Mediatek MT6589T vs MediaTek MT6572

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 MT6572

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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.

Mediatek MT6589TMediaTek MT6572
Mediatek Mediatek
Cortex-A7Cortex-A7
: Mediatek Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT6592 (compare)1700 - 2000 MHz8 / 8
Mediatek MT8127 (compare)1500 MHz4 / 4
» Mediatek MT6589T1500 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT8389 (compare)1200 - 1500 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT8125 (compare)1200 - 1500 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT8321 (compare)1300 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT8121 (compare)1300 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT6582 (compare)1300 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT6582M (compare)1300 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT6580M (compare)1300 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT6589 (compare)1200 MHz4 / 4
MediaTek MT65721200 MHz2 / 2
Mediatek MT6592 (compare)1700 - 2000 MHz8 / 8
Mediatek MT8127 (compare)1500 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT6589T1500 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT8389 (compare)1200 - 1500 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT8125 (compare)1200 - 1500 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT8321 (compare)1300 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT8121 (compare)1300 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT6582 (compare)1300 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT6582M (compare)1300 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT6580M (compare)1300 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT6589 (compare)1200 MHz4 / 4
» MediaTek MT65721200 MHz2 / 2
1500 MHz1200 MHz
256 KB128 KB
2 MB1 MB
4 / 42 / 2
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UMTS/HSPA+, TD-SCDMA, 533 MHz LPDDR2, 13 MP Camera ISP, 1080p30 encode/decode, PowerVR SGX544 @ 357 MHzHSPA+, TD-SCDMA, Wi-Fi, FM, Bluetooth, GPS, LPDDR2 Memory Controller
iGPUPowerVR SGX544 (357 MHz)ARM Mali-400 MP
Mediatek MT6589T

3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 2946     avg: 3647.2     median: 3765 (2%)     max: 4134 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
min: 2937     avg: 3691.7     median: 4000 (5%)     max: 4138 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
4320 Points (5%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
247 Points (2%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
628 Points (6%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
840 Points (1%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
487 Points (1%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
614 Points (1%)
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
min: 473     avg: 549.6     median: 575 (1%)     max: 586 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
min: 254     avg: 304.2     median: 314 (6%)     max: 325 Points
Linpack Android / IOS - Multi Thread
min: 73     avg: 103.8     median: 88 (3%)     max: 149 MFLOPS
Linpack Android / IOS - Single Thread
min: 45     avg: 70.2     median: 59 (6%)     max: 105 MFLOPS
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
min: 18280     avg: 21474.8     median: 21474 (36%)     max: 24669 ms
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
min: 1430     avg: 1679.1     median: 1722 (19%)     max: 1840 ms
Sunspider - 0.9.1 Total Score *
1769.2 ms (17%)
Octane V2 - Total Score
min: 1317     avg: 1587.5     median: 1587 (3%)     max: 1858 Points
Vellamo 3.x - Metal
595 Points (16%)
Vellamo 3.x - Multicore Beta
644 Points (14%)
Vellamo 3.x - Browser
1326 Points (18%)
Quadrant Standard Edition 2.0
2894 points (7%)
AnTuTu v4 - Total Score
min: 9434     avg: 10647.2     median: 10919 (25%)     max: 11317
AnTuTu v5 - Total Score
12567 Points (13%)
AndEBench - Java
144 Iter./s (4%)
AndEBench - Native
2600 Iter./s (9%)
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - CPU Tests
min: 2924     avg: 3679.5     median: 3679 (0%)     max: 4435 Points
PCMark for Android - Work performance score
1077 Points (5%)

Average Benchmarks MediaTek MT6572 → 100%

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