MediaTek MT8163 V/A 1.5 GHz vs Apple A6

MediaTek MT8163 V/A 1.5 GHz

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The MediaTek MT8163 V/A is an ARM based entry-level to mid-range SoC for (Android based) tablets. It offers four ARM Cortex-A53 processor cores (quad-core) that are clocked with up to 1.5 GHz. Furthermore, an ARM Mali-T720 MP2 graphics card clocked at 600 MHz, a DDR3x32 1600Mbps memory controller, Bluetooth 4.0, 802.11 b/g/n, GPS and FM are integrated in the SoC.

The similar named MediaTek MT8163 V/B is the slower clocked version, with a CPU clock o up to 1.3 GHz (-6%) and GPU of up to 520 MHz (-13%).

The performance is situated in the entry level of 2015 and often similar to the Kirin 910T (see benchmark below).

Apple A6

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The Apple A6 is a dual-core SoC found in the iPhone 5 with ARM compatible CPU cores. The A6 was developed by Apple and supports the extended ARMv7s instruction set. The clock rate of the CPU is between 800 to 1200 MHz depending on the CPU load. The integrated GPU is a PowerVR SGX543MP3 at 266 MHz.

MediaTek MT8163 V/A 1.5 GHzApple A6
Mediatek Apple
:
MediaTek Helio X27 MT6797X (compare)2600 MHz10 / 10
Rockchip RK3288 (compare)1800 MHz4 / 4
» MediaTek MT8163 V/A 1.5 GHz1500 MHz4 / 4
MediaTek MT8163 V/B 1.3 GHz (compare)1300 MHz4 / 4
MediaTek MT8161 (compare)1300 MHz4 / 4
Rockchip RK3188 (compare)1800 MHz4 / 4
Apple A6x (compare)1400 MHz2
Apple A61000 MHz2
Apple S5 (compare)2 / 2
HiSilicon k3v2 Hi3620 (compare)1200 MHz4 / 4
Rockchip RK3066 1.5 GHz (compare)1500 MHz2 / 2
Amlogic AML8726-MX (compare)1500 MHz2 / 2
Rockchip RK3168 (compare)1200 MHz2 / 2
Rockchip RK2918 1.2 GHz (compare)1200 MHz1 / 1
ARM Cortex A8 1.2 GHz (compare)1200 MHz1 / 1
Telechips TCC8803 1GHz (compare)1000 MHz1 / 1
Loongson 2F 900MHz (compare)900 MHz1 / 1
CSR8670 (compare)80 MHz2
unknown (compare)
MediaTek Helio X27 MT6797X (compare)2600 MHz10 / 10
Rockchip RK3288 (compare)1800 MHz4 / 4
MediaTek MT8163 V/A 1.5 GHz1500 MHz4 / 4
MediaTek MT8163 V/B 1.3 GHz (compare)1300 MHz4 / 4
MediaTek MT8161 (compare)1300 MHz4 / 4
Rockchip RK3188 (compare)1800 MHz4 / 4
Apple A6x (compare)1400 MHz2
» Apple A61000 MHz2
Apple S5 (compare)2 / 2
HiSilicon k3v2 Hi3620 (compare)1200 MHz4 / 4
Rockchip RK3066 1.5 GHz (compare)1500 MHz2 / 2
Amlogic AML8726-MX (compare)1500 MHz2 / 2
Rockchip RK3168 (compare)1200 MHz2 / 2
Rockchip RK2918 1.2 GHz (compare)1200 MHz1 / 1
ARM Cortex A8 1.2 GHz (compare)1200 MHz1 / 1
Telechips TCC8803 1GHz (compare)1000 MHz1 / 1
Loongson 2F 900MHz (compare)900 MHz1 / 1
CSR8670 (compare)80 MHz2
unknown (compare)
1500 MHz1000 MHz
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DDR3x32 memory controller 1600Mbps, T720 [email protected], internal Display up to 1366x768, HMID up to 1080p, H.265 1080p video decode, 13MP image signal processor, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, embedded GPS module, Bluetooth 4.0, FM radio support, ARM TrustZone
iGPUARM Mali-T720 MP2 (600 MHz)

3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
100%
A6 +
7961 Points (5%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
100%
A6 +
7816 Points (9%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
min: 8790     avg: 10063     median: 9926 (11%)     max: 11472 Points
3DMark - Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Physics 2560x1440
776 Points (10%)
3DMark - Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Unlimited Physics 2560x1440
min: 768     avg: 831     median: 781 (15%)     max: 945 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
100%
A6 +
940 Points (8%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
100%
A6 +
1867 Points (17%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
100%
A6 +
2114 Points (4%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
100%
A6 +
1261 Points (3%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
100%
A6 +
1648 Points (4%)
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
100%
A6 +
1273 Points (2%)
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
100%
A6 +
min: 701     avg: 706     median: 705.5 (14%)     max: 710 Points
Geekbench 4.4 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
min: 549     avg: 636     median: 636 (10%)     max: 723 Points
Geekbench 4.4 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
min: 1553     avg: 1781     median: 1781 (3%)     max: 2009 Points
Geekbench 5 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
134 Points (10%)
Geekbench 5 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
375 Points (2%)
Linpack Android / IOS - Multi Thread
100%
A6 +
min: 484.05     avg: 530     median: 529.5 (18%)     max: 574.95 MFLOPS
Linpack Android / IOS - Single Thread
100%
A6 +
min: 309.38     avg: 337     median: 337.3 (33%)     max: 365.18 MFLOPS
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
min: 12549.8     avg: 14060     median: 14060.4 (24%)     max: 15571 ms
99%
A6 +
14535 ms (24%)
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
100%
A6 +
min: 714     avg: 722     median: 722.1 (8%)     max: 730.1 ms
Sunspider - 0.9.1 Total Score *
100%
A6 +
935 ms (9%)
Octane V2 - Total Score
min: 2972     avg: 3261     median: 3261 (6%)     max: 3550 Points
AnTuTu v6 - Total Score
min: 33452     avg: 37816     median: 37815.5 (13%)     max: 42179 Points
AnTuTu v7 - MEM
min: 4042     avg: 4277     median: 4276.5 (13%)     max: 4511 Points
AnTuTu v7 - UX
min: 13724     avg: 15979     median: 15979 (20%)     max: 18234 Points
AnTuTu v7 - GPU
min: 2431     avg: 2672     median: 2671.5 (1%)     max: 2912 Points
AnTuTu v7 - CPU
min: 19354     avg: 21013     median: 21013 (13%)     max: 22672 Points
AnTuTu v7 - Total Score
min: 39551     avg: 43893     median: 43892.5 (8%)     max: 48234 Points
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - CPU Tests
100%
A6 +
24996 Points (3%)
PCMark for Android - Computer Vision score
2133 Points (13%)
PCMark for Android - Storage score
1923 Points (7%)
PCMark for Android - Work 2.0 performance score
min: 3071     avg: 3328     median: 3424 (28%)     max: 3489 Points
PCMark for Android - Work performance score
4576 Points (23%)

Average Benchmarks MediaTek MT8163 V/A 1.5 GHz → 100%

Average Benchmarks Apple A6 → 100%

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