Huawei Freebuds 5i has been launched in China. The Huawei earbuds come with a claimed battery life of up to 28 hours with the charging case. The headphones themselves are said to offer up to 7.5 hours of use on a single charge. FreeBuds 5i supports multi-mode freely switching, ie the headset can connect to two devices at the same time. They also feature dual hybrid noise cancellation and are IPX 4 water resistant. The Huawei Freebuds 5i comes in three color options and is on sale in China.
Huawei Freebuds 5i price
Huawei Freebuds 5i is priced at CNY 499 (about Rs 5,800) in China. The headphones are available in three color options including Ceramic White, Interstellar Black, and Island Blue.
Specifications of Huawei Freebuds 5i
Huawei Freebuds 5i has a lightweight design with silicone earpads. Hi-Res certified earbuds for sound quality and wide frequency response. The Freebuds have dual mixed noise cancellation technology that eliminates noise. They also feature ear canal adaptive noise cancellation that can detect the tightness of the ear canal and help reduce noise. Preferred active noise cancellation (ANC) mode can be selected individually. Huawei Freebuds 5i offers up to 42dB combined active noise cancellation.
The earbuds come with touch controls where you can toggle noise cancellation and transparency on/off by pressing and holding either earphones. The volume can be adjusted by sliding up or down on the body of the headset. Double tapping on the headset will play/pause music and answer/end calls.
The Smart Life App’s audio hub allows users to manage the devices connected to the headset and helps them switch between connected devices.
The Huawei earbuds come with 55mAh for the Freebuds and a minimum capacity of 410mAh for the charging case. The Freebuds 5i claim a battery life of 28 hours with ANC off and 18.5 hours with ANC on, when used with the charging case. As for the headset itself, the headset can provide up to 7.5 hours of battery life without ANC and six hours with ANC enabled. The carrying case will take about 60 minutes to charge the headphones, and wired charging will take about 110 minutes. The company says that the charging case is 18% lighter than the previous generation.
Freebuds 5i supports Bluetooth v5.2 connectivity and is IPX 4 water resistant.