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Get the perfect techy Valentine's Day gift from HUAWEI

The HUAWEI FreeClips and Watch GT 4 would make the ideal Valentine's gift

Get the perfect techy Valentine's Day gift from HUAWEI
01 February 2024

For some reason, knowing someone better than anyone else doesn’t make it easy to pick a gift for them. If you’re looking for a present this Valentine’s day, HUAWEI has a few suggestions.

Whether they are a gadget lover, an exercise fan, someone who works in an office, a health nut or a music lover (or all five) we think you’ll like what HUAWEI has on offer.

HUAWEI FreeClip: Earphones unlike any you've seen before

The first pick is a pair of earphones unlike anything we’ve seen before, the HUAWEI FreeClip. These are HUAWEI’s first open true wireless earphones, and this is a design the company spent three years perfecting, despite already being a bit of a headphone master.

Here’s how this clip-on design works. The Acoustic Ball sits in your ear cavity, pumping out those blissful tunes, which is joined by the flexible C-Bridge to a Comfort Bean that sits behind your ear. These are the official terms, by the way.

Get the perfect techy Valentine's Day gift from HUAWEI

It’s a design that maxes out on comfort and, the truly crucial part, lets you hear the outside world while you listen to music. There’s no need for an intrusive silicone tip digging into your ear canal either, a feeling some folks don’t like at all. This is ideal for runners, or someone who works in an office and needs to be able to stay aware of their surroundings.

Unlike other open earphones, the HUAWEI FreeClip also have Leakproof sound technology. This achieves the rare feat of letting you hear the outside world without everyone else nearby being able to hear your music or podcasts. It’s a little stroke of genius.

The HUAWEI FreeClip also has adaptive sound tech, which automatically alters EQ and audio settings for the best sound regardless of the noise around you. And thanks to IP54 water resistance, these earphones are not afraid of a little (or lot of) rain or sweat.

Factor in 8-hour battery life, up to 36 hours with the charging case, and the FreeClip manage to combine a unique design with total practicality.

We also think they look genuinely cool, which is not something we say often about earphone designs that truly break the mould. Nice work, Huawei.

The HUAWEI FreeClip are available now for £179.99, and if you buy from HUAWEI Store before February 14, you can get a free HUAWEI Band 8 fitness tracker as part of the deal.

Prefer a more traditional design? No problem, HUAWEI has a couple of great options for you. The HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro 3 are Huawei’s flagship earbuds, pushing the boundaries of audio technology. They boast a unique dual-driver setup featuring tech you only see in large over-the ear headphones, ensuring deliciously deep bass, and crisp and clear high notes. Coupled with intelligent dynamic noise cancellation, you’re looking at a truly immersive listening experience, whether you're in the quiet of your home or amidst the bustle of city life.

Nab them now on the HUAWEI Store for £30 off. The HUAWEI FreeBuds 5i meanwhile are a more affordable pair with a stem earpiece design, detailed sound and active noise cancellation smarts.

And finally, if you’re looking for something in the middle, it’s worth having a look at the open-ear HUAWEI FreeBuds 5, another design marvel with a unique droplet shape that sits comfortably in the ear, making it your ideal all-day companion. £30 off bargain as well this Valentine’s.

HUAWEI WATCH GT 4: Style and fitness features combined

Not looking for an in-ear present for your nearest and dearest? Let’s move to the wrist, with something much better than plain old jewellery.

The HUAWEI WATCH GT 4 is a stunning health and fitness watch, and one that comes in a veritable bevvy of different flavours. Pick the 46mm Watch GT 4 for a classic timepiece look, merging (no pun intended) timeless style with smartwatch capabilities.

HUAWEI’s 41mm Watch GT 4 is a much simpler, more minimal design, one inspired by pendant jewellery. We love them both, and it’s impressive how the two styles give these two sizes a completely distinct personality. What’s more impressive, each size variant also comes with different design and strap options, making for a highly personalised choice to suit your own style.

Get the perfect techy Valentine's Day gift from HUAWEI

No matter which you pick, though, the WATCH GT 4 delivers an epic array of features and blissful battery life of up to two weeks.

The heart of the WATCH GT 4 is the TruSeen 5.5+ health sensor. It monitors your heart rate, blood oxygenation and, most recent of the lot, has Pulse Wave Arrhythmia Analysis. This looks at your heart behaviour for signs of sinus arrhythmia, which can be an indicator of underlying health issues.

Want stress monitoring, sleep tracking and even a check on your breathing during sleep? No problem, the WATCH GT 4 can handle all of that too.

There’s on-board dual-band Sunflower GPS, Huawei’s most accurate GPS to date, workout animations that look fantastic on the high-resolution OLED screen, “science-based” calorie counting, and more than 100 sports modes! Nope, that’s not a typo.

We’ve been fans of this family for years, and the HUAWEI WATCH GT 4 is the best yet.

You can pick up one of these watches from £229, with a pair of HUAWEI FreeBuds SE 2 true wireless headphones bundled in for free.

Get the perfect techy Valentine's Day gift from HUAWEI

If you want to splash a little more cash, there also the HUAWEI WATCH 4 and WATCH 4 Pro, which seamlessly blend state-of-the-art health monitoring with elegant design. With e-sim independent connectivity, you can stay on top of your notifications and emails even if you’re without your phone - yet somehow still maintaining HUAWEI’s trademark battery life genius, giving you at least than 4 days battery life in most scenarios. Buy it from the HUAWEI Store and you can get the FreeBuds 5 for free.

The crown for the most refined, exquisite choice goes the undoubtedly beautiful HUAWEI WATCH Ultimate. Made with a highly durable and scratch-resistant liquid metal alloy that you won’t find outside of luxury timepieces, the WATCH Ultimate oozes sophistication. This meticulous attention to detail is coupled with (as you would expect) ultimate health and fitness tracking features, and is the only smartwatch that can manage diving at depths of up to 100m. The mind boggles.

Pick one of these up from the HUAWEI Store, and you can get the FreeBuds Pro 3 for free.

These are our top picks for a Valentine’s day gift from the current HUAWEI line-up, but you should also check out the full range over at the HUAWEI UK Store.