At today’s Huawei Full Connect Conference 2020, Wang Yinfeng, President of Huawei’s Tablet and PC Product Line, confirmed to reporters that Huawei will launch its own-brand display products and will also launch consumer desktop products in the future. From his words, it appears that the Huawei Display will arrive before its desktop PCs. However, it is worth mentioning that the company has confirmed that it will release a desktop computer this year. This means that we may have both the Huawei Display and its Desktop Computer later this year.
The Chinese manufacturer will release a curved screen displays for the gaming market. The aim of Huawei is to compete with emerging manufacturers such as Xiaomi. Furthermore, speculations claim that Huawei will outsource the production of standard display products (non-curved) to BOEVT. This company is an ODM (Original Design Manufacturer) subsidiary of BOE Technology Group. The first batch of its displays for Huawei will include 2~3 monitors.
In addition, the company will subcontract the manufacturing task of curved screen monitors for the gaming market to TPV Technology. The initial order is about 1 million units, and the screen size includes the current mainstream 27-inch and 34 inches. Analysts believe that Huawei’s ambitious entry into the display market is also in line with increasing market speculation that it is also preparing to enter the desktop PC market.
Huawei Desktop PC
The news that Huawei will launch a desktop computer has been circulating for a long time. According to reports, its desktop computer comes with a Chinese chip – Kunpeng 920 processor. It will have up to 8GB DDR4-2666 of RAM and 256GB SSD solid-state drive. This device will also AMD Radeon R7 430 discrete graphics card, 180W power supply, and an internal operating system.
According to previous reports, Huawei’s first desktop model will be “Qingyun W510” which will use HiSilicon’s 7nm Kunpeng 920 3211K processor. This PC will UOS system. This is developed by a group that includes China Electronics Group and Wuhan ShenZhiDuo Technology Co. The Chinese operating system is a joint effort of many companies in the industry.
As early as September last year at the Full Connect Conference, Huawei launched the Kunpeng 920 desktop motherboard. It is compatible with a mainstream memory, hard drives, network cards, and other hardware devices. Also, the company has corresponding desktop products, but this device is only for corporate customers.