Huawei Freebuds 4, Sony WF-1000XM4, Galaxy Buds Pro all have active noise cancellation technology, compact design, and long battery life.
Huawei Freebuds 4
The Freebuds 4 are the first active noise-canceling (ANC) headphones that adapt to each ear.
This is also the latest ANC-supported TWS model launched in the market. The product upgrades much in terms of hardware compared to the Freebuds 3, but the design is not too different.
The charging box of the new version has a size of 21.2 mm, a weight of 38 grams, 6.3% smaller, and 20.8% lighter than its predecessor FreeBuds 3.
The new version has 4 hours of battery life for headphones and the total time if using charging through the case is 22 hours. The product has a fast-charging feature, allowing 2.5 hours of listening after only 15 minutes of charging.
In the new generation, Huawei products upgrade to Open Fit ANC 2.0 and are the first TWS headphones with active noise cancellation that adapts to each ear.
Due to the use of an open design, the product's active noise cancellation is slightly worse than in-ear models such as the Sony WF-1000XM4, but in return, the feeling of wearing is a more comfortable, long-term feeling uncomfortable.
The WF-1000XM4 is an upgrade of the WF-1000XM3 – Sony's very successful TWS headset model. The new version is 40% smaller so it's easy to put in a shirt or pants pocket to carry.
Battery life is also greatly upgraded, with 8 hours continuously when noise canceling is on and 12 hours when this feature is turned off – twice as high as the previous generation. Sony first equipped wireless charging for its headset charging box, in addition to the ability to fast charge – 5 minutes for an hour of use.
Sony equips the WF-1000XM4 with a new V1 processor chip, so it improves sound quality and noise resistance.
This is the world's first True Wireless headset to support LDAC Hi-res audio – 3 times higher audio data than conventional Bluetooth. In addition, the product features DSEE Extreme which uses AI to reproduce compressed audio with a quality close to Hi-res.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro
Buds Pro was launched at the beginning of the year and is Samsung's most advanced TWS headset model. The product has an in-ear design similar to the previous two models, Galaxy Buds and Buds +, but more compact.
The new size makes it easy for users to wear, in particular, different sizes of earplugs will increase noise resistance compared to Buds Live.
Galaxy Buds Pro has intelligent active noise cancellation (Intelligent ANC) with different levels. The maximum level is -35dB, which blocks 99% of noise.
The microphone system will automatically recognize the user's voice to reduce the volume or stop playing music if talking to others.
Galaxy Buds Pro is the most compact integrated True Wireless noise-canceling headset available today.
When worn practically, the product fits in the ear, does not cause discomfort. The product has two audio drivers, instead of the usual one. 11mm driver for bass, 6.5mm tweeter driver tuned by AKG.
Jabra Elite 85T
Elite 85T has a successor appearance to Elite 75T – Jabra's previously launched headset model. The case has a simple design, equipped with LED status lights in front, USB-C charging port at the back.
The headset has a battery of about 6 hours if the noise-canceling feature is turned on, combined with the case, the total battery life of the headset can be up to 25 hours, equal to Airpods Pro, and also supports Qi wireless charging.
Practical experience, continuous listening, and turning on noise cancellation for 2 hours, the battery dropped about 27%.
The strength of Jabra Elite 85T is to connect 2 Bluetooth devices at the same time and switch flexibly. For example, while listening to music on device A, and there is a call from device B, the headset will automatically stop the music on A and serve the call on party B.
When the call ends, the music from device A resumes. auto replay. Thus, users can use two phones at the same time without switching operations.