As we all just so happen to play with our 4K television… NOT, the MHL Consortium is already preparing for the future with a new superMHL specifications supporting 8K video up to 120 fps, the ability to charge more powerful devices, new audio format support and more.
Key features of superMHL specifications:
- Delivery of up to 8K 120fps video (4320p @ 120 Hz)
- Deep Color support up to 48-bit color depths
- Wider color gamut to view content the way filmmakers intended
- High-Dynamic Range (HDR) support to strike the perfect balance of bright spectral highlights along with shadow details
- Immersive surround sound with support for object audio such as Dolby Atmos, DTS-UHD, 3D audio, and an audio-only mode
- Advanced connectivity configurations to link multiple MHL devices together (TV, AVR, Blu-ray player) and control them via one remote
- Power charging up to 40W
- Content on multiple displays when connecting a single device
- New reversible superMHL connector
- New support for the MHL Alt Mode for the USB Type-C specification
The superMHL connection features 32 pins to carry videos, data and power charging, and just like USB type C connectors, it’s reversible.
superMHL specifications will be published on mhltech.org at the end of January 2015. The MHL Consostirum is also showcase a 8K TV with superMHL support at CES 2015 in Booth 21466 in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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the MHL Consortium is already preparing for the future with a new superMHL specifications supporting 8K video up to 120 fps.
cool, that’s a real rec 2020 complient connector then, and thats good.
superMHL demo at CES 2015. Filmed by Charbax.
Great, but what about 4:4:4 YCbCr and uncompressed RGB? That’s the real needed improvement.