Barcelona, Spain – Feb 28, 2023 – ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ) , global leading integrated communication information solution provider, has partnered with AIS，Thailand’s largest mobile carrier，to jointly announce the world’s first AI-powered 3D tablet – the nubia Pad 3D , at the 2023 MWC World Mobile Communications Exhibition. This innovative device features embedded technology that enables fully eyewear-free immersive 3D calling, streaming, and gaming experiences, as well as content sharing and creation applications.
At MWC2023, the two parties signed a memorandum of understanding: AIS and ZTE agreed on a comprehensive strategic partnership to further enhance the cooperation in innovative products for the benefits of each other’s product ecosystem. ZTE will work with AIS to maintain its continuous technological leadership in Thailand, and AIS will ensure ZTE’s market position as the key digital economic valuable partner of AIS in Thailand, and jointly promote the development of Thailand’s communication industry.
Pratthana Leelapanang, Chief Consumer Business Officer of AIS , indicates ” As a Digital Life Service Provider with the most 5G spectrum in Thailand, our obligation is to deliver excellent digital experience over both Mobile and Home Broadband (100% Fiber) to the Thai public. Working with ZTE as a strategic partner on both networks and devices is a clear fulfillment of this policy.”
“ZTE is actively expanding the layout of multi-ecological scenarios, and working together with AIS to bring innovative technology products with high-quality experience to more users worldwide. With the new 3D technology, users can eyewear-free enjoy a rich, natural 3D experience.” Said Fei Ni, Senior Vice President of ZTE Corporation and CEO of Nubia.
Rich in science and technology，the nubia Pad 3D, jointly developed by ZTE and the world leading eyewear-free 3D developer Leia Inc., is equipped with the unique 3D display technology of Leia and tremendous AI computing power to adapt various 3D application scenarios, realising AI Face-Tracking, which can match a perfect view (8 views lightfield in maximum) in real time, real-time AI-based 2D to 3D content conversion, AI-powered 3D content shot by front or rear cameras, also compatible with the popular AI 3D applications for artistic creation. It is equipped with a 12.4-inch 2.5K screen and four symmetrical Dolby surround sound speakers, offering an immersive audio and visual experience. With the world’s largest 3D content ecosystem, it allows users to seamlessly enjoy the world’s first 3D augmented video chat, 3D private theatre, immersive 3D games and other scenarios. With the Snapdragon 8 series chipset, nubia Pad 3D is quite outstanding in performance and offers upgraded user experience in all dimensions with the 9070mAh battery and 33W fast charger.
This product will be officially launched in Thailand this Q2 through AIS online channel.
Previously, AIS has worked with ZTE on multiple projects. In March 2022, ZTE and AIS worked together with Qualcomm to complete the world’s first 5G mmWave dual connectivity test (NR-DC) based on sub-6G and high-frequency 26GHz. In June 2022, the two parties signed a strategic cooperation agreement to build Thailand’s first high-level 5G network. The signing of this strategic cooperation marks a new breakthrough for AIS and ZTE in the field of innovative consumer electronics products. ZTE and AIS will cooperate deeply in both 2B and 2C fields, including 5G network construction, 5G industry application expansion, and consumer eco-product innovation, to promote the development of digital economy in Thailand.