• Can existing HDMI cables support the higher bandwidths of HDMI 2.0 Specification?

    Yes, existing High Speed HDMI Cables (wire only) will support the new higher bandwidths (up to 18Gbps).
     
    HDMI 2.0 specification defined a new, more efficient signaling method, for speeds above 1.4b limits (10.2Gbps), to allow higher bandwidths (up to 18Gbps) over existing High Speed HDMI Wire Cables.
     


  • 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.