LG Tone Free HBS-FN6 and HBS-FN7 True Wireless Stereo (TWS) earphones with UV disinfection cases have been launched in India, priced at Rs. 24,990 and Rs. 29,990, respectively. The headphones were launched globally in late 2020 and arrived in India a few months later, albeit with a significant increase in price. Both earbuds feature UV disinfection of the earbuds in the charging case, while the LG Tone Free HBS-FN7 also has active noise cancellation. The LG Tone Free TWS headphones also feature sound tuning, in collaboration with British speaker manufacturer Meridian Audio.
LG Tone Free HBS-FN6, HBS-FN7 price, availability
At Rs. 24,990 for the LG Tone Free HBS-FN6 and Rs 29,990 for the LG Tone Free HBS-FN7, these are among the most expensive true wireless earphones you can buy in India, and they are priced higher than our current top pick in the segment. Apple AirPods Pro. The price in India is considerably higher than the global price of the TWS Tone Free headphones. In the US, the HBS-FN6 is priced at $ 150 (approximately Rs. 11,000), while the HBS-FN7 is priced at $ 180 (approximately Rs. 13,200).
Although it comes with premium features like UV disinfection, Meridian Audio sound tuning, and active noise cancellation (LG Tone Free HBS-FN7 only), the high price in India could be a barrier for many buyers, especially considering that the headphones cost more. . than competing options from brands like Apple, Sony, and Sennheiser. The LG Tone Free range is now available in the LG online store and it will go on sale through offline retail and e-commerce portals starting next week.
LG Tone Free HBS-FN6, HBS-FN7 specifications, features
LG Tone Free HBS-FN6 They are the more affordable option of the two earbuds launched in India and come with a UV disinfection system for the earbuds in the case. When placed in the charging case, it uses ultraviolet light to disinfect the earbuds and claims to kill common germs and bacteria on the ear tips and the internal mesh of the earbuds. It is important to note here that the disinfection system is not rated for its effectiveness against virus strains such as COVID-19.
The headphones are compatible with the Bluetooth SBC and AAC codecs and are tuned in collaboration with Meridian Audio. The headphones are IPX4 rated for water resistance, and the company promises up to six hours of battery life, with two additional charges from the case. Wireless and fast charging is also compatible with the case.
LG Tone Free HBS-FN7 They have similar specs to the HBS-FN6, but with active noise cancellation as an added feature. Naturally, this affects battery life as well, as the HBS-FN7 has a declared battery life of up to five hours on the headphones and two more charges from the charging case, with active noise cancellation in operation. The active noise cancellation feature also means that the LG Tone Free HBS-FN7 has three microphones on each earbud, compared to two on the HBS-FN6. Both headphones use Bluetooth 5 for connectivity and are powered by 6mm dynamic drivers.