The vast majority of current terminals, such as Samsung Galaxy S3 or HTC Evo LTE, are compatible and all you have to do is use the corresponding cable with a compatible TV. One of these has just been announced by Philips, and it’s the model 237E4QHAD / 00, a 23-inch monitor with which you can make the best use of MHL.
This technology is capable of using image and sound (7.1), the first becoming Full HD so it is necessary to use the HDMI connection included in current televisions -in principle, all devices with version 1.2 of this connection interface are compatible… which are the vast majority-. In addition, it has the virtue that, while it is being used, it is capable of recharge the phone or tablet, therefore, its utility is quite high and efficient.
Another of the great novelties of MHL is that, once the device is connected, it can even be used with the TV remote control, which is very convenient to control different sections of the reproductions. For this reason there are already many manufacturers, one example is Sharp, who have been interested in this technology and will include it in future products.
For now, there are not many applications or games that are compatible with MHL, but little by little the number of titles is increasing. Here is a list of those that have been confirmed to be used with MHL today:
• Atlantis Sky Patrol by Big Fish Games
• Azada 2: Ancient Magic by Big Fish Games
• Beyond Ynth by FDG-Entertainment
• Glu Mobile Bombshells
• Enigmatis by Big Fish Games
• Farm Invasion USA by Handy Games
• Fieldrunners HD by Subatomic Studios
• Monster Shooter from Game Lion
• AMA’s Panic Flight
• Puzzle 2 by AMA
• Riptide GP by Vector Unit
• Samurai Vs. Zombies Defense by Glu Mobile
• Shine Runner by Vector Unit
• The Tiny Bang Story by Herocraft
• Townsmen from Handy Games
The truth is that this technology is very interesting and useful for users, so it is a good sign that in the year 2012 more than 50 million compatible products have been sold. In addition, a new Web, much more attractive, in which you can find out what it is, how it works and what to expect from MHL, which is a lot, everything has to be said …