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Lower Priced Connected TV Takes On Apple, Samsung

Apple and Samsung can start worrying now. Huawei has unveiled its IoT strategy and the extent of its ambitions. Amongst the highlights are a TV kit that provides latest-generation Apple TV functionality, with Siri-like voice navigation through content. That will be available for around £30 (Y226), or one fifth of the price of Apple's offering. However, Huawei's version supports 4K video out, and a memory card slot, unlike Apple's, and is much smaller: - the "set top box" part is around the size of a wallplug. The strategy is based on a stack of open source code and protocols, silicon and cloud support, and all that on its own might not sound much.

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  1. Leonard Zachary from T___n__, December 17, 2015 at 1:08 p.m.

    yup. China Internet offerings are not amazing. Nothing is integrated execpt to the Great Firewall.

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