MediaTek’s new Pentonic 2000 SoC for TVs is powerful enough to support 8K 120Hz displays

After announcing the all-new Dimensity 9000 flagship chip for smartphones, MediaTek has now unveiled the Pentonic 2000 SoC for next-gen smart TVs. The new chip is built with TSMC’s 7nm advanced process technology, and it’s powerful enough to support 8K 120Hz displays.
MediaTek claims that the new Pentonic 2000 SoC is the first all-in-one chip for TVs that supports 8K 120Hz displays. It features an integrated 8K 120Hz MEMC engine, and it’s the first commercial 8K TV chip with Versatile Video Coding (VCC) H.266 media support.
The SoC integrates high-performance display technology with the built-in MediaTek APU (AI processor) to power MediaTek’s new 8K AI-Super Resolution and Intelligent View technologies. The Pentonic 2000 SoC packs the “TV industry’s fastest CPU and GPU,” coupled with an ultra-wide 6-channel memory bus, UFS 3.1 storage, and support for MediaTek’s new Wi-Fi 6E or 5G cellular modems.
“The Pentonic 2000 puts MediaTek at the forefront of smart TV design with its ability …

Written By: Pranob Mehrotra

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