MediaTek MT8188J Benchmark, Test and specs

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The MediaTek MT8188J has 8 cores with 8 threads and is based on the 2. gen of the Mediatek MT-Serie series. The processor was released in Q1/2023. The MediaTek MT8188J scores 710 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 2,016 points.
MediaTek MT8188J

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the MediaTek MT8188J. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the MediaTek MT8188J.

Name: MediaTek MT8188J
Family: Mediatek MT-Serie (72)
CPU group: MediaTek MT88xx 12nm (1)
Architecture: Cortex-A78/-A55
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 2
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The MediaTek MT8188J has 8 CPU cores and can calculate 8 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the MediaTek MT8188J is 2.20 GHz. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 8 / 8
Core architecture: hybrid (big.LITTLE)
A-Core: 2x Cortex-A78
B-Core: 6x Cortex-A55
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: No
A-Core Frequency: 2.20 GHz
B-Core Frequency: 2.00 GHz

Internal Graphics

The MediaTek MT8188J has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. Specifically, the MediaTek MT8188J uses the ARM Mali-G57 MP2, which has 32 texture shaders and 2 execution units. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

GPU name: ARM Mali-G57 MP2
GPU frequency: 0.25 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 0.95 GHz
Compute units: 2
Shader: 32
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q2/2020
Max. displays: 2
Generation: Vallhall 1
Direct X: 12
Technology: 7 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 4 GB
Frame Generation: No

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

h265 / HEVC (8 bit): Decode / Encode
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): Decode / Encode
h264: Decode / Encode
VP8: Decode / Encode
VP9: Decode / Encode
AV1: Decode
AVC: Decode / Encode
VC-1: Decode / Encode
JPEG: Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to 8 GB memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 25.5 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
25.5 GB/s
Max. Memory: 8 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
PCIe Bandwidth: --

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 5 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually gives a rough idea of the actual power consumption of the CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 5 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

The MediaTek MT8188J is made in 12 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 5.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 12 nm
Chip design: Chiplet
Socket: --
L2-Cache: 1.00 MB
L3-Cache: 4.00 MB
Operating systems: Android
Virtualization: None
Instruction set (ISA): Armv8-A (64 bit)
ISA extensions: --
Release date: Q1/2023
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: --

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Athlon Silver 7120U AMD Athlon Silver 7120U
2C 2T @ 3.50 GHz
Intel Core i5-6400T Intel Core i5-6400T
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
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8C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
MediaTek MT8188J MediaTek MT8188J
8C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G
8C 8T @ 2.80 GHz
Intel Core i5-6300U Intel Core i5-6300U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
Intel Core i5-4590T Intel Core i5-4590T
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core i7-2710QE Intel Core i7-2710QE
4C 8T @ 2.10 GHz
AMD Athlon 220GE AMD Athlon 220GE
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
Intel Core i3-8109U Intel Core i3-8109U
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
MediaTek MT8188J MediaTek MT8188J
8C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
Intel Core i5-7260U Intel Core i5-7260U
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
AMD Athlon Gold 7220C AMD Athlon Gold 7220C
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
AMD Athlon PRO 300GE AMD Athlon PRO 300GE
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
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HiSilicon Kirin 960S HiSilicon Kirin 960S
ARM Mali-G71 MP8 @ 0.90 GHz
MediaTek MT8188J MediaTek MT8188J
ARM Mali-G57 MP2 @ 0.95 GHz
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ARM Mali-G57 MP2 @ 0.95 GHz
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ARM Mali-G57 MP2 @ 0.95 GHz


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