According to him, artificial intelligence is an indispensable basis for the operation of all new and modern devices, from optimization of device operation, to connectivity, interoperability, and a number of other functions.
How do you assess the current position on the Croatian market when we talk about smartphones, wearables, watches, but also tablets and laptops?
We focus on market segments where we see opportunities. The wearable market is one of them. For example, we started selling smart watches two or three years ago and we have been a convincing leader in Croatia for some time. Of course we will focus on those potent categories. Well, a couple of days ago we introduced the latest, Watch GT 3 Pro smartwatch. Great device. Top quality materials, top design, affordable prices, with a bunch of sports, recreational, health features. We are planning a number of new watches, but also laptops, headphones and similar products. We believe we have a lot of room to grow. Huawei is known for its wide portfolio of devices that will become even bigger and more interesting this summer. We are not slowing down when it comes to innovation.
In addition, we are focused on the complete experience of using multiple devices, or usage scenarios. The modern way of life, which uses an ecosystem of related products, requires innovative device functions. Our scenarios include smart home, health and fitness, smart office and the like. Consumers will be presented with many new solutions that can significantly facilitate everyday life and work, and smooth the interaction between their devices.
New models are coming out soon. What can users expect and in which segments?
Smartphones are the segment of devices for which Huawei is best known. This summer, Huawei will present the lightest foldable smartphone on the market so far, marking its position as a leader in the field of foldable smartphones. From this premiere, the company will own the most developed line of devices in the category of folding devices, including internal and external display, as well as flip phones. The upcoming folding represents a new level of innovation, with an outward folding design, flat and seamless folding, an impressive display and leading features that ensure excellent performance. A smartphone will be the perfect choice for those who work on the go and need quick access to emails and files, as the smartphone will prove useful as the main device you need for business. Moreover, we will present two new models from the established series known for innovative solutions at an affordable price. Based on insight into user requirements, the series balances costs and popular outlets to create the perfect lifestyle smartphone. From practical features such as a large screen, long battery life and great storage, to great looks, a smooth experience and reliable quality, the new smartphones will bring users an experience that combines technology with fashion.
As for the PC, Huawei’s new PC offerings will combine the best features of a laptop and monitor in a new device that will challenge traditional desktop solutions. This is definitely something worth looking at if you work in an office and have recently been faced with working from home. Huawei has also prepared a novelty for people from the creative industry who have specific needs to use a digital screen and must be able to import notes directly into a project or draw by hand. Huawei is closely monitoring the changing needs and expectations of consumers, so the upcoming devices will certainly be positively and widely accepted.
Today, wearables and smartphones are using more and more AI solutions. How do you see the future of AI in this segment?
AI is an indispensable basis for the operation of all new and modern devices. From device optimization, to connectivity, interoperability, and a host of other features, AI is an indispensable technology needed for success. Huawei is a leader in innovation, research, and the development of new technologies.