Huawei FreeBuds 4, the first-ever HarmonyOS powered audio wearable is becoming the best traveling companion for users that provides a smart listening user experience. At present, the FreeBudss 4 is the latest model from Huawei’s wireless earbuds collection that also consists of FreeBuds Pro, FreeBuds 4i, FreeBuds 3, and FreeBuds 3i.
These semi-in-ear wearables offer noise cancellation technology giving you a more enhanced sound. But in this article, we’ll especially discuss the Huawei FreeBuds 4 enriches with new functions such as intelligent dynamic noise reduction, smart listening, etc.
The Huawei FreeBuds 4 was officially introduced at the HarmonyOS product launch conference on 2nd June. To date, it enter the global market including UK, France, Spain, Italy, Japan, and so on. Initially, it comes in three colors- Ceramic White, Forst Silver, and Honey Red.
Aside from the comfortable design of Free Buds 4, different noise reduction effects, smart controls, and HarmonyOS are some of its main highlights. Let’s take a deep dive and begins with its basic configuration.
System Configuration: Technical
- Dimensione: 41.1 x 16.8 x 18.5 mm dimensiones
- Weight: 4.1 Gram
- Battery: 30 mAh
- Charging Time: About an hour
- Dimensione: 58 x 21.2 mm dimensiones
- Weight: 38 Gram
- Battery: 410 mAh
- Charging Time: About an hour
- Swipe: Increase/Decrease volume
- Tap-twice: Answer/End call, Play/Pause music, Previous/Next song, Enable voice assistant
- Press and hold controls: Enable/Disable noise cancellation, Reject call
- Driver: 14.3 mm
- Connectivity: BT 5.2, Pop-up Air, Simultaneous BT connection
- Sensor: Microphone, Wear Detection
- Audio Technology: Open fit ANC, Call noise cancellation
- Resistant: IPX4 (earbuds)
So these are the basic configuration of the device. Now let’s move ahead and see, what are the offerings of FreeBuds 4.
Having a 4.1-gram weight on each piece, the FreeBuds 4 adopted an ergonomic design to make it perfect to fit on every ear. Because the closer it fits in your ear, the enriched sound you’ll experience. Besides, the charging case has a slim circular design making it fit in your pocket and palm.
Moreover, the earpiece will have no weight/pressure on your ear and the charging case has a portable design to carry along with everywhere. In addition, the back case is long enough to provide your easy controlling operations placing the microphone in right place.
Speaking of the Active Noise Cancellation 2.0 (ANC 2.0), it carefully recognizes and controls the external environmental sound. Furthermore, using acoustic big data, it automatically adjusts its three noise reduction modes to deliver a more comprehensive sound. The three modes are-
- Light Noise Reduction: It mainly helps in quiet areas such as libraries where the noise is likely to come from the air conditioner, surroundings, and people walking around. In this case, the light noise reduction mode will let you enjoy a tranquil reading time.
- Balanced Noise Reduction: Scenarios like office, home, or ground, etc where you can’t decide what could actually happen next. The balanced noise reduction mode can help you with a face-to-face calling experience or quality music playback.
- Deep Noise Reduction: The vociferous places like trains, high-speed rails, and airports where noise seems so irritating, the deep noise reduction mode will offer you non-interrupted music listening or peaceful sleeping.
Huawei Super Device Support:
This is one of most exclusive feature comes with the Huawei FreeBuds 4. It enables the cross-device connection with a strong network, reliability, and easy controls using the powerful distributed technology.
This super device support lets a user play a video on Huawei smart screens, laptops, and tablets with the same flow without delaying any further time.
Apart from its super cool design and ANC 2.0, there are also many hidden features we can talk about. However, if you want to use them, you have to be familiar with Huawei AI Life App. It especially helps in arranging your daily life so you never miss out on any important message. Let’s know the details of the hidden features-
- Audio Connection Center Function: Here, users can check the last 10 devices connect with the audio wearable and can switch in between with just one tap.
- Smart Listening: The Huawei FreeBuds 4 will let you experience routine smart listening with corresponding HarmonyOS 2 equipped devices.
- Early Greetings: Users are allowed to narrate regional weather, scheduled appointments, and other content at the beginning of using this accessory for the first time daily.
- Free Listening: It’s specially designed for music lovers so that they can stream their collection with a long press.
- Quick Reminders: This feature synchronized the wearable with your smartphone to help you out with routes.
Most Enjoyable Gaming Experience:
The best thing about the FreeBuds 4 is the low latency gaming experience. It can provide up to a minimum delay of 90ms with an assured audio synchronization with high-stream videos or games. Just leave all your worries and enjoy a non-disturbing sound during your games.
Huawei FreeBuds 4 is only designed to deliver users an effective listening experience no matter where you are. Besides its smart listening features, and noise reduction technology, it also provides a ling time battery backup of up to about 30 hours, which is enough to survive during traveling with a complete charge.
In addition, it has a bright color offering, lightweight design, and reasonable price, which makes them worthy of buying. You should also try one if you are happed to get a new audio wearable for yourself.
[Update: GPS Fix] Huawei Watch GT 2e is receiving October 2021 update
Update: GPS Fix
Huawei Watch GT 2e smartwatch has recently received an important stability update, and it’s revealed that this update also fixes some important GPS issues. According to the information, the latest Watch GT 2e update comes with a 220.127.116.11 firmware version.
Huaweiblog reveals that the smartwatch was unable to find a GPS signal anymore, or took an extremely long time until a signal is found, which was then not very stable. This Huawei Watch GT 2e GPS bug is now fixed with the latest software rollout.
October 14, 2021: Rollout Started
Huawei has been updating its devices to provide new features and enable software enhancements in the system. Related to this, the Huawei Watch GT 2e is now receiving the October 2021 software update that comes with system stability improvements.
In terms of details, this new firmware update comes with new system optimizations that improve the overall performance and provides you with a better smart wearable performance.
The Huawei Watch GT 2e October 2021 update comes with firmware version 18.104.22.168 upgrading from 22.214.171.124 and 126.96.36.199. However, the changelog doesn’t seem to offer more than the mentioned changes.
The Watch GT 2e follows the same path but has a different approach towards the consumers. It comes with a stylish finishing coupled with sports and a rugged look. This watch is suitable for all scenarios, use cases and provides optimum performance from indoor to outdoor, the Watch GT 2 won’t disappoint its consumers.
- For a better user experience, you are advised to update the Huawei Health app to the latest version in the app store first.
- Keep Bluetooth connected during the update. If the update fails, try again.
- Updating the wearable device may take some time. Please wait for the progress bar on the device to complete. The device will automatically restart after the update is complete.
- If you encounter any issues when using the device, please call the Huawei customer service hotline or visit a Huawei customer service center for assistance.
HOW TO UPDATE:
Connect the watch to your phone using the Huawei Health app, open the app, touch Devices, touch the device name, choose Firmware update, then follow the onscreen instructions to update your watch if there is any new updates. If any update is available, it’s recommended to download the firmware and install it as soon as possible. Do note that this update is rolling out gradually, so it may take some time reach every device.
Huawei Watch 3 HarmonyOS 188.8.131.52 update brings many new features [Global]
Huawei Watch 3 series is the first smart wearable to equip HarmonyOS. This smartwatch lineup is not available in China but also in the global market. Therefore, its popularity and rating are currently accurate among the consumers, as it’s rapidly receiving a new software update in intervals.
This software update for the Huawei Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro comes with HarmonyOS version 184.108.40.206 for the global models. This update rollout is expanding gradually and you may have to wait to get your hands on the latest software update.
According to our colleagues over Huaweiblog, the Huawei Watch 3 firmware update comes with HarmonyOS 220.127.116.11 and brings a new quick SMS reply feature, and new on display features, adds new hand wash detection feature, paid to watch face testing, local music, the addition of Petal Maps app. Moreover, the update brings new optimizations for the system.
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Huawei Watch 3 18.104.22.168 Update:
- Adds quick replying to SMS messages.
- Allows you to choose between the following functions: Switch on the screen to display the main watchface, or switch off the watchface when you lift your wrist (if Always On Display is activated).
- Adds the hand washing detection function.
- Adds a 5-minute free trial for a paid watchface.
- Adds the function of standard display of the charging watch face while charging to avoid malfunctions and improve the charging experience (deactivation of the function by pressing the watch crown).
- Adds more local music formats that can be imported into the watch.
- Adds Petal Maps is a pre-installed map app.
- Optimizes the display of the contacts screen.
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How to update Huawei Watch 3 series:
You’ll need to have the Huawei Health app on your smartphone download the update package and pair the watch to get the latest HarmonyOS firmware version. Once downloaded, the package will be transferred to the corresponding app, which may take some time.
Thereafter, you need to wait and until the installation is completed and do not take away the watch from the smartphone’s range, as it may disconnect the entire transfer process.
Huawei FreeBuds 4 wireless charging variant price drop 200 yuan
The wireless charging of Huawei FreeBuds 4 true earphones is now opened at a discount price of 200 yuan for a limited time in China. The price is only 799 yuan and you can enjoy 3 interest-free periods when you place an order, the whole point purchases a limited amount of earphone protective cover IP models, and so on.
It’s worth mentioning, that the price of the Huawei FreeBuds 4 wired charging version is still 899 yuan, which one to buy must already know the answer. The FreeBuds 4 uses a semi-open in-ear design, which has good ventilation and brings a comfortable wearing experience.
With Huawei’s self-developed in-ear adaptive noise reduction technology, it can moderately reduce external low-frequency noise. after turning on noise reduction, the adaptive technology can Detect the user’s ear canal and match the most suitable one among multiple sets of noise reduction parameters.
Equipped with a 14.3mm wide-range sounding unit, the sound frequency range is up to 40kHz, the treble is transparent and full, and the bass is surging. it supports touch operation to let You don’t need to take out your phone frequently during use.
Huawei FreeBuds 4 supports a smart audio connection, which can transfer the audio from other devices to the headset. When watching movies on the big screen at night, will not disturb the family’s rest. Dual-device connection, audio can be switched in real-time between devices, eliminating the trouble of reconnecting.
The audio connection center of the AI Life APP can manage the connected devices with the headset to realize rapid switching between multiple devices. The Smart Listening service allows users to subscribe to rich audio content, whether it is recommended playlists, fresh information or weather forecasts Flight reminders.