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HDMI Cable Applications
- May 17, 2018 -
  1. Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD players

Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD, introduced in 2006, offer high-fidelity audio features that require HDMI for best results. The HDMI 1.4 specification (released in 2009) added support for 3D video and is used by all Blu-ray 3D compatible players.2014 that such Blu-ray UHD players will be required to include a HDMI 2.0 output that supports HDCP 2.2.

  1. Digital cameras and camcorders

As of 2012, most consumer camcorders, as well as many digital cameras, are equipped with a mini-HDMI connector (type C connector).

As of 2014, some cameras also have 4K capability and 3D, even some cameras costing less than US$900. It needs at least a TV/monitor with HDMI 1.4a port.

  1. Personal computers

PCs with a DVI interface are capable of video output to an HDMI-enabled monitor

  1. Gaming consoles

The Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox One X, PS3, PS TV, PS4, Wii U, and Nintendo Switch consoles support HDMI.

  1. Tablet computers

Some tablet computers, such as the Microsoft Surface, Motorola Xoom, BlackBerry PlayBook, Vizio Vtab 1008 and Acer Iconia Tab A500, implement HDMI using Micro-HDMI (Type D) ports. Others, such as the ASUS,Samsung ,Dell. Most Chinese-made tablets running Android OS provide HDMI output using a mini-HDMI (type C) port. Most new laptops and desktops now have built in HDMI as well.

  1. Mobile phones

Many recent mobile phones can produce output of HDMI video via either a micro-HDMI connector or MHL output. Some older phones may use SlimPort to achieve similar result.