MediaTek has announced the launch of their newest AI-enabled Smart TV SoC — the MT9602. It is targeted towards smart TVs with 4K HDR displays, with in-built AI-enhancement technologies such as AI-PQ (picture quality) and AI-AQ (audio quality) along with support for HDMI 2.1a, global HDR codecs and more.
The MT9602 features an ARM Cortex-A53 based quad-core CPU and the ARM Mali-G52 MC1 GPU inside. It can support up to three HDMI 2.1a compliant ports, Dolby Atmos surround sound, AV1 and AVS2 decoding and multiple HDR standards such as Dolby Vision HDR, HDR10+, BBC HLG, etc.
Also engineered into the chip is MediaTek specific technologies such as AI-PQ and AI-AQ technologies, which work together to optimize videos by improving picture and audio quality in real time.
The MediaTek MT9602 will be appearing first in Motorola’s upcoming range of Smart TVs that are slated to launch on October 9th on Flipkart. The Motorola Smart TVs will be India’s first smart TVs to be powered by Android 10.
Commenting on the launch, Mike Chang, Corporate Vice President and General Manager of the Smart Home Business Group, MediaTek said:
MediaTek is the number one chip provider for smart TVs, globally. Our advanced chips and smart TV technologies are designed to deliver incredible experiences by making the smart TV the centre of intelligent homes. The launch of MediaTek MT9602 is a testimony of our commitment to ecosystem partners, to bring the latest technologies to the Indian market. I look forward to the upcoming Motorola TVs, powered by the MediaTek MT9602, which is set to redefine user experience.