Dolby Atmos Immersive Sound Brought to Huawei Mobile Devices

All new Huawei P20 and P20 Pro released today with full Dolby AC-4 compatibility and Dolby Atmos Immersive Sound

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| Source: Dolby Laboratories

PARIS and SAN FRANCISCO, March 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) today announced a partnership with Huawei to launch the HUAWEI P20 and HUAWEI P20 Pro with Dolby Atmos sound and Dolby® AC-4.

Dolby Atmos within a mobile device adds an extra, fluid and breathtaking audio dimension to an already dynamic experience. Through headphones and built-in speakers, you can immerse yourself within the soundscape; appreciating the rich moving sounds and object noises perceived in three-dimensional space, while you’re also on the move. Both devices also support Dolby AC-4, an end-to-end audio solution developed to enhanced today and tomorrow’s audio experiences for consumers and content distributors alike.

“Our goal is to create a sound experience that brings entertainment to life, no matter how or where you listen,” said Giles Baker, SVP, Consumer Entertainment Group, Dolby Laboratories. “With Dolby Atmos at the heart of the HUAWEI P20, we’re putting better, deeper and clearer sound into the hands of consumers globally.”

“The P20 is a phone of firsts and that’s why we’re excited to be working with Dolby to include the latest audio technology,” said Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group. “We’re expanding this immersive, best-in-class sound experience from our MateBook X series laptops to our newest mobile devices.”

Dolby Atmos enables spectacular audio experiences across the cinema, in the home, on the go and beyond. It creates powerful moving audio on your mobile device via headphone and built-in speakers, wherever you go. Benefits include: a more enveloping soundfield, greater subtlety and nuance, crisper dialogue, maximized loudness without distortion, and consistent playback volume for a very wide variety of content.

For more information, visit https://www.dolby.com/us/en/brands/dolby-atmos.html

About Dolby Atmos
Dolby Atmos delivers moving audio – sound that can be precisely placed and moved anywhere in three-dimensional space, including overhead. It brings entertainment alive all around the audience in a powerfully immersive and emotive experience.

About Dolby Laboratories
Dolby Laboratories (NYSE:DLB) is based in San Francisco with offices in over 20 countries around the globe. Dolby transforms the science of sight and sound into spectacular experiences. Through innovative research and engineering, we create breakthrough experiences for billions of people worldwide through a collaborative ecosystem spanning artists, businesses, and consumers. The experiences people have – in Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Cinema, Dolby Voice, and Dolby Audio – revolutionize entertainment and communications at the cinema, on the go, in the home, and at work.

About Huawei Consumer BG
Huawei’s products and services are available in more than 170 countries, and are used by a third of the world’s population, ranking third in the world in mobile phone shipments in 2015. Sixteen R&D centers have been set up in the United States, Germany, Sweden, Russia, India and China. Huawei Consumer BG is one of Huawei’s three business units and covers smartphones, PC and tablets, wearables and cloud services, etc. Huawei’s global network is built on 20 years of expertise in the telecom industry and is dedicated to delivering the latest technological advances to consumers around the world.

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