Items tagged with hdmi 2.1

There are more 4K TVs available on the market than you can shake a stick at these days, having pushed their Full HD (1080p) counterparts down to the bargain bin. Today, you can find competent 43-inch 4K TV for under $200. But the tech industry is already looking to the next big thing, which naturally means 8K TVs. While a handful of 8K sets have made their way to the market, the 8K Association has announced guidelines that will define these TVs as they become more common in the marketplace. The 8K Association has put forth a set of specifications and performance parameters that will ensure that 8K TVs will have us scoffing at 4K panelsin the same way we look at Full HD TVs today. For... Read more...
The HDMI 2.1 standard was officially announced earlier this year at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2017). Today, the HDMI Forum has announced that it has officially released the specifications that will eventually be incorporated into next generation televisions and computing devices. Critically, the HDMI 2.1 spec is tasked with supporting "higher video resolutions and refresh rates" across the board. 8K resolutions will be supported at 60 fps, while you'll be able to pump 4K content at up to 120 fps. In fact, resolutions can be cranked all the way up to 10K, which we're assuming will be at 30 fps. New Ultra High-Speed HDMI cables will be able to support up to 48Gbps of bandwidth (for comparison's... Read more...