Version: 2.0, up to 2160P
Gold plated connectors
High purity Oxygen Free Copper conductor / CCS / CC
HDMI 2.0, which is backwards compatible with earlier versions of the HDMI specifications, significantly increases bandwidth up to 18Gbps and adds key enhancements to support continuing market requirements for enhancing the consumer video and audio experience.
What’s new in HDMI 2.0
HDMI 2.0 significantly increases bandwidth to 18Gbps and includes the following advanced features:
Resolutions up to 4K@50/60 (2160p), which is 4 times the clarity of 1080p/60 video resolution, for the ultimate video experience
Up to 32 audio channels for a multi-dimensional immersive audio experience
Up to 1536kHz audio sample frequency for the highest audio fidelity
Simultaneous delivery of dual video streams to multiple users on the same screen
Simultaneous delivery of multi-stream audio to multiple users (Up to 4)
Support for the wide angle theatrical 21:9 video aspect ratio
Dynamic synchronization of video and audio streams
CEC extensions provide more expanded command and control of consumer electronics devices through a single control point
The cable is backwards compatible with all previous HDMI standards, so you'll be able to use the cable with all your HDMI devices.
Does HDMI 2.0 replace HDMI 1.x
No, HDMI 2.0 is built on top of HDMI 1.x and any device that wants to implement HDMI 2.0 must first implement HDMI 1.x as a baseline requirement.
Is HDMI 2.0 backwards compatible with HDMI 1.x
Yes, all HDMI versions are fully backward compatible with all previous versions.
Does HDMI 2.0 require new connectors
No, HDMI 2.0 uses the existing connectors.
Does HDMI 2.0 require new cables
No, HDMI 2.0 features will work with existing HDMI cables. Higher bandwidth features, such as 4K@50/60 (2160p) video formats, will require existing High Speed HDMI cables (Category 2 cables).