hdmi full form

HDMI full form is High Definition Multimedia Interface, a digital audio/video interface that allows for the transmission of compressed video data to compatible computers.

HDMI is an analog video and audio replacement system. HDMI implements the standards EIEA/CEA-861, defined by definition and waveform for the recording and transmission of compressed and uncompressed audio.

HDMI send video and audio signal thus you don’t need another cable for audio.

HDMI connector

HDMI has 19 pins, the connectors are male and female. We can find 3 types of connector in the market, standard, mini, and micro connector.

hdmi connectors


HDMI Versions

Version 1.1 2004 supports DVD

Version 1.2 2005 supports added one-bit audio

Version 1.3 2006 TMDS clock to 340 MHz

Version 1.4 2009 supports resolutions 4096 × 2160 at 24 Hz, 3840 × 2160 at 24, 25, and 30 Hz, and 1920 × 1080 at 120 Hz

Version 2.0 2013 bandwidth up to 18.0 Gbit/s

Version 2.1 20017 supports  4K 120 Hz and 8K 120 Hz


HDMI uses

Used by gamers to connect the game consoles to TV

Used to send audio and video signal from the laptop to monitor (monitor must have speakers to able to hear audio.

hdmi port on laptop

Where we can find HDMI port?

Digital TV


Game Console





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