Allwinner H8 Octa-core Processor for High-end OTT Box Market announced


Allwinner Technology is a well renowned China-based fabless semiconductor company. This company is headquartered in Zhuhai,Guangdong . 80% of its staff are engineers and this company designs mixed signals SoCs and prove system solution.

Allwinner Technology which is leading application processor designer has released a new octa-core H8 System on chip (SoC). It is mainly used for the high end gaming and video OTT box markets at the Hong kong, Electronics Fair. Based on TSMC’s 28nm HPC process, this new SoC enhances the system performance with low heat, enabling ODM/OEM manufacturers to produce OTT boxes at unprecedent  BOM costs.

Allwinner_logoAllwinner H8 Octa-core Processor Features

High-speed high performance computing system

  • 8-core Cortex-A7 CPU architecture, running at up to 2.0GHz;  Eight cores can run simultaneously;
  • PowerVR SGX544 GPU that runs at up to 700MHz, with support for OpenGL ES 2.0/1.1, OpenCL 1.1 APIs and outstanding graphics for gaming and UI effects;

Premium multimedia features

  • Support multi-format 1080p@60fps video processing. H.265/HEVC format is supported as well;
  • Integrated 8M image signal processor;
  • Allwinner’s latest SmartColor technology to deliver higher image quality and better visual effects;

Video output system

  • Support HDMI 1080P@60fps, with HDCP 2.0 support; support HDMI CEC

High system integration

  • USB Host, USB dual-role
  • 1000Mbps Ethernet MAC
  • three SD/MMC controllers

Other key features includes:

  • Multi-format 1080p@60fps video processing including H.265/HEVC codec.
  • HDMI video output up to 1080P@60fps, with HDCP 2.0 support; support HDMI CEC
  • Integrated 8M image signal processor
  • USB – USB Host, and USB dual-role interfaces
  • Gigabit Ethernet MAC
  • Three SD/MMC controllers
  • SmartColor technology to deliver higher image quality and better visual effects
  • Manufactured with 28nm HPC (High-Performance Compact) process by TSMC.
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Srikanth Kulkarni

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