HDMI 2.0

HDMI organization just posted HDMI FORUM RELEASES VERSION 2.0 OF THE HDMI SPECIFICATION. It is a new standard. Previous is HDMI 1.4

I wrote one post before about HDMI 1.3 vs HDMI 1.4

So, what about HDMI2.0. What’s new?
HDMI 2.0 vs HDMI1.4

  • Max Clock Rate: 600Mhz vs 340Mhz
  • Maximum TMDS throughput per channel (Gbit/s) including 8b/10b overhead: 6 vs 3.4
  • Maximum total TMDS throughput (Gbit/s) including 8b/10b overhead: 18 vs 10.2
  • Maximum throughput (Gbit/s) with 8b/10b overhead removed:14.4 vs 8.16
  • Maximum color depth (bit/px): 48 vs 48
  • Maximum consumer resolution over single link at 24-bit/px:  3840×2160p60 vs 3840×2160p30

HDMI 2.0 has following five new features:

  1. 4K resolution support at 60 fps
  2. Support for up to 32 channel audio
  3. Support for up to 1536 kHz audio
  4. Support for up to 4 audio streams
  5. Support for 21:9 aspect ratio

It will be soon, the new HDMI 2.0 cable will be on markete.