Video Performance

Video Display
Modes
480P 720P 1080P 4K UHD
HEVC 52% 56% 62% 64%

T. Tan et al., “Report on HEVC compression performance verification testing,” JCTVC-Q1011 (May 2014)

Average bit rate reduction compared to H.264/MPEG-4 AVC HP.


Still Image Performance

Still Image Coding Standard
(test method)
JPEG 2000 JPEG
HEVC (PSNR) 20.26% 61.63%
HEVC (MOS) 30.96% 43.10%

P. Hanhart et al., “AhG4: Subjective evaluation of HEVC intra coding for still image compression,” JCTVC-L0380, (Jan. 2013)

Comparison of standards for still image compression based on equal PSNR and MOS.
Average bit rate reduction compared to JPEG 2000 and JPEG.