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Toshiba Launches Industry's First 4K HDMI(R) to MIP(R) Dual-DSI Converter Chipset with Video Format Conversion

Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced the launch of “TC358870XBG”, the industry’s first[1] 4K High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI®) to MIPI® dual-DSI converter chipset with video format conversion. Samples are available now, with mass production scheduled to start in September.

Toshiba: 4K HDMI(R) to MIPI(R) Dual-DSI Converter Chipset with Video Format Conversion (Photo: Busin ...

Toshiba: 4K HDMI(R) to MIPI(R) Dual-DSI Converter Chipset with Video Format Conversion (Photo: Business Wire)

The new IC drives up to 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels) at a refresh rate of 30 frames per second (fps) with dual-DSI interface. It also supports WQXGA (2560x1600) at 60 frames per second and full HD resolutions at 120 fps. Its low latency enhances real-time gaming application and virtual reality products with high resolution LCD displays.

The new IC also supports conversion of HDMI® audio input stream to I2S, TDM, or SLIMbus® (Serial Low-power Inter-chip Media Bus), allowing use in a wide range of applications.

Key Features

  • HDMI® 1.4 RX support
    • 4K Ultra HD(3840x2160 @30fps, [email protected]), WQXGA (2560x1600) @60fps, full HD (1920x1080) @120fps (RGB, YCbCr444:24bpp, YCbCr422: 24bpp)
    • HDCP 1.3
    • 3D support
  • Availability of any of the three audio interfaces: I2S, TDM or SLIMbus® (Serial Low-power Inter-chip Media Bus)
  • Maximum 1Gbps/lane link speed MIPI® DSI-2 interface
  • Maximum 297MHz HDMI® clock speed


Consumer and industrial products with high resolution LCD displays, such as head-mounted displays (HMD), mobile devices, gaming accessories, and wearable computer displays.


Main Specifications of the New Product

Part Number   TC358870XBG
Input Interface HDMI® 1.4

Clock speed: 297MHz (Max.)

Output Video Interface Dual interfaces of MIPI® DSI 4 lanes (Up to 1Gbps/lane)
Output Audio Interface I2S, TDM, MIPI SLIMbus®
Source Voltage MIPI®: 1.2V


HDMI®: 3.3V

I/O: 1.8V and 3.3V

Package   FBGA80 (7mm×7mm,0.65mm pitch)

[1]: As of April 18, 2014. Toshiba survey.

* HDMI is a registered trademark of HDMI Licensing, LLC in the United States and/or other countries.
* MIPI and SLIMbus are registered trademarks of MIPI Alliance, Inc.
* All other trademarks and trade names are properties of their respective owners.

Customer Inquiries
Logic LSI Sales & Marketing Group
Tel: +81-44-548-2110

Information in this document, including product prices and specifications, content of services and contact information, is current on the date of the announcement but is subject to change without prior notice.

About Toshiba

Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems. Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors, storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions, medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances.

Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 590 consolidated companies, with 206,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 5.8 trillion yen (US$61 billion). Visit Toshiba's web site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm

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