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MediaTek reveals Pentonic 2000, the world’s first 7nm TV chip, decodes [email protected]

Here’s a detailed intro guide to Mediatek’s latest innovation, Mediatek Pentonic 2000.

Since the release of Mediatek’s latest flagship processor, Dimensity 9000 Flagship SoC, MediaTek has been the talk of the town. The company is now raising shoulders to compete with Qualcomm, Samsung Exynos, and even the mighty Apple Bionic SoC.

Not long after the release of Dimensity 9000 Flagship SoC, Mediatek just made another debut and this time it’s for the television industry.

On November 20, Mediatek announced its latest innovation, the MediaTek Pentonic 2000 for 8K TVs that come with the 7nm chip technology.

In detail, MediaTek Pentonic 2000 is the world’s first Tv chip to employ the use of 7nm process technology and it is based on TSMC’s node.

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computer chip – MediaTek Pentonic 2000
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This new Mediatek innovation, Pentonic 2000, as claimed, will equip flagship 8K TVs with remarkable features and cutting-edge technology in display, audio, AI, broadcasting, and networking.

To further up, Mediatek Pentonic 2000 also made another headway in the TV industry to support VVC (Versatile Video Coding) H.266 media which claims to improve compression efficiency for streaming and broadcast media. The chip will likewise also support the new Dobly vision to enhance the cinematic experience.

The caveat here is that frequently used video compression standards such as HEVC, VP9, AVS3 are all employed in this chip

According to Mediatek, Pentonic 2000 would support any smart TV display in the market including the popular 8K 120Hz display. And On behalf of 8K TVs, the chip will feature an 8K 120Hz MEMC engine integrated on it. If done rightly, this would place upcoming 8K Tvs at peak.

In addition, it comes with a combination of the fastest CPU and GPU in the Tv industry, which comes with abundant memory bandwidth and ultra-fast UFS 3.1 storage.

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In terms of connectivity, Mediatek pentatonic supports the usual MediaTek Wi-Fi 6E solutions (such as Filogic 330 or 320) as well as USB and PCI-Express connectivity. MediaTek 5G cellular solutions would also be available for Tv brands that would like to use it to speed up wireless internet connectivity.

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The Pentonic 2000 SoC is designed to meet the demands of the streaming era by combining MedaTek’s Intelligent View with superior display technology. This will in turn enable multiple PiP (picture-in-picture) and PbP (picture-by-picture) screens to display contents from various media sources at an instant. By this, users can stream content from multiple apps and sources, at the same time.

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MediaTek has always focused on providing tools for popular brands that can be easily customized to meet any preference. And this doesn’t exclude pentonic 2000, as it is compatible and applicable to all device designs. In addition, the chip also includes ATSC 3.0 standard also known as NextGen Tv.

Weighing It Up 

From its 8K AI-Super Resolution to the powerful 7nm process technology to VVC H.266 media support, MediaTek Pentonic 2000 is just at a whole new level.

However, we’re yet to see what MediaTek rivals has for us, to relatively determine how good Pentonic 2000 is.

Emmanuel Sunday is a Nigerian, more described as jack of all trades, he is a marketer, tech enthusiast, Blogger, Seo expert, youtuber and a web developer. He writes articles relating to tech, web development, marketing and lots more.


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