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Mediatek MT6589T

MT6589T

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.

Series Mediatek
CodenameCortex-A7
Series: Mediatek Cortex-A7
Mediatek MT6592 (compare)1700 - 2000 MHz8 / 8
Mediatek MT8127 (compare)1500 MHz4 / 4
» Mediatek MT6589T1500 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT8389 (compare)1200 - 1500 MHz4 / 4
Mediatek MT8125 (compare)1200 - 1500 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 Rate1500 MHz
Level 1 Cache256 KB
Level 2 Cache2 MB
Number of Cores / Threads4 / 4
Manufacturing Technology28 nm
FeaturesUMTS/HSPA+, TD-SCDMA, 533 MHz LPDDR2, 13 MP Camera ISP, 1080p30 encode/decode, PowerVR SGX544 @ 357 MHz
GPUPowerVR SGX544 (357 MHz)
Announcement Date07/01/2013
Product Link (external) Mediatek MT6589T

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Other CPUs of the series Mediatek

» Mediatek Mediatek Helio P25
   2.6 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT8176
   2.1 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT8173
   2.4 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT8173C
   2.1 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT6595 Turbo
   2.5 GHz / 2 MB
» Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763T
   2.3 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT6595
   2.2 GHz / 2 MB
» Mediatek MT6595M
   2 GHz / 2 MB
» Mediatek Mediatek Helio P20 MT6757
   2.3 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT6795
   2.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek Mediatek Helio X20 MT6797
   2.3 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT8135
   1.7 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT8752
   1.7 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT6752
   1.7 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT6753
   1.5 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT6750
   1.5 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT6592
   1.7 GHz / 1 MB
» Mediatek MT8732
   1.5 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT8165
   1.5 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT6732
   1.5 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT6735
   1.5 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT8735
   1.3 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT6737T
   1.5 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT6737
   1.25 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT6735P
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT6735M
   1 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
» Mediatek MT8125
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB
» Mediatek MT8121
   1.3 GHz / 1 MB
» Mediatek MT6582
   1.3 GHz / 0.5 MB
» Mediatek MT6582M
   1.3 GHz / 0.5 MB
» Mediatek MT6580M
   1.3 GHz / 0.5 MB
» Mediatek MT6589
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT8312
   1.3 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT8377
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB
» Mediatek MT6572
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB
» Mediatek MT8317T
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT6577
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT6575
   1 GHz / 0 MB

Surrounding CPUs

- Intel Pentium M 753
   1.2 GHz / 2 MB
- 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 / 1024 KB
+ 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
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2015-12-28)