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LG FORCE Bluetooth® Wireless Headset

  • HBS-S80 Black & Gray

Key Features

  • IPx5 Rated Water and Sweat Resistant*
  • Full Around-The-Ear Contoured Design
  • Customizable Fit
  • Qualcomm® aptX™**

Design that Motivates

Engineered for endurance, the LG FORCE is an unstoppable companion for your active lifestyle. The LG FORCE has a stay-put design and is IPx5 rated water and sweat resistant, allowing it to deliver superior sound to power your toughest workouts. Connect via Bluetooth® to your phone to manage calls without interrupting your training. 

Fit for Fitness

The LG FORCE features an ergonomic design that conforms specifically to your unique ear shape, providing individualized comfort so you can focus on staying active. Ear gels can be swapped out for a customizable fit. Plus, the wraparound silicone earpiece and strap can be adjusted for improved stability. 

Technical Specifications
Water & Sweat Resistant* Yes (IPx5 Rated)
Bluetooth Specification Version 4.1
Supported Bluetooth Profiles Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Remote Control (AVRCP), Hands-Free (HFP), Headset (HSP)
Talk Time Up to 6.5 hours
Music Play Time Up to 6 hours
Standby Time Up to 16.6 days
Operating Range 33 ft.
Dimensions 1.50" (W) x 2.90" (H) x 1.20" (D) per ear
Weight 0.97 oz.
Sound Profile** Qualcomm® aptX™
Available Colors*** Black/Gray & Dark Gray/Blue
In the Box
Bluetooth Headset LG FORCE (HBS-S80)
Bonus Carry Pouch Yes
USB Charging Micro USB Charging Cable (AC Adapter Head Not Included)
Ear Gels Extra Ear Gels (Small and Large)
Product Documents Includes: User Manual, Quick Start Guide, & Warranty Card
* Water projected by a nozzle (0.25") against enclosure from any direction shall have no harmful effects. Test duration: at least 3 minutes. Water volume: 3.3 gallons per minute. Pressure: 30 kPa at a distance of 9.84 feet.
** Qualcomm aptX compatibility required on source device
*** Some colors may not be available at all carriers and providers.

What People Are Saying

Rated 1 out of 5 by from Range is 3, not 33 feet I purchased this headset 3 days ago and am disappointed with the recurrent disconnection at 2-6 foot range. I intend to use the device while working out with my new iPhone 7 and it keeps disconnecting.
Date published: 2016-11-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from awesomme headset I just bought this headset and i finally found a fully adjustable comfortable earpiece that actually stay in your ear allowing me to hear all highs and lows of music. i've owned other high end headsets but nothing compares to the lg force. the buds remove easily for cleaning. the only thing i'm not liking is the auto answer feature. i prefer manually connecting my calls. maybe i need to adapt. i still give the lg force 5 stars.
Date published: 2016-11-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Stays on and sounds good This works very well as it stays in place. It sounds good although I mostly listen to podcasts when I run. It doesn't hurt my ears like a yurbud did after an hour or so.. it does go deep into the ear canal but it fits nicely and you don't have to screw in. You place it in your ear. And lastly the price is good.. if it doesn't last I won't feel like I paid a kings ransom for a pair of Bluetooth speakers. Haven't figured out how to get a call to go to your ear without stoping and hitting my phone. This may have something to do with this is android with LG and not so iOS friendly.
Date published: 2016-11-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love them Love them, best pair I've own. They fit my needs, and work lifestyle.
Date published: 2016-10-07
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From the package, how long does it take to fully charge?

Asked by: Mufasa6969
We appreciate your interest in this Bluetooth Headset. According to the specifications listed in the owner’s manual, the total charging time should take only about 2.5 hours or less.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-02-14

How long does the battery last once recharged

Asked by: Sanng
The LG FORCE Bluetooth® Wireless Headset, Model # HBS-S80-Black-Gray-force has a talk time of up top 6.5 hours and the Music Play Time is up to 6 hours. Standby time is up to 16.6 days...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-02-08

LG 4 phone will not pair with my flees headset

Asked by: Belle14
We regret the inconvenience you have experienced with this Bluetooth Headset. Please contact our Wireless Customer Interactive Center at 800-793-8896 to troubleshoot this matter.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-01-27

Will this bluetooth to my LG Smart TV?

Asked by: Mickeyj
I just asked that same question,  the reply was: "This headset only works w/smart phones".  I personally wouldn't recommend this device.
Answered by: oldtgeezzer
Date published: 2017-01-17

Does it pair with the V20?

Asked by: Adamant
I am having a hard time finding a hands free device that i actually like and pairs with my V20. The playtronics 5200 paired right away, but makes my ear stand out! Support from LG says S80 and 1100 pair. The V20 is a high nougat phone. Good luck!
Answered by: Adamant
Date published: 2017-01-04

Can I connect to two devices like the tone can?

Asked by: Bmann02
We appreciate your interest in this Bluetooth Headset. According to the information listed on page 5 of the User Guide, this device has the capability of multiple Bluetooth connections. The text suggests the device can connect to 2 devices at a time.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-12-29

Can I skip music like on the pro headset?

Asked by: PK959
The Supported Bluetooth Profiles on the LG FORCE Bluetooth® Wireless Headset, HBS-S80 Black & Gray are: Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Remote Control (AVRCP), Hands-Free (HFP), Headset (HSP). If the device you have paired to the headset also supports the Audio/Video Remote Control (AVRCP) profile then you will be able to skip music "like on the pro headset"...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2016-11-17

Why can't I get my headset to connect to my iPad mini

Asked by: Tammie
The LG FORCE Bluetooth® Wireless Headset, Model # HBS-S80 Black & Gray can be paired to any device that supports Bluetooth technology. Check to make sure that the Bluetooth function in your device is turned on then follow the manufacturer's instructions on how to search for the headset in a drop down list of Bluetooth devices and if asked for a PIN code, enter "0000"...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2016-11-08
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