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Huawei x Gentle Monster Eyewear II launched in Singapore at less than S$700

By Cookie Monster - on 16 Oct 2020, 8:37pm

Huawei x Gentle Monster Eyewear II launched in Singapore at less than S$700

Image source: Huawei

Huawei today announced the launch of its second generation smart glasses which are developed in collaboration with fashion brand Gentle Monster. 

The Huawei x Gentle Monster Eyewear II offers a more comfortable wearing experience with slim temples made of plastic titanium for lower density and lighter weight. The hinges between the temples and the frame rim is also made of titanium elastic, which has increased holding strength to reduce the gripping feeling brought about on the temples. The curved earpiece angle has been increased from the first-gen smart glasses to 20° for a better fit. 

The EyeWear II also comes with a larger, slimmer, large-amplitude loudspeaker that offers a wider soundstage range for a more immersive sound experience. In addition, it has a unique acoustic privacy where one semi-open speaker on each side of the lens temple transmits sound directly to the wearer's ears through the directional sound chamber. This helps to minimise sound leakage and deliver a clearer, more layered stereo experience. 

Both temples also have a leakage hole design that can offset the directional sound waves generated by sound cavities, which further minimises sound leakage. Adaptive volume technology helps the Eyewear II to automatically lower the volume based on the ambient sound environment so that the wearer can continue to hear clearly while minimising the impact on people around him/her.

Image source: Huawei

Smart gesture control is updated on the Eyewear II. Users only need to gently pinch on the left temple to pair the smart glasses. The digital voice assistant can be activated by a double tap on the left temple. Swipe gestures are also supported; a few swipes on the temples allow the users to play the next/previous song or adjust the volume. Multiple advanced sensors can detect what the user is doing. For example, the Eyewear II will automatically pause music playback if they detect that the user has taken off the glasses. 

In terms of battery life, Huawei claims the Eyewear II can play music up to 5 hours on a single charge. It supports wireless fast charging technology too. A pop-up window will appear on the smartphone screen to inform the user of the current battery status. 

The Huawei x Gentle Monster Eyewear II is now available at S$638 in selected Huawei Concept Stores at 313@Somerset and Westgate, consumer electronic stores, and official online stores with Lazada and Shopee.