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MHL: What is and what mobile phones are compatible with this technology

MHL: What is and what mobile phones are compatible with this technology

MHL is a connection type that allows you to connect the screen of a smartphone or tablet to other larger screens. The peculiarity is that the reproduction quality can be placed in 1080p, which is a great advantage of display over small screens. However, this booming technology has not yet reached all mobile phones. If you want to know the models compatible with the MHL connection and everything related to it, do not miss all the information.

What is an MHL connection?

MHL or also called Mobile high definition link is a high definition link that is transmitted from a mobile phone or tablet to a TV. This way you can view your favorite videos hosted on small screens, on a much larger screen and without losing quality.

Although most devices have already offered the ability to connect an HDMI cable, new technologies result in improved image and audio quality thanks to the MHL connection.

What are the benefits of using an MHL connection?

the advantages of using an MHL connection are mainly the following:

  • You can see all the contents of your smartphone directly on the TV screen or on a larger monitor. All content includes movies, series, music videos, video games, home videos …
  • Can transmits high definition images uncompressed (even supports 4K and 8K) and captivating sound
  • It will be useful when, for example, you want to play a video game downloaded to your smartphone. Now you can view it at excellent image quality and on a much larger screen
  • Another advantage of this type of connection is that while watching your favorite videos, you can charge the battery of your smartphone. This way you won’t have to worry if the battery runs out because it’s kept charging at can reach 40W
  • The user can use the TV remote control to control the smartphone you have connected

What are the requirements to use an MHL connection?

requirements for using an MHL connection are as follows:

  • First, you need to make sure that your mobile device is compatible with this type of connection
  • The monitor or TV you are about to connect must have a built-in HDMI MHL port
  • Not all MHL cables are compatible with mobile devices, so you need to make sure that, depending on the model of your smartphone, the cable you are going to purchase is the right one.

Once you have verified that you meet all the requirements, you will only need to connect both ends of the cable (the first one will correspond Mobile MicroUSB input, and the second of them with HDMI MHL port on the TV or monitor). Then select the option on the remote control button Source / Input and choose MHL input from the TV.

Which mobile phones are compatible with the MHL connection?

More and more MHL compatible devices, especially the newest and belonging to the upper middle range. At this time, the updated list of supported devices is as follows:

Acer

CloudMobile

Alcatel

ONE TOUCH 997

ONE TOUCH 997A

ONE TOUCH 997D

998

S800

Asus

Padfone 2

Fujitsu

201F

A 301F

ARROWS OF 101F

ARROWS X F-10D

ARROWS Z F-10D

ARROWS Z ISW13F

EM01F

F-01F

F-02F

F-02H

F-03F

F-03G

F-04G

F-04H

F-06E

FJL22

FJT21

M702

Phone REGZA T-02D

HTC

0P6B100

0PJA300

0PK7110

0PL2100

0PL2200

Amaze 4G

Butterfly

Butterfly S

DNA Droid

EVO 3D

EVO 4G LTE

EVO View 4G

Flyer

HTC M8

HTC One M8

HTC One Max

J ISW13HT

Jetstream

one

One S

An X

An X +

One XL

Raider

Rezound

Feeling

4G sensation

Sensation XE

Speed

alive

Huawei

403HW

Ascend D Quad

Ascend D1

Ascend D1 Quad

Ascend D1 Quad XL

Ascend D2

Climb P1

Ascend P1 S

Climb P2

D2-6114

Huawei MediaPad 7 Android Tablet (S10-102L, S10-103L) Lite

HW-03E

Mediapad M1 8.0 (403HW)

P6 S-L01

P6 S-U06

S10-231L

S10-231W

S7-951wd

S7-961w

S8-303LY

U9200

ITE Tech. Inc.

IT6681

IT6682

IT6683

IC MHLTX

Kyocera

KLY22

KYL21

KYV31

KYY21

KYY22

KYY23

WX10K

IG

Nitro HD

Optimus 3D Max

Optimus 4X HD

Optimus G (LG-F180L)

Optimus GJ (LG-E975W)

Optimus LTE II

Optimus LTE label

Optimus vu

Prey

Verizon Spectrum

Meizu

MX

MX 2

NEC

E1920-01

E1921-01

E1921-02

E1921-03

NEC Casio

Medium X N-06E

OPPO

Find 3

Panasonic

Eluga P P-03E

Pantech

Vega LTE

Samsung

AT&T Galaxy Note LTE 5.3

AT&T Galaxy S II Skyrocket

Epic 4G Touch

Galaxy Mega 6.3 and 5.8

Galaxy Nexus 2

Galaxy Note 5.3

Galaxy Note Edge

Galaxy Tab 3 8 ″, 10,1 ″

SC-01F

SC-02F

SCL22

SGH-M819N

SHV-E470S

SM-G900T3

SM-G906S

SM-G910S

SM-N9002

SM-N9005

SM-N9006

SM-N9008

SM-N9009

SM-N900A

SM-N900D

SM-N900DSM-N900J

SM-N900J

SM-N900K

SM-N900L

SM-N900P

SM-N900R4

SM-N900S

SM-N900T

SM-N900V

SM-N900W8

SM-N900W9

SM-N900X

SM-N910A

SM-N916S

SM-P600

SM-P601

SM-P605

SM-P605K

SM-P605L

SM-P605M

SM-P605S

SM-S902L

SM-T320NU

SM-T707D

SM-T807

SM-T815

SM-T817

SM-T817A

SM-T817P

SM-T817R4

SM-T817T

SM-T817V

SM-T817W

SPH-L720T

Sprint Galaxy Nexus

Sprint Galaxy S III

Straight Talk Galaxy S III

T-Mobile Galaxy S III

US Cellular Galaxy S III

Verizon Galaxy Nexus LTE

Sharp

AQUOS PAD SHT21

AQUOS ISW16SH SERIES Phone

Phone AQUOS Sv SH-10D

AQUOS Phone Zeta SH-09D

AQUOS Xx 106SH

SH-08E

SH-930W

Sony

401SO

501SO

C6802

C6902

C6903

C6906

C6916

C6943

D5503

D5803

D5833

D6503

D6603

D6616

D6633

D6643

D6653

E5803

E5823

E6508

E6533

E6553

E6603

E6633

E6643

E6653

E6683

E6833

E6883 and E6853

L39h

L39t

L55t

L55u

M55w and SO-02G

SGP412

SGP712

SGP771

SO-01F

SO-01G and SOL26

SO – 01H

SO-02F

SO – 02H

SO-03G

SO – 03H

SO-04D

SO-05G

SOL23

SOL24

Sony Xperia Z5

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium

SOT31

SOV31 & 402SO

SOV32

Xperia A

Xperia A2

Xperia GX

Xperia J1 Compact

Xperia SP

Xperia SX

Xperia T

Xperia Z tablet

Xperia Z4 tablet

Xperia TL

Xperia TX

Xperia UL

Xperia V

Xperia Z

Xperia Z Ultra

Xperia Z1

Xperia Z1 Compact

Xperia Z1 f

Xperia Z1S

Xperia Z2

Xperia Z2 tablet

Xperia Z3

Xperia Z3 Compact

Xperia Z3 compact tablet

Xperia Z3 +

Xperia Z3v

Xperia Z4

Xperia Z4v

Xperia ZL

Xperia ZR

Xiaomei

Xiaomi 2 phone

ZTE

EraGrand Era LTEGrand MemoGrand SGrand S LTENubia Z5PF120PF200U970


The MHL connection is one of the easiest ways to enjoy content hosted on your smartphone or tablet on larger screens and without losing quality. On the other hand, this system is also valid if you want connect a laptop to a TV. And also without your devices consuming battery. Do not hesitate to take advantage of its full potential!

Did you know …

There are applications that can directly check if your device supports the MHL connection. You can locate it in your phone’s app store by typing «Checker for MHL»

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