April 9, 2021 – Pixelworks, Inc. (NASDAQ: PXLW), an industry-leading provider of innovative visual processing solutions, today announced that its Display processing technology will power the new Lenovo Savior Power Competitive phone 2 Pro. This is Lenovo’s first gaming smartphone powered by the Pixelworks i6 processor, which delivers a full-time HDR experience with multi-layered content optimization, designed to elevate the visual quality of smartphone games and videos to unprecedented levels.
Pixelworks’ unique real-time SDR-to-HDR technology and industry-leading HDR10/10+ tone mapping provide Lenovo Savior 2 Pro users with an incredibly immersive gaming and cinema-quality video experience, all powered by HDR10 /10+ certification. In addition, the Lenovo Savior Gaming Phone 2 Pro features Pixelworks’ patented, industry-leading multi-refresh rate color calibration with advanced skin tone management to ensure unprecedented color reproduction for all display content. The processor’s daylight mode ensures visual clarity of the Screen even in bright sunlight.
Zhao Yunming, Vice President of Lenovo Mobile Gaming Group, said: “Through our partnership with Pixelworks, we will bring a more immersive mobile gaming experience to the Lenovo Legion community. With the new Pixelworks i6 processor, we are confident that the Lenovo Savior Gaming Phone 2 The Pro meets the expectations of the most demanding mobile gamers, providing them with an incredible HDR gaming experience.”
Todd DeBonis, President and CEO of Pixelworks, said: “We are delighted that the Pixelworks i6 processor will power Lenovo’s new Savior Gaming Phone 2 Pro and are confident it will excite mobile gamers around the world. Lenovo’s innovation Design combined with Pixelworks display processing leadership enables unprecedented levels of color depth, contrast and clarity, not just for gaming, but for any image the user cares about, including streaming video and user-generated content. “
Based ON the 5G mobile platform of Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888, the Savior Gaming Phone 2 Pro has a 6.92-inch AMOLED screen with a refresh rate of up to 144 Hz and a resolution of 1080 x 2460 pixels. Powered by the Pixelworks i6 visual processor, it offers a range of unique, industry-leading features that elevate the gaming experience to a whole new level, including:
l Multi-level full-time HDR experience – Through multi-level content optimization for games and video applications, real-time SDR to HDR technology can increase the contrast ratio of most content in SDR format by up to 100 times and increase the color depth by up to 60 times , providing a truly immersive gaming and full cinematic video experience.
l HDR 10/10+ tone mapping – Based on Pixelworks’ industry-leading accurate HDR tone mapping, the Lenovo Savior Gaming Phone 2 Pro is HDR10+ certified for video from leading content providers while maintaining the original artistic intent Deliver a cinematic video experience.
l Daylight Mode – Dynamically adjusts display brightness and contrast based on changes in ambient light conditions to maintain visual clarity in bright viewing conditions, including sunlit environments.
l DC Dimming 2.0 – Provides a comfortable viewing experience in low light conditions by dynamically adjusting display current to mitigate screen flicker associated with conventional basic Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) dimming.
l Color Calibration 3.0 – Using Pixelworks’ patented display calibration technology, every Savior Gaming Phone 2 Pro is factory calibrated at multiple refresh rates up to 144 Hz, with an average delta E (a measure of color accuracy) of less than 1 , which means that the human eye does not perceive deviations from perfect color reproduction.
l Calibrated Appearance Adjustment – Pixelworks’ new Calibrated Retouch filter and correction option dynamically enhances selfie images with more style and precision than previous generations, allowing them to look their best in different color gamuts and custom viewing modes The most natural effect.
l Color Shift Correction – As part of the display adjustment process, this feature ensures color accuracy across the screen even at low brightness by correcting the color cast that occurs on AMOLED panels at low brightness.
time to market
The Lenovo Savior Gaming Phone 2 Pro will be available in China in mid-April and is expected to be available in selected markets such as Asia Pacific and Europe in May. North American availability to be determined. Pricing and availability of the phone will vary by location. 1
1Prices may not include tax, shipping or options and are subject to change without notice; additional terms and conditions apply. Availability dates may vary by geography, and products may only be available in certain markets. All offers are subject to availability. Lenovo reserves the right to change product features and specifications at any time without notice.