A T800 modem and Pentonic 1000 chip from MediaTek

A T800 modem and Pentonic 1000 chip from MediaTek
A T800 modem and Pentonic 1000 chip from MediaTek

It has become a household name in the smartphone chipset industry, however the company also designs chips that are used in Chromebooks and other smartphones. The company also offers a 5G modem, which is a viable alternative to Qualcomm and Samsung modems, which are also very successful. There has just been an announcement from MediaTek about the launch of their new 5G modem, named the MediaTek T800. A Pentonic 1000 chip was also announced by MediaTek for the manufacture of 4K televisions.

A T800 modem and Pentonic 1000 chip from MediaTek

As part of its flagship 4K television line, the company has developed a chip that is capable of supporting displays up to 120Hz. With the help of this product, you will be able to process multiple Dolby Vision streams simultaneously and can even support Dolby Vision IQ with Precision Detail. In the near future, TVs equipped with the new chip will be able to display up to eight different video streams at once.

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There are also gaming facilities included in this apartment. With Auto Low Latency mode, this unit can display up to 4K at 144Hz and supports variable refresh rate inputs at up to 4K at 144Hz. Furthermore, the chip also features a low-latency Wi-Fi 6/6E connection which allows it to be used for some cloud streaming of games from the cloud.

A T800 modem and Pentonic 1000 chip from MediaTek

It is one of the first chipsets to support the upcoming H.266 aka VVC format for video streaming, due to be released in 2008. In addition to the usual HEVC, VP9, AVS3 and AV1, it also handles the usual HEVC, VP9, and AV1. The Dolby Atmos sound can be paired with Dolby Vision imagery for a complete immersive experience.

In the first quarter of 2023, we might see the first TVs with the Pentonic 1000 in stores.

MediaTek T800

In the following section, we will look at the MediaTek T800, which is the next in the list. With the T700 being the predecessor, this is the successor model. The MediTek T800 is a fast, efficient modem with 5G capabilities. A StandAlone (SA) or Non-StandAlone (NSA) network is supported by this product. It supports both sub-6GHz and mmWave operations. Also, it is possible to use it with dual SIM cards (with dual standby support) as well as with a single SIM card.

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It is possible for the modem to deliver download speeds of up to 7.9Gbps and upload speeds of up to 4.2Gbps on both directions. It supports both the Release-16 4GPP standards for 5G and 4CC carrier aggregation features that are part of the 4GPP Release-16 specifications. In addition, the modem uses a power-efficient node based on four nanometers.


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