The patent holder behind HDMI cables seems to have made a massive jump allowing the new HDMI 2.1 cables to support 10k resolutions even when the entire world is still limping to adopt 4K videos and gaming on expensive televisions.
The full specifications of the newly announced HDMI 2.1 confirmed that the developers are hell bent are pushing things to the far future so that they don’t have to upgrade it for the next decade or so. The highest picture resolution and refresh rates can be achieved through this cable which is going to be kind of not so practical in the beginning but will slowly witness users adopting it as time passes.
After all, wired connections are always ahead of wireless when it comes to preparing for the future. Be it the internet’s ethernet cable or the HDMI, both pave way for bigger dreams. The new cable can easily handle 10K resolutions even though we don’t have any televisions that has even touch 8K in the market.
The HDMI 2.1 cable can also deliver 120Hz refresh rate in 4K resolution and can also support bandwidth up to 48Gbps which is very high compared to the last generation cable that supports about 18Gbps. The cable also supports variable refresh rate and will also be backwards compatible to support all the other cables and devices released so far.