MHL Stands for ‘Mobile High-Definition Link’. It is an industry standard for a mobile audio/video interface that allows consumers to connect mobile phones, tablets, and other portable consumer electronics (CE) devices to high-definition televisions (HDTVs) and audio receivers.
The MHL 3.0 standard supports up to 4K (Ultra HD) high-definition (HD) video and 7.1 surround-sound audio, including TrueHD and DTS-HD, while simultaneously charging the connected device. MHL-enabled products include adapters, automotive accessories, AV receivers, Blu-ray Disc players, cables, DTVs, monitors, projectors, smartphones, tablets, TV accessories, and more.
Key Features of MHL Technology
Real Plug & Play
Greater than 900mA power to charge your mobile device
HD display with up to 1080p60 video
Interoperable remote control features to navigate your apps on the big screen
Ideal for playing music, videos, and gaming
How MHL is different than HDMI?
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MHL 3.0 features
- 4K (Ultra HD): Support of 4K formats up to 3840 × 2160 at 30 Hz.
- Simultaneous high-speed data channel
- Improved Remote Control Protocol (RCP) with new commands
- HID support for peripherals such as a touch screen, keyboard and mouse
- Enhanced 7.1 surround sound with Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD
- Connector agnostic – uses as few as five pins Support for simultaneous multiple displays
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