Huawei Watch Ultimate with Satellite Network launching on March 23
Today, Huawei confirmed that Huawei Watch Ultimate will launch on March 23 and it will be the first smartwatch with satellite SMS technology. This will allow users to send an SMS over satellite connectivity when the native LTE network isn’t available.
While sharing this news, Huawei Consumer Business CEO, Yu Chengdong said at the Huawei Spring Flagship New Product Launch Conference at 14:30 on March 23, Huawei will unveil a new series of watches, the Huawei Watch Ultimate.
He wrote that Huawei has overcome technical difficulties and challenges to build satellite communication technology in a smartwatch. This will allow users to connect to the entire world on their wrists through the Watch Ultimate.
This is quite a bold and powerful statement made by the Huawei consumer business chief. And it’s quite obvious how Huawei is able to achieve such a breakthrough in the smartwatch industry.
On the other hand, Huawei Smart Devices COO, He Gang also posted his promo on Huawei Watch Ultimate. He said that Huawei Watch Ultimate will open a new chapter of networking and communication in the world of smart wearables for consumers.
He mentioned that this watch will bring major upgrades for buyers with various professional experiences.
Both Huawei officials published a promo image of the upcoming device. It reveals a rouged design and a metal (possibly) frame is clearly visible.
Interestingly, the watch dial has different global time zone labels such as NYC, CHI, SCL, RIO, FEN, and more. There’s also a round crown on the right side that has a small ring design, which is functional with the HarmonyOS operating system.
Alongside, there’s a render of the satellite in the image, reflecting the new satellite network capability.
This launch announcement is really exciting for people who are looking forward to a flagship smartwatch. It shows Huawei’s enthusiasm to build a new smartwatch and this one we will witness on March 23 at the launch event.
Huawei launches earbuds with heart rate and temperature monitoring features
On March 23, Huawei launched the world’s first earbuds, Huawei FreeBuds Pro 2+ with the ability to measure heart rate and body temperature. Huawei FreeBuds Pro 2 + earbuds are equipped with a dual-mode heart rate monitoring sensor. It also supports infrared light continuous monitoring and green light high-precision monitoring.
The FreeBuds Pro 2+ has built-in the industry’s first three-dimensional multi-sensor architecture intelligent temperature measurement algorithm and realizes 3D temperature measurement.
This pair could enable abnormal heart rate notifications, and health data sync in real-time. This headset brings the joint efforts of Huawei and Devialet. On the other hand, the FreeBuds Pro 2+ uses dual units (a four-magnet dynamic unit and micro-panel tweeter).
These earbuds come with an 11mm four-magnet dynamic unit, the driving force is 30% higher than that of the previous generation. The low frequency dives to 14Hz and the deep bass is very powerful.
Huawei FreeBuds Pro 2+ also supports Huawei L2HC and the industry’s LDACTM dual high-definition audio decoding with HWA and Hi-Res double gold standard certification.
The earbuds support Harmony OS and Android dual ecosystem high-definition audio transmission. Meanwhile, the transmission speed can reach up to 960-990 kbps.
Not only that, this headset fetches high-definition spatial audio while using Huawei’s self-developed scene-based spatial audio sound field rendering engine.
The Huawei FreeBuds Pro 2+ provides three audio modes: Concert hall, sound theater, and movie theater. There six-axis attitude sensor to dynamically track head movements. Reshape the sound field in real time to create a 360-degree high-definition surround listening experience.
In terms of noise cancellation, the FreeBuds Pro 2+ comes with a three-mic stereo array active noise reduction system with a maximum noise reduction depth of up to 47 dB.
There’s smart dynamic noise reduction 2.0, which can intelligently switch between depth, balance, and light modes, and supports dynamic detection of ear canal structure and wearing status to achieve a personalized noise reduction effect.
Looking at the design, the new earphones are identical to FreeBuds Pro 2. The color scheme is pure white and the earphone handle part is wrapped by a gold frame.
The world’s first heart rate monitoring earbuds, Huawei FreeBuds Pro 2+ will go on sale on April 7 in China with a price tag of 1499 yuan (219 USD).
Make a way for the new Huawei TalkBand B7 Bluetooth smart band
During the 2023 Huawei Spring flagship product launch conference, Huawei launched the new TalkBand B7 with a 2-in-1 design and built-in Bluetooth earphones.
Huawei TalkBand B7 is thin as 12.5mm, which makes it easy to wear. It also has an innovative 1.53-inch 3D curved flexible color display, 326PPI high-definition quality.
The top-layer calfskin strap has a delicate texture. The earphone part adopts ergonomic skin-friendly silicone earmuffs, which brings a soft, firm, and comfortable wearing experience.
Huawei TalkBand B7 is powered by the Kirin A1 chipset and the industry’s latest Bluetooth 5.2 protocol for high-quality connectivity and an uninterrupted calling experience.
Looking at the battery, this band uses a 3C super fast charging technology that can provide up to 4 hours of power within 10 minutes of the recharger. In a typical scenario, the TalkBand B7 could ramp up the battery life by up to 3 days.
It has dual MIC noise cancellation and the 3A noise cancellation algorithm can achieve end-to-end clear calls.
Furthermore, this smart band also brings new health management features including professional monitoring of heart rate, and blood oxygen cycle monitoring (supports iOS). Moreover, there is sleep tracking, stress, female menstrual cycle management, heart health & sleep apnea research, and more.
The TalkBand 7 has a scientific exercise guidance feature, including 10 daily exercise modes (new rope skipping mode), scientific running courses, sedentary reminders, and others.
Huawei TalkBand B7 has two variants and it starts at 999 yuan (146.30) for a silicon strap, while the next version is priced at 1199 yuan with a leather strap.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 launched with a never seen before design
Today, Huawei opened a new chapter in its smart earphone devices and launched Huawei FreeBuds 5 earbuds that come with a never seen design and it’s something that may surprise you.
It’s been 2 years since the launch of Huawei FreeBuds 4 and the company made took some time in the middle to forge the FreeBuds 5 earbuds.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 design is Inspired by the “Rupert’s Tears” formed during the development and testing of Kunlun Glass. Huawei FreeBuds 5 has created a new full-curved shape and the ear handle is in the shape of a drop of water, which is highly recognizable.
This new pair of earbuds has undergone rigorous wearing simulation tests and adjustments. The shape curves of the airbags and ear handles can naturally fit the structure of the ear canal and auricle to provide a comfortable wearing experience.
It adopts a semi-open comfortable noise reduction design, upgraded to the comfort noise reduction 3.0 function. From sound pickup to playback, the whole link is improved and brings stronger noise reduction performance.
The interior of the earphone adopts a three-separation architecture design. These are the sound unit, battery module, and control circuit board placed independently.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 is launched with a super magnetic surge unit driven by double-ring strong magnets. These wireless earbuds use an 11mm-diameter super-large diaphragm, combined with sound pressure Turbo technology.
Also, Huawei FreeBuds 5 also supports L2HC and LDAC dual high-definition codecs to achieve full-link high-fidelity sound quality.
It has an ultra-wideband real-time hearing optimization algorithm. The Huawei FreeBuds 5 can smartly calculate in real-time according to the ear canal structure, wearing status, and volume level, and complete the 100Hz-2kHz ultra-wideband precise compensation within 2s.
Looking at the power, Huawei FreeBuds 5 has a battery life of up to 30 hours including the charging box. It supports 5C fast charging, and with a 5-minute of charge, the earbuds can provide up to 2 hours of non-stop listening.