ITU-R HD standards

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ITU-R HD standards

Following are the ITU standards that govern digital high-definition TV. Rec. 709 originally specified resolutions of 1,125 and 1,250 lines but added 1080 lines in 2000 to conform to digital TV (DTV).

In 2013, HDMI 2.0 added support for Rec. 2020 resolutions (see HDMI). For standard definition (SD) component digital standards, see Rec. 601.

Rec. 709     Rec. 2020 (BT.709)     (BT.2020)Year Intro     1990         2012

 Resolutions 1920x1080i  3840x2160 (4K)
             1920x1080p  7680x4320 (8K)

 Frame RatesMin.   24 fps      24 fps
       Max.  120 fps      60 fps

 Color Depth  10-bit       8-bit