The Arm Mali-DP550 is designed to provide a low cost, area efficient display solution for panels up to 1080p. Developed to target a wide range of use cases from mobile to industrial and IoT, the Mali-DP550 provides significant power reductions compared to its predecessor and is pre-optimised to work seamlessly with the Mali Multimedia Suite of Video and Graphics processors.
Building on the feature set of the Arm Mali-DP500, the Mali-DP550 display processor offers enhanced capabilities for offloading tasks such as composition, scaling, rotation and image post-processing from the GPU in order to save power. Within a very small silicon area and at low energy consumption, the Mali-DP550 adds support for up to seven display layer composition and includes energy efficient technologies such as AFBC. In addition, its co-processor interface enables third parties to incorporate their own display IP in the Mali-DP550 display pipeline.
- Low cost display processor for 720p and 1080p panels
- Targeting mobile and non-mobile (e.g. Industrial, IoT) applications
- Offloads complex presentation functions from the CPU, GPU and VPU
- Enables efficient composition of up to seven display layers.
- Display timing compatible with CEA, HDMI, MIPI, and VESA.
- Co-processor interface enables further differentiation (for example, CABC, HDR, and LABC).
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|Implementation||Single Engine, Single Display or Dual Engine, Dual Display.
Compatible with most display standards, including VESA, CEA, HDMI, eDP, MIPI DPI and MIPI DSI.
|Compatibility||Optimized to work alongside Arm Mali GPUs and Video Processors. Can process simple tasks offloaded from the GPU.|
|Bandwidth Reduction||AFBC support enables system-wide bandwidth reduction of up to 50%.|
|Security||Content is hardware protected right to the glass. The Arm Mali-DP550 comes with a TrustZone secure layer for secure payment and is compatible with Arm TrustZone Ready Client 2, GlobalPlatform™ Trusted User Interface and TrustZone Media Protection.|
|Composition||Able to compose up to seven display layers.|
|Scaling||Scaling on the display processor reduces CPU/GPU power consumption. The Mali-DP650 supports high quality up-scaling and down-scaling in any ratio and both horizontally and vertically.|
|Resolution||Up to 4K with high colour depth. 12-bit display out is supported.|
|Rotation||90°, 180° and 270° rotation is supported along with highly configurable cropping options.|
|Picture Quality||With colour enhancements, single pixel accuracy for smooth window transitions and horizontal and vertical edge sharpening.|
||3D video is supported.
|Input/Output||Wide range of input and output formats supported.
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