According to the latest news, MediaTek has announced the MT9602 smart TV SoC. It is targeting the existing 4K HDR displays in the market. MediaTek considers that MT9602 will deliver “real-time video optimization with improved picture and audio quality”. The SoC comes with MediaTek AI picture quality and AI audio quality.
The smart TV SoC will make its debut alongside Motorola TVs, which is scheduled to be launched in India on 9th October in partnership with Flipkart. The new quad-core processor comes with AI enhancements, an Arm Mali GPU, and HDMI 2.1 support.
MediaTek MT9602 is a quad-core processor that features Arm Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.5 GHz and Arm Mali G52 MC1. At a maximum, the device can support 2 GB of RAM, 4K 3,840 x 2,160-pixel resolution, and a refresh rate of 60 Hz. When it comes to HDR standards, MediaTek MT9602 supports BBC HLG, HDR10, Dolby Vision HDR, HDR10+, and much more. It also comes with AVS2, HEVC, AV1, VP9, H.264, and SHVC 4K60@10bit video decoding and H.264 encoding.
MediaTek MT9602 comes with HDMI 2.0/1.4 with HDCP 2.2, HDMI 2.1a, and USB 2.0 support. There is also Dolby Atmos audio decoding and 4x directional microphone support which uses MediaTek’s AI picture quality AI audio quality, and AI-Voice.
On 9th October, MediaTek MT9602 processor will make its debut with the upcoming Motorola TVs that are being launched in partnership with Flipkart. The Motorola store page on Flipkart reveals there will be a launch event as well. The launch event will be aired at 3 PM IST on 9th October. In the event, Motorola will not only launch its smart TV but also a refrigerator, a washing machine, and an air conditioner.
Dev Iyer, Flipkart private brands vice president said “We are pleased to bring the new range of Motorola Smart TVs to market, powered by MediaTek’s innovative MT9602 chip – making it one of the most competitive Smart TVs in the country. Through this chip, Indian consumers will be able to enjoy the benefits of superior and advanced specifications, across both 4K and HD/FHD ranges, for the first time giving them a perfect festive season delight.”