The Huawei Watch Buds promise always-available audio


Ever needed to bounce on an essential video name however didn’t have your headphones handy? The Huawei Watch Buds need to save your colleagues from having to hear in to your digital conferences, by sticking a pair of earbuds proper in your wrist – and doubling as a fitness-focused smartwatch the remainder of the time.

Revealed for China on the tail finish of 2022, Huawei is now able to carry the revolutionary wearable to the UK and Europe. With out wanting too intently the Watch Buds is definitely confused for the corporations different premium watches just like the Watch GT 3; it has the identical chrome steel chassis, similar 3D curved glass face and similar clous de paris crown on the facet. The 22mm leather-based strap is acquainted, too.

It’s barely thicker on the wrist, although, and a button press reveals its get together trick: the show pops up on a hinge to disclose a pair of teensy true wi-fi in-ears lurking beneath. The bullet-style buds don’t compromise on tech regardless of their small stature, with energetic noise cancellation, ear canal adaptation and put on detection. You possibly can pop ’em in both ear they usually’ll know which means spherical to play stereo sound. In addition they have faucet controls that may sense once you prod the entrance or tip of your ear, so that you aren’t continually jabbing them deeper into your ear canals.

The buds’ diminutive dimensions imply they aren’t for all-day listening, with a modest three hours of battery life with energetic noise cancellation enabled. However that doesn’t imply audio high quality has taken a dive. They use related composite planar diaphragms to Huawei’s premium FreeBuds Professional 2, with a 20Hz-20kHz frequency vary and eardrum-threatening 104dB peak quantity. They pair to any Bluetooth gadget (not simply the watch) and have twin mics for making voice calls.

Huawei Watch Buds front

The watch, in the meantime, can final three days away from the mains – or as much as seven should you flick on the ability saving mode. And that features topping up the buds a number of occasions.

Different {hardware} is on par with Huawei’s different watches, which means a 1.43in round AMOLED show with a fairly chunky bezel up high and a TruSeen 5.0+ sensor beneath. It combines accelerometer, gyroscope, coronary heart charge and SpO2 for well being and health monitoring. The HarmonyOS 3.0 software program can report 80 completely different workouts and actions, with the main focus completely on land-based sports activities. The watch is IPX7 water-proof when closed, although, so will survive a bathe or common health club classes.

The Huawei Watch Buds play properly with Android and iOS units. It’ll be accessible for pre-order from the fifteenth of February for £449 within the UK and €499 in chosen European international locations. Common gross sales then kick off on the first of March.


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