Mediatek MT6589T vs Mediatek MT6582 vs MediaTek MT6572

Mediatek MT6589T

► remove MT6589T

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 MT6582

► remove MT6582

The Mediatek MT6582 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 500 MHz (according to Wikipedia the main difference to the MT6582M that is clocked at 416 MHz). Furthermore, the chip supports dual SIM, UMTS and HSPA+, WiFi, FM, Bluetooth and GPS. 

The CPU performance of the MT6582 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 MT6572

► remove 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.

Mediatek MT6589TMediatek MT6582MediaTek MT6572
Mediatek Mediatek Mediatek
Cortex-A7Cortex-A7Cortex-A7
: Mediatek Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT65921700 - 2000 MHz8 / 8
Mediatek MT81271500 MHz4 / 4
» Mediatek MT6589T1500 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT83891200 - 1500 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT81251200 - 1500 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT83211300 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT81211300 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT65821300 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT6582M1300 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT6580M1300 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT65891200 MHz4 / 4
MediaTek MT65721200 MHz2 / 2
Mediatek MT65921700 - 2000 MHz8 / 8
Mediatek MT81271500 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT6589T1500 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT83891200 - 1500 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT81251200 - 1500 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT83211300 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT81211300 MHz4 / 4
» Mediatek MT65821300 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT6582M1300 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT6580M1300 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT65891200 MHz4 / 4
MediaTek MT65721200 MHz2 / 2
Mediatek MT65921700 - 2000 MHz8 / 8
Mediatek MT81271500 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT6589T1500 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT83891200 - 1500 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT81251200 - 1500 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT83211300 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT81211300 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT65821300 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT6582M1300 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT6580M1300 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT65891200 MHz4 / 4
» MediaTek MT65721200 MHz2 / 2
1500 MHz1300 MHz1200 MHz
256 KB128 KB128 KB
2 MB512 KB1 MB
4 / 44 / 42 / 2
28 28 28
UMTS/HSPA+, TD-SCDMA, 533 MHz LPDDR2, 13 MP Camera ISP, 1080p30 encode/decode, PowerVR SGX544 @ 357 MHzMali-400 MP2 @ 500 MHz, HSPA+, TD-SCDMA, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, FMHSPA+, TD-SCDMA, Wi-Fi, FM, Bluetooth, GPS, LPDDR2 Memory Controller
iGPUPowerVR SGX544 (357 MHz)ARM Mali-400 MP2 (500 MHz)ARM Mali-400 MP
Mediatek MT6589T Mediatek MT6582

3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 5464     avg: 7682.7     median: 7811 (5%)     max: 8382 Points
min: 2946     avg: 3647.2     median: 3765 (2%)     max: 4134 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
min: 5536     avg: 7724.1     median: 7861 (9%)     max: 8383 Points
min: 2937     avg: 3691.7     median: 4000 (5%)     max: 4138 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
min: 7473     avg: 8449.4     median: 8628 (10%)     max: 9037 Points
4320 Points (5%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
min: 371     avg: 375     median: 375 (3%)     max: 379 Points
247 Points (2%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
min: 962     avg: 992     median: 992 (9%)     max: 1022 Points
628 Points (6%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
min: 2105     avg: 2121.5     median: 2121 (4%)     max: 2138 Points
840 Points (1%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
min: 1249     avg: 1251     median: 1251 (2%)     max: 1253 Points
487 Points (1%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
min: 1403     avg: 1416     median: 1416 (3%)     max: 1429 Points
614 Points (1%)
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
min: 891     avg: 1144.5     median: 1169 (1%)     max: 1200 Points
min: 473     avg: 549.6     median: 575 (1%)     max: 586 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
min: 347     avg: 354.5     median: 353 (7%)     max: 366 Points
min: 254     avg: 304.2     median: 314 (6%)     max: 325 Points
Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
1191 Points (3%)
Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
364 Points (7%)
Linpack Android / IOS - Multi Thread
min: 110     avg: 215.7     median: 230 (8%)     max: 289 MFLOPS
min: 73     avg: 103.8     median: 88 (3%)     max: 149 MFLOPS
Linpack Android / IOS - Single Thread
min: 52     avg: 87.8     median: 88 (9%)     max: 115 MFLOPS
min: 45     avg: 70.2     median: 59 (6%)     max: 105 MFLOPS
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
min: 14998     avg: 17878.2     median: 15823 (27%)     max: 28995 ms
min: 18280     avg: 21474.8     median: 21474 (36%)     max: 24669 ms
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
min: 1361     avg: 1654.5     median: 1578 (17%)     max: 2148 ms
min: 1430     avg: 1679.1     median: 1722 (19%)     max: 1840 ms
Sunspider - 0.9.1 Total Score *
min: 832     avg: 1517.3     median: 1606 (15%)     max: 1939 ms
1769.2 ms (17%)
Octane V2 - Total Score
min: 894     avg: 2044.4     median: 2105 (4%)     max: 2452 Points
min: 1317     avg: 1587.5     median: 1587 (3%)     max: 1858 Points
Vellamo 3.x - Metal
min: 634     avg: 698.8     median: 713 (19%)     max: 740 Points
595 Points (16%)
Vellamo 3.x - Multicore Beta
min: 1110     avg: 1201.2     median: 1210 (27%)     max: 1273 Points
644 Points (14%)
Vellamo 3.x - Browser
min: 1528     avg: 1743.2     median: 1691 (22%)     max: 2102 Points
1326 Points (18%)
Quadrant Standard Edition 2.0
min: 4838     avg: 6502.2     median: 5781 (13%)     max: 9537 points
2894 points (7%)
AnTuTu v4 - Total Score
min: 17286     avg: 17314     median: 17307 (40%)     max: 17349
min: 9434     avg: 10647.2     median: 10919 (25%)     max: 11317
AnTuTu v5 - Total Score
min: 18063     avg: 19220.1     median: 19113 (19%)     max: 20838 Points
12567 Points (13%)
AnTuTu v6 - Total Score
23643 Points (8%)
AndEBench - Java
min: 299     avg: 344.3     median: 358 (11%)     max: 371 Iter./s
144 Iter./s (4%)
AndEBench - Native
min: 6523     avg: 6867     median: 6948 (23%)     max: 7045 Iter./s
2600 Iter./s (9%)
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - CPU Tests
min: 9174     avg: 9761.1     median: 9807 (1%)     max: 10230 Points
min: 2924     avg: 3679.5     median: 3679 (0%)     max: 4435 Points
PCMark for Android - Work performance score
min: 1910     avg: 2424.8     median: 2468 (13%)     max: 2852 Points
1077 Points (5%)

Average Benchmarks Mediatek MT6582 → 100%

Average Benchmarks MediaTek MT6572 → 60%

-
-
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

v1.8.1a
Please share our article, every link counts!
> Notebook / Laptop Reviews and News > Benchmarks / Tech > Processor Comparison - Head 2 Head
Redaktion, 2017-09- 8 (Update: 2017-09-11)