In August 2012, Ericsson introduced the first H.265 codec, and in just six months, the ITU formally approved the adoption of the HEVC / H.265 standard, which is known as High-Efficiency Video Coding (High Efficiency Video Coding), compared to the previous H.264 standard has been greatly improved, China Huawei has the most core patents, is the standard leader.
H.265 is designed to deliver higher quality web video over limited bandwidth, delivering the same quality video with just half the original bandwidth. This also means that our smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices will be able to play 1080p Full HD video directly online.
The H.265 standard also supports 4K (4096 × 2160) and 8K (8192 × 4320) ultra-high definition video. It can be said, H.265 standard for online video to keep up with the screen "high resolution" of the footsteps.