Mediatek MT6589T vs Mediatek MT6582 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 MT6582

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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

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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.

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Cortex-A7Cortex-A7Cortex-A7
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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
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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
100%
1 MT6582 +
min: 5464     avg: 7683     median: 7811 (5%)     max: 8382 Points
48%
1 MT6572 +
min: 2946     avg: 3647     median: 3765 (2%)     max: 4134 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
100%
1 MT6582 +
min: 5536     avg: 7724     median: 7861 (9%)     max: 8383 Points
51%
1 MT6572 +
min: 2937     avg: 3692     median: 4000 (5%)     max: 4138 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
100%
1 MT6582 +
min: 7473     avg: 8449     median: 8628 (10%)     max: 9037 Points
50%
1 MT6572 +
4320 Points (5%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
100%
1 MT6582 +
min: 371     avg: 375     median: 375 (3%)     max: 379 Points
66%
1 MT6572 +
247 Points (2%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
100%
1 MT6582 +
min: 962     avg: 992     median: 992 (9%)     max: 1022 Points
63%
1 MT6572 +
628 Points (6%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
100%
1 MT6582 +
min: 2105     avg: 2122     median: 2121.5 (4%)     max: 2138 Points
40%
1 MT6572 +
840 Points (2%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
100%
1 MT6582 +
min: 1249     avg: 1251     median: 1251 (3%)     max: 1253 Points
39%
1 MT6572 +
487 Points (1%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
100%
1 MT6582 +
min: 1403     avg: 1416     median: 1416 (4%)     max: 1429 Points
43%
1 MT6572 +
614 Points (2%)
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
100%
1 MT6582 +
min: 891     avg: 1145     median: 1169.5 (2%)     max: 1200 Points
49%
1 MT6572 +
min: 473     avg: 550     median: 575 (1%)     max: 586 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
100%
1 MT6582 +
min: 347     avg: 355     median: 353 (7%)     max: 366 Points
89%
1 MT6572 +
min: 254     avg: 304     median: 314 (6%)     max: 325 Points
Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
100%
1 MT6582 +
1191 Points (2%)
Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
100%
1 MT6582 +
364 Points (7%)
Linpack Android / IOS - Multi Thread
100%
1 MT6582 +
min: 110     avg: 216     median: 230 (8%)     max: 289.805 MFLOPS
38%
1 MT6572 +
min: 73.461     avg: 104     median: 88.4 (3%)     max: 149.395 MFLOPS
Linpack Android / IOS - Single Thread
100%
1 MT6582 +
min: 52     avg: 87.8     median: 88.9 (9%)     max: 115.952 MFLOPS
67%
1 MT6572 +
min: 45.961     avg: 70.2     median: 59.3 (6%)     max: 105.318 MFLOPS
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
100%
1 MT6582 +
min: 14998.7     avg: 17878     median: 15823.1 (27%)     max: 28995.5 ms
87%
1 MT6572 +
min: 18280     avg: 21475     median: 21474.8 (36%)     max: 24669.6 ms
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
100%
1 MT6582 +
min: 1361.1     avg: 1654     median: 1578.1 (17%)     max: 2148.7 ms
98%
1 MT6572 +
min: 1430.1     avg: 1679     median: 1722.8 (19%)     max: 1840.6 ms
Sunspider - 0.9.1 Total Score *
100%
1 MT6582 +
min: 832     avg: 1517     median: 1606.2 (15%)     max: 1939.3 ms
98%
1 MT6572 +
1769 ms (17%)
Octane V2 - Total Score
100%
1 MT6582 +
min: 894     avg: 2044     median: 2105 (4%)     max: 2452 Points
75%
1 MT6572 +
min: 1317     avg: 1588     median: 1587.5 (3%)     max: 1858 Points
Vellamo 3.x - Metal
100%
1 MT6582 +
min: 634     avg: 699     median: 713 (19%)     max: 740 Points
83%
1 MT6572 +
595 Points (16%)
Vellamo 3.x - Multicore Beta
100%
1 MT6582 +
min: 1110     avg: 1201     median: 1210 (27%)     max: 1273 Points
53%
1 MT6572 +
644 Points (14%)
Vellamo 3.x - Browser
100%
1 MT6582 +
min: 1528     avg: 1743     median: 1691 (22%)     max: 2102 Points
78%
1 MT6572 +
1326 Points (18%)
Quadrant Standard Edition 2.0
100%
1 MT6582 +
min: 4838     avg: 6502     median: 5781 (13%)     max: 9537 points
50%
1 MT6572 +
2894 points (7%)
AnTuTu v4 - Total Score
100%
1 MT6582 +
min: 17286     avg: 17314     median: 17307 (40%)     max: 17349
63%
1 MT6572 +
min: 9434     avg: 10647     median: 10919 (25%)     max: 11317
AnTuTu v5 - Total Score
100%
1 MT6582 +
min: 18063     avg: 19220     median: 19113 (19%)     max: 20838 Points
66%
1 MT6572 +
12567 Points (13%)
AnTuTu v6 - Total Score
100%
1 MT6582 +
23643 Points (8%)
AndEBench - Java
100%
1 MT6582 +
min: 299     avg: 344     median: 358 (11%)     max: 371 Iter./s
40%
1 MT6572 +
144 Iter./s (4%)
AndEBench - Native
100%
1 MT6582 +
min: 6523     avg: 6867     median: 6948.5 (23%)     max: 7045 Iter./s
37%
1 MT6572 +
2600 Iter./s (9%)
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - CPU Tests
100%
1 MT6582 +
min: 9174     avg: 9761     median: 9807 (1%)     max: 10230 Points
38%
1 MT6572 +
min: 2924     avg: 3680     median: 3679.5 (0%)     max: 4435 Points
PCMark for Android - Work performance score
100%
1 MT6582 +
min: 1910     avg: 2425     median: 2468.5 (13%)     max: 2852 Points
44%
1 MT6572 +
1077 Points (5%)

Average Benchmarks Mediatek MT6582 → NAN% n=

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