Finally, South Korean tech giant LG announced its first wireless earphones named, Tone+ Free earbuds are now available in its home market. LG is no stranger to the Bluetooth headset market and it has followed the footsteps of Apple, Samsung, Huawei, Amazon, and many other countless companies.
The company disclosed that it has collaborated with Meridian Audio in order to enhance the treble, bass, and surround sound of the new wearables. Interestingly, LG has done this earlier as well for its premium Bluetooth speakers. Meridian Audio is a renowned UK based manufacturer of high fidelity, high-performance sound systems. The LG wearables are equipped with mics for both voice function and background noise cancellation. LG Tone+ Free earbuds comes with a price tag of $215 roughly.
The LG Tone+ Frees earbuds are equipped with side mounted touch sensitive pads on their outer surfaces. The touch pads can even summon the Google Assistant but thereafter, it has to be controlled with vocal commands. The Google Assistant can be summoned to make calls or to control playback.
LG made it clear that this is no neckbud wearable but a proper wireless earphones. In terms of design and functional ability, these LG earbuds can be compared with Samsung’s Galaxy Buds and in terms of charging case, it can be compared with Huawei FreeBuds.
The LG earbuds come with a sleek and circular charging case. According to the South Korean tech giant, a 5-minute charge can provide playback of 1 hour while a full charge can deliver 6 hours playback.
Tone+ Free earbuds are IP4X and have an ergonomic fit. It is available in two color options: Black and White. The wearable can now be pre-ordered in South Korea till 14th October 2019. LG will start shipping the black variants from 28th October 2019 onwards while the white wearables will be shipped from sometime in November. In India, it will be around Rs. 15,270 approx.