As part of the official launch of its HarmonyOS platform, Huawei announced the arrival in Europe of its new TWS (True Wireless Stereo) headphones, the Huawei FreeBuds 4. They take over from the FreeBuds 3 with a similar design, but improved, and are positioned between the FreeBuds 4i and the FreeBuds Pro.
With a weight per earpiece of 4.1 grams, the FreeBuds 4 with active noise reduction take advantage of open-fit ANC 2.0 technology. The open-fit design notably helps to equalize the air pressure. With dual mic, noise cancellation will up to 25 dB.
The FreeBuds 4 are the first open-fit headphones to use Adaptive Ear Matching technology to best suit the ear and the way they are worn. They automatically determine the most suitable noise cancellation mode – among 16 available modes – for low frequency sounds.
Each earphone is equipped with a bass amplification motor for the vibration of the diaphragm and therefore more powerful bass. The 14.3mm LCP (Liquid Crystal Polymer) dynamic speaker covers a frequency range up to 40kHz.
Without active noise reduction (ANC), the autonomy of Huawei FreeBuds 4 is 4 hours of music playback (2.5 hours with ANC) and up to 22 hours with the charging case. The 15-minute quick charge lets you listen to music for 2.5 hours, appreciable.
Headphones can be connected to two devices simultaneously. They have a variety of tactile controls (playback control, ANC management, volume control, etc.).
Especially for gamers, Huawei also points out that the Huawei FreeBuds 4, with Bluetooth 5.2 connectivity and Kirin A1 platform, are able to reduce the latency to 90 ms on HarmonyOS smartphones and to 150 ms on EMUI smartphones. Finally, they are IPX4 certified, that is to say resistant to water splashes.
The new ones Huawei FreeBuds 4 wireless headphones are currently in pre-order in France on the official website at the reduced price of € 134.99 (instead of € 149.99) and with a free Huawei Band 6 connected bracelet (value € 59.99).