Mobile accessory market: LG unveils new Bluetooth stereo headset

Telecom Lead Asia: Mobile accessory market is booming across the world. LG has unveiled its new Bluetooth stereo headset.


LG Bluetooth stereo Headset

With this, LG is trying to tap the emerging opportunities in the Voice over LTE market across the world. Korean mobile players is already experimenting VoLTE.


The LG TONE+ (HBS-730) is the successor to the LG TONE (HBS-700), a top-seller for online retailers such as


The Korean consumer electronics major said the LG TONE+ provides a clearer all-round audio experience.


LG said the new headset supports VoLTE (Voice over LTE) calls, enabling the user to hold conversations in HD sound between VoLTE-capable devices.

LG was the world’s first company to demonstrate VoLTE technology and announce a VoLTE smartphone.


“We are still at the forefront of efforts to advance the commercialization of VoLTE as a follow up to the global expansion of LTE. In order to provide our customers with a superior user experience over 4G networks, LG will continue to raise the bar on all its mobile products, including accessories that support LTE and VoLTE,” said Paul Bae, vice president of Marketing Center of LG Electronics Mobile Communications.

The LG TONE+ offers enhanced audio quality with a number of improvements over its predecessor. The extended bass register of the LG TONE+ increases the available sound range, providing a perceptibly improved audio experience that will please even the most demanding audiophile.


The LG TONE+ also adopts a professional grade audio codec, the aptX which is used by discerning music studios, broadcasters and manufactures around the world and is favored for its ability to deliver CD-quality sound by automatically fitting high capacity audio data to the available bandwidth while transmitting.

The talk and standby times of the LG TONE+ have been extended to 15 and 500 hours, respectively. Its sleek, behind-the-neck design ensures user comfort and fashion credentials at the same time.


The LG TONE+ will be available in Korea, the United States and China by the end of this month in blue-black and white-pearl color options.



Meanwhile, LG launched Optimus G that features a hardware offering a unique User Experience (UX). Optimus G features Snapdragon S4 Pro as its base for enhanced viewing and longer battery life.

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