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LG intros new premium Bluetooth headphones developed with Harman/Kardon

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LG intros new premium Bluetooth headphones developed with Harman/Kardon
LG dubs these new headphones as the “perfect accessory for the LG G3,” so if you were still having doubts about the next LG flagship, that should allay your concerns. Today in Korea, LG announced its newest premium Bluetooth headphone gear which was developed in partnership with Harman/Kardon.

The LG Tone Infinim (HBS900) Bluetooth headphones maintain the same collar form factor of previous LG headsets, but with Harman/Kardon audio technology. This iteration of the LG Tone series packs all the features you want with Bluetooth devices.

For the active individual, there is a jog button for fast forward and rewind of your music. There is also a vibration alert to augment audio notifications of messages, time and battery status.

A couple super smart features of the LG Tone Infinim that are exclusive for LG G3 owners are Name Alert, which will announce the name or phone number for an incoming call, and Answer Me+, which will automatically disconnect the headphones if you choose to simply lift your G3 to your ear for an incoming call and use the handset.

“LG’s newest premium headset co-developed with Harman/Kardon will be the perfect companion device to complement our new flagship smartphone LG G3, offering superior sound for a superior phone,” according to Dr. Jong-seok Park, President and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile.

The LG Tone Infinim has outstanding battery life too. The 220mAh battery will provide up to 17 hours of talk time, 14 hours of playback time, and a whopping 550 hours of standby time. One odd point we see in the specs is these headphones use the Bluetooth 3.0 standard.

These new headphones will be available worldwide this summer, presumably at, or after the launch of the LG G3. The initial color scheme will be silver, but more choices will be available later. Pricing was not announced, but the LG Tone Ultra (HBS800) retails for $120. Those headsets had JBL audio tech inside. With a Harman/Kardon logo on these new headphones, we will safely guess the LG Tone Infinim will start at a price point north of rest of LG’s mobile audio line-up.

source: LG
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posted on 18 May 2014, 13:40 1

1. wilsong17 (unregistered)

Take my money I already have the LG flex which last me 9hr of music play time combine with my note 3 amazing battery life win win

posted on 18 May 2014, 13:45

3. Sauce (unregistered)

How do you maximize your Note 3's battery life? My friends Note 3's battery lasts only 5 hours.

posted on 18 May 2014, 14:04 3

5. Aploine (Posts: 437; Member since: 24 Oct 2013)

It's HarmAn/Kardon. You wrote that wrongly four times

posted on 18 May 2014, 14:57 1

6. wilsong17 (unregistered)

tell your friend to go to application manager and turn off all the features and app he doesnt use

and turn off sync

turn off all the bloatware

posted on 18 May 2014, 15:04

8. networkdood (Posts: 6330; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)

You just flash a better kernel onto it...when I had my Nexus 5, I flashed either Elemental X or Bricked kernel and would easily get a normal day of use out of it - 2-3 days of moderate usage....

posted on 18 May 2014, 15:47

9. wilsong17 (unregistered)

i have a custom rom too with aroma installer i uncheck most all the app that i dont need

posted on 19 May 2014, 00:38

13. joey_sfb (Posts: 6600; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)

First time heard a note 3 that last 5 hrs.

Even my note 2 with a 16 months battery last 10 hours with 1 hours on the 4G web.

posted on 18 May 2014, 14:59

7. wilsong17 (unregistered)

ops i mean lg tone not lg flex

posted on 18 May 2014, 13:42 1

2. networkdood (Posts: 6330; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)

Looks kind of cool. I need to buy something like this, but I will shop around more. I want bluetooth and no wires and good sound quality.

posted on 18 May 2014, 16:30

10. 0xFFFF (Posts: 3806; Member since: 16 Apr 2014)

It seems LG is putting all their eggs in the BlueTooth sound basket instead of making it possible for anyone with high quality headphones to plug them in and enjoy great sound. Thankfully Vivo, HTC, and Apple all offer devices with high quality sound for headphone users.

posted on 18 May 2014, 13:56 2

4. clevername (Posts: 1436; Member since: 11 Jul 2008)

This is awesome

posted on 18 May 2014, 17:55

11. fanboy1974 (Posts: 1345; Member since: 12 Nov 2011)

I love this style of headphones. Been rocking the first model since November 2013 and no issues. So light weight I forget that I have them on. Even works with a motorcycle helmet on.

posted on 18 May 2014, 20:57

12. marcski07 (Posts: 600; Member since: 25 Apr 2014)

looks cool, but i assume it looks weird/ugly to wear.

posted on 19 May 2014, 06:12

14. thadjudda (Posts: 25; Member since: 27 Feb 2014)

the tone plus Ultra are not Loud and the tone pros are even lowe!

posted on 19 May 2014, 18:13

15. SupermanayrB (Posts: 1030; Member since: 20 Mar 2012)

I had the Tone +'s & they were great for music. Talking, not so much. People couldn't hear me or heard too much background noise. My Motorola SLVR bluetooth is great for calls & the ear buds that come with the HTC M8 work great for music.

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