LG’s self-cleaning wireless earbuds are coming to the West

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LG has introduced a brand new pair of wi-fi earbuds that makes use of the corporate’s “UVnano” cleansing know-how. The firm beforehand debuted the idea final yr with its Tone+ Free earbuds in South Korea; the brand new HBS-FN6 Tone Free mannequin will get a launch in European and American markets subsequent month.

“Several studies have shown that earbuds can harbor more bacteria than a kitchen cutting board,” LG says, suggesting that they could be a potential vector for ear infections. LG’s UVnano case makes use of ultraviolet gentle to remove a claimed 99.9 % of micro organism like E. coli and S. aureus from the buds as they cost.

The buds are stated to last as long as six hours on a cost, with the battery case good for 3 full costs; that ought to offer you 18 hours of complete playback from a full case cost. There are black and white coloration choices. The particular US launch date and pricing info hasn’t but been made obtainable, however final yr’s Tone+ Free buds price 259,999 received (about $215) in South Korea.