Huawei Unveils Five New Wearable Devices
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Leading tech manufacturer Huawei officially unveiled five new wearable devices together with the P30 smartphones. Huawei will release the Watch GT Active, Watch GT Elegant, FreeBuds Lite, FreeLace wireless earphones, and smart glasses that have not been named yet.
Huawei’s Watch GT Active, Watch GT Elegant, FreeBuds Lite, FreeLace: Pricing and Availability
The Watch GT Active is set to cost USD 280, while the Watch GT Elegant costs USD 260. Huawei’s audio products, the FreeBuds Lite costs USD 133, and the FreeLace wireless earphones cost USD 111. Huawei has not yet announced the pricing details for the smart glasses. Huawei has revealed that the FreeLace wireless earphones will go on sale starting from April 11 and the smart glasses will be available sometime in July this year, but they have not revealed the availability details for the FreeBuds Lite, Watch GT Active, and Watch GT Elegant.
The Watch GT Active and Watch GT Elegant Specifications
The Watch GT Active has a 46mm watch face that abodes a 1.39-inch AMOLED display with 454 x 454 pixels resolution, while, the Watch GT Elegant has a 42mm watch face that abodes a 1.2-inch AMOLED display with 390 x 390 pixels resolution. The brand has not yet unleashed the processor model, RAM capacity, storage capacity, and the battery capacity of neither the Watch GT Active nor the Watch GT Elegant.
The brand claims that the Watch GT Active can last two weeks, and the Watch GT Elegant can last one week on a single charge with typical use. The company says that typical use includes wearing the smartwatch throughout the day, notifications popping up on the smartwatch whenever you get them on your smartphone, sleep function during nighttime, and using the smartwatch for an hour and 30 minutes of exercise tracking per week.
With regards to its connectivity, the Huawei Watch GT Active and the Watch GT Elegant have Bluetooth and GPS. The sensors on the two smartwatches include a gyroscope sensor, accelerometer, magnetometer, barometer, ambient light sensor, and an optical heart rate sensor.
Huawei FreeBuds Lite Specifications
The FreeBuds Lite, as the name suggests, are truly wireless earbuds. They have IPX4 water and dust resistance. The FreeBuds can last three hours on a single charge, and the battery case can hold three additional charges for a total of 12 hours of battery backup. Huawei did not add any additional information apart from this.
Huawei FreeLace Wireless Earphones Specifications
The FreeLace wireless earphones have a design like no one else has ever seen before. The left and right earbud are connected with a USB Type-C connection (the right earbud has a male connector, and the left earbud has a female connector). To charge the device, you can connect the right earbud to any USB Type-C port including the one in your smartphone. Connecting the FreeLace to your smartphone via USB Type-C will also set up the wireless connection between the FreeLace and your smartphone. Speaking of connection, the FreeLace has Bluetooth v5.0. According to Huawei, the FreeLace wireless earphones can offer either 18 hours of music playback or 13 hours of talk time on a single charge.
Smart Glasses Specifications
The smart glasses that Huawei has announced have no name yet. These smart glasses have emerged through Huawei’s collaboration with the Korean brand, Gentle Monster. Huawei has also showcased that the smart glasses have dual-microphones and a speaker which will allow users to take calls on it. The speaker and microphone included in the pack will enable its users to interact with smart assistants in their smartphones. These smart glasses are IP67 water and dust resistance, USB Type-C port, and packed 2200mAh battery.