The HDMI Licensing Group has announced the HDMI 2.1 spec, which will support dynamic HDR, 8K60, and 4K120.
To take full favorable position of the new HDMI spec, you’ll require another 48-gigabit-per-second link. That link will likewise work with more established HDMI 1.3 (10.2Gbps) and HDMI 2.0a (16Gbps) ports, however those ports don’t bolster the new HDMI 2.1 elements. We asked our press contact whether firmware-upgradeable HDMI ports can be overhauled to handle parts or the greater part of the new standard, yet didn’t find a firm solution.
Robert Blanchard of Sony Electronics, president of the HDMI Forum, said in the press release:This new release of the specification offers a broad range of advanced features for enhancing the consumer entertainment experience, as well as providing robust solutions to the commercial A/V sector.
This is part of the HDMI Forum’s continuing mission to develop specifications for the HDMI eco-system that meet the growing demand for compelling, high-performance and exciting features.
Take a look at the full feature set of HDMI 2.1 below as well as additional FAQ provided by the HDMI Forum.
- Higher Video Resolutions support a scope of higher resolutions and quicker revive rates including 8K60Hz and 4K120Hz for immersive viewing and smooth quick activity detail.
- Dynamic HDR guarantees each snapshot of a video is shown at its optimal qualities for profundity, detail, brightness, contrast, and more extensive shading ranges on a scene-by-scene or even a casing edge-by-edge basis.
- 48G cable empower up to 48Gbps data transfer capacity for uncompressed HDMI 2.1 component bolster containing 8K video with HDR. The link is in reverse compatible with prior adaptations of the HDMI Specification and can be utilized with existing HDMI gadgets.
- eARC supports the most progressive sound organizations, for example, protest based sound, and empowers propelled sound flag control capacities including gadget auto-recognize.
- Game Mode VRR highlights variable revive rate, which empowers a 3D illustrations processor to show the picture right now it is rendered for more fluid and better itemized gameplay, and for diminishing or dispensing with lag, stammer, and frame tearing.