HDMI 2.0

HDMI 2.0 is officially here. The new HDMI standard is said to have a capacity of 18Gbps, can support up to 32 audio channels and can carry 3,840 x 2,160 video at 60 frames per second. As a comparison, HDMI 1.4 can support 3840×2160 resolution at 30 frames per second and 4096×2160 resolution at 24 frames per second. HDMI 2.0 can also handle 1536kHz audio sample frequency and carry dual video streams. No new specifications were outlined for the connector or cable for HDMI 2.0.

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  1. M R Goplani

    While it is good that new HDMI 2.00 port will now be available but it is not clarified if this new port will be reverse compatible? If it is not reverse compatible, its utility will be limited…

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