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MediaTek to enable AV1 Video codec technology on Android smartphones

Tuesday 28 April 2020 | 18:56 CET | News
MediaTek announced it will enable YouTube video streams using the AV1 video codec on the MediaTek Dimensity 1000 5G SoC. The MediaTek Dimensity 1000 is what the company calls the world's first smartphone SoC to integrate an AV1 hardware video decoder, enabling it to play back AV1 video streams up to 4K resolution at 60 fps. With its improved compression efficiency, AV1 gives users incredible visual quality and smoother video experiences, while using less data, the company said.

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