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Cable Matters Premium Certified HDMI Cable

I bought the Cable Matters Premium Certified HDMI Cable [1] from Amazon [2] for US$7.99 (S$11). Direct shipping to Singapore is an additional US$4.76 (S$7).

Cable Matters HDMI Cable is a 4K HDMI cable that supports HDMI 2.0b specification, and that includes 4K at 60Hz Ultra High Definition (UHD) video content, High Dynamic Range (HDR) 10 image quality and RGB 4:4:4 chroma colors.

Other video resolutions supported include 4096×2160, 3840×2160, 2560×1600, 2560×1440, 1920×1200, and 1920×1080 (1080p).

For audio, it supports 5.1 and 7.1 Dolby True HD and DTS-HD Master Audio.

Cable Matters Premium Certified HDMI Cable - Packaging Front [3]
Cable Matters Premium Certified HDMI Cable – Packaging Front
Cable Matters Premium Certified HDMI Cable - Packaging Back [4]
Cable Matters Premium Certified HDMI Cable – Packaging Back
Cable Matters Premium Certified HDMI Cable - Packaging [5]
Cable Matters Premium Certified HDMI Cable – Packaging
Cable Matters Premium Certified HDMI Cable [6]
Cable Matters Premium Certified HDMI Cable

Both its connector ends are gold plated.

Cable Matters Premium Certified HDMI Cable - HDMI Head [7]
Cable Matters Premium Certified HDMI Cable – HDMI Head

At first, I thought, “Premium Certified” is a gimmicky marketing phrase, but in fact, it is an official term by HDMI.

There is a Premium HDMI Cable Certification Program [8] that tests and certifies whether an HDMI cable is capable of full 18 Gbps bandwidth from the HDMI 2.0b specification. On top of that, it also does an EMI test to ensure the cable has minimal interference from wireless signals.

There is even a HDMI Premium Cable app on App Store [9] for iOS devices and Play Store [10] for Android devices that you can download and authenticate HDMI products tagged with the HDMI Premium Certified label.

HDMI Premium Cable iOS App [11]HDMI Premium Cable iOS App [12]
HDMI Premium Cable iOS App