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LG HBS-FN7 Review Rundown

LGPublished on 21 Mar 2021Last Edited on 14 Nov 2021Written by Dr Jiulin Teng w/ Neosummarizer*
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Overview

Neoscore* 66%
Pros**
  • Ultra-violet LED lights
  • Good sound quality
  • UVnano disinfection
Cons**
  • 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[*] 52%
Reviewers from pcmag have found the following[***]:
The Tone Free FN7 earphones deliver solid noise cancellation for the price. They block out low-frequency rumble like you might hear on a plane or train quite well. Battery life is estimated to be roughly five hours with ANC on or seven hours with it off. The dual-mic array offers average intelligibility.
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Pros[**]
  • Solid noise cancellation
  • Easy-to-use controls
  • Decent battery life
Cons[**]
  • Bass-heavy sound signature
  • No wireless charging

t3[2]

Sentiment Score[*] 83%
Reviewers from t3 have found the following[***]:
Water and sweat-resistant with an IPX4 rating, they can withstand a few splashes but won't survive being fully submerged in water. Each earbud has three microphones to help reduce noise and cancel out any echo. UVnano technology in the charging case which kills 99.9% of bacteria on the earbuds is one of the big wins for these earphones.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Great sound quality
  • UVnano technology
  • Great battery life
Cons[**]
  • Touch controls are sensitive
  • Touch controls can be sensitive

tomsguide[3]

Sentiment Score[*] 57%
Reviewers from tomsguide have found the following[***]:
The Tone Free FN7 is a quality option…when on sale. The improved controls are a highlight, along with the handsome tiny charging case. Battery life is rated at 5 hours with ANC on. Clarity was better on video chats, but volume was still lower than I would have liked.
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Pros[**]
  • Sleek design
  • Easy to use controls
  • Excellent battery life
Cons[**]
  • Mediocre noise cancellation
  • No UV-cancelling

trustedreviews[4]

Sentiment Score[*] 74%
Reviewers from trustedreviews have found the following[***]:
LG FN7 earbuds have active noise cancellation. ANC feels more complementary to the sound rather than an effective feature on its own. IPX4 rating ensures that the FN7 can handle sweat and a moderate amount of rain. Each earbud can hold up to three distinct operations for total of six inputs to change the volume, playback, track skipping, as well as activation of any voice assistants.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Great sound quality
  • Great battery life
Cons[**]
  • Noise cancellation isn’t as effective as on the FN6

whathifi[5]

Sentiment Score[*] 65%
Reviewers from whathifi have found the following[***]:
The LG HBS-FN7 earbuds are well made and are pleasant to control. Bass sounds are textured and carefully hefty, with more than enough detail available to make the difference between actual instruments and machine-derived sounds obvious. Without a rhythm to get tripped up by, the LGs are a confident and poised listen. But their lack of rhythmic ability and ordinary noise-cancelling rather mean there are more compelling options around.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Impressive noise-cancellation
  • Decent battery life
Cons[**]
  • Not the most dynamic

References

1. ^ LG Tone Free FN7 Review. pcmag. 2021-02-11 Retrieved 2021-03-22.
3. ^ LG Tone Free FN7 review. tomsguide. 2021-02-18 Retrieved 2021-03-22.
4. ^ LG Tone Free HBS-FN7 Review. trustedreviews. Retrieved 2021-03-22.
5. ^ LG ToneFree HBS-FN7 review. whathifi. 2021-07-23 Retrieved 2021-07-24.
*. 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.
**. 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.
***. 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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