Huawei Honghu 818 SoC vs Mediatek MT5597 vs MT5596 vs Amlogic S905X vs Tegra X1

With the launch of HarmonyOS on the Honor Vision & Vision Pro TVs, I thought it was worth looking into the chipsets that power these devices. With 4K HDR playback available on most TVs you would expect something relatively beefy powering the underlying SmartOS. Flagship mobiles are currently using the 7nm fabrication process, but most TVs and set-top boxes are using chipsets that are built around a 28nm process, and the Tegra X1 which is often regarded as the most powerful chipset for Android-based set-top boxes is manufactured on 20nm process, soon to be upgraded to 16nm. The new...

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