After witnessing how Xiaomi has disrupted the smart TV segment over the past couple of years, more tech giants ( phone makers ) are now interested in smart TV’s. Honor is entering India’s crowded smart TV market with the launch of its Honor Vision-series of smart TVs in India.
The Honor Vision smart TV lineup was unveiled a couple of months ago in China and well, it is now making its way to India on Oct 14.
The spokesperson said, “since this TV is based on a new operating system HarmonyOS, we are currently testing it out. Once the testing is concluded, we will launch the Smart TV in India.” We can also expect the company to add some India-centric features on the upcoming Honor Smart TV.
The company had announced the Tv’s during its Mate 30 launch event last month. The Honor Vision TVs are the first to run on HarmonyOS and the Pro model also comes with a pop-up camera on top, making it unique from all.
Honor Vision Specs
Taking a look at hardware specs, both the Honor Vision and Honor Vision Pro come with 55-inch 3840 x 2160 pixels, 4K display panels and are powered HarmonyOS. The display is an almost bezel-less design with a 94% screen-to-body ratio.
Both TVs are powered by the28mm-based Honghu 818 quad-core intelligent chipset with two Cortex-A53, two Cortex-A53 cores, and 600MHz Mali-G51MP4 GPU. It has 2GB of RAM, 16GB storage on the Honor Vision TV and 32GB storage on the Vision TV Pro.
Honor Vision Pro is the pop-up camera, which supports video calling at 1080p@30FPS. The pop-up camera can also be adjusted by a 10-degree angle, which sounds pretty cool and useful.
Connectivity is of almost importance in a smart TV and well, both the Honor TVs sport 3 HDMI ports, Bluetooth 5.0, and support for WiFi 802.11 which means it can connect to 5GHz networks as well.
The front panel comes with TUV Rheinland certification for protection against blue light. It equips Motion Estimate and Motion Compensation, (HDR), Super-Resolution, Noise Reduction, Dynamic Contrast Improvement, Auto Color Management, and Local Dimming.
There’s no information on the India pricing yet, but as per Chinese pricing, it starts around Rs 40,000.