MediaTek released the smart TV chip Pentonic 700, equipped with a powerful AI engine, enabling a new generation of high-end 4K 120Hz smart TVs. Pentonic 700 has AI image quality enhancement technology, supports Dolby Vision IQ with Precision Detail function, integrates 4K 120Hz motion compensation technology (MEMC), 4K 120Hz timing controller (TCON) and game optimization technology, Helping global smart TV manufacturers create an engaging full-scene audio-visual experience.

Chen Junkun, General Manager of MediaTek TV Business Unit, said: “With the help of AI picture quality enhancement technology, the MediaTek Pentonic series further enhances the intelligent functions of TVs. Users are watching videos, sports, playing games or using the TV as a control center for other smart devices. The Pentonic 700 provides an excellent experience.”

Pentonic 700 integrates MediaTek AI processor APU, supports MediaTek AI super resolution, AI-PQ Scene Recognition and AI-PQ Object Recognition technology, providing image edge smoothing Processing and detail reconstruction functions. The Pentonic 700 enhances the contrast of light and dark areas with Dolby Vision IQ with Precision Detail for stunning image detail.

The MediaTek Pentonic 700 supports simultaneous display of multiple sources from both local and the Internet in Picture-in-Picture (PiP) or Split Screen (PbP) on a single screen. This new technology can be used for home entertainment, where consumers can watch their favorite sporting events from different perspectives at the same time, or invite friends and family to have a video call while enjoying the exciting event. In the office, it can enhance the functionality of virtual meetings, allowing the TV to display different streaming content at the same time.

Pentonic 700 is suitable for 120Hz smart TVs and supports variable frame rate (VRR) technology up to 144Hz, helping TV manufacturers to tailor products for various gaming applications and providing players with a smooth and smooth gaming experience. The Pentonic 700 supports HDMI 2.1’s Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM), which reduces display latency and creates an immersive gaming environment for players with Dolby Atmos, Dolby Vision Gaming .

Key features of the MediaTek Pentonic 700 include:

It supports 4K resolution display, and supports variable frame rate technology up to 4K 144Hz in game applications.

Dolby Vision IQ with Precision Detail improves picture detail and enhances image texture and depth.

Supports HDR10+ Adaptive technology to optimize viewing experience based on room lighting conditions.

AI-PQ Scene Recognition 2.0 automatically optimizes image settings.

AI-PQ Object Recognition 2.5 (AI-PQ Object Recognition 2.5) enhances the depth of field effect with different sharpness, contrast and color between foreground and background.

The built-in hardware video decoding engine supports the commonly used HEVC, AV1, AVS3 formats, as well as the VVC (H.266) format, to meet the new needs of broadcast and streaming media providers.

AI Super Resolution 2.0 (AI-SR 2.0), providing image edge smoothing and detail reconstruction.

Supports next-generation voice assistant functions and smart home device management.

The chip’s highly integrated design and excellent energy efficiency can help device manufacturers streamline bill of materials (BOM) and shorten product time-to-market. Smart TV manufacturers can choose MediaTek Filogic Wi-Fi 6/6E/7 wireless connection solution to achieve high-speed network connection, play 4K video content more smoothly, bring low-latency and stable connection to smart TV, and fully satisfy users’ needs for streaming media playback and Demand for cloud gaming.

The Pentonic 700 is a new member of the MediaTek Pentonic family. With the introduction of the Pentonic 700, the Pentonic series can provide smart TV manufacturers with a rich product portfolio for the high-end, mid-range and mainstream markets to meet different market needs. Smart TVs with Pentonic 700 are expected to be available in the fourth quarter of 2022.

Reviewing Editor: Peng Jing

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