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MediaTek MT6739 vs MediaTek MT6737

We compared two 4-core processors: MediaTek MT6739 (with PowerVR GE8100 graphics) and MediaTek MT6737 (Mali-T720 MP2). 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
Gaming Performance
GPU performance in games and OpenCL/Vulcan
Battery life
Efficiency of battery consumption
NanoReview Score
Overall chip score

Key Differences

Main differences and advantages of each chip
Pros of MediaTek MT6739
  • Announced 1-year and 9-months later
  • Supports 31% higher memory bandwidth (6.4 against 4.9 GB/s)
  • 15% higher CPU clock speed (1500 vs 1300 MHz)
  • Shows better (up to 19%) AnTuTu 8 score – 48K vs 40K
Pros of MediaTek MT6737
  • Performs 62% better in floating-point computations
  • Higher GPU frequency (~14%)


Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 8

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
Total score 48558 40730

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score


Full list of technical specifications of MediaTek MT6739 and MediaTek MT6737


Architecture 4x 1.5 GHz – Cortex-A53 4x 1.3 GHz – Cortex-A53
Cores 4 4
Frequency 1500 MHz 1300 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8-A
Process 28 nanometers 28 nanometers
Transistor count 1 billion 1 billion
TDP - 7 W


GPU name PowerVR GE8100 Mali-T720 MP2
Architecture Rogue Midgard
GPU frequency 570 MHz 500-650 MHz
Execution units 1 2
Shading units 16 32
FLOPS 21 Gigaflops 34 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.0 -
OpenCL version 1.2 1.2
DirectX version 10 11


Memory type LPDDR3 LPDDR3
Memory frequency 667 MHz 640 MHz
Bus 1x 32 Bit 1x 32 Bit
Max bandwidth 6.4 Gbit/s 4.9 Gbit/s
Max size 3 GB 3 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) No No
Storage type eMMC 5.1 eMMC 5.0
Max display resolution 1440 x 720 1280 x 720
Max camera resolution 1x 13MP, 2x 8MP 1x 13MP
Video capture 1K at 30FPS 1K at 30FPS
Video playback 1080p at 60FPS 1080p at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265 H.264, H.265
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV


Modem MT6177M 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 5 4
Bluetooth 4.2 4.1
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo GPS


Announced September 2017 January 2016
Class Low end Mid range
Model number MT6739 MT6737
Official page MediaTek MT6739 official site MediaTek MT6737 official site

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So, which SoC would you choose?
28 (49.1%)
29 (50.9%)
Total votes: 57


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