Connect Smart Device With HDTV Using MHL Adapter For Samsung / HTC / Sony Ericsson

Not all smartphones come with a mini-HDMI connectivity. So what are users supposed to do if they have to connect their smart device with HDTV?!. MHL Adapter is a new interface which helps users connect devices with HDTVs or other entertainment products. These adapters support full 1080p video and digital audio. At the same time, it would provide power to the mobile device.

MHL stands for Mobile High-Definition Link. The consortium compromises of Nokia Corporation, Samsung Electronics, Silicon Image, Sony and Toshiba Corporation. Users can also find MHL for most HTC devices. It features a single cable with 5-pin interface which supports HD video and audio content.

Some of the new devices like Infuse 4G comes with an MHL adapter in box. Simply connect one end of the HDMI cable into MHL adapter and then connect the other end to HDTV. Make sure to connect travel charger to MHL adapter. It wont work till you do so. MHL Adapters can be bought from electronic Retail Stores, Amazon, Expansys and other retailers.

Micro USB to HDMI MHL Adapter for HTC EVO 3D, HTC EVO 4G, Galaxy S2, Sprint Epic 4G Touch, Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc X12

Currently MHL supports these devices:

Samsung

  • Galaxy S III (GT-i9300)
  • Verizon Galaxy Nexus LTE
  • Sprint Galaxy Nexus
  • Galaxy Nexus (i9250)
  • AT&T Galaxy Note LTE 5.3”
  • Galaxy Note 5.3”
  • AT&T Skyrocket HD LTE
  • Sprint Epic 4G Touch
  • AT&T Galaxy S II Skyrocket (i727)
  • T-Mobile Galaxy S II (T989)
  • AT&T Galaxy S II (i777)
  • Galaxy S II (i9100)
  • Infuse

HTC

  • One XL
  • One X
  • One S
  • EVO 4G LTE
  • Raider
  • Velocity
  • Vivid
  • Rezound
  • Amaze 4G
  • Sensation XE
  • Jetstream
  • Sensation 4G
  • EVO View 4G
  • EVO 3D
  • Sensation
  • Flyer

LG

  • Optimus 4X HD
  • Optimus LTE II
  • Optimus LTE Tag
  • Optimus 3D Max
  • Optimus Vu
  • Verizon Spectrum
  • Prada
  • Nitro HD

Huawei

  • Ascend D Quad XL
  • Ascend D Quad
  • Ascend D1
  • Ascend P1 S
  • Ascend P1

ZTE

  • Era
  • U970
  • PF200
  • PF120

Sony

  • Xperia GX
  • Xperia SX

Pantech

  • Vega LTE

Meizu

  • MX

Lenovo

  • S2

Acer

  • CloudMobile

OPPO

  • Find 3

Sharp

  • AQUOS Phone SERIE ISW16SH

This is something, most of us have been looking for, to connect smartphones with HD screen. MHL adapters does sort out this issue. We successfully tested on Galaxy Nexus and PNY MHL Adapter with a Samsung 450PD Screen.

4 Responses

  1. My phone is made by HUAWEI Impulse which is not on your list and the ATT store says its not HTC enabled. Is there any way to view its contents on my HDTV? Will this adapter work?

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