HDMI 2.0 Wikipedia: FAQ for HDMI 2.0 Cable

What’s new in HDMI 2.0?
HDMI 2.0,is backwards compatible with earlier versions of the HDMI standard,remarkably enhancing bandwidth up to 18Gbps,as well as key enhancements to support 4K (or Ultra HD) video at 60 frames per second.This advanced technology turn a new page of the current HDMI standard.

The HDMI2.0 carried over all the features Up to 32 audio channels for a multi-dimensional immersive audio experience,Up to 1536kHz audio sample frequency for the highest audio fidelity,and Simultaneous delivery of dual video streams to multiple users on the same screen.What’s more,Simultaneous delivery of multi-stream audio to multiple users (Up to 4).There’s also support for a 21:9 aspect ratio (basically 2.35:1)


What is the testing policy for HDMI 2.0 products?
The process of design function that add into HDMI 2.0 specification have to be submitted to an ATC for testing,and pass all applicable and available HDMI compliance tests before they were shipment

Does HDMI 2.0 support BT.2020 (rec.2020) colorimetry?
There is no doubt that HDMI 2.0 support BT.2020 Colorimetry with 10 or more bits of color depth.
Video Formats defined in BT.2020 and supported by HDMI 2.0 specification:
– 2160p, 10/12 bits, 24/25/30Hz, RGB/4:2:2/4:4:4
– 2160p, 10/12 bits, 50/60Hz, 4:2:0/4:2:2

What are the 4K formats supported by HDMI 2.0?


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