Huawei Watch GT 2 and FreeBuds 3 are the company's bets to compete with the latest releases of Apple and Samsung in the wearables market
Following the release of the new Kill 30 and Kill 30 Pro, a Huawei announced to the international market the company's new smartwatches, the Watch GT 2. It comes in two differently sized versions, designed for a cooler or more stylish lifestyle. In addition, the company's true wireless headphones, the FreeBuds 3, were also presented with active noise cancellation and below average price. Check out the details:
Huawei Watch GT 2
THE Watch GT 2 46mm This is what we call premium smartwatch. It has a sleek design, built in one piece 3D glass and minimal edges. The display features HD resolution and 1.39 inch OLED technology, achieving an incredible 1000 nits of brightness, which enhances viewing even in bright sunlight. Because it is OLED, it has Always on Display, allowing an always-on screen to see more accurate information.
Already the 42mm GT Watch 2 It's more stylish, weighing only 29 grams and 9.4mm body. It features a variety of wristband customization options and the same HD resolution with Big Brother's OLED technology, but only 1.2 inches. Remember that both products are resistant to water and dust.
When it comes to processing, the Watch GT 2 accompanies the processor Kirin A1twice better and more efficient with the Cortex-M7. They feature Bluetooth 5.1, which, according to Huawei, is better than Apple Watch S4. In addition, the new smartwatches come running the operating system. LiteOSnot the Google WearOS.
The new Huawei Watch GT 2 promises to be a watershed in the category of smartwatches regarding the battery. According to the company, which did some simulations in various scenarios, the Watch GT 2 can hold up to 14 days in common use, 30 hours at GPS mode, 24 hours of music playback and 10 hours of calls via Bluetooth. In comparison, the Apple Watch S4 can, respectively, 0.75 days, 6 hours, 10 hours and 5 hours.
In addition, the Watch GT 2 It features 15 pre-installed exercise modes, 13 pre-set running courses, heart rate sensor and stress monitoring.
Both the Watch GT 2 46mm as the 42mm model will start selling from October 2019 and their prices are respectively 249 Euros (approximately R $ 1,130, in approximate conversion) and 229 Euros (R $ 1,040, in approximate conversion).
Huawei FreeBuds 3
In addition to the smartwatch, the Huawei announced the new FreeBuds 3, wireless headphones from the company. Earbuds are the direct competitors of AirPods 2, gives Apple, and Galaxy Buds, gives Samsung.
The biggest highlight of these wireless headsets is active noise cancellation, something we recently saw on Sony WF-1000XM3but that doesn't exist in the gadgets of Apple and Samsung. The purpose of the technology in the device is precisely to eliminate low frequency noises, up to 15dB, without the need for a physical barrier between the device and the environment – which differs from traditional technology.
The battery of FreeBuds 3 may not be the largest, with a promise to last up to 4 hours of playback outside the case (and 20 hours with the case).
First presented at IFA 2019, The FreeBuds 3 has the world's first noise-canceling “snap design”. Due to the bone conduction features, the headphones can detect how much you are talking about, making the necessary blocking of sight noise so as not to disturb voice calls and other scenarios.
They are equipped by Kirin A1 chipset, allied to Bluetooth 5.1 and Bluetooth Low Energy. With this, the headphones can play UHD quality music and have less power consumption. According to Huawei, the combination of the chip with Bluetooth 5.1 decreases about 30% of latency and also the battery drain by up to 50%.
Finally, the 14mm sound drive features high definition and 190ms latency, so you'll hear more instant sound.
THE Huawei FreeBuds 3 hits the market in October 2019 in white and black and its suggested retail price is 179 Euros (R $ 818 reais, in approximate conversion). Second statement by Huawei at IFA 2019, wireless headsets can come to Brazil even cheaper than AirPods 2.
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