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LG’s wireless earbuds include a UV light to keep them squeaky clean

October 3, 2019

Via: The Verge

LG’s Tone+ Free wireless earbuds include a rather unique feature. Built into their charging case is a UV light, which is designed to kill any bacteria that might be living on the earbuds as you charge them. In a month that saw wireless earbuds announced by Microsoft and Amazon, only LG’s are designed with an eye for ear hygiene.

Outside of its bacteria-killing case, LG’s truly wireless earbuds offers a much more typical set of features. A small touch-sensitive surface on each earbud lets you make calls, control music playback, and summon Google Assistant, and the earbuds also come with an IPX4 water resistance rating, which should make them usable as workout headphones.

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