Which of these smartphone CPUs is more powerful?

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The 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Krait MSM8260-A dual core

OR

The MTK MT6589 Quad-core 1.2 GHz (The one in the Sony Xperia C)

Thanks.
 

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I think the Qualcomm will be faster. The arcitecture is far better, and the MT6589 does not perform very well in benchmarks.

Especially with the GHz rating, I stand by that.
 
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Yeah, that's what I thought, but the dual-core is a newer CPU, and comes with the more expensive Xperia T, so I was wondering. I eventually decided to drop 'em both and go with the Xperia Z that has a 1.5GHz quad-core, so all is well. Thanks for the response anyway :)

 

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Basically, MediaTek is like AMD.

Qualcomm is like Intel.

An Intel dual core can outperform an AMD 8-core in many instances.

It's not cut and dry.
 
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