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MediaTek MT6737 vs MediaTek MT6580

We compared two 4-core processors: MediaTek MT6737 (with Mali-T720 MP2 graphics) and MediaTek MT6580 (Mali-400 MP1 ). Here you will find the pros and cons of each chip, technical specs and comprehensive tests in benchmarks like AnTuTu and Geekbench.


General comparison of performance, power consumption and other indicators
CPU Performance
Single and multi-core processor tests
Battery life
Efficiency of battery consumption
NanoReview Score
Overall chip score

Key Differences

Main differences and advantages of each chip
Pros of MediaTek MT6737
  • Performs 5.7x better in floating-point computations
  • Higher GPU frequency (~30%)
  • Compatible with the latest DirectX 11
  • Supports 14% higher memory bandwidth (4.9 against 4.3 GB/s)


Performance tests in popular benchmarks
AnTuTu Benchmark 7
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)


Full list of technical specifications of MediaTek MT6737 and MediaTek MT6580


Architecture 4x 1.3 GHz – Cortex-A53 4x 1.3 GHz – Cortex-A7
Cores 4 4
Frequency 1300 MHz 1300 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A -
L1 cache - 32 KB
L2 cache - 512 MB
Process 28 nanometers 28 nanometers
Transistor count 1 billion 1 billion


GPU name Mali-T720 MP2 Mali-400 MP1
Architecture Midgard Utgard
GPU frequency 500-650 MHz 500 MHz
Cores 2 1
FLOPS 34 Gigaflops 6 Gigaflops
OpenCL version 1.2 1.2
DirectX version 11 10


Memory type LPDDR3 LPDDR3
Memory frequency 640 MHz 533 MHz
Bus 1x 32 Bit 1x 32 Bit
Max bandwidth 4.9 Gbit/s 4.3 Gbit/s
Max size 3 GB 2 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) No No
Storage type eMMC 5.0 eMMC 5.0
Max display resolution 1280 x 720 1440 x 720
Max camera resolution 1x 13MP 1x 13MP
Video capture 1K at 30FPS 1K at 30FPS
Video playback 1080p at 30FPS 1080p at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265 H.264
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV MP3, MP4, WAV


Modem MT6169 -
4G support LTE Cat. 5 LTE Cat. 5
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 150 Mbps Up to 150 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 50 Mbps Up to 50 Mbps
Wi-Fi 4 4
Bluetooth 4.1 4.1
Navigation GPS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou


Announced January 2016 January 2016
Class Mid range Low end
Model number MT6737 MT6580
Official page MediaTek MT6737 official site MediaTek MT6580 official site

Cast your vote

So, which SoC would you choose?
6 (85.7%)
1 (14.3%)
Total votes: 7


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