LG has unveiled two new truly wireless earbuds in India, the LG ToneFree FN6 and FN7. While initially these earbuds were priced at par with or even greater than the Apple AirPods Pro, LG has just announced that these will in fact be more affordable. The highlight of these earbuds is that they feature a “unique and innovative UV nano charging cradle with ultraviolet light that sanitizes the earbuds, eliminating 99.9% bacteria while charging”.
“Hygiene has become an important parameter for consumers while taking a decision when buying a new product. We are happy to announce our latest launch of the LG ToneFree Wireless Earbuds with the unique UV Nano and Meridian Technology, that will provide the perfect solution for audiophiles looking for unmatched hygiene and quality and the very best that audio technology has to offer.” said Hak Hyun Kim- Director- Home Entertainment- LG Electronics India
“At LG, we have always strived to bring to the market the best quality products with the most advanced and innovative technology and will stay committed to our aim of keeping our customers happy by keeping their needs and safety at the heart of our innovation. To amplify our communication we have roped in leading singer & rapper Badshah as brand ambassador for LG ToneFree, this will certainly help in creating joyful engagement with the youth.” added Mr.Sanjiv Soni- Business Head- AV division LG Electronics India.
Both the FN6 and FN7 come with a 55mAh battery in each earbud, with the charging case housing an additional 390mAh battery to charge the earbuds when not in use. Both the earbuds can charge in about one hour. The FN7 has a 5-hour battery life with ANC (Active Noise Cancellation) on while the FN6 has 6-hour battery life. Both the headsets support Bluetooth 5.0 with Bluetooth Low Energy support and Google fast pair. Users can recharge the headset via the carrying case using a USB-C cable.
While the FN7 supports ANC, the FN6 does not. The FN7 has 3 microphones while the FN6 has 2. Both the FN6 and FN7 have sound designed by Meridian. LG has had a long-standing partnership with Meridian who have provided audio mastering for LG’s soundbars in the past.
There is a companion app available that users can download to customize the features of the earphones. The app is available for iOS and Android. The headsets also come with a bunch of different modes. In addition to the standard Immersive mode, users can choose three other presets enhanced with Meridian Headphone Spatial Processing (HSP). These are Natural, Bass Boost and Treble Boost. Both the headsets are also IPX4 rated for water and sweat resistance. Both the headsets are available in black and white colour options.
The LG ToneFree FN6 is priced at Rs 13,290, the same as the Apple AirPods Pro while the FN7 is priced at Rs 18,990. Both are already available for sale in India.