MediaTek Pentonic 800 for smart TVs unveiled at Computex 2024

4 June 2024, 21:53:09

MediaTek Pentonic 800 for smart TVs unveiled at Computex 2024MediaTek Pentonic 800 is the latest chip by the brand for smart displays. It is presented at Computex 2024 and delivers best-in-class video, audio, and cloud gaming experiences. The SoC is ideal for a variety of 4K displays, including smart TVs, smart monitors, commercial displays, and embedded large displays. Compared to the previous generation chip, MediaTek’s AI processor offers 50% faster AI processing performance and reduces up to 60% bandwidth usage. The powerful NPU supports a variety of MediaTek AI-powered display technologies, including AI-Super Resolution 3.0, AI-Contrast 2.0, AI-Picture Quality Scene Recognition 2.0+, and AI-Picture Quality Object Recognition 2.5+. These technologies significantly improve upscaling, enhance picture quality, and eliminate noise, among many other enhancements for streaming and gaming. To further optimize gaming, Pentonic 800 supports variable refresh rate (VRR) up to 4K2K 165Hz.

Also, the Pentonic 800's hardware video decoding engine supports popular key codecs such as HEVC, AV1, AVS3 High Profile, and VVC (H.266) for high-quality 4K video playback. The chip also supports MEMC, TCON, and high-resolution audio. OEMs have the flexibility to add MediaTek's Filogic Wi-Fi connectivity solutions to provide reliable high-speed connectivity with low latency. Additionally, MediaTek’s Filogic Wi-Fi/Bluetooth combo solutions provide seamless connectivity between screens and peripherals, such as game controllers and wireless headsets.

The Pentonic 800 houses a quad-core Cortex-A73 CPU clocked at 1.8GHz and a Mali-G57 MC1 GPU. It supports 64-bit DDR4 RAM at 3200 Mbps, Hi-Res Audio, Dolby Atmos, etc.

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