The latest reports from the tech industry indicate a leak of Huawei smart speaker. Around April this year, news regarding a developing Huawei device surfaced online, the device was initially speculated to be a part of Huawei’s Smart Screen lineup. However, the latest leak confirms that the new Huawei device is a smart speaker featuring a touchscreen panel. The yet to be launched smart speaker is expected to support several functions. The smart speaker will also support smart home and audio-video playback.
Huawei smart speaker will feature a touchscreen panel
The leaked images reveal that the smart speaker will feature a square-shaped body, the upper half of the body is a touchscreen while the lower half will be a mesh speaker. There is also a camera sensor at the top, the camera sensor is shaped as a circular knob. In addition to the usual smart speaker functions, the brand new Huawei Smart Speaker is also likely to support smart home control. The smart speaker will be able to make video calls by virtue of the camera sensor.
Huawei has been focusing on strengthening its Internet of Things (IoT) category. Huawei prides itself on its lineup of devices that range from smartphones, tablets, laptops, TVs, and car display units. The recent invention of the smart speaker shows that Huawei is beginning to offer a full ecology of products for its smart home features.
The soon to be launched Huawei smart speaker will also come with features that will allow it to be paired with a second speaker for stereo sound. Moreover, like several other smart speakers developed by the company, it is powered by Xiaoyi AI voice assistant. The voice assistant will control smart home products that support HUAWEI HiLink.
As of now, no other information is available regarding the Huawei Smart Speaker. Huawei happens to be a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, the company is placed on the list of most notable technological ventures. Huawei is currently the second-largest smartphone maker all over the globe, Huawei recorded more sales than Apple and stood second only to Samsung. However, Huawei devices have been banned in the United States since May 15, 2019.
Huawei has been subject to numerous accusations over the decades for partaking in shady business practices. Several authorities also alleged that Huawei has been using its products to spy on other nations. These accusations came in wake of Huawei’s close relations with the Chinese government. In May 2019, United States President Donald Trump issued executive orders that banned Huawei in addition to several other Chinese companies. Huawei continues to stay on the entity list in the United States, companies on this list are prohibited to conduct business in the United States.