Honor launches 55-Inch 4K Smart TV running on Harmony OS
After many rumors, Huawei’s sub-brand Honor unveiled its first line of SmartTV. The company gives it an interesting name “Honor Vision” and although it is in practice a television set but has reason to stand out from the rest.
As the first product of Huawei’s smart screen strategy, Honor Vision will bring more technological innovation into the large screen market, promote the accelerated evolution of the entire industry, and create a new experience for consumers to have a smart daily life.
As the first product of the new category, the Honor Vision series not only adopts Huawei’s newly released distributed operating system Harmony OS, but also carries three Huawei self-produced chips, such as Honghu 818 Smart Chip, with collaborative intelligence capability, and the built-in pop-up AI camera.
The Honor Vision and Honor Vision Pro can act as Smart Home hub and use elements of Magic UI 3.0 and EMUI 10 for AI capabilities. The Smart Screen devices can also show weather information, track packages, and a lot more. Additionally, the devices come with Honor Magic Link support, which will allow the users to remotely control their Honor Vision via their smartphone.
The Honor Vision Pro TV offers video calling at [email protected] with the help of the popup camera, and has six far-field microphones for a seamless video calling experience. The popup camera can also be adjusted by 10 degree downwards. The Pro variant has six 10W speakers, while the Honor Vision has four 10W speakers only.
These innovative technologies gives the Honor Vision series an experience that transcends traditional television viewing.
“Honor Vision” and “Honor Vision Pro” runs on the new HarmonyOS system, which will also work on Huawei and Honor smartphones and bring eye-catching specs for a super competitive price.
Televisions are priced at CNY 3799 (NRs 60,750) for the base model and CNY 4799(NRs 76,650) for the Pro model. The prices are more than appealing as they give us features and functionality that will impress the future buyers.
Honor Vision Features
- 55 inch screen
- Super thin bezels with screen occupying 94% of the front (screen to body ratio)
- 4K HDR resolution
- 360 nits of brightness
- 6.9 mm thickness
- Metal construction
- HarmonyOS system
- Voice Assistant (China only)
- NFC connection
- Honghu 818 processor with quad core CPU, 2X A53 cores and 2X A73 cores
- 4-core Mali-G51 GPU
- 4K at 120fps and 8K at 30fps
- High dynamic range (HDR)
- Noise reduction
- 4 speakers of 10W
- (Internal memory not mentioned)
Honor Vision Pro Features
The Pro model has everything mentioned above, however, it comes with following features additionally:
- Pop-up camera on top of SmartTV
- 6 speakers of 10W
- 32GB internal memory
As usual, these SmartTV will initially be available only in Chinese markets through online retailers like Vmall, JD, Tmall, etc. Interested buyers can pre-book these smart tv from today till August 15 . The first sale of Honor smart tv’s starts from Aug 15-31 and comes with a 3 year warranty and free installation.
However, it is expected that Honor and Huawei will launch these smart televisions in other Asian markets soon and will ship their products later in European markets.
While prices may be slightly higher outside China, it is believed that they may still be priced significantly lower than competitors like Xiaomi.