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Huawei Kirin A1 chip to reportedly launch in India this week; Watch GT 2, FreeBuds 3 to follow next

The Huawei Kirin A1 chip is specially made for wearables and earbuds. It powers the FreeBuds 3 and Watch GT 2 devices.

  • Published: November 12, 2019 5:23 PM IST
Huawei Watch GT 2 and FreeBuds 3

Huawei is looking to unveil “A New Ecosystem Experience in India” on November 14. The press invites are out, and they hint at a range of wearable devices such as a smartwatch, truly wireless earbuds and more. Now, reports indicate that an “exclusive briefing” is taking place for the launch of Huawei Kirin A1 chipset. Also Read - Huawei P30 Series gets stable EMUI 10 update based on Android 10

According to a report on 91Mobiles, Huawei is looking to introduce its range of wearable devices in India that will be powered by the chipset. The Kirin A1 is the world’s first SoC with support for Bluetooth 5.1 and Bluetooth LE 5.1. The chipset was announced back in September 2019 at IFA. Also Read - Huawei Y9s with pop-up selfie camera, Kirin 710F SoC goes official

Huawei devices powered by Kirin A1

The Kirin A1 chip powers the latest Watch GT 2 smartwatch and FreeBuds 3 truly wireless earbuds. According to the report, both the products are set to debut in India later this month. Huawei claims that the A1 chip is smaller than H1 chip. It also offers 30 percent higher performance, while consuming 50 percent lower power. Also Read - Huawei Nova 6 leaked specifications hint at 6.4-inch AMOLED display, 60MP camera and more

The chipset also allows for dual-channel Bluetooth data transmission technology, stable connection with anti-jamming ability and lower latency. It is also touted to offer faster Bluetooth transmission speed in real-time (up to 6.5Mbps) along with Bluetooth ultra high definition audio (BT-UHD) output (up to 2.3Mbps).

The FreeBuds 3 come with active noise cancelling feature. The circular charging case bundled with the headphones can extend its battery life by up to 4 hours. The Watch GT 2, on the other hand, comes with a circular OLED display, 46mm and 42mm dial sizes, and an impressive battery life of up to 14 days.

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  • Published Date: November 12, 2019 5:23 PM IST

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