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Huawei brings the Ultimate True Sound experience with HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro 2 launch

Users can now indulge in an elevated listening experience customised to every ear, rediscovering sound in its most authentic, high-fidelity form

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, [25 NOV 2022] —Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) today announced the launch of HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro 2 in New Zealand, the new generation of ultimate acoustic flagship TWS earbuds that offer enhanced audio experiences. Leveraging Huawei’s audio expertise in creating TWS earbuds, the latest earbuds live up to the HUAWEI FreeBuds family name, delivering true sound that brings beauty to your ears.

Experience sound in its most authentic, high-fidelity form

HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro 2 features a unique ‘Ultra-hearing True Sound Dual Driver’ sound system that intelligently coordinates two drivers, making them work in perfect cohesion, for excellent audio performance. It uses a planar diaphragm to produce bright and precise treble and overtones, as well as a quad-magnet dynamic driver for medium and lower frequencies to deliver a punchier bass. The result is a wide frequency range, from 14Hz to 48kHz1  that presents sound details accurately.

Equipped with ‘Triple Adaptive EQ’ technology, HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro 2 can automatically tune audio according to ear canal structure, wearing posture and volume level for personalised sound in real time. Coupled with LDAC™ high-resolution audio codec protocol, the audio experience is further optimised for users for an ultra-high-definition listening experience. Certified with the HWA and Hi-Res Audio Wireless Certification, HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro 2 lets you experience sound in the best way possible no matter how, where and at what volume you are playing your music.

HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro 2 is co-engineered with Devialet. Both companies have combined their common pursuit of sound quality, working together to fine-tune the acoustic audio experience on HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro 2 to ensure that all music lovers will be satisfied with its sound quality.

Industry-leading noise cancellation capabilities enabled by advanced innovations

HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro 2 brings advanced Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) to users. Its ‘Triple Mic ANC System’ boosts the average ANC depth by an industry-leading 15%2  compared to its predecessor, while the 'Intelligent Dynamic ANC 2.0’ accurately identifies the external sound field environment and selects a suitable noise cancelling mode that eliminates noise for comfortable listening. Even on flights – the Intelligent Dynamic ANC 2.0 eliminates the roaring aircraft engine noises, enabling users to have a quiet, peaceful journey with the exclusive aircraft noise cancellation curve3.

HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro 2’s new Pure Voice call noise cancellation technology brings clear, quiet calls, is based on a 4-Mic Call Noise Cancellation system, combined with a Huawei-exclusive Deep Neural Network (DNN) noise cancellation algorithm. This means the earbuds can accurately pick up human voices while improving noise cancellation, so users can experience clear sound quality for voice or video calls no matter where they are4 .

Adopting a new hidden wind-proof design, HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro 2 can effectively reduce wind noises for users. Its effective design and industry-leading intelligent wind-noise cancellation algorithms enable the HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro 2 to deliver excellent call quality even against strong winds.

Redefining the audio connection experience to bring more convenience

HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro 2 offers a seamless connection with two devices for automatic call switching. Its dual connection feature works with Huawei all-scenario devices including smartphones, tablets, PCs and Watches, as well as with Android, iOS and Windows smart systems.

‘Audio Connection Centre5’ lets users view the last 10 devices connected to the earbuds for easy switching between multiple devices. It can also be automatically detected on the Super Device screen of Huawei PCs, tablets, phones, or Vision TVs, and easily connected with a simple drag and drop.

HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro 2 strives to bring users outstanding performance on all fronts

HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro 2 is equipped with a long battery life allowing users to enjoy up to 4 hours of playback time with the ANC on and a total of 18 hours with the case. With the ANC off, users can enjoy 6.5 hours of listening and a total of 30 hours with the case6 . HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro 2 also supports reverse chargingon the earbuds case with your phone or tablet.

What’s more, equipped with IP54 water splash resistance8 , the HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro 2’s performance is undeterred by rain or sweat.

Pricing and availability

HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro 2 comes in three colourways that are both simple and elegant – Silver Frost and Ceramic White, which are users’ favourite colours, as well as Silver Blue which is new to the FreeBuds family. Designed to be a dreamy colourway, Silver Blue, Silver Frost and Ceramic White is inspired by the stars in the galaxy.

HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro 2 will be available from 25 November 2022 at NZ$359.00.

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1The frequency range data comes from Huawei Lab. The Bluetooth connection requires LDAC™ HD encoding and decoding, and transmission rate is required to be above 960kbps.

2HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro 2 boosts the average ANC depth by 15% compared with HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro. Data comes from Huawei labs.

3Aircraft noise cancellation curve is only supported on Huawei phones running EMUI 12 or later, with Audio Accessory Manager updated to version and above. After setting the connected smartphone to Airplane mode, the headset will automatically detect cabin noise with Intelligent Dynamic ANC 2.0.

4This feature reduces the ambient noise and presents crystal clear sound to the other party during calls. Actual calling experience may vary depending on usage habits, environment factors, and individual app discrepancies.

5Only available on devices that have been updated to the latest version of the Huawei AI Life App. The iOS version of the Huawei AI Life App temporarily does not support this function.

6The battery life and charging data come from Huawei lab tests. During the tests, audio in AAC format was played at 50% volume level and with ANC disabled. The default settings were used for other features. Actual results may vary depending on the volume, audio source, environmental interference, product features, and usage habits.

7The reverse charging feature requires devices that support reverse charging.

8IP54 dust- and water-resistance is only applicable to the earbuds themselves, not the charging case. This device is splash, dust, and water resistant in normal conditions. It was tested under controlled laboratory conditions and got an approved rating of IP54 under IEC standard 60529. Splash, dust, and water resistance are not permanent, and the performance may deteriorate due to daily wear-and-tear. Avoid charging the device in damp environments. Liquid damage is not covered under warranty.