Difference between HDMI and VGA

1. HDMI :
HDMI stands for High-Definition Multimedia Interface. Through this, audio and video are simultaneously transmitted by cable. It combines audio and video into a single digital interface in DTV player, DVD player, HDTVs, set-top box and other audiovisual devices. It is the core technology of High bandwidth digital content core protection and digital visual interface. It is the core technology of High bandwidth digital content core protection and digital visual interface.

2. VGA :
VGA stands for Video Graphics Array. It was developed by IBM in 1987. It was introduced by IBM into ps/2 line computer. At that time it used to give a resolution of 640 X 480 and a refresh rate of 60Hz. It uses analog signal instead of digital signal. It is a port with which the monitor and CPU are connected with the help of cable, and this cable is called VGA cable.



Difference between HDMI and VGA :

S.No. HDMI VGA
1. HDMI carries digital signals as it is a digital video standard. While it carries analog signal as it is an analog video standard.
2. It is still very new. It is very old.
3. It can take many other signals with video. It can only take a video signal.
4. It is better for video gaming purpose than VGA. It is not as good as HDMI for video gaming purpose.
5. It never requires a separate cable for audio signals. It requires a separate cable for audio signals.
6. It provides higher frame rates and higher resolutions than VGA. It provides lower resolutions than HDMI.
7. HDMI to VGA converter (passive cables) are cheaper. While VGA to HDMI converters are more expensive as compared to passive cables.
8. HDMI was developed by the seven founders were Hitachi, Panasonic, Philips, Silicon Image, Sony, Thomson, RCA and Toshiba. While it was developed by IBM.

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