MHL Mobile Device Ecosystem Continues To Expand At MWC 2013

MHL, LLC, today announced that its installed base of more than 220 million products is continuing to grow with new mobile devices being released at a steady pace from today’s leading manufacturers. MHL-enabled products that have been announced this year include:
  • HTC Butterfly
  • HTC One
  • Huawei Ascend D2
  • Huawei Ascend P2
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8
  • Samsung Galaxy Express
  • Sony Xperia Z
  • Sony Xperia ZL
  • ZTE Grand Memo
  • ZTE Grand S
  • ZTE Grand S LTE

Founded by Nokia, Samsung, Silicon Image, Sony and Toshiba, the MHL Consortium’s goal is to establish the technology as the de facto standard of choice for audio / video connectivity for mobile devices. MHL technology delivers the following features:
  • Greater than 900mA power to charge your mobile device
  • 1080p / 60fps full HD content protected video
  • Up to 8 channels surround sound
  • Fully interoperable with the TV remote control
  • No lag when playing games, music, or videos
  • Content protection through HDCP

“We started this journey two and a half years ago when a group of companies came together with a vision of creating a technology that would allow consumers to display HD content from a smartphone or tablet to a TV or display,” said Dr. Judy Chen, president of MHL, LLC. “MHL, with more than 190 manufacturer members, has experienced phenomenal growth since then.”

The MHL Consortium is showing technology demonstrations at MWC 2013 from February 25-28, 2013 at the Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, Spain in Hall 7, Stand 7C71.

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