Huawei released one of their newest true wireless stereo (TWS) type wireless earbuds. TWS is called Huawei FreeBuds 4. Last year, FreeBuds 3 was released earlier than FreeBuds 3i. This year you can buy FreeBuds 4i first. Yes, it’s different from last year, this time the Huawei FreeBuds 4 was released recently.
The design is still similar to FreeBuds 3. different only in the color section. Comes in 3 color variants, namely white, red, and silver. Released in an online event on May 19. This device supports Active Noise Cancellation (ANC). Sold at a fairly affordable price. Unlike the TWS in general, this one device is designed without ear tips or rubber stuck to the ear. Instead, Huawei uses a semi-in-ear design, made like AirPods or Vivo TWS. Huawei said that in its manufacture, it has been generated from thousands of pieces of data with human ears in the form of 3D data. Each earbud weighs 4.1 grams. It is IPX4 certified, so it is safer from splashes of water and sweat.
Huawei FreeBuds 4 Features & Performance
Even though it uses a design that doesn’t completely cover your ears, the ANC feature is still there. Claimed to reduce noise up to 25dB. To be able to present this feature, Huawei FreeBuds 4 utilizes 2 of the 3 total microphones in each earbud. With “dual-microphone hybrid noise reduction” technology, the ANC is claimed to function optimally.
As for sound quality, Huawei uses the Kirin A1 chip plus a large enough dynamic driver, which is 14.3mm. using light and strong liquid crystal composite (LCP) material. Making this device can provide a frequency response up to 40kHz, and the bass is louder. Supporting Bluetooth 5.2 connectivity, this TWS can connect to two devices at once. So that when you are connected to a device such as a tablet for multimedia consumption, the device will automatically disconnect and switch to the smartphone when there is an incoming call. Increase the practical factor during use.
Seamless connection support is also present in TWS. Functioning so that users can immediately switch devices without having to disconnect first. There is a high-quality microphone that is claimed to be able to record sound up to a frequency of 48kHz. Plus noise suppression so that phone quality remains smooth. This is an essential part of a TWS earphone.
For gamers, there is a low-latency mode that can reduce latency by up to 90ms. functions to be more comfortable when playing FPS games that require an accurate sound response. As for the battery life, this TWS can last up to 4 hours on single use or 22 hours with the charger. Has fast charging support, promising 2.5 hours of use in just 15 minutes. Users can also charge wirelessly using the Qi wireless charger standard.
Huawei FreeBuds 4 sells for $156.72 in China. Comes in white, red, and silver color variants. TWS will be available starting on June 6. Huawei said that its global launch would be hastened in the near future.