Sir Apfelot Blog

1. October 2020

Are televisions with 8K resolution currently worthwhile?

TVs with 8K resolution are already available to buy. But are the offers worthwhile at the moment? Are there any media with such a high number of pixels? And are there good arguments for buying an expensive TV [...]
4. September 2019

8K TV - Technical requirements for official logo

If a manufacturer wants to equip its television model with the 8K logo, the television must meet a number of minimum technical requirements. I will show you which technical data a television must display in order to be marketed as an 8K TV set [...]
20. March 2019
The App Performance Class is irrelevant for use in photo or video cameras. However, if you want to use the microSD card in your smartphone to expand the internal memory, you should definitely buy an A2 card (Photo: Sir Apfelot).

What do the abbreviations A1 and A2 mean on SD cards?

If you look at the abbreviations that you find on an SD card or MicroSD card, you will notice that some models also contain the designations "A1" or "A2". What about [...]
10. January 2017
HDMI 2.1 8K Movies, Games, Games, Dynamic HDR, 48G Cable, Game Mode VRR

HDMI 2.1 for TV, DVD, Blu-Ray and gaming: information, data and advantages

HDMI 2.1 is the new standard for digital image transmission presented at CES 2017, which brings Dynamic HDR, 4K with up to 120 fps and 8K with up to 60 fps. What you all [...]