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Huawei FreeBuds Pro Review Rundown

Huawei Technologies | Published on 21 Mar 2021 | Last Edited on 24 Mar 2021 | Written by Dr Jiulin Teng w/ Neosummarizer

Overview

Photo of Huawei FreeBuds Pro
  • Excellent noise cancelling
  • Excellent battery life
  • Great call quality
  • Nothing in particular

Summary

Huawei FreeBuds Pro are true wireless noise-cancelling earbuds. Their charging case is larger than many of their competitors, and its hinge has a pleasing amount of snap. It supports wireless charging in addition to USB-C charging.
This rundown provides our analysis on 8 third-party reviews. The sentiment scores, summaries, and key takeaways that we select are based on these reviews and may differ from the original publication.

Rundown

expertreviews[1]

Sentiment Score[*] 76%
Reviewers from Expertreviews have found the following[***]:
The Huawei FreeBuds Pro are true wireless noise-cancelling earbuds. They're the follow up to last year's FreeBud 3, which was criticised for lacking bass. This time around, the company has ditched the open-fit design in favour of silicone eartips to better secure them in your ears. Battery life is stated at around four-and-a-half hours with ANC on and seven with it off.
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Pros[**]
  • Powerful ANC
  • Comfortable, comfortable design
  • Easy-to-use touch controls
Cons[**]
  • Unresponsive touch controls

nextpit[2]

Sentiment Score[*] 67%
Reviewers from Nextpit have found the following[***]:
The Huawei FreeBuds Pro are an absolute highlight when it comes to the True Wireless Sound earbuds market. The headphones have a comfortable fit and seem to only exert pressure in my right ear, where I seem to have a small, endearing anomaly on the upper cartilage, which thankfully seems to be less pronounced in the other ear. Active noise reduction offers three modes that cannot be set manually, but they do come into effect dynamically as soon as the ambient noise changes.
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Pros[**]
  • Excellent sound quality
  • Comfortable fit
  • Good battery life
Cons[**]
  • Not as comfortable as AirPods Pro

techadvisor[3]

Sentiment Score[*] 79%
Reviewers from Techadvisor have found the following[***]:
The FreeBuds Pro are a budget option for those wanting noise cancelling without spending the heady £249/$249 required for a pair of Apple's finest. Inside each bud is an 11mm driver which is suspended in Huawei's custom-designed stabiliser. They have various functions besides picking up your voice for phone calls, such as active noise cancellation, wind reduction and also for the awareness mode which allows you to hear what people are saying.
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Pros[**]
  • Great sound quality
  • Works with Huawei's custom stabiliser
  • Good battery life
Cons[**]
  • Nothing in particular

techradar[4]

Sentiment Score[*] 81%
Reviewers from Techradar have found the following[***]:
The FreeBuds Pro are Huawei's first foray into the premium earbuds market. First set of buds to feature active noise cancellation with an open-ear fit. Available in Carbon Black, Ceramic White, and Silver Frost. Smart, intuitive controls will save you from reaching for your phone to change track or adjust the volume.
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Pros[**]
  • Excellent call quality and noise-cancelling
  • Great in-ear fit
  • Smart, intuitive controls
Cons[**]
  • Nothing in particular

trustedreviews[5]

Sentiment Score[*] 74%
Reviewers from Trustedreviews have found the following[***]:
The FreeBuds Pro look really good, with a far more angular stem than the usual rounded off style. You'll find three silicone tips in the box, and throughout my week with the buds I've found them to be very comfortable, even during long listening sessions. The ANC is certainly stronger than on the AirPods Pro, with Huawei's rival especially good at cutting out the drawl of a car engine. The mic system does a great job at reducing wind noise when talking outside.
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Pros[**]
  • Strong ANC
  • Excellent mic system
  • Great battery life
Cons[**]
  • Nothing in particular

whathifi[6]

Sentiment Score[*] 76%
Reviewers from Whathifi have found the following[***]:
Huaweis FreeBuds Pros are wireless noise-cancelling headphones. Powered by Huawei's AI Life app, they can be paired with any smartphone. Battery life is 4.5 hours with ANC or seven hours without, which is competitive when pitched against the AirPods Pros and Sony WF-1000XM3s. However, they struggle to uncover finer details and communicate the subtleties of a track.
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Pros[**]
  • Impressive battery life
  • Impressive noise-cancelling
  • Easy to pair
Cons[**]
  • Nothing in particular

references

  1. 1. ^ Huawei FreeBuds Pro review: Excellent earbuds for Android users. Expertreviews. 15 December 2020. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  2. 2. ^ Huawei FreeBuds Pro review: out of this world performance. Nextpit. 21 October 2020. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  3. 3. ^ Huawei FreeBuds Pro review. Techadvisor. 10 September 2020. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  4. 4. ^ Huawei FreeBuds Pro review. Techradar. 11 December 2020. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  5. 5. ^ Hands on: Huawei FreeBuds Pro Review. Trustedreviews. 10 September 2020. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  6. 6. ^ Huawei FreeBuds Pro review. Whathifi. 19 October 2020. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  7. *. Neoscore is our sentiment analyzer based on natural language processing (NLP). Scaled in the range of 0 to 100, Neoscore eliminates scoring biases from each publisher; it likely differs from the publisher's own rating, if available, as a result.
  8. **. Neoanalyzer is our summarizer based on NLP. It identifies key takeaways from each third-party review. The takeaways that it produces likely differ from the publisher's own bullets points, if available, as a result.
  9. ***. Neosummarizer is based on NLP. It extracts summaries from third-party reviews. It likely that these summaries differ from the publisher's own, if available.

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