LG's latest neckbud has a dedicated Google Assistant button
LG just unveiled two pairs of neckbuds for IFA 2018. They are the LG Tone Platinum SE (HBS-1120) and LG Tone Ultra SE (HBS-835S).
The LG Tone Platinum SE is the first in the lineup to have a dedicated button for Google Assistant and Google Translate. This allows the user to activate the digital assistant without having to say "Ok, Google" and have access to real time translation.
The LG Tone Ultra SE has an external mono speaker in addition the earbuds. The external speaker allows the user to make calls and listen to music without blocking out ambient sounds.
Both new neckbuds have dual MEMS microphone for enhanced call clarity and support for the Tone & Talk smartphone app. Local pricing and availability are not confirmed at time of publication.