Nowadays TV manufacturers are aiming beyond 4K and working on 8K display. 8K Association, a cross-industry group, introduced its Performance Specification for consumer 8K TVs. This association aims to grow the awareness of 8K products to create a higher level of entertainment with larger screen implement to ensure the perfect 8K ecosystem on current and future technology.[wpinsertshortcodead id=”bzyqm5d3e04029f48f”]
According to the Association
8K refers to the latest and highest-resolution standard for content creation, distribution and television displays that enables over 33 million pixels of resolution, which is 4 times sharper than the UHD / 4K standard.
The 8K Association includes members like Samsung Electronics, Panasonic. AU Optronics, Hisense, TCL, Astro Design, ATEME, Chili, Innolux, Intel, Louis Pictures, Novatek, Samsung Display, Tencent, V-Silicon and Xperi.
The new 8K TV specification introduced by the Association includes input parameters like bit depth, frame rate, chroma sub-sampling, Display performance like resolution, peak brightness, black level, color gamut, white point, and the interface & media formats like High Dynamic Range, codec along with 8K Association logo. These parameters will help consumers to identify which TV meets or exceeds the technical standards for 8K display.
- Resolution: 7680 x 4320 pixels
- Input Frame Rate: 24p, 30p and 60p frames per second
- Display Luminance: More than 600 nits peak Luminance
- Codec: HEVC
- Interface: HDMI 2.1
- Additional performance and interface specifications (available to members)
The Association will develop a compliance test next to enable a transparent testing process.[wpinsertshortcodead id=”zxikm5d3e04a8f1451″]