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Huawei FreeBuds 5i: What’s new from last year’s FreeBuds 4i

We have finally received the Huawei FreeBuds 5i with an improved design and battery when compared with its successor – the Huawei FreeBuds 4i. Here, we will talk about the specs, features, availability, and the expected price of Huawei FreeBuds 5i in Nepal.

Huawei FreeBuds 5i Overview


We have new in-ear earbuds as Huawei FreeBuds 5i. It brings a case like a cobblestone which then holds the earbuds very nicely. Compared to FreeBuds 4i, the 5i is very lighter and shorter as well. This means it feels very comfortable to your ears. To compare exactly, the device is 18% lighter.

Huawei FreeBuds 5i audio design

This happened despite the change in a battery of 410mAh instead of 215mAh in the earlier buds. Further, the device is available in three different color options – Cosmic Black, Ceramic White, and Island Blue.


Moving on, FreeBuds 5i is driven by a 10mm dynamic driver with an LDAC codec and Hi-Res Audio support. You can connect the buds to your phone with Bluetooth 5.2. It is also available to connect to multiple devices simultaneously.

Huawei FreeBuds 5i audio

Further, there is a gaming mode that lowers the latency to 94ms. It also has an Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) mode to filter out the surrounding noise up to 42dB. In addition, you can three cancellation modes – depth, balance, and mild. They can be switched individually based on the ambiance.


The device has a 410mAh battery endurance level of 6 hours with ANC and if you turn it off, you can have it extended up to 7.5 hours. Likewise, if you use the case, you can have it for up to 28 hours. If you charge it for up to 15 minutes, you can have four hours of playback time.

Huawei FreeBuds 5i Specifications

  • Driver: 10mm dynamic audio driver
  • Connectivity: Wireless (Bluetooth v5.2), multi-device connection
  • Noise-canceling: Yes, ANC up to 42dB
  • Battery capacity: 55mAh (each earbud), 410mAh (case)
  • Music time
    • Buds: 55mAh (6hrs w/ANC | 7.5 hrs w/o ANC)
    • Case: 410mAh (18.5hrs w/ANC | 28hrs w/o ANC)
  • Power case charger: Type-C
  • Colors: Cosmic Black, Island Blue, Ceramic White

Huawei FreeBuds 5i Price in Nepal

In the Chinese market, the TWS earbuds have started on sale at CNY 599. Similarly, if the Huawei FreeBuds 5i launches in Nepal, we estimate its price to be around NPR 14,000.

ModelHuawei FreeBuds 5i price in ChinaHuawei FreeBuds 5i price in Nepal (expected)
Huawei FreeBuds 5iCNY 599NPR 14,000

Also Read:Oppo Enco Free 2i: What’s new from the Enco Free 2?

Pragya Sapkota
Pragya Sapkota
I am a tech content writer at Youtech Nepal who loves travelling and watching F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Just looking for the light in life!!!

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