Huawei's Watch, the company's first smart watch, is set to ship on September 17, for $349 to $799 (depends on the model). The Android Wear device sports a 1.4" 400x400 (286 PPI) circular AMOLED display. It features a heart rate monitor and fitness tracking, six-axis motion sensor and a barometric sensor.
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Gionee's S5.1 Pro is an Android 5.1 smartphone that features a 5.2" 720p AMOLED display, an octa-core 1.3Ghz CPU, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, a microSD slot, 13MP camera and dual-SIM.
The S5.1 Pro will launch in the Chinese market towards the end of September 2015 for around $300.
Barnes & Noble's announced a new tablet, the Galaxy Tab S2 Nook - which is basically a re-branded Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8-inch. It costs $400 but you get a 10% discount if you're a B&N member, and you get some free books and magazines as part of the deal. The tablet obviously comes with pre-installed Nook applications.
The Galaxy Tab S2 Nook sports a 8" QXGA (2048x1536, 320 PPI) "newly optimized" Super AMOLEDdisplay, an octa-core CPU, 3GB of RAM, 32/64 GB of internal storage, 8MP rear camera, LTE (on some models), Android 5.0 and a 4,070 mAh battery.
Huawei's flagship Mate S is a large smartphone with a 5.5" FHD AMOLED display, force touch, an octa-core CPU, 3GB of RAM, 32/64 GB storage, microSD, 13MP camera and dual-SIM.
The Mate S will ship later in September, with a high price tag of €750 (over $800) in Europe.
As expected, Panasonic announced the company's first OLED TV, the TX-65CZ950. This is a curved 65" 4K OLED panel that features Panasonic's 4K Pro tech which includes advanced gradation controls and 3D color look tables. The TV supports HDR and is THX certified.
The OLED panel itself is produced by LG Display, and uses LGD's WOLED (WRGB) architecture. Panasonic used to co-develop OLED TVs together with Sony, but that OLED TV joint development project was canceled in December 2013. Panasonic (together with JDI, Sony and the INCJ) formed a new company (JOLED) to develop small/medium OLED panels. But the company OLED TV program is reportedly halted.
LG Display recently announced a major focus shift to OLED displays, with plans to invest $8.5 billion in OLED expansion in the next three years. Reports from Korea suggest that LG Display considers constructing a new 9-Gen (or 9.7-Gen, really, 2,950 by 2,500 mm) fab that will produce both LCD and flexible OLED panels.
Different reports, however, say that LG is more likely to add 8-Gen production lines and perhaps construct a 10-Gen OLED TV fab.