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Mediatek MT8389

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.

Series Mediatek
CodenameCortex-A7
Series: 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 MT8321 (compare)1300 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
Clock Rate1200 - 1500 MHz
Level 2 Cache1 MB
Number of Cores / Threads4 / 4
Manufacturing Technology28 nm
FeaturesWi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, FM, 3G/HSPA+, 2G/EDGE
GPUPowerVR SGX544 (300 MHz)
Announcement Date05/29/2013
Product Link (external) Mediatek MT8389

Benchmarks

Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
min: 1151     avg: 1183.7     median: 1181 (4%)     max: 1219 Points
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

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Reviews for the Mediatek MT8389 processor

Acer Iconia A3-A11 3G (PowerVR SGX544, 10.1")
» Acer Iconia A3-A11 3G - External Review

Acer Iconia Tab 8 A1-841 (PowerVR SGX544, 7.9")
» Acer Iconia Tab 8 A1-841 - External Review

Acer Iconia Tab A1-841HD (PowerVR SGX544, 8")
» Acer Iconia Tab A1-841HD - External Review

Archos 101 Xenon (PowerVR SGX544, 10.1")
» Archos 101 Xenon - External Review

Kogan Agora HD Mini ( unknown, 7.9")
» Kogan Agora HD Mini - External Review

Lenovo IdeaTab A3000 3G 59-374506 (PowerVR SGX544, 7")
» Lenovo IdeaTab A3000 3G 59-374506 - External Review

Lenovo IdeaTab A3000-H (PowerVR SGX544, 7")
» Review Lenovo IdeaTab A3000-H Tablet - Review
» Lenovo IdeaTab A3000-H - External Review

Lenovo IdeaTab S6000 (PowerVR SGX554MP4, 10.1")
» Review Lenovo IdeaTab S6000 Tablet - Review
» Lenovo IdeaTab S6000 - External Review

Lenovo Yoga 8 (PowerVR SGX544, 8")
» Lenovo Yoga 8 - External Review

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8 (PowerVR SGX544, 8")
» Review Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8 - Review
» Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8 - External Review

Prestigio Multipad 4 (PowerVR SGX544, 7.9")
» Prestigio Multipad 7.9 inch - External Review

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Other CPUs of the series Mediatek

» Mediatek MT8176
   2.1 GHz
» Mediatek MT8173
   2.4 GHz
» Mediatek MT8173C
   2.1 GHz
» Mediatek MT6595 Turbo
   2.5 GHz / 2 MB L2
» Mediatek MT6595
   2.2 GHz / 2 MB L2
» Mediatek MT6595M
   2 GHz / 2 MB L2
» Mediatek MT6795
   2.2 GHz
» Mediatek MT8135
   1.7 GHz
» Mediatek MT8752
   1.7 GHz
» Mediatek MT6752
   1.7 GHz
» Mediatek MT6753
   1.5 GHz
» Mediatek MT6750S
   1.5 GHz
» Mediatek MT6750N
   1.5 GHz
» Mediatek MT6750
   1.5 GHz
» Mediatek MT6592
   1.7 GHz / 1 MB L2
» Mediatek MT8732
   1.5 GHz
» Mediatek MT8165
   1.5 GHz
» Mediatek MT6739
   1.5 GHz
» Mediatek MT6732
   1.5 GHz
» Mediatek MT6735
   1.5 GHz
» Mediatek MT8735
   1.3 GHz
» Mediatek MT6737T
   1.5 GHz
» Mediatek MT6737
   1.25 GHz
» Mediatek MT6735P
   1 GHz
» Mediatek MT6735M
   1 GHz
» Mediatek MT8127
   1.5 GHz / 0.5 MB L2
» Mediatek MT6589T
   1.5 GHz / 2 MB L2
» Mediatek MT8389
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB L2
» Mediatek MT8125
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB L2
» Mediatek MT8321
   1.3 GHz / 1 MB L2
» Mediatek MT8121
   1.3 GHz / 1 MB L2
» Mediatek MT6582
   1.3 GHz / 0.5 MB L2
» Mediatek MT6582M
   1.3 GHz / 0.5 MB L2
» Mediatek MT6580M
   1.3 GHz / 0.5 MB L2
» Mediatek MT6589
   1.2 GHz
» Mediatek MT8312
   1.3 GHz
» Mediatek MT8377
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB L2
» Mediatek MT6572
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB L2
» Mediatek MT8317T
   1.2 GHz
» Mediatek MT6577
   1 GHz
» Mediatek MT6575
   1 GHz

Surrounding CPUs

- Intel Celeron M 723
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB
- Samsung Exynos 4412 Quad
   1.4 GHz / 0 MB
- NVIDIA Tegra 3
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
- Mediatek MT8127
   1.5 GHz / 0.5 MB
- Mediatek MT6589T
   1.5 GHz / 2 MB
» Mediatek MT8389
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB L2
+ Mediatek MT8125
   1.2 GHz / 1024 KB
+ Spreadtrum SC9830A
   1.5 GHz / KB
+ Samsung Exynos 3470 Quad
   1.4 GHz / KB
+ Samsung Exynos 3475 Quad
   1.3 GHz / KB
+ Mediatek MT8321
   1.3 GHz / 1024 KB
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2013-08-20)