Collection: HDMI 4K cable

HDMI 4K cable for cinematic experiences

For more and more households, a large television is standard. Ideally, this is not only designed for Full HD, but also enables the playback of 4K content. To enjoy cinematic audiovisual enjoyment, you need the right one HDMI cable . KabelDirekt offers you an extensive range of different TV cables that meet your requirements thanks to different lengths and features.

What types of HDMI cables are there for 4K resolutions?

There are basically three types of HDMI versions that are capable of transmitting 4K content: High Speed ​​(HDMI 1.4), Premium High Speed ​​(HDMI 2.0) and Ultra High Speed ​​(HDMI 2.1).

The High speed HDMI cable enabled 4K resolutions up to 30Hz and can transfer audio and video signals at a speed of up to 10.2 Gbit/s. It is relatively inexpensive to purchase, even in longer lengths, and is ideal for connecting a Blu-Ray player to the television.

The Premium high-speed variant , better known as HDMI 2.0 , allows playback of 4K content up to 60 Hz and supports a bandwidth of 18 Gbit/s. In addition, it has high-quality audio channels that allow the installation of a 5.1 Hi-Fi system, so you can enjoy great surround sound.

Among the TV cables heard HDMI 2.1 among the most popular connections. The latest version of the interface rightly bears the designation Ultra high speed . Video and audio signals are transmitted at up to 48 Gbit/s and the resolution provided speaks for itself . 4K content at up to 120 Hz expect and if you own an 8K TV you can get up to a 60Hz refresh rate on 4320p. Additional features for Optimize image quality and reduce input latencies are responsible for the fact that HDMI 2.1 cables are popular with gamers to play games in 4K.

4K fiber optic HDMI cable

At KabelDirekt you have the choice. Choose our high-quality HDMI cables to transmit 4K content or benefit from the advantages of one HDMI fiber optic cable . Both variants have their respective advantages. While 4K HDMI cables are particularly popular in private households due to their excellent price-performance ratio, fiber optic models are mainly suitable for business purposes and public spaces.

With the help of fiber optic technology, you can cover long distances without having to worry about loss of signal transmission. At the same time are Fiber optic HDMI cable immune to electrical and magnetic interference and offer excellent sound and picture quality. This makes them suitable High-end fiber optic HDMI cable perfect for professional applications and the furnishing of conference rooms.

The advantages and disadvantages of fiber optic HDMI cables at a glance



· Stable signal transmission

· expensive

· high reliability

· Immune to electrical interference

· Immune to magnetic interference

· Bridging long distances

· high bending radius

· extremely robust casing

Resolutions in 4K: HDMI cable at KabelDirekt

Whether for private or business purposes – at KabelDirekt you will find exactly the right HDMI cable for 4K content. We carry in our range 4K HDMI cable in different lengths so that you can overcome any distance between the playback device and the television.

You can even handle tricky installations that leave little room for cables with ours 90° angled HDMI connectors with ease. With the HDMI extension cables Break new ground and access devices that would otherwise be beyond the reach of your existing HDMI cable.

Additionally we offer a range of HDMI adapter cables with which you can easily connect your smartphone, notebook, tablet, Blu-Ray player or game console to your television or projector. With KabelDirekt's extensive range, no journey is too long and no challenge is too big.

Frequently asked questions and answers about 4K HDMI cables

Are HDMI cables backward compatible?

Yes, they are. An HDMI 2.1 cable can also be plugged into a socket with HDMI 1.4. However, the transmission speed is always reduced to the older generation. This means that if your HDMI 2.1 cable can theoretically reach up to 48 Gbit/s, the audio and video signals will only reach the television at a transfer rate of 10.2 Gbit/s. The same applies to the resolution and refresh rate. In this case it drops to 4K with up to 30 Hz.

Which HDMI cable do I need for long distances?

If you have to bridge a long distance between the playback device and the receiver, for example 15 meters, a special HDMI cable is advisable. For such requirements, it is preferable to use HDMI fiber optic cables. Although these are significantly more expensive, they offer loss-free data transmission even over long distances. Furthermore, such HDMI cables are more stable and offer a higher bending radius for easy laying of the connection.

Which HDMI cable do I need for gaming?

If you value high refresh rates, high-contrast and smooth images as well as a bombastic sound, we recommend HDMI cable version 2.1.

Which HDMI cable for cinematic TV?

HDMI cables in versions 2.0 and 2.1 are suitable for excellent viewing pleasure like in the cinema. With both generations you can experience 4K films with the best contrast and high refresh rates. If you also have a large sound system, you should choose HDMI 2.1 cables, which achieve dynamic surround sound that completely envelops you.

Which HDMI cables play 3D content?

HDMI 1.3 cables are already capable of transmitting 3D content. From HDMI 2.0 you can also enjoy 4K films in 3D.