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Huawei announces new wireless headphones and smart watch in Brazil

Huawei launched new wearable products on Tuesday. Huawei Watch GT2 is the brand new smart watch

Huawei launched new wearable products on Tuesday. Huawei Watch GT2 is the brand new smart watch

The Chinese manufacturer Huawei announced on Tuesday, 21, new wearable products for the Brazilian market: the wireless headphones FreeBuds 3 and the smart watch Huawei Watch GT2. The devices will begin to be sold on January 23, in the brand's online partner stores. The ads show that the company continues to bet on the accessories area in Brazil: last year, Huawei launched FreeBuds Lite headphones and the Huawei Watch GT Active smart watch in the country.

O state accompanied the presentation of the products, in an event held in So Paulo on the morning of this Tuesday, 21. The main novelty of Free Buds 3 is the noise cancellation with the help of the AI ??Life app, for Huawei phones, and Huawei SmartHome, for Android and iOS, it is possible to adjust the level of external noises and, by double tapping the left earphone it is also possible to activate or disable the function. In the application, it is also possible to consult the available charge of each phone. The device has autonomy of 4 hours on a charge, reaching up to 20 hours with the help of the battery case.

The headset has greater interactivity with smartphones from Huawei itself: a icon immediately appears on cell phones when the battery case is open. FreeBuds 3 will be available in black and white versions for R $ 1.3 thousand.

FreeBuds 3: Huawei's first wireless headphones with active noise cancellation

FreeBuds 3: Huawei's first wireless headphones with active noise cancellation

The Huawei Watch GT2 is already a smart watch with a focus on sports practices, with 15 sport modes, in addition to the possibility to personalize activities not included in the settings. The device is the successor to the Watch GT Active and its highlights are the improvement of stress monitoring, in addition to being equipped with the Kirin A1 chip, with Bluetooth 5.1 connectivity, developed by the company itself.

The watch is compatible with iOS and Android, and can be controlled by the Huawei Health app. The Huawei Watch GT2 has the 42 mm versions, costing R $ 1.5 thousand, and the 46 mm, more robust and with minute markers on the side, for R $ 1.7 thousand.

Huawei Watch GT2 has 42mm and 46mm versions and does not come out for less than R $ 1,499 thousand

Huawei Watch GT2 has 42mm and 46mm versions and does not come out for less than R $ 1,499 thousand

According to Daniel Dias, senior manager of business development at Huawei Brasil, the Chinese manufacturer is betting on the Brazilian clothing market. Today, these products are indispensable. Within our strategy, we invest in the user's experience, not specifically in a specific device. We want to continue expanding the product line we bring, says Dias, who revealed to the state that new brand products will be launched later this year.

Huawei in Brazil

Huawei has been in the spotlight recently because of a ban signed by U.S. President Donald Trump on charges of spying. As a result, the company laid off about 600 employees in its American subsidiary and the company even announced a cell phone, the Mate 30, without support for Google applications. Despite this, in an interview with state, the Huawei executive denies that the operation in Brazil has been impacted by the problem.

However, Huawei continues without forecasts for new smartphone launches in Brazil the company only sells two smartphones in Brazil, the P30 Lite and the P30 Pro, launched in April last year. To buy the already launched Mate X, the brand's foldable cell phone, fans will also have to wait longer: the device remains without a launch date in Brazil.

On smartphones, Dias says that Huawei is focused on working around devices, developing an ecosystem. The company is developing its own services, the so-called Huawei Mobile Services, which are expected to replace Google's applications on mobile phones. In addition, Huawei last week announced an agreement with TomTom, a Dutch company that will supply its digital map services to the Chinese giant's smartphones around the world as the market leader, Google Maps, does not can be used by Huawei, as well as other Android apps.

* intern, under the supervision of the reporter Giovanna Wolf