Huawei FreeBuds 3 Officially Released Supporting Bluetooth 5.1
This afternoon, at the Huawei IFA media communication meeting, the company officially launched the Huawei FreeBuds 3 true wireless headset. It’s equipped with the Kirin A1 chip and support bone voice call noise reduction. It is also the world’s first real Bluetooth 5.1 wireless headset.
According to reports, the Kirin A1 chip allows the Huawei FreeBuds 3 performance indicators to be 30% higher than Apple’s AirPods. Also, power consumption is reduced by 50%. Its package size is 95% of AirPods H1 wireless chip. A1 brings a new Bluetooth protocol: BT-UHD. If the FreeBuds 3 is used with a new Huawei phone running EMUI 10.0 or higher, both devices will be connected using this new standard. This technology provides a data transfer rate of up to 2.3 Mbps. For reference, the LDAC codec ‘only’ provides 990 kbps transfer rate.
It is worth mentioning that Huawei FreeBuds 3 is the world’s first true wireless headset with an open design but active noise reduction, which can effectively eliminate environmental noise.
The FreeBuds 3 features a semi-open dolphin’s bionic design for comfortable and secure wear.
The rest of key features of the Huawei Freebuds 3 include an improved 190ms delay, lower than AirPods, and Qi wireless charging. Its wired charging is 100% faster than AirPods, and wireless charging is 50% faster than AirPods. Each headset sports a 30mAh battery that provides 4 hours of playback on a single charge. The charging box provides approximately 20 hours of total playback time. The headset and case charge time is only one hour.
The Huawei FreeBuds 3 will provide carbon black and ceramic white color options. The price and launch date information will be announced later.