Huawei is this year smartphone for Google’s VR system Daydream




Huawei has confirmed that this fall will release a smartphone that is compatible with Daydream, Google’s VR system for high-end smartphones. Alcatel said earlier that it would only come up with such phones next year.

It is a model that is compatible with Google’s VR platform, says a top executive of Huawei in an interview with the American business newspaper The Wall Street Journal. Probably follow later smartphones that are compatible with Daydream , but says nothing about the Chinese manufacturer.

Smartphones that use Daydream require high-end hardware and an OLED screen , as was earlier. However, the exact requirements are unknown. Huawei has already delivered several devices with OLED display, including Mate S , Nexus 6P and recently the P9 Plus.

In any case, Google will probably release Nexus devices that work with the VR system. It is also possible that Samsung, HTC and LG come with such phones. Daydream after Cardboard Googles second Fri platform. The platform is based on headsets where a smartphone is inserted. The smartphones according to Google for good VR experience will get the label ‘Daydream-ready.

In addition to requirements for smartphones, Google has reference designs for headsets and created a controller. The controller contains a clickable trackpad and an orientation sensor for operation in virtual space. The manufacturer claims further that the entire Android stack is optimized for Daydream, in particular the performance and low latency received extra attention.

Huawei says that it has the ambition to become a leader in the field of smartphones. Currently, Samsung and the South Korean manufacturer currently produces two to three times more smartphones per quarter than Huawei. Ambition of the Chinese company has been around for years , but last time Huawei has actually become the world number three, behind Samsung and Apple.


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