Huawei has announced that it will be launch its first 5G-enabled smartphone in the second half of 2019. The Chinese vendor revealed at its global analyst summit – HAS 2018 on Tuesday.
The 5G device of Huawei will be using its own 5G-chipset and is expected to be launched around Q3 of 2019. Meanwhile, it is also expected that the company’s first 5G smartphone will be from its Mate series.
The company had earlier launched its first 5G modem Balong 5G01 modem which is known to be too large for smartphones but could deliver download speeds of up to 2.3 GBps. Now the company is also working on a 5G modem particularly suited for phones.
Huawei also revealed that it’s working on AI-enabled, software-defined cameras that would enable upto 25 times better image processing in complex environments and would be able to recognise as many as 200 faces at a time.