Huawei expands all-scenario product portfolio with new audio and wearable products
HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro, HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro, and HUAWEI WATCH FIT coming to Canada this October
Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) today hosted the Huawei Seamless AI Life New Products1 Global Launch event, where the company announced six new products that further enrich the 1+8+N all-scenario ecosystem.
Some of the new products revealed during today’s keynote include: HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro, a new pro-variant of the highly acclaimed audio products featuring improved Active Noise Cancellation (ANC), new designs and user-centric features; and HUAWEI WATCH GT2 Pro and HUAWEI WATCH FIT, the latest entries to Huawei’s wearable product line-up with striking aesthetics, new fitness data tracking features and workout mode.
During the keynote, Huawei also reaffirmed its commitment to the All-scenario Seamless AI Life Strategy and working with partners to nurture the 1+8+N ecosystem. The products launched today are all designed to bring a more cohesive connected experience to consumers in their everyday lives, in scenarios ranging from work, health and fitness to audio entertainment, echoing Huawei’s mission to build a better connected world.
Richard Yu, Executive Director and CEO of Huawei Consumer BG, said: “Great user experiences are always founded on innovation, but our journey of innovation always begins and ends with consumers. In future, we will continue working with our valued partners to offer more smart and high-quality experiences to consumers worldwide.”
HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro: ANC and immersive audio on demand
HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro are the world’s first true wireless stereo (TWS) earphones to support intelligent dynamic noise cancellation. Featuring a hardware and software integrated solution, the new TWS earphones intelligently identify the type of ambient noise based on the user’s immediate surroundings and switch between three profiles – General, Cosy and Ultimate – to offer the optimal noise cancelling performance. Further, HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro delivers the best noise cancelling performance yet on a Huawei audio product with an industry-leading noise cancellation rating of 40 dB2 . Dual Connection with Android, iOS and Windows smart systems means users can seamlessly switch between devices without being tied to one brand, and the new gesture control enables users to easily take control of the earphones by performing a swipe or a pinch on the cubic earphone stem.
HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro & HUAWEI WATCH FIT: practical pro-grade features for everyday use
Huawei continues to expand the HUAWEI WATCH family with new products that are steeped in innovations that add scientific flair to make keeping fit and healthy easy.
The new HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro not only come with features that consumers have come to love on the HUAWEI WATCH GT Series, the elegantly modern smartwatch also offers up to two weeks of battery life, more than 100 workout modes, plus pro-grade fitness data tracking features.
Health tracking features are at their most advanced yet with the upgraded HUAWEI TruSeen™ 4.0+ providing more accurate heart rate readings. Huawei has introduced new workout modes including Skiing, Cross Country Skiing, Snowboarding and Golf Driving Range. These join the existing range to provide users with real-time performance tracking and analyses for professional sports.
The new flagship smartwatch launches with a rugged design featuring premium materials, including a sapphire watch crystal, titanium case and skin-friendly ceramic case back that combines with another sapphire glass black to enhance monitoring accuracy and wearing comfort. Additionally, HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro supports apps to provide a convenient means for users to get even more features. Huawei also plans to further augment the smart experience on offer in the future.
Launched alongside the HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro, HUAWEI WATCH FIT is the first Huawei sports smartwatch to feature a rounded rectangular watch face design. The smartwatch combines a dazzling 1.64-inch AMOLED display, which lends itself to displaying more content and a better interaction experience.
At 34 g, the HUAWEI WATCH FIT feels as light as a sports wristband. The watch features newly upgraded HUAWEI TruSeen™ 4.0 heart rate technology, which leverages Huawei’s own multi-sensor AI neural network algorithm and advanced PPG components to provide more accurate, 24-hour heart monitoring to track changes in blood oxygen, sleep and stress conditions. All the data is also analysed to generate fitness advice that helps users lead better, healthier lives.
HUAWEI WATCH FIT is the first Huawei smartwatch to support Quick-workout Animations3 . By combining 44 standard fitness routines (including fat burn, shoulder muscle relief, body sculpting and other routines) into 12 animations, this feature provides a quick and easy way for users to work out at a moment’s notice. HUAWEI WATCH FIT offers 13 running classes that are specifically tailored for jogging enthusiasts. Running pace is analysed scientifically with results provided in real time to help users optimise their workout. Further, as the ideal outdoor companion, the smartwatch comes with 96 workout modes, built-in GPS and 5ATM water resistance.
While compact, the smartphone supports up to 10-day battery in typical scenarios4. HUAWEI WATCH FIT also supports Huawei’s fast charging technology. Five minutes of charging can provide enough charge to sustain the smartwatch for an entire day of typical use5 .
About Huawei Consumer BG and Huawei Canada
Huawei is the second largest smartphone manufacturer in the world, with operations in more than 170 countries. In addition to smartphones, Huawei's Consumer offerings include PCs, tablets, wearables and other products. Huawei has been operating in Canada since 2008, and currently has a workforce of 1200 people. Huawei's Canada Research Centre employs more than 500 engineers and researchers, and is ranked 25th in Canada for R&D investment. Huawei is committed to providing leading-edge technology to Canadian operators, customers and consumers.
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1Measurements of product dimensions are obtained from Huawei labs.
2 Data obtained from real-person based model tests conducted in Huawei laboratory. 40 dB is the maximum of noise cancellation. Actual effect may vary depending on the user's ear size, the ear tips used, ear canal structure, wearing position, user status (chewing, exercising etc.) and other conditions.
3 Feature will be enabled by a Huawei OTA update. Please stay tuned to Huawei’s official website for more information.
4Data obtained from Huawei labs. The smartwatch supports a 10-day battery life with typical use and 7-day battery life with heavy use. Typical and heavy use cases are defined on Huawei’s official website.
5 Data obtained from Huawei labs. Typical and heavy use cases are defined on Huawei’s official website.