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Huawei in Plans to Introduce World’s First 5G-enabled 8K Smart TV: Report



The Chinese tech giant Huawei has been going good with its smartphones lately with its premium offerings such as the recently launched Huawei P30 series, and the company is all set to launch its sub-brand Honor 20 series further this month. While its smartphones have been on par and competing with its rival Samsung’s phones in terms of design, features, and specifications, it appears Huawei is in works to get into Smart TV business by bringing the world’s first 5G smart TV.

According to a recent report by Nikkei Asian Review, Huawei is said to be in plans to bring in a premium smart TV featuring a high-end 8K panel alongside a 5G module further making it the world’s first smart TV with 5G capabilities. Citing sources from the people familiar with the company’s new plan, the report suggests this new 5G-equipped TV will also allow users to utilize the latest generation network to download data-heavy content – 360-degree videos, for instance, furthermore allowing users to watch the video in every possible direction including VR programs as well.

The report further indicates with introducing the new 5G enabled TV, Huawei is all set to create its own ecosystem since it already manufactures all the essential devices including – smartphones, wearables that further makes the company challenge against its top rivals such as Samsung and Apple, while the former is in the TV-business for quite a long time now. Also, there seem to be other benefits with the new Huawei 5G TV, which include eliminating the need of a cable box or fiber optics for that matter and moreover the TV can further be used as a router hub for the devices across the home, suggests the report.

Huawei has already entered into 5G connectivity in its smartphone business similar to its rival Samsung, which has forayed into 8K Smart TVs already. The new 5G enabled 8K TV move from Huawei looks promising for the future with its additional benefits. If the speculations are believed to be true, Huawei might introduce this new 5G enabled TV by the end of this year, the report further suggests. Stay tuned to PhoneRadar for more such interesting updates.



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