Mali-V61 Video Processor

Mali-V61 Block Diagram.

About Mali-V61

Arm Mali-V61 is a flexible and scalable multi-standard video processing solution, designed for Generation-Z use cases. The Mali-V61 includes innovations such as VP9 encoding that scales across all levels and price points for mobile and home SoC requirements.

Key features

  • Multi-standard, scalable, flexible video IP for encoding and decoding.
  • Supports HEVC, H.264, VP9, VP8, encode & decode, and legacy decoders.
  • One scalable video solution to address mobile and home multimedia SoCs.

Key benefits

  • A power-efficient multi-video codec solution.
  • Supports VP9, 4K media.
  • Improved time to market with a unified Mali Multimedia Suite of Graphics, Video, and Display.


Entry level to premium mobile

Home Multimedia SoCs

Consumer, IP and surveillance cameras


 Features Value
API Support
For encode and decode : VP9 10-bit, VP9 8-bit, HEVC Main 10, HEVC Main, H.264, VP8, JPEG. Decode only : MPEG4, MPEG2, VC-1/WMV, Real, H.263 Driver and video streaming infrastructure based on OpenMAX™ which runs on the host CPU.
Bus Interface
AMBA AXI Compatible with a wide range of bus interconnect and peripheral IP.
Memory System
MMU Built-in Memory Management Unit (MMU) to support virtual memory.
Performance 1080p60 to 4K120 Scalable from one to eight cores with multiple performance points.

  • A mali gpu chip.
  • Graphics Processing from Arm

    Including both graphics and GPU Compute technology, Mali GPUs offer a diverse selection of scalable solutions for low power to high performance smartphones, tablets and DTVs.

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  • Delivering Energy-efficiency to the Screen

    The Mali Display Processors bring composition, scaling, rotation and image post-processing tasks from the GPU on to a dedicated processor to maximize device battery life.

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