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Mediatek MT8127 vs Mediatek MT8389 vs Mediatek MT8125

Mediatek MT8127

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The MediaTek MT8127 is a cheap ARM-SoC (System on a Chip) that is mainly used in Android based tablets. It is manufactured in 28 nm and integrates a quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 processor clocked at 1.5 GHz (typically), a ARM Mali-450 MP4 graphics card (at 600 MHz) and a single channel 32 Bit DDDR3-1333 memory controller (max. 5.3 GB/s).

Processor

The ARM Cortex-A7 design is a 32-Bit entry level core with a much lower performance per MHz than the Cortex-A9. Therefore, the MT8127 is only positioned in the lower mid-range similar to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 400.

Features

The MT8127 integrates function blocks for full HD videos (en- and decoders), WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and FM radio. Camera modules are supported up to 13 MP.

Power Consumption

Due to the low clocked Cortex-A7 cores and the small GPU, the SoC is using not much power and therefore also suited for small tablets.

Mediatek MT8389

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The Mediatek MT8389 is a low-cost ARM SoC (System on a Chip) used 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. The official specifications of the MT8389 are identical to the MT8125 SoC.

Performance

Since the Cortex-A7 architecture is somewhat slower than a Krait or Cortex-A9 design at the same clock speed, the performance of the MT8389 is just below Nvidia's Tegra 3 or the Samsung Exynos 4412. The PowerVR SGX 544 is also just a simple low-cost solution not designed for ultra-high resolution displays or very demanding games.

Features

In addition to processor and GPU, the SoC also 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 low enough to be a fit for tablets.

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.

ModelMediatek MT8127Mediatek MT8389Mediatek MT8125
Series Mediatek Mediatek Mediatek
CodenameCortex-A7Cortex-A7Cortex-A7
Series: 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
Clock1500 MHz1200 - 1500 MHz1200 - 1500 MHz
L2 Cache512 KB1 MB1 MB
Cores / Threads4 / 44 / 44 / 4
Technology28 nm28 nm28 nm
FeaturesWi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, FMWi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, FM, 3G/HSPA+, 2G/EDGEWi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, FM, 3G/HSPA+, 2G/EDGE
iGPUARM Mali-450 MP4 (600 MHz)PowerVR SGX544 (300 MHz)PowerVR SGX544 (300 MHz)
ArchitectureARMARMARM
Announced
Manufacturer Mediatek MT8127 Mediatek MT8389 Mediatek MT8125

Benchmarks

3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
min: 7914     avg: 8623     median: 8622.5 (6%)     max: 9331 Points
min: 7384     avg: 7883     median: 8037 (5%)     max: 8227 Points
min: 6958     avg: 7559     median: 7622 (5%)     max: 8034 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
min: 7874     avg: 8586     median: 8586 (7%)     max: 9298 Points
min: 7174     avg: 7726     median: 7932 (7%)     max: 8071 Points
min: 7828     avg: 8086     median: 8066 (7%)     max: 8383 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
min: 7395     avg: 9011     median: 8974 (8%)     max: 10664 Points
7962 Points (7%)
min: 7990     avg: 8125     median: 8080 (7%)     max: 8306 Points
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 MT8127 +
448 Points (5%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 MT8127 +
1216 Points (1%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Single-Core
443 Points (7%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
1194 Points (3%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
min: 1205     avg: 1274     median: 1274 (2%)     max: 1343 Points
min: 1042     avg: 1069     median: 1069 (2%)     max: 1096 Points
min: 1077     avg: 1171     median: 1110 (2%)     max: 1386 Points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
min: 362     avg: 383.5     median: 383.5 (7%)     max: 405 Points
325 Points (6%)
min: 324     avg: 347.3     median: 325.5 (6%)     max: 414 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
100%
1 MT8389 +
min: 266     avg: 272     median: 271 (2%)     max: 279 Points
100%
1 MT8125 +
min: 264     avg: 269.8     median: 271 (2%)     max: 273 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
100%
1 MT8389 +
min: 767     avg: 806     median: 795 (7%)     max: 856 Points
103%
1 MT8125 +
min: 743     avg: 806     median: 822.5 (7%)     max: 834 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
100%
1 MT8389 +
min: 2005     avg: 2023     median: 2018 (4%)     max: 2047 Points
100%
1 MT8125 +
min: 2007     avg: 2020     median: 2019.5 (4%)     max: 2035 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
100%
1 MT8389 +
min: 1151     avg: 1184     median: 1181 (2%)     max: 1219 Points
102%
1 MT8125 +
min: 1194     avg: 1208     median: 1204 (2%)     max: 1229 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
100%
1 MT8389 +
min: 1299     avg: 1311     median: 1301 (3%)     max: 1332 Points
101%
1 MT8125 +
min: 1309     avg: 1319     median: 1315.5 (3%)     max: 1334 Points
Linpack Android / IOS - Linpack Multi Thread
min: 169.4     avg: 190.1     median: 190.1 (6%)     max: 210.8 MFLOPS
min: 35.21     avg: 87.9     median: 111.7 (4%)     max: 116.8 MFLOPS
min: 89.6     avg: 102.8     median: 89.7 (3%)     max: 127.1 MFLOPS
Linpack Android / IOS - Linpack Single Thread
min: 55.1     avg: 81.5     median: 81.5 (8%)     max: 107.8 MFLOPS
min: 36.62     avg: 57.6     median: 37 (4%)     max: 99.2 MFLOPS
min: 33.78     avg: 36.4     median: 37.6 (4%)     max: 38.4 MFLOPS
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
min: 13843     avg: 15991     median: 16411 (19%)     max: 17720 ms
18661 ms (22%)
min: 16900     avg: 19560     median: 17694 (21%)     max: 25950 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
min: 1408     avg: 1714     median: 1713.5 (19%)     max: 2019 ms
min: 1414     avg: 1455     median: 1464 (16%)     max: 1487 ms
min: 864     avg: 1269     median: 1341.5 (15%)     max: 1530 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 0.9.1 Total Score *
100%
1 MT8389 +
min: 1319     avg: 1332     median: 1333 (13%)     max: 1344 ms
100%
1 MT8125 +
min: 1111     avg: 1292     median: 1303 (12%)     max: 1450 ms
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
min: 2037     avg: 2328     median: 2358 (2%)     max: 2588 Points
1355 Points (1%)
1915 Points (2%)
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Metal
100%
1 MT8127 +
871 Points (23%)
67%
1 MT8125 +
583 Points (16%)
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Multicore Beta
100%
1 MT8127 +
1352 Points (30%)
85%
1 MT8125 +
1155 Points (26%)
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Browser
100%
1 MT8127 +
1808 Points (24%)
81%
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 MT8389 +
4706 points (11%)
93%
1 MT8125 +
min: 3953     avg: 4394     median: 4393.5 (10%)     max: 4834 points
AnTuTu v3 - AnTuTu v3 CPU
100%
1 MT8389 +
5967 Points (39%)
99%
1 MT8125 +
5925 Points (39%)
AnTuTu v4 - AnTuTu v4 Total Score
100%
1 MT8389 +
13430 Points (31%)
99%
1 MT8125 +
min: 13211     avg: 13244     median: 13243.5 (31%)     max: 13276 Points
AnTuTu v5 - AnTuTu v5 Total Score
100%
1 MT8127 +
min: 22466     avg: 23136     median: 23136 (23%)     max: 23806 Points
68%
1 MT8125 +
15649 Points (16%)
AnTuTu v6 - AnTuTu v6 Total Score
100%
1 MT8127 +
min: 25865     avg: 26003     median: 26003 (9%)     max: 26141 Points
55%
1 MT8125 +
14200 Points (5%)
AndEBench - AndEBench Java
100%
1 MT8389 +
min: 294     avg: 317     median: 326 (10%)     max: 331 Iter./s
101%
1 MT8125 +
min: 304     avg: 324     median: 330 (10%)     max: 332 Iter./s
AndEBench - AndEBench Native
100%
1 MT8389 +
min: 6373     avg: 6440     median: 6437 (21%)     max: 6510 Iter./s
101%
1 MT8125 +
min: 6449     avg: 6502     median: 6506.5 (21%)     max: 6544 Iter./s
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile V1 CPU Tests
100%
1 MT8389 +
min: 8173     avg: 8297     median: 8323 (1%)     max: 8396 Points
101%
1 MT8125 +
min: 8230     avg: 8406     median: 8406 (1%)     max: 8580 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score 2.0
100%
1 MT8127 +
2345 Points (15%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score
100%
1 MT8127 +
3499 Points (18%)
54%
1 MT8125 +
1873 Points (9%)

Average Benchmarks Mediatek MT8127 → 100% n=10

Average Benchmarks Mediatek MT8389 → 80% n=10

Average Benchmarks Mediatek MT8125 → 82% n=10

- 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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