S900 (MT9950)

Flagship 8KTV SoC with powerful AI processor

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 (APU) 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

Worldwide 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,  USB 2.0,  USB 3.0,  PCI-Express

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