S900 (MT9950)

The MediaTek S900 is a high performance SoC for 8KTV’s with industry-leading features. Designed for TV manufacturers create highly competitive flagship products, the S900 integrates a mix of high performance compute units including, multi-core CPU, GPU, a dedicated AI processing unit (NPU) and display controller that can directly drive the 8K display. A hardware-based AV1 video decoder is also included, embracing the latest video compression standard for up to 8K streaming video.

AI Enhancements

The powerful 1.6 TOPS AI processing unit provides AI enhanced features including AI-PQ (picture quality) enhancements. MediaTek’s AI-PQ enables real-time recognition during of people and scene types during the video stream, then automatically adjusts color saturation, brightness, sharpness, dynamic motion compensation and picture noise to provide the best quality settings.

As industry leaders in voice assistant devices (VADs), brands can add up to four directional microphones and use our AI voice technologies for integrated voice assistants, allowing users to directly engage with their smart TV, controlling its functions or other home IoT integration.

ATSC 3.0 Support

MediaTek leads the industry with the most comprehensive global demod hardware built-in, including support for the latest ATSC 3.0 in North America.

Great for Movies & Gaming

The S900 platform supports HDMI 2.1a up to 48Gbps, providing enough bandwidth to deliver 4K at 120Hz or 8K at 60Hz plus advanced HDR10+ color depth at 4:4:4 chroma. HDMI VRR support enables variable refresh rate panels to match movies or console gaming frame-rates in order to avoid screen tearing. The S900 even supports external peripheral add-on so brands can customize the platform for differentiation.

Specifications

Processors

CPU Type

Arm Cortex-A73

CPU Bit

64-bit

CPU Cores

Quad (4)

Max CPU Frequency

1.8GHz

GPU Type

Arm Mali-G52 MC2

Max GPU Frequency

800MHz

Memory

96-bit LPDDR4

Memory Frequency

Up to 3700MHz

Max Memory

8.5GB

Demod

Demod

ATSC, ATSC 3.0, DTMB, DVB-T/T2/S/S2/S2X/C/C2, ISDB-T

Display

Max Display Resolution

3840 x 2160 (4K), 7680 x 4320 (8K)

HDR Standards

BBC HLG, HDR10 (SMPTE2084), Dolby Vision HDR, Technicolor/Philips JHDR (ESTI TS 103 433), HDR10+

Video Decoding

HEVC: 8K@60Hz, VP9: 8K@30, H.264: 8K@30Hz, AV1: 8K@30Hz, AVS2: 4K@60Hz

Max Refresh Rate

120Hz

Interfaces

Interfaces

HDMI 2.0/1.4 with HDCP 2.2, HDMI 2.1a, PCI-Express, USB 2.0, USB 3.0

Audio

Audio Decoding

Dolby Atmos, DTS Master HD, DTS Virtual X

Microphones

4X Directional Mic

AI

Integrated AI Processor

Yes

Max Performance

1.6TOPS

AI Voice

Cortex-M4 with DSP

MediaTek Technologies

Unique & Brand Features

MEMC 4K120Hz, AI-PQ, AI-SR, AI-Voice