To start with we need to thank Huawei for letting us check this new 55 ”HUAWEI Vision S to place it to the check and see the way it behaves.
The field is large. It measures 86cm excessive, 16cm deep and 138.5cm large and the load of your entire packaging quantities to 20.3Kg.
If we take a look at the entrance of the field, it may be seen within the higher proper nook because it signifies that it’s a 55-inch TV, and proper within the heart seems the identify of the mannequin: Huawei Vision. The Huawei emblem seems on the appropriate.
On the edges there are unpacking directions, bear in mind to have in mind the scale of the TV and all the time comply with the directions indicated on the field, once we deal with televisions of 55 “or extra we should all the time unpack them considering the producer’s directions, and if it’s with another person higher. Aside from this, we additionally see that Huawei signifies on the field the warnings of fragile materials, and the logos of the primary options: Bluetooth, HDMI, Dolby Audio and dts-HD.
The CE (European Conformity) image seems on one of many sides.
As quickly as we open it, we discover massive volumes of “polystyrene” that defend your entire contour of the TV. Eradicating them little by little, we discover: the 2 help legs for the display, a field that features the online cam, and a bag that features the instruction information, the screws for the bottom, the voice-controlled distant management, 2 batteries, energy wire and AV adapter cable.
If you wish to see what it consists of, watch the video of the unboxing of this tv.
This TV comes with the working system HarmonyOS 2.0. It’s a model similar to Android TV, however with out Google help. In different phrases, it’s a Huawei firm’s personal working system.
This rom is “World” with automated updates however with out Google companies. Doesn’t embrace sponsored apps. It additionally consists of a number of languages, together with English and Spanish.
This technique has the appliance retailer “App Gallery” which as of at present has solely 35 functions. Maybe the most effective identified is that of Antena3 Participant or that of Clan de TVE. None extra is of curiosity. Doesn’t have Netflix, PrimeVideo, DisneyPlus or HBO.
The primary menu and settings are very simple to deal with. It is rather easy and intuitive and we will discover every thing on the primary display.
And regardless of not being an Android TV correctly, I’ve tried to put in a number of functions that he believed important and that they weren’t within the retailer. Then I clarify how I’ve executed it.
Software set up tutorial:
The very first thing I’ve downloaded to a USB reminiscence a extra full file supervisor. You may also obtain the Apkmirror app. The aim of both of those two functions is to facilitate the set up of functions (apk) from a USB stick.
Alternatively, I’ve downloaded a number of functions that I assumed have been fascinating for tv corresponding to Netflix, Prime Video, Zoom, Spotify, Firefox and Aptoide Television. The latter is an software retailer for Android TV. (These apps might be obtained from varied repositories, however I personally like APKMirror essentially the most).
As soon as downloaded and added to a USB stick, I plugged it into the TV and put in APKMirror. Later, with this software I’ve been including all those that I had within the USB reminiscence.
Point out that solely cell apps labored, and people who have been supposed for Android TV didn’t work.
Different functions corresponding to “Disney +” or “Google” wouldn’t even open them.
I’ve additionally tried Stadia and GeForce Now to play video games but it surely was not possible as a result of the TV was not optimized for these functions.
For instance, the appliance of Youtube I’ve put in it from the Aptoide TV app retailer. This software it labored completelyeven at 4K. Alternatively, with Netflix and Prime Video, they didn’t run at most decision regardless of having in safety stage Widevine L1.
One other of the functions that we consider important as a result of doesn’t have help for DTT It has been TDT Channels. We’ve got additionally put in this software unofficially and it’s used to look at DTT channels over the web.
I depart you some snapshots of how the display seems to be utilizing the Zoom, Youtube, PrimeVideo and Netflix functions (the latter two didn’t even run in FullHD high quality).
To regulate the Huawei Vision S from our smartphone, it has a cell software (obtainable for all manufacturers) that enables us to make use of our system as a distant management.
Here’s a video in which you’ll be able to see the completely different settings that this tv has:
DESIGN, IMAGE AND SOUND
This new tv maintains a conventional design with few frames. Nevertheless, some particulars that aren’t often seen stand out.
If we exclude the bottom, it has a width of 1230.1mm, a peak of 714.1mm and a depth of 73mm, this isn’t one of many thinnest teles available on the market, it weighs 14.2Kg. Alternatively, if we have in mind the help legs (the bottom), the width stays at 1230.1mm, the peak will increase to 753.6 mm and the depth rises to 258 mm. The burden quantities to 14.7kg.
The thickest space of this TV (not together with the bottom) is 73mm and the thinnest is just 9.6mm. We are able to dangle it on the wall with a 200×200 VESA bracket, however keep in mind that with the separation of the bracket that we purchase plus the 7.3cm width of the TV we are going to go to a distance of greater than 10cm in virtually any help possibility that we purchase .
The entrance is obvious. It has a 55 “LED LCD panel with a 4K decision (3840 x 2160). The pixel density is 80dpi and the facet ratio is 16: 9.
It’s an LCD display with VA know-how. With this know-how, the next distinction is obtained than IPS panels, though the viewing angle drops a bit. The kind of subpixel is RGB, permitting to create the three fundamental colours. As well as, the refresh fee of the display goes as much as 120Hz. This provides a extra fluid feeling. It additionally has an algorithm referred to as “Sensible MEMC” that lets you adapt or simulate any video at 120Hz on the display, though because of the absence of an HDMI 2.1 port, it is not going to permit us to benefit from the newest era of 4K content material consoles at 120Hz, limiting it to a most of 4K 60Hz
By way of lighting and distinction, it has a direct LED kind lighting (Direct LED), with a most brightness of 350 nits and a distinction of 5000: 1. These knowledge are adjustable from the tv’s personal menu, however since they don’t have gentle sensors, they aren’t adjusted for the time being.
The colours are good, nevertheless there’s a distinction if we evaluate it with different sorts of screens. On this case, the black will not be all black as within the Amoled panels, however the result’s good. (In case you have had an IPS TV you’ll not understand the distinction within the colours). The colour house is 92% DCI P3.
The colours will also be adjusted relying on the depth we wish. Likewise, you too can add extra gentle to the picture. It has help for the HLG and HDR10 requirements, however not for HDR10 + or Dolby Vision.
It ought to be talked about that this display has obtained the Low Blue Mild and Flicker-Free certification which signifies that when the attention safety mode is activated, it complies with the Rheinland blue gentle minimums, the display remaining barely extra yellow than regular.
The margins of the TV are 20mm and on the backside is the Huawei emblem. Within the higher half, the digicam is linked making it protrude about four cm extra.
The again has nothing however just a few air flow slots.
On the left aspect it has the connector for the ability cable and on the appropriate are the connectors. On this case it has Three HDMI 2.Zero ports, an AV enter port, a USB 3.0, a LAN cable and a coaxial SPDIF port.
On the backside it has two legs (detachable) and two double 10W audio system on the ends. In whole, they add 40W of energy due to its four audio system (2 at full frequency of 10 W and one other two 10 W tweeters), which give 40dB of sound. It additionally has the Dolby Audio normal and Dts-HD to enhance the expertise. The reality is that it sounds superb, with a really large and clear sound even should you flip up the amount.
Additionally point out that it has 6 microphones for long-distance voice seize, superb for making video calls with the tv.
Video and sound high quality
Briefly, I feel the display is of an excellent high quality. Even so, I depart you a check the place you may see the contrasts between black and white, the blooming, or halos left by shifting objects on a darkish background, and the standard of the colours.
* I need to point out that the standard of the colours proven within the check decreases solely on digicam. In actuality the colours are displayed appropriately.
TUNER AND CONNECTIVITY
This tv is a bit peculiar, because it doesn’t have a digital tuner or hybrid tv. It doesn’t have DVB, ATSC & QAM, nor ISDB, nor DTMB nor HbbTV.
As for incoming connections, it has Three HDMI 2.Zero cables (to attach computer systems, consoles, video playback units …), a USB 3.Zero connector, a 3.5mm Jack AV, 1 S / PDIF port and one other RJ45 Ethernet port to attach it to the web.
As well as, on the high it has a wi-fi connector for the webcam.
Wi-fi connections are the standard ones. It has the 802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n protocols for two.4Ghz networks and it additionally has the 802.11n protocol for the 5GHz bands. We’ve got been in a position to confirm that it solely detected the bottom 5Ghz bands.
And regardless of not having ChromeCast built-in, it has WiFi Direct to ship content material on to the TV. This can solely be executed with HUAWEI telephones with HUAWEI Share perform.
As well as, it has a voice assistant (created by AI) to regulate it. It has 6 microphones to seize and acknowledge the voice in a radius of 5 meters and thus do what we order.
It is usually talked about that it has NFC know-how to have the ability to mirror the display of a cell system.
However as I discussed, it’s important to be very cautious if you’re on this television, since HUAWEI Vision doesn’t help the DTMB, DVB, ATSC and ISDB Terrestrial Tv requirements, because it doesn’t have a TV tuner.
Subsequently, this TV could also be the best choice for folks in search of a display for multimedia content material or to plug within the console, however with the constraints of not having HDMI 2.1, that’s, not having the ability to benefit from the newest era consoles at 4K and 120 frames, nor have VRR know-how (variable refresh fee) by means of which the display adapts the refresh to the frames on the frequency emitted by the console or the PC, nor ALLM (low latency mode) with which the tv it is ready to lower the latency time usually by deactivating picture processing.