Official MediaTek Pentonic 2000: Super 8K 120Hz TV Chip

After announcing Dimensity 9000, the world’s first smartphone chip made with a 4nm production process , MediaTek introduced the Pentonic processor 2000 intended for new generation 8K TVs . The launch coincides with the presentation of the brand new product family Pentonic Smart TV . “ The new Pentonic chip 2000 is designed with all the flagship features consumers want – from the latest display and audio technologies to super-fast refresh rates, powerful AI capabilities, picture-in-picture streaming and more “, explains VP Mike Chang.

The all-in-one chip is the first made for TVs via TSMC’s 7nm N7 process : supports 8K display with refresh rate at 120 Hz and PC gaming a 144 Hz, as well as the latest generation consoles. It is equipped with the new technology AI-Super Resolution which allows real-time upscaling of low resolution content at the native resolution of the display, while Intelligent View opens the “ doors of Picture-in-Picture or Picture-by-Picture screens, allowing a large display with 8K resolution to show a display wall of different multimedia sources “. In other words, it will be possible to simultaneously view streaming contents from multiple sources (apps) at the highest possible resolution.

TECHNICAL FEATURES

  • TSMC N7 production process
  • support up to 8K display 120 Hz, PC gaming hardware 144 Hz, latest generation console
  • engine MEMC 8K 120 Integrated Hz
  • MediaTek APU with AI-Super Resolution technology for intelligent upscaling
  • MediaTek Intelligent View for PiP / PbP
  • MediaTek AI-Picture Quality Scene Recognition 2nd Generation
  • MediaTek AI-Pic 3rd generation Quality Object Recognition
  • UFS memory 3.1
  • WiFi 6E and 5G support
  • HDMI 2.1 support
  • USB connectivity
  • support for Versatile Video Coding (VVC) H. 266 for higher compression efficiency
  • HDR standards support
  • Dolby Vision
  • Dolby Atmos
  • support to voice assistants and integration to smart home devices
  • AV1 support for streaming services
  • support for all broadcast standards, including ATSC 3.0

Pentonic 2000 will be integrated on the first 8K TVs starting from next year .


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