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MediaTek MT8161

The MediaTek MT8161 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 1.3 GHz. Furthermore, an ARM Mali-720 graphics card, a LPDDR3 memory controller (e.g., accessing 1 GB in the Lenovo Tab 2 A8-50), Bluetooth 4.0 and dual-band 802.11 b/g/n are integrated in the SoC.

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

SeriesMediatek
CodenameCortex-A53
Series: Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 935 compare2200 MHz8 / 8
HiSilicon Kirin 659 compare2360 MHz8 / 8
HiSilicon Kirin 658 compare2350 MHz8 / 8
HiSilicon Kirin 655 compare2100 MHz8 / 8
HiSilicon Kirin 650 compare2000 MHz8 / 8
HiSilicon Kirin 930 compare2000 MHz8 / 8
MediaTek MT8168 compare2000 MHz4 / 4
HiSilicon Kirin 620 compare1200 MHz8 / 8
MediaTek MT8163 V/A 1.5 GHz compare1500 MHz4 / 4
MediaTek MT8163 V/B 1.3 GHz compare1300 MHz4 / 4
» MediaTek MT81611300 MHz4 / 4
Marvell Armada PXA1908 compare1200 MHz4 / 4
Clock Rate1300 MHz
Number of Cores / Threads4 / 4
Manufacturing Technology28 nm
FeaturesLP-DDR3 memory controller, 1080p video encode, 1080p video decode, embedded GPS / GLONASS / BeiDou module, Bluetooth 4.0, FM radio support, ARM Jazelle, ARM TrustZone
GPUARM Mali-T720 MP2
Announcement Date01/01/2015

Benchmarks

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Reviews for the Mediatek MT8161 processor

Lenovo Tab 2 A8-50F (ARM Mali-T720 MP2, 8")
» Lenovo Tab 2 A8 Tablet Review - Review
» Lenovo Tab 2 A8-50F - External Review

Lenovo Tab 2 A8-50L (ARM Mali-T760 MP6, 8")
» Lenovo Tab 2 A8-50L - External Review

Lenovo Tab 3 730F (ARM Mali-T720 MP2, 7")
» Lenovo Tab 3 730F - External Review

Lenovo Tab 3 Business A10-70F 32GB (ARM Mali-T720 MP2, 10.1")
» Lenovo Tab 3 Business A10-70F 32GB - External Review

Lenovo Tab 3 Business TB3-X70F (ARM Mali-T720 MP2, 10.1")
» Lenovo Tab 3 Business TB3-X70F - External Review

Lenovo Tab 4 7 TB-7504F (ARM Mali-T720 MP2, 7")
» Lenovo Tab 4 7 TB-7504F - External Review

Lenovo Tab3 8 TB3-850F (ARM Mali-T720 MP2, 8")
» Lenovo Tab3 8 TB3-850F - External Review

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Other CPUs of the series

» HiSilicon Kirin 820
   1.84 GHz
» HiSilicon Kirin 810
   1.88 GHz
» Kirin 970
   2.4 GHz
» Kirin 960
   2.4 GHz
» Kirin 960s
   2.1 GHz
» Apple A9X
   2.26 GHz
» Kirin 955
   2.5 GHz
» Kirin 950
   2.3 GHz
» Mediatek MT6797X
   2.6 GHz
» HiSilicon Kirin 710
   2.2 GHz
» Apple A9
   1.8 GHz
» Apple A8X
   1.5 GHz / 2 MB L2 + 4 MB L3
» Apple A8
   1.4 GHz / 1 MB L2 + 4 MB L3
» SC9863A
   1.6 GHz
» VIA Nano QuadCore L4700
   1.2 GHz / 4 MB L2
» Kirin 925
   1.8 GHz
» Kirin 920
   1.7 GHz
» Kirin 935
   2.2 GHz
» Kirin 659
   2.36 GHz
» Kirin 658
   2.35 GHz
» Kirin 655
   2.1 GHz
» Kirin 650
   2 GHz
» Kirin 930
   2 GHz
» Apple A7
   1.3 GHz / 1 MB L2 + 4 MB L3
» Mediatek MT8168
   2 GHz
» Kirin 620
   1.2 GHz
» RK3288
   1.8 GHz
» Kirin 910T
   1.8 GHz
» Mediatek MT8161
   1.3 GHz
» RK3188
   1.8 GHz
» Kirin 910
   1.6 GHz
» Intel Celeron 220
   1.2 GHz / 0.5 MB L2
» AMD GX-210JA
   1 GHz / 1 MB L2
» Apple A6x
   1.4 GHz
» Apple A6
   1 GHz
» Apple S5
   
» Qualcomm Wear 3100
   
» Qualcomm Wear 2100
   
» Intel Celeron 2.8
   2.8 GHz / 0.1 MB L2
» OMAP 4470
   1.5 GHz
» k3v2 Hi3620
   1.2 GHz
» RK3066
   1.5 GHz / 0.5 MB L2
» MP5232
   1.5 GHz
» Broadcom BCM21664T
   1.2 GHz
» AML8726-MX
   1.5 GHz / 0.5 MB L2
» OMAP 4460
   1.2 GHz
» RK3168
   1.2 GHz
» Broadcom BCM28155
   1.2 GHz
» OMAP 4430
   1 GHz
» Apple A5x
   1 GHz
» Apple A5
   1 GHz
» Samsung Exynos 9110
   1.15 GHz
» NovaThor U8500
   1 GHz
» NovaThor U8420
   1 GHz
» i.MX 6SLL
   1 GHz / 0.3 MB L2
» RK2918 1.2 GHz
   1.2 GHz
» A10
   1.2 GHz
» Cortex A8 1.2 GHz
   1.2 GHz
» Apple A4
   1 GHz
» A13
   1 GHz
» WM8950
   1 GHz
» OMAP 3630 1GHz
   1 GHz
» OMAP 3622
   1 GHz
» RK2918
   1 GHz
» TCC8803 1GHz
   1 GHz
» ZiiLABS ZMS-08
   1 GHz
» Cortex A8
   1 GHz
» ATM7029
   1 GHz
» Loongson 2F
   0.9 GHz / 0.5 MB L2
» CSR8670
   0.08 GHz
» Huawei Kirin A1
   0.2 GHz
» PSoC6
   0.15 GHz
» Huawei DK3.5+ST
   
» unknown
   

Surrounding CPUs

- Mediatek MT6592
   1.7 GHz / 1 MB
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064T
   1.7 GHz / 2 MB
- Samsung Exynos 7578
   1.5 GHz
- Kirin 910T
   1.8 GHz
» Mediatek MT8161
   1.3 GHz
+ Intel Atom C3230RK
   1.1 GHz / KB
+ Qualcomm Snapdragon 435
   1.4 GHz / KB
+ Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
   1.4 GHz / KB
+ AMD E-Series E2-1800
   1.7 GHz / 1024 KB
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2015-06-21)