Huawei’s new headphones release design and improve noise cancellation


The Huawei Freebus 5i have a 10-millimeter driver, with noise cancellation of up to 42 dB and a range of up to 28 hours of continuous playback with the charging case.

A year after the launch of the Freebuds 4i, the Chinese giant Huawei has just presented in its native country the renewal of these headphones: The Huawei Freebuds 5i.

Huawei’s new wireless headphones stand out for having with a renewed design, with better noise cancellation and greater autonomy than its predecessors.

Huawei Freebuds 5i - Cover

This is what the Huawei Freebuds 5i look like in their three available shades: white, black and blue.

Huawei FreeBuds 5i: all the information

Huawei FreeBuds 5i
Size and weight of each earphone 30.9 x 23.9 x 21.7mm and 4.6 grams
Size and weight of the charging case 48.2 x 61.8 x 26.9mm | 33.9 grams
Audio 10mm drivers
Drums Headphone: 55 mAh – 7.5 hours of continuous playback (6 hours with ANC on)
Case: 410 mAh – 28 hours of continuous playback (18 hours with ANC on)
Case charging time/td> 60 minutes with the headphones inside
110 minutes with empty case
connectivity Bluetooth 5.2
USB Type-C
Others Active noise cancellation up to 42 dB
low latency mode up to 96 ms
touch controls
IPX4 resistance

The Huawei Freebuds 5i have a renewed design compared to the previous generation, since the temple has been shortened and the cushions are more integrated into the body of each earphone. In this sense, we must also point out that the Huawei Freebuds 5i are also lighter than in previous versions, since they have dimensions of 30.9 x 23.9 x 21.7 millimeters and weighing only 4.6 grams.

What does not change is the design of the charging case, which is still oval in shape, but has a smoother, pebble-like texture.

Huawei Freebuds 5i - Sound

The Huawei Freebuds 5i are equipped with a 10mm driver that provides great sound quality.

On a technical level, the Huawei Freebuds 5i are equipped with a 10 millimeter driver which along with Hi-Res Audio Wireless certification and LDAC codec support They will provide high quality sound.

One of the great improvements of this version with respect to the previous model is found in the active noise cancellation, since it increases from 22 dB on the Freebuds 4i to 42 dB on the Freebuds 5i.

Huawei Freebuds 5i - noise cancellation (1)

The Huawei Freebuds 5i significantly improve their active noise cancellation compared to their predecessors.

In addition, Huawei’s new wireless earphones also feature a noise cancellation system on calls* powered by an AI technology in which two microphones take care of extract and enhance your voice to make calls clearer.

Another of the strong points of the Huawei Freebuds 5i is its autonomy, since the battery in the charging case increases its capacity from the 215 mAh of its predecessors to the 410 mAh of the current generation. This causes that, using its case, the autonomy of the Huawei Freebuds 5i reaches up to 28 hours of continuous playback without ANC activated and until 18.5 hours with it activated.

Huawei Freebuds 5i - Connection

The pairing of the Freebuds 5i with your Huawei mobile is really fast.

For its part, the battery of each headset is still 55 mAh and promises up to 6 hours of continuous playback with noise cancellation on and up to 7.5 hours of autonomy without it.

In addition, the battery of the Huawei Freebuds 5i charging case has fast charging, thanks to which we can charge it with the headphones in as little as 60 minutes or without them in 110 minutes.

As for the rest of the features of the Huawei Freebuds 5i, we must point out that the new TWS headphones from the Chinese firm have Bluetooth 5.2 connectivity, with a low latency mode of up to 96 mswith touch controls on the ear cups and with IPX4 water resistance.

Huawei Freebuds 5i: availability and price

Huawei FreeBuds Pro, analysis: dynamic noise cancellation and a really elegant design

The Huawei Freebuds 5i are now available for purchase in China in three colors: white, black and blue for a price of 599 yuan, about 84 euros to change and it is still unknown when they will go on sale in other regions, although everything seems to indicate that they will not take long to arrive in our country.

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