Huawei FreeBuds 4i: The ANC earbuds for everyone

As the era of cords and wires are fading, the world is now in a wireless age where everything can relate to Bluetooth or Wi-Fi, it could be a feature of smart appliances, tech devices, or phone and desktop accessories. It is the new consideration in choosing tech devices as everyone is on the go and things should be able to cope up in fast paced environment.

The market does not really have many options if you are on a tight budget specially those that have True Wireless Stereo and Active Noise Cancellation. But Huawei released a new model for their FreeBuds series, the Huawei FreeBuds 4i, which is a bang for the buck with its sound quality and other prestige factors.

Here are the nicest features that you can get in this device.

Premium Design

Lightweight with its oval shaped charging case that is compact and ergonomic flat back to prevent toppling over tables and desk. Inspired from the rocks found at black beaches of Iceland, the ceramic and high-polish finish of the earbuds gives you a modern and noticeable look.


The champ feature that is rarely seen on earbuds with this price point. The TWS and ANC truly helps if you always attend meetings online but in a not so suitable environment. It alleviates background sound and contains an AI noise reduction technology on its dual-mic system that reduce outdoor wind noise.

A 3 mode of noise control

It features a normal mode which can be used in quiet surroundings, a noise cancelling mode which is suitable for loud environments and a more focused music listening, and an awareness mode which is smart so that you don’t have to take the earbuds off to communicate with others easily.

Long battery life

It has a long battery life that lasts up to 9 hours without ANC and up to 7 hours with noise cancelling. The charging case could charge the earbuds for 2 full cycles which is advantageous to people that are always on the go.

Comfortable fit and customizable user interface

The Huawei FreeBuds 4i fits snuggly and are not easily removable when moving and during a workout or run. As of its interface, it is compatible on either Android and iOS phones, but it is best used on an iPhone and Huawei smartphone. The earbuds could be customized using the Huawei AI Life App that could be downloaded on the app store, it has a feature where you could select options regarding the double tap action and adjust the mode depending on your environment.

All in all the Freebuds 4i is the best option for a cheaper FreeBuds Pro and FreeBuds 3 with almost the same feature and quality. The FreeBuds 4i retails at Php 3,599 and is available at Huawei’s shop site, official Lazada shop, and Shopee.

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