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LG HBS-FN7 Review Rundown

LG Electronics | Published on 21 Mar 2021 | Last Edited on 24 Jul 2021 | Written by Dr Jiulin Teng w/ Neosummarizer

Overview

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  • Excellent audio performance
  • Compact charging case
  • Good battery life
  • Good noise cancellation
  • Battery life could be better

Summary

LG Tone Free FN7 earphones deliver solid noise cancellation for their price. They block out low-frequency rumble like you might hear on a plane or train quite well. LG's Tone Free app for Android and iOS is essential, if for no other reason than it provides crucial firmware updates for the earphones.
This rundown provides our analysis on 8 third-party reviews. The sentiment scores, summaries, and key takeaways that we select are based on these reviews and may differ from the original publication.

Rundown

pcmag[1]

Sentiment Score[*] 58%
Reviewers from Pcmag have found the following[***]:
The Tone Free FN7 are $100 less than Apple's ubiquitous AirPods Pro. The earpieces ship with three pairs of eartips in small, medium, and large sizes. The fit is relatively secure, but it's possible for the earpieces to feel in place without a perfect seal. Battery life is estimated to be roughly five hours with ANC on or seven hours with it off.
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Pros[**]
  • Strong ANC (active noise cancellation)
  • Comfortable fit
  • Good battery life
Cons[**]
  • On-ear controls are difficult to misfire
  • Sound signature could be better

tomsguide[2]

Sentiment Score[*] 69%
Reviewers from Tomsguide have found the following[***]:
The LG Tone Free FN7 is available for $179.99 directly from LG, but is currently on sale for $146.99 at major online retailers like Amazon and Walmart. It follows on from last year's Tone FreeFN6, notable for a charging case that could clean the earbuds with an integrated UV light. The FN7 model lacks this feature, but with additions like active noise cancellation (ANC) is intended as an upgrade.
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Pros[**]
  • Excellent audio performance
  • Compact charging case
  • Good battery life
Cons[**]
  • Lack of UVnano cleaning
  • Lacks active noise cancellation

trustedreviews[3]

Sentiment Score[*] 65%
Reviewers from Trustedreviews have found the following[***]:
LG's Tone Free HBS-FN7 are its most premium true wireless yet. The long-stemmed earbuds take advantage of LG's partnership with Meridian. They feature a long stem and sizeable main body – an aesthetic that mirrors Apple's AirPods. The charging case has also undergone a change with the addition of a second LED light to its centre.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Excellent sound quality
  • Excellent battery life
  • Active noise cancellation
Cons[**]
  • Nothing in particular

whathifi[4]

Sentiment Score[*] 76%
Reviewers from Whathifi have found the following[***]:
The HBS-FN7 are LG's first true wireless earbuds. Powered by a pair of 6mm full-range neodymium drivers, the tuning has had significant input from British hi-fi pioneer Meridian. Control is via the integrated touch-controls or LG's splendid Tone Free control app.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Superb sound quality
  • Excellent battery life
  • Excellent Tone Free control app
Cons[**]
  • Nothing in particular

references

  1. 1. ^ LG Tone Free FN7 Review. Pcmag. 2021-02-11. Retrieved 2021-03-07.
  2. 2. ^ LG Tone Free FN7 review. Tomsguide. 2021-02-18. Retrieved 2021-03-07.
  3. 3. ^ LG Tone Free HBS-FN7 Review. Trustedreviews. 2021-01-26. Retrieved 2021-03-07.
  4. 4. ^ LG ToneFree HBS-FN7 review. Whathifi. 2021-07-23. Retrieved 2021-07-24.
  5. *. Neoscore is our sentiment analyzer based on natural language processing (NLP). Scaled in the range of 0 to 100, Neoscore eliminates scoring biases from each publisher; it likely differs from the publisher's own rating, if available, as a result.
  6. **. Neoanalyzer is our summarizer based on NLP. It identifies key takeaways from each third-party review. The takeaways that it produces likely differ from the publisher's own bullets points, if available, as a result.
  7. ***. Neosummarizer is based on NLP. It extracts summaries from third-party reviews. It likely that these summaries differ from the publisher's own, if available.

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