Samsung and MediaTek have now revealed the world’s first 8K TV equipped with MediaTek’s custom Wi-Fi 6 Chipset, the Samsung 8K QLED Y20 Model (Q950, Q900).
According to the company report, the flagship TV is the only 8K TV across the globe supporting the Wi-Fi 6 connectivity and will provide consumers a more seamless entertainment experience with smoother streaming and gaming as well as with the unconstrainted internet access.
Wi-Fi 6 8K TV is one of the newest wireless standards with higher transmission throughput while saving on power, translating to smoother 8K streaming capabilities.
MediaTek 8K TV revealed that it continues to release new lines of Wi-Fi 6 products for key markets, including the broadband, retail outlets, gaming, consumer electronics, and IoT.
“Samsung is a long-standing strategic partner of MediaTek, and its consistent drive to innovate has allowed MediaTek to continue to bring industry-leading IC solutions, like our Wi-Fi 6 family to market,” Jerry Yu, MediaTek Corporate Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Intelligent Devices Business Group said in a statement.
“Samsung 8K TV is driving the growth of the premium smart TV segment and collaborating with them on Wi-Fi 6 and 8K is just the start of strong global demand for advanced connectivity and Wi-Fi 6 solutions,” he added.