And the reason is VR. "Last year I would certainly not buy a 2K device as the power consumption was high and the difference to my eyes non-existent. But now I have changed my mind and my next phone will be 2K as I like VR!," he noted in a post on Weibo.
It's worth mentioning that by 2K, he probably means QHD as the former has never been a phone resolution. Also, in case you missed, Huawei's change of heart comes nearly a week after the company announced its own VR headset.