vivo S15 Pro features Pixelworks visual processing for superior mobile gaming

Improves gaming performance of vivo S15 Pro with immersive visual quality and advanced gaming display filters

SHANGHAI, May 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Pixelworks, Inc. (NASDAQ: PXLW), a leading provider of innovative video processing and display solutions, today announced that the latest vivo S15 Pro smartphone features the Pixelworks X5 visual processor Plus, providing users with an authentic experience and smooth visual quality for mobile games. Coupled with the newly introduced game display filters, users can now further customize the immersive viewing experience to enhance their competitive skills and enjoyment in the game world.

In terms of display, the vivo S15 Pro smartphone features a 6.56-inch FHD+ POLED curved display with a resolution of 2376 x 1080 pixels, supports refresh rates up to 120Hz, a wide 100% DCI-P3 color gamut and 1500 nits peak brightness. The smartphone is built on MediaTek’s latest flagship 5G Dimensity 8100 mobile platform, which uses TSMC’s N5 (5nm) process technology and integrates the Pixelworks X5 Plus visual processor to further improve display performance for gaming. mobiles. In terms of battery, the vivo S15 Pro smartphone supports 88W flash charging with dual-core charge pump technology, allowing users to quickly recharge the device after prolonged gaming, while actively managing temperature and maximizing battery life.

Pixelworks technology brings significant visual display benefits to vivo S15 Pro smartphones, including:

  • MotionEngine® Technology — Patented Pixelworks MotionEngine® (MEMC) uses an efficient interpolation algorithm to upscale low frame rate animation to high frame rates of up to 120 fps, ensuring ultra-smooth motion quality while preserving the original artistic intention of game creators. Additionally, distributed processing enabled by Pixelworks offloads the workload from the GPU to reduce overall system power consumption, which in turn prevents overheating and extends gaming on mobile devices. This feature has been uniquely tailored to achieve optimal visual performance for several popular mobile games, including Game for Peace, League of Legends, King of Glory, Call of Duty, Identity V, Cross Fire, Onmyoji Arena and Sky: Children of the Light.
  • Improved image quality — In order to create a more immersive visual experience and improve gaming performance, vivo and Pixelworks have collaborated to develop multiple game display filters to enhance visual display effects. For the games mentioned above, users can adopt general filters which include Vivid, Highlight, Soft, Old Movie, Snow Blindness Prevention and Low Light Enhancement modes. Additional customizable display settings, such as contrast, saturation, hue, and brightness, can also be adjusted to suit your personal preferences. Additionally, for users who prefer one-time image quality enhancement, dedicated optimization modes are provided for some popular mobile games, including Game for Peace, League of Legends, King of Glory. Leveraging in-depth analysis of game-specific content and graphic style, uniquely detailed characters and scenes in these designated games contribute to a more immersive appearance, which helps users identify with their characters and outperform their opponents more effectively.

“This generation of the vivo S series is primarily focused on cinematic portraits. In addition to inheriting the excellent looks and portrait photography of previous generations, it also strives to deliver more premium performance and user experience,” said Jiayao Zhang, S&S Pro Product Line Manager, vivo. “In terms of performance, we are also making continuous improvements to satisfy various entertainment demands of young consumers. Through our cooperation with Pixelworks, we aim to provide users with more high frame rate mobile games and offer them the ability to further optimize the game appearance according to their preferences.We hope that users can enjoy the beauty of the game world as much as they do in real life.

“Congratulations on the launch of the vivo S15 Pro smartphone!” mentioned Leo Shen, Sr. VP, GM of Mobile BU, Pixelworks. “We are excited to bring vivo S15 Pro users Pixelworks’ advanced visual display technology to further enhance their mobile gaming performance. High frame rate and high image quality play a key role in cultivating of an immersive visual experience for mobile games. With more details unveiled, players can easily identify opponents and avoid previously hidden traps, then take action one step sooner to win. The gaming display provides consumers with increased flexibility to choose their own personal gaming appearance. We believe that with the excellent performance and exceptional appearance, the vivo S15 Pro is well equipped to win favor with younger consumers! “

About vivo

vivo is a technology company that creates great products based on design-driven value, with smart devices and smart services at its core. The company aims to build a bridge between humans and the digital world. Through unique creativity, vivo brings users more and more convenient mobile and digital life. In line with the company’s core values, which include Benfen*, value-driven design, user orientation, continuous learning and team spirit, vivo has implemented a sustainable development strategy with the vision to become a healthier and more sustainable world-class company.

While bringing together and developing the best local talent to deliver excellence, vivo is supported by a wide range of R&D centers in cities, including Shenzhen, Dongguan, Nankeen, beijing, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Xi’an, focusing on the development of cutting-edge consumer technologies, including 5G, artificial intelligence, industrial design, photography and other emerging technologies. vivo has also set up smart manufacturing networks (including brand-authorized manufacturing centers). At present, vivo has an annual production capacity of nearly 200 million smartphones, with its sales network in more than 60 countries and regions, and is loved by more than 400 million users worldwide.

* “Benfen” is a term describing the attitude of doing the right things and doing things well – which is the ideal description of vivo’s mission to create value for society.

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About Pixel Works

Pixelworks provides industry-leading content creation, video delivery and display processing solutions and technology that enable highly authentic viewing experiences with superior visual quality, on all screens – from cinema to smartphone and beyond. The company has over 20 years of experience delivering image processing innovation to leading vendors of consumer electronics, professional displays and video streaming services.

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