Huawei made quite a splash in Barcelona with a major event, unveiling their latest lineup of smart wearables. Among the highlights were the Watch GT4 series, Freebuds Pro 3 wireless earbuds, Eyewear 2, and a fresh addition to their tablet family, the MatePad 11.5” PaperMatte edition, designed with a special focus on eye care.
Huawei MatePad 11.5-inch PaperMatte Edition
The star of the show was undoubtedly the new MatePad 11.5, featuring the innovative PaperMatte screen. This unique nano-etched screen coating, delivers a paper-like tactile experience, reduced glare, decreased eye strain, a more natural feel when using the second-generation M-Pencil stylus.
Under the hood, it retains its previous specs – an 11.5-inch TFT LCD with a crisp 1440 x 2200px resolution and a buttery-smooth 120Hz refresh rate. Powered by a custom 4G Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 chipset, it boasts 8GB of RAM and a capacious 256GB storage. Camera-wise, it sports a 13MP rear camera and an 8MP front-facing shooter. The tablet packs a substantial 7,700 mAh battery supporting 22.5W fast charging through USB-C. HarmonyOS 3.1 ensures seamless software performance.
The MatePad 11.5 PaperMatte edition, arrives in Space Gray and hits the market on September 19, with a price tag of €500/£400.
Huawei Freebuds Pro 3
For those seeking an audio upgrade, Huawei presents the Freebuds Pro 3, a direct successor to last year’s Freebuds Pro 2. These earbuds boast a dual driver system promising clearer treble and robust bass. They also introduce a Triple Adaptive EQ for pristine sound quality and support for the LDAC and L2HC 2.0 Hi-Res audio codecs.
Not stopping there, Huawei brings an upgraded Intelligent Dynamic ANC 3.0 system, enhancing noise cancellation, and a new Pure Voice 2.0 microphone system that ensures your voice is heard clearly even in challenging conditions. These buds offer a combined battery life of 31 hours and support dual device pairing.
Priced at €200/£180, the Freebuds Pro 3 will be available across European markets starting from October 11.
Huawei Eyewear 2
In the world of wearable tech, Huawei introduces the Eyewear 2 smart glasses. They let you enjoy music through built-in speakers for up to 11 hours and feature interchangeable Zeiss prescription lenses. With a featherweight titanium frame at just 4.7 grams, they offer touch controls on the sides for easy operation.
These stylish smart glasses come at a price of €300 and will be on the market from October 18.