2014

LG TONE ULTRA™ With JBL® Signature Sound Now Available Across National Retail Channels Wireless Stereo Headset Delivers Premium Sound, Builds on Award-Winning LG Design Heritage

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today LG Electronics USA announced the availability of its newest premium wireless stereo headset LG TONE ULTRA™ with JBL® Signature Sound through national retail channels including Amazon, AT&T, BestBuy, and Verizon Wireless.

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Designed for on-the-go convenience and compatible with Bluetooth-enabled mobile devices, LG TONE ULTRA with JBL Signature Sound delivers a premium sound experience that is perfect for everyday wear at home, outdoors or at the office. Its sleek, ergonomic design makes it well-suited for everyday use.

Capitalizing on the design heritage of the original LG TONE™ and LG TONE PLUS™ wireless headsets, the LG TONE ULTRA features the same award-winning, 3D NeckBehind™ design. The LG TONE's unique form factor secured LG a 2013 RedDot Design Award and 2012 International Design Excellence Awards finalist honors. 

Collaborating with the Embedded Audio team at audio industry leader Harman International, LG TONE ULTRA combines LG TONE design and technology with JBL Signature Sound, generating purer, more accurate extended bass. This makes LG TONE ULTRA a great complement to LG flagship smartphones such as the LG G2, which features expanded audio capabilities.

LG TONE ULTRA is equipped with Ambient Noise Cancellation (ANC) that reduces background sounds for a superb acoustic experience in varying environments and employs echo cancellation technologies that help eliminate echoes, smooth voice distortion, and improve overall voice quality. Coupled with HD Voice and aptX®, LG TONE ULTRA gives users outstanding music sound quality and crystal-clear voice calls in one, hands-free device.

Providing users with a stylish device that offers up to 10 hours of talk and 10 hours of music time, the wireless stereo headset is mobile phone compatible and Google™ Voice Actions enabled, making voice commands the new way to look up a friend, check the weather or get updates on the big game. Other LG TONE ULTRA key features for business professionals and mobile users on-the-go include:

  • A2DP Voice Compatible
  • Text to Speech
  • Voice Activated Dialing
  • VoLTE (Voice over LTE)
  • Auto-Reconnect
  • Advanced Multipoint
  • Audible Pairing Assistance
  • Vibrating Call Alert
  • Audible Battery Status Alert
  • Bass Boost
  • Google Voice Actions Integrations

Key Specifications:

  • Bluetooth Specification: version 3.0
  • Supported Bluetooth Profiles: Headset (HSP), Hands-Free (HFP), Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Remote Control (AVRCP)
  • Talk Time: up to 10 hours
  • Music Listening Time: up to 10 hours
  • Standby Time: up to 20 days
  • Charging Time: less than 2 hours
  • Dimensions: 5.34" (W) X 6.30" (L) X 0.55" (H)
  • Weight: 1.06 oz.

Pricing and Availability:
LG TONE ULTRA (HBS-800) with JBL Signature Sound is available for an MSRP of $129.00 and can be found in AT&T stores and online at www.att.com; Verizon Wireless Online at www.verizonwireless.com; Amazon.com and BestBuy.com. For specific pricing and availability information, please visit www.lg.com.

About LG Electronics USA
LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc., based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is the North American subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc., a $45 billion global force and technology leader in consumer electronics, home appliances and mobile communications. In the United States, LG Electronics sells a range of stylish and innovative mobile phones, home entertainment products, home appliances, and air conditioning systems and energy solutions, all under LG's "Life's Good" marketing theme. LG Electronics is a 2013 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year. For more information, please visit www.lg.com.

About HARMAN
HARMAN designs, manufactures, and markets a wide range of infotainment and audio solutions for the automotive, consumer, and professional markets. It is a recognized world leader across its customer segments with premium brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, and Mark Levinson® and leading-edge connectivity, safety and audio technologies. The company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN has a workforce of about 14,900 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $4.5 billion for the 12 months ended September 30, 2013. The company's shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYSE: HAR. Please visit www.harman.com for more information.

SOURCE LG Electronics USA



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