Huawei WATCH Buds not only retains all the functions of earbuds and watches, but also removes the “redundant” charging case, and its appearance is no different from ordinary smart watches. It may not be difficult to meet two of these three points at the same time, but this is the only product that meets the three requirements at the same time. If you have this need, Huawei WATCH Buds is the first choice at the moment.
Huawei WATCH Buds specs and features:
- 1.43-inch AMOLED screen
- 4 hours playback of per charge (earbuds)
- 3 days overall comprehensive battery life
- Support more than 80 professional sports modes
- Support ANC mode and transparent mode
- $475 – Check latest price on AliExpress
Huawei WATCH Buds are available in black and khaki. The diameter of the dial is 47mm, and the one I have is black. The overall color of Huawei WATCH Buds is black, with a calm and low-key style, which can be easily integrated into daily clothes.
The strap is made of first-layer calfskin with fine texture. The metal buckle is engraved with the brand logo.
The leather strap comes with an instruction label: 1. The strap is made of genuine leather and is not waterproof. Water stains, sweat, etc. may cause irreparable marks on the strap. 2. Prolonged exposure to the sun or in a high temperature environment will affect the original color of the leather strap. 3. To maintain the leather strap, it is recommended to wipe it with a soft, lint-free cloth to avoid friction with rough or sharp objects.
The back strap of Huawei WATCH Buds is brown, smooth and soft to the touch. There are 12 holes, and the applicable wrist size is 140-210mm. “22L” indicates that the strap width is 22mm. At the same time, the words “GENUINE LEATHER” are printed on the inside, indicating that the strap is made of genuine leather. The strap adopts a quick-release design, which can be easily removed and replaced.
The front of the main body of the watch is made of streamer 3D curved glass, and there are scales on the outside. The case on the back of the watch is made of stainless steel, and in the middle is the sensor area of the optical heart rate sensor. There is a crown on the right side of the watch, but it does not support rotation. There is an opening button at the bottom of the dial, and the cover can be opened with a light push.
A preview of the effect of opening the watch cover. The earbuds are fixed on the watch cover by magnetic attraction, which is easy to pick and place. Although the L/R logo is printed inside the cover, the two earbuds have the same shape. Supports adaptive recognition technology for left and right earphones, users can wear them freely without worrying about wearing earphones by mistake.
The earphones are black as a whole and look like pillars, with two metal bands surrounding the case for charging. It can be seen from the outside that the earphone is a symmetrical octagon, which is convenient for the earphone to correct its position with the help of magnetic force when it is put back into the charging box.
After actual measurement, the overall weight of Huawei WATCH Buds is about 77.8g. Considering the dial diameter of 47mm and built-in true wireless earphones, the overall weight is well controlled. Take out the earbuds, the weight of the watch is about 69.9g. The weight of a single earbud is about 4.1g, which is lighter than many tws earbuds.
Display & Battery Life
The front of the smart watch is a 1.43-inch AMOLED color screen with a resolution of 466×466 and a PPI of 326. The actual display effect is clear and delicate. The remaining power of the watch and earbuds will be displayed on the dial at the same time.
The 47mm dial is slightly larger than the common 40-42mm products. The watch feels a little heavy on the hand, but it doesn’t feel heavy. The genuine leather strap fits softly and feels skin-friendly. When the watch is lifted up and the screen responds very quickly, it is very convenient to check information on a daily basis.
The display brightness is also bright and clear enough under indoor lighting. The screen brightness supports automatic adjustment and changes with changes in ambient light, saving the trouble of manual adjustment and avoiding the embarrassment of too high or too low brightness.
Use a portable power tester to test the charging of Huawei WATCH Buds, and the charging power is about 7.07W. Huawei WATCH Buds supports up to 18W wireless fast charging, and it takes about 100 minutes to fully charge the smartwatch + earbuds. When the ANC mode is turned off, the earbuds can last up to 4 hours in a single battery life. The overall comprehensive battery life is 3 days.
Before official use, you only need to use the Huawei Sports Health APP to add devices to pair and bind. On the device page, you can view the connection status and remaining power of the device, and manage functions such as watch faces, music, applications, and wallets.
The earbuds management includes noise control, sound quality and sound effects, gestures, earbuds matching, find earphones and more settings. From the setting items, it can be seen that the functions of the earphones are also comparable to the mainstream TWS earphones, such as ANC mode, transparent mode, wearing detection, low latency mode and so on.
In other respects, the “Health” column on the home page of the APP displays health data such as sleep, heart rate, stress, and blood oxygen saturation. The “Sports” column is a sports course page with rich content.
Gently push the cover open button, and the cover will pop open automatically. At the same time, the earbuds animation is displayed on the watch screen, and the earbuds can be taken out by opening the watch cover by hand. The small and compact earbuds are very light to wear.
Huawei WATCH Buds is equipped with a wide-area pinna touch function: the earbuds, the pinna, or the cheek area close to the tragus can be freely touched, and the recognition is also very accurate. Double tap to answer/end calls, play/pause music. Three tap switch ANC mode, also supports custom operations.
Earbuds has a built-in full-band micro-panel unit, which adopts a four-magnet design and a planar voice coil to achieve full-band high-resolution, pure sound quality, and rich details. earbuds also supports triple real-time hearing optimization, which can customize your own good sound according to the structural differences of the ear canal, wearing status and volume. In addition, earbuds support low-latency mode, and the actual experience also tells us that this earbuds is fully capable of daily wireless listening needs.
The full-featured noise reduction mode is also very practical, which really surprised us, and it is enough to deal with indoor scenes such as offices. Originally, as an earbuds that can be stuffed into a watch, even if it can only listen to the sound, it is an amazing design for many people, not to mention the comprehensive functions. There is no obvious shortcoming in the comprehensive experience, and a demonstration was made for the watch + earbuds 2-in-1 product.
In terms of appearance design, Huawei WATCH Buds store earbuds in the watch through the ingenious flip-top magnetic design, successfully realizing the two-in-one watch + earbuds. The bullet cover is connected to the watch with a precision shaft, which is stable and smooth. The lid can be opened with a light push of one finger, which is very convenient.
In terms of configuration functions, Huawei WATCH Buds completely provides all aspects of earbuds+ watch experience. Earbuds: support wide-area pinna touch; support ANC, transparent mode, and dual-mic+bone conduction sensor AI call noise reduction; there are also functions such as wearing automatic answering, device switching, and find earphones.
Smartwatch: Support the monitoring of various physical indicators such as sleep, heart rate, blood oxygen saturation and stress status. Support heart health research and sleep apnea research, helping users pay attention to their own health from more perspectives. Support 80+ professional sports modes, and use professional data to guide physical exercise. Support NFC, integrate the functions of access control card, bank card and traffic card. Equipped with HarmonyOS 3, you can get rich applications from Huawei Watch Application Market and unlock more functions. Support WeChat watch version, you can check pictures, text, voice, call reminder, and make voice and quick reply. In other respects, there are quick text message reply, smart broadcast, 18W wireless fast charging, and 3-day comprehensive battery life.
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