The HDMI Forum Inc, today officially announced the launch of the 2.0 version of HDMI. The launch seems well planned keeping in mind the need for the latest ultra HDTV’s(4K), the 2.0 HDMI will add some improvements to the connection standard.
With a bandwidth capacity of up to 18Gbps, it has enough room to carry 3,840 x 2,160 resolution video at up to 60fps, this is 4 times the clarity of 1080p/60 video resolution, will support 32 audio channel and auto lip-sync and extensions to CEC.
The connector and the wire will be same as before, as the company claims the wire is capable [...]
At an event in Delhi today, Sony launched 2 variants of its X9004 Ultra-HD television range, a 55″ model and a 65″ model.
The 4K LED televisions contain 8 million individual pixels (3840 x 2160 pixels), have a 16:9 aspect ratio and come with Sony’s latest generation processing engine analysis, which cleans and refines images, restoring impressive results from lower quality sources.
The X9004 Bravia series also up-scales 2K data to 4K quality and deliver images which are clearer and sharper. This is also aided by the Reality [...]
Samsung has announced that it will launch smaller variants of the 85 inch 4k TV we saw earlier this year. The two variants will bring economies of scale to the 4K TV lineup with a 65 inch and a 55 inch 4K will be launched in June.
The Pricing on the smaller variants will ensure that the people stay interested in this technology and it does not become another Blue-Ray fiasco. The new TVs will also have Samsung’s upgradeable Smart TV platform and the “micro dimming ultimate” LED lighting. To the relief of most of the future buyers/owners the horrendous frame was not listed, and may not be included in [...]