 Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT65921.7 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT81271.5 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
» Mediatek MT6589T1.5 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT83891.2 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT81251.2 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT83211.3 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT81211.3 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT65821.3 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT6582M1.3 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT6580M1.3 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT65891.2 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
MediaTek MT65721.2 GHz2 / 2 Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT65921.7 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT81271.5 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT6589T1.5 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT83891.2 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
» Mediatek MT81251.2 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT83211.3 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT81211.3 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT65821.3 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT6582M1.3 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT6580M1.3 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT65891.2 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
MediaTek MT65721.2 GHz2 / 2 Cortex-A7
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Mali-400 MP2 @ 416 MHz, HSPA+, TD-SCDMA, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, FMUMTS/HSPA+, TD-SCDMA, 533 MHz LPDDR2, 13 MP Camera ISP, 1080p30 encode/decode, PowerVR SGX544 @ 357 MHzWi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, FM, 3G/HSPA+, 2G/EDGE
iGPUARM Mali-400 MP2 (416 MHz)PowerVR SGX544 (357 MHz)PowerVR SGX544 (300 MHz)
ArchitectureARMARMARM
Mediatek MT6582M Mediatek MT6589T Mediatek MT8125

3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
100%
1 MT6582M +
min: 7360     avg: 7757     median: 7782 (5%)     max: 8128 Points
98%
1 MT8125 +
min: 6958     avg: 7559     median: 7622 (5%)     max: 8034 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
100%
1 MT6582M +
min: 7516     avg: 7961     median: 8016 (9%)     max: 8350 Points
101%
1 MT8125 +
min: 7828     avg: 8086     median: 8066 (9%)     max: 8383 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
100%
1 MT6582M +
min: 8505     avg: 8558     median: 8558 (9%)     max: 8611 Points
94%
1 MT8125 +
min: 7990     avg: 8125     median: 8080 (8%)     max: 8306 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
100%
1 MT6582M +
377 Points (3%)
72%
1 MT8125 +
min: 264     avg: 270     median: 271 (2%)     max: 273 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
100%
1 MT6582M +
1015 Points (9%)
81%
1 MT8125 +
min: 743     avg: 806     median: 822.5 (7%)     max: 834 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
100%
1 MT6582M +
2127 Points (4%)
95%
1 MT8125 +
min: 2007     avg: 2020     median: 2019.5 (4%)     max: 2035 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
100%
1 MT6582M +
1255 Points (3%)
96%
1 MT8125 +
min: 1194     avg: 1208     median: 1204 (2%)     max: 1229 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
100%
1 MT6582M +
1424 Points (4%)
92%
1 MT8125 +
min: 1309     avg: 1319     median: 1315.5 (3%)     max: 1334 Points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 MT6582M +
min: 1157     avg: 1173     median: 1179 (2%)     max: 1182
94%
1 MT8125 +
min: 1077     avg: 1171     median: 1110 (2%)     max: 1386
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 MT6582M +
min: 346     avg: 350     median: 350 (7%)     max: 353
93%
1 MT8125 +
min: 324     avg: 347     median: 325.5 (7%)     max: 414
Linpack Android / IOS - Linpack Multi Thread
100%
1 MT6582M +
min: 167.995     avg: 220     median: 238.2 (8%)     max: 254.399 MFLOPS
38%
1 MT8125 +
min: 89.585     avg: 103     median: 89.7 (3%)     max: 127.104 MFLOPS
Linpack Android / IOS - Linpack Single Thread
100%
1 MT6582M +
min: 81.709     avg: 95.4     median: 87.8 (9%)     max: 116.597 MFLOPS
43%
1 MT8125 +
min: 33.777     avg: 36.3     median: 37.6 (4%)     max: 38.403 MFLOPS
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
100%
1 MT6582M +
min: 15717     avg: 16521     median: 15906.2 (27%)     max: 17941.1 ms
96%
1 MT8125 +
min: 16900     avg: 19560     median: 17694.2 (30%)     max: 25949.6 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
100%
1 MT6582M +
min: 1331.4     avg: 1442     median: 1441.7 (16%)     max: 1552 ms
101%
1 MT8125 +
min: 864.1     avg: 1269     median: 1341.5 (15%)     max: 1529.8 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 0.9.1 Total Score *
100%
1 MT6582M +
min: 1578.2     avg: 1728     median: 1727.5 (16%)     max: 1876.8 ms
105%
1 MT8125 +
min: 1111.4     avg: 1292     median: 1303.3 (12%)     max: 1449.9 ms
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
100%
1 MT6582M +
min: 1424     avg: 1925     median: 2172 (4%)     max: 2179 Points
88%
1 MT8125 +
1915 Points (3%)
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Metal
100%
1 MT6582M +
719 Points (19%)
81%
1 MT8125 +
583 Points (16%)
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Multicore Beta
100%
1 MT6582M +
1210 Points (27%)
95%
1 MT8125 +
1155 Points (26%)
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Browser
100%
1 MT6582M +
1734 Points (23%)
85%
1 MT8125 +
min: 1386     avg: 1472     median: 1471.5 (19%)     max: 1557 Points
Quadrant Standard Edition 2.0 - Quadrant Standard 2.0 Total Score
100%
1 MT6582M +
min: 5841     avg: 6498     median: 6498 (15%)     max: 7155 points
68%
1 MT8125 +
min: 3953     avg: 4394     median: 4393.5 (10%)     max: 4834 points
AnTuTu v3 - AnTuTu v3 CPU
100%
1 MT8125 +
5925 Points (39%)
AnTuTu v4 - AnTuTu v4 Total Score
100%
1 MT6582M +
min: 17300     avg: 17304     median: 17304 (40%)     max: 17308 Points
77%
1 MT8125 +
min: 13211     avg: 13244     median: 13243.5 (31%)     max: 13276 Points
AnTuTu v5 - AnTuTu v5 Total Score
100%
1 MT6582M +
18409 Points (19%)
85%
1 MT8125 +
15649 Points (16%)
AnTuTu v6 - AnTuTu v6 Total Score
100%
1 MT8125 +
14200 Points (5%)
AndEBench - AndEBench Java
100%
1 MT6582M +
min: 326     avg: 344     median: 347 (11%)     max: 358 Iter./s
95%
1 MT8125 +
min: 304     avg: 324     median: 330 (10%)     max: 332 Iter./s
AndEBench - AndEBench Native
100%
1 MT6582M +
min: 6115     avg: 6635     median: 6790 (22%)     max: 7001 Iter./s
96%
1 MT8125 +
min: 6449     avg: 6502     median: 6506.5 (21%)     max: 6544 Iter./s
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile CPU Tests
100%
1 MT6582M +
min: 9254     avg: 9564     median: 9264 (1%)     max: 10173 Points
91%
1 MT8125 +
min: 8230     avg: 8406     median: 8406 (1%)     max: 8580 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score
100%
1 MT6582M +
1938 Points (10%)
97%
1 MT8125 +
1873 Points (9%)

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Redaktion, 2017-09- 8 (Update: 2017-09-11)