Just a day after announcing its new OS, Huawei has launched the first device running it through its subbrand Honor. The company launched a smart TV named Honor Vision Pro which has a pop-up camera for some reason.
The TV has a 55-inch 4K screen that has 178-degrees of viewing angle and goes up to 400 nits of brightness. The Honor Vision Pro’s frame’s pretty sleek at just 6.9mm thickness – so it’ll fit easily onto your wall.
Honor’s new TV also has a pop-up camera, just like the one on phone like the OnePlus 7 Pro and the Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro, that allows you to make calls at 1080p video quality. The company said the camera will only pop-up either while making calls or when you specifically issue a command.
The device is powered by Huawei’s new Honghu 818 CPU that comes with a new image-processing engine equipped. It supports High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDR), Super-Resolution, Noise Reduction, dynamic contrast improvement, auto color management, and local dimming. The Vision Pro has 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage.
The company said the HarmonyOS-powered TV will have a ‘magazine-style UI’ to skim through apps and content easily. It’ll also support voice command with its own assistant called YoYo. To aid that, the device will have six mics with a range of five meters.
For sound, the TV house six 10W speakers and 1.6L sound cavity. It supports Hi-Res Wireless Audio (HWA) and Bluetooth 5.0, so you can connect the remote, your headphones, or your phone.
The Honor Vision Pro will cost 4,799 Yuan (about $680) and the standard version without the pop-up selfie camera will cost 3,999 Yuan (approx $540). At the moment, there are these TVs won’t be available outside China. We’ve asked Honor about the global availability, and we’ll update the story if we hear back.
Published August 10, 2019 — 06:52 UTC