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What Is 8K Resolution/Video/UHDTV?

About 8K Resolution/Display Video and UHDTV

Maybe almost all of you are still curious and yearning for 4K video and TV, taking no notice
of 8K resolution video or TV, this information will offer you a specific specification of what
exactly is 8K and list the background future, pros and cons of 8K resolution video and TV.
8K resolution (7680 x 4320, 4320p), the successor of 4K resolution, has become the very
best UHDTV (ultra hd television) resolution in digital television and film
restoration/mastering and is particularly 16 times detailed than current 1080p resolution.
4K is speculated to turn into a mainstream standard in televisions by 2017 and NHK intends
to apply 8K to Japan TV broadcasting in 2020, particularly in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Look the 8K Resolution Specifications below...
8K Resolution Specifications
Resolution: 7,680 x 4,320 pixels (33.2 megapixels)
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Color Bit Depth: 12-bit color

Color Space: Rec.2020

Frame Rate: 120 fps
Scanning: progressive scanning only
(the conclusion of interlacing scanning)
Audio: 22.2 multi-channel
multichannel surround sound
Audio Sampling Rate: 96 KHz
Broadband: UHF - 8 MHz, 35~45Mbit/s
Ku waveband: 2x36MHz transponders,
140~150Mbit/s (DVB-S2)
Ka waveband: 600 MHz, 500~6600Mbit/s
Background Way ahead for 8K Resolution UHDTV & Video
Manufactured by NHK in 1995, and 17 years later in 2012, taken because the standard of
Super Hi-Vision (SHV) by the International Telecom Union of United Nations took 8K
resolution (7,680 x 4,320), and promoted by NHK, BBC and RAI together, 8K resolution grow
rapidly in those times.
During 2012 London Olympic times, NHK held SHV public show in Japan, USA and UK, in
cooperation with the BBC and Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS).
8K, 8000, refers back to the width from the name of "8K TV". Four times as being the wide,
4x because the height, 16 times the whole number of pixels. To get it back in perspective, a
8K TV could possibly be 4 times as large (30 inches), maintaining the 300ppi.

Obviously, large TV could be the trend, and TV manufacturers had been pushing TV beyond
1080p. 2013 is an important year for 8K resolution UHDTV and video, where Japan
Broadcasting Corporation NHK publicly showcased its first new-generation 8K resolution
film video - a story short film named "Beauties La Carte" towards whole world in
celebrated Cannes Film Festival.
Actually, at the outset of 2012, Panasonic had showed off its 145" 8K resolution TV (as
shown from the right figure) at IFA exhibitions (Berlin Radio Show). Meanwhile just several
months later, Sharp announced its two 85" 8K LCD TVs at the Electronic devices Show (CES)
in Las Vegas, one of which is a glasses-free 3D one. And Astro Design unveiled its new
camera competent at recording 8K resolution video. And Sony joined the popularity, later.
Advantages Disadvantages of 8K UHDTV


1. Super vivid image. Even you stand right near 1. Too few related Tv programs.
the 8K UHDTV, no pixel block sometimes appears. 2. So higher price that common users
2. More exciting visual sense of the 100horizontal can not afford.
viewing angle than previous 55viewing angle in 3. Overlarge size for common familys
2K and 4K.


Every coin has two sides, so does 8K UHDTV. Over time, while using support of new
H.265/HEVC Encoder, 4K and 8K could be the irresistible trend!
Should you have desire to convert H.265/HEVC 4K or 8K videos to H.264, MPEG etc. videos
for playback on iPhone, iPad, Android, Blaze Video Magic Ultimate is an effective bet!