Mediatek MT8321 vs Mediatek MT8389

Mediatek MT8321

► remove MT8321

The Mediatek MT8321 is a low-cost ARM SoC (System on a Chip) mainly used in smartphones. It is most likely manufactured in 28 nm and integrates a quad-core Cortex-A7 processor and a ARM Mali-400 MP2. The CPU cores are clocked at up to 1.3 GHz while the GPU is clocked at up to 500 MHz. Furthermore, the chip includes a EDGE / HSPA+ / WDCDMA radio and 802.11 b/g/n WiFi. The integrated single channel memory controller supports LPDDR3 RAM.

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 MT8121 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.

Mediatek MT8389

► remove MT8389

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 MT8321Mediatek MT8389
Mediatek Mediatek
Cortex-A7Cortex-A7
: Mediatek Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT6592 (compare)1700 - 2000 MHz8 / 8
Mediatek MT8127 (compare)1500 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT6589T (compare)1500 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT83891200 - 1500 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT8125 (compare)1200 - 1500 MHz4 / 4
» Mediatek MT83211300 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 MT6572 (compare)1200 MHz2 / 2
Mediatek MT6592 (compare)1700 - 2000 MHz8 / 8
Mediatek MT8127 (compare)1500 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT6589T (compare)1500 MHz4 / 4
» Mediatek MT83891200 - 1500 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT8125 (compare)1200 - 1500 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT83211300 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 MT6572 (compare)1200 MHz2 / 2
1300 MHz1200 - 1500 MHz
1 MB1 MB
4 / 44 / 4
28 28
Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, EDGE / HSPA+ / WDCDMAWi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, FM, 3G/HSPA+, 2G/EDGE
iGPUARM Mali-400 MP2 (500 MHz)PowerVR SGX544 (300 MHz)
Mediatek MT8321 Mediatek MT8389

3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 7384     avg: 7882.7     median: 8037 (5%)     max: 8227 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
min: 7174     avg: 7725.7     median: 7932 (9%)     max: 8071 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
7924 Points (9%)
7962 Points (9%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
min: 266     avg: 272     median: 271 (2%)     max: 279 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
min: 767     avg: 806     median: 795 (7%)     max: 856 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
min: 2005     avg: 2023.3     median: 2018 (3%)     max: 2047 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
min: 1151     avg: 1183.7     median: 1181 (2%)     max: 1219 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
min: 1299     avg: 1310.7     median: 1301 (3%)     max: 1332 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
min: 1042     avg: 1069     median: 1069 (1%)     max: 1096 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
325 Points (7%)
Geekbench 4.4 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
429 Points (7%)
Geekbench 4.4 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
1106 Points (2%)
Linpack Android / IOS - Multi Thread
min: 35     avg: 87.9     median: 111 (4%)     max: 116 MFLOPS
Linpack Android / IOS - Single Thread
min: 36     avg: 57.6     median: 37 (4%)     max: 99 MFLOPS
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
19084.6 ms (32%)
18660.9 ms (31%)
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
min: 1413     avg: 1454.9     median: 1463 (16%)     max: 1487 ms
Sunspider - 0.9.1 Total Score *
min: 1319     avg: 1332     median: 1333 (13%)     max: 1343 ms
Octane V2 - Total Score
1718 Points (3%)
1355 Points (3%)
Quadrant Standard Edition 2.0
4706 points (11%)
AnTuTu v3 - CPU
5967 (39%)
AnTuTu v4 - Total Score
13430 (31%)
AnTuTu v6 - Total Score
26504 Points (9%)
AndEBench - Java
min: 294     avg: 317     median: 326 (10%)     max: 331 Iter./s
AndEBench - Native
min: 6373     avg: 6440     median: 6437 (21%)     max: 6510 Iter./s
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - CPU Tests
min: 8173     avg: 8297.3     median: 8323 (1%)     max: 8396 Points
PCMark for Android - Computer Vision score
1382 Points (11%)
PCMark for Android - Storage score
4460 Points (20%)
PCMark for Android - Work performance score
2529 Points (13%)

Average Benchmarks Mediatek MT8321 → 100%

Average Benchmarks Mediatek MT8389 → 99%

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

Add one or more devices and compare

In the following list you can select (and also search for) devices that should be added to the comparison. You can select more than one device.

restrict list:

show all (including archived), 2019, 2018
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)