Honor makes smartphones, smartwatches, health wearables, and should you’re actually eager, you may even purchase Honor-branded laptops. Subsequent month, Honor will add one other product sort to its identify, and it’s wanting more and more probably the corporate will launch some sort of good tv. It has not come out and stated the phrase but, however it’s dropping hints about its plans by means of associated know-how bulletins. Right here’s what we all know up to now about Honor’s TV ambitions.
The top product is at the moment solely referred to as Honor Imaginative and prescient, and it contains tech that cellphone followers will already be acquainted with, alongside some attention-grabbing new additions to Honor’s identify. The Honor Imaginative and prescient display — no matter it seems to be — can have a pop-up digital camera, and use Honor’s personal, new Honghu 818 processor. All of this falls underneath an idea Honor calls Sharp Tech, which appears to incorporate a lot of Honor’s different tech improvements, such because the GPU Turbo sport enhancements, and the Huawei-developed dual-NPU (neural processing unit).
The Honghu 818 is a chipset designed particularly for good screens and comes with a wide selection of picture processing enhancements from HDR to auto shade administration, plus native dimming and noise discount. Honor advised Digital Tendencies and different journalists at a press briefing the Honghu 818 can be designed to ship glorious 8K picture processing, no matter display measurement and sort.
Honor, a twin model with Huawei, has labored with HiSilicon on the Honghu 818, the producer additionally answerable for the Kirin 980 chip contained in the Huawei P30 Professional and the Honor 20 Professional. The synergy between HiSilicon, the Honghu 818, and Honor’s smartphone experience turns into apparent within the addition of a pop-up digital camera to the Honor Imaginative and prescient. A part of the “good” expertise, the digital camera will use the 818’s NPU for face recognition, doubtlessly enabling particular person options and settings — very like the PlayStation digital camera does for Sony’s video games console.
The pop-up digital camera will assist negate privateness considerations about having a dwell digital camera in the lounge, because it’ll be very apparent when it’s working. Honor has simply introduced the Honor 9X, its first cellphone with a pop-up digital camera on board, however has experimented with different digital camera programs up to now, such because the slider mechanism on the Honor Magic 2. Moreover, Huawei’s HongMeng working system — at first believed to be an Android different for smartphones — has been revealed to even be designed for a lot of good merchandise, together with televisions. Honor could select to make use of it for the Honor Imaginative and prescient.
When will Honor speak extra about Honor Imaginative and prescient? Doubtlessly, the whole lot can be revealed on August 10 at a panel held throughout Huawei’s developer convention happening in China. For now, at the least, it appears sure the Honor Imaginative and prescient can be a wise display, with a excessive diploma of tech crossover between televisions and smartphones.