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LG TONE Studio™ Wearable Personal Speaker

  • HBS-W120

Key Features

  • Personal Surround Experience – Combines immersion and portability with high quality sound and rich volume.
  • Real 3D Surround Sound – Four strategically placed speakers designed to deliver the best in surround sound.
  • Haptic User Experience – Special vibration speakers engage your body in low bandwidth.
  • Sound Designed by DTS® – experience the first DTS-tuned wireless device for wearable “cinema-like” surround sound.
  • Dual Play – Connect two LG TONE Studio™ devices simultaneously
  • Velvet Sound™ – provides 32-bit DAC for Hi-Fi sound (earphone 32-bit; speaker 24-bit).

LG TONE Studio™ Wearable Speaker

Experience True Surround Sound Anywhere

Combining portability and immersion with rich volume and theater-quality sound, the LG TONE Studio™ is a unique around-the-neck Bluetooth® wearable speaker engineered to provide clear personal surround sound, perfect for gaming, movies, music and phone calls.

Experience More.

Real 3D Surround Sound

The first-ever DTS-tuned sound neckband has four speakers arranged to create a superior audio experience. And the Wearable Bass™ speakers allow your body to feel the sound as if you are right there.

Technical Specifications
Bluetooth Specification Version 4.2
Supported Bluetooth Profiles Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Remote Control (AVRCP), Hands-Free (HFP), Headset (HSP)
Talk Time Up to 40 Hours (Earphone Mode); Up to 16 Hours (Speaker Mode)
Music Play Time Up to 35 Hours (Earphone Mode); Up to 6 Hours (Speaker Mode)
Standby Time Up to 61 Days
Charging Time Less than 2 hours
Operating Range 33 ft.
Weight 4.4 oz.
Sound Profile Sound Designed by DTS®
Available Colors Gray
Additional Features Personal Surround Experience, Real 3D Surround Sound, Haptic User Experience, Dual Play, Surround Sound Zone, Velvet Sound™, 32 bit DAC for Hi-Fi sound (Earphone 32bit; Speaker 24bit)
In the Box
Bluetooth Headset LG TONE Studio™ Wearable Personal Speaker (HBS-W120)
USB Charging Micro USB Charging Cable (AC Adapter Head Not Included)
Ear Gels Extra Ear Gels (1 Set - Small)***
Product Documents Includes: User Manual & Warranty Card

What People Are Saying

Rated 4 out of 5 by from I had two purposes for this device: Firstly, to connect to TV (LG 55UH7650). Secondly, to use with my Android phone (Moto-G). Both goals were accomplished but with less than ideal results, attributable largely (though not entirely) to my hearing impairment. Inserting HBS-W120 earbuds requires removing my hearing aids, and the maximum volume through the earbuds is insufficient for my watching TV or talking on the phone. To this degree THIS deficiency is entirely due to my hearing impairment. TV PROS&CONS: Pairing with TV took me a while and the help of LG support and . With my hearing aids in place, TV audio is excellent through the paired HBS-W120 using the speakers. For example, this allows one to continue hearing a program during a trip to the frig. This connection makes use of LG Sound Sync. The TV audio is either all from TV speakers or all from a LG-Sound-Sync-paired device). Output cannot be simultaneously from both. As far as disturbing a household, certainly the headset speakers can be much quieter than the TV, but as mentioned, I could not make use of the earbuds which would contribute essentially zero disturbance. PHONE PROS&CONS: Pairing was easy, at least partially because it was the initial step in the instructions. Multi-devise pairings seem to be more strenuous, perhaps only for the decrepit & deplorable. With the HBS-W120 worn under the collar I feel less conspicuous in public compared to those Bluetooth earpieces that I would never consider wearing. At home I really enjoy having text messages read out loud. I installed the Tone & Talk App on my Android Moto-G which makes it easy to turn off the audible notifications and then turn them back on. I would hope in the future the App could display the functional status of all HBS-W120 buttons/sliders/wheels. I would help me determine what I accidentally altered to prevent my hearing what I expected to hear. For me personally the most deficiency of the HBS-W120 is that the telephone audio is ported only through the right-side speaker. (This is apparently true for ALL LG headsets.) My speech recognition falls off substantially with one-ear voice reception and improves substantially with both-ear reception. I am told that the earbuds provide both-ear reception, but as mentioned, I cannot turn the volume up enough to use the earbuds. I hope that a bilateral speaker use can be accommodated in future headsets. With my hearing limitation, it would be worth getting a new one for this one feature.
Date published: 2017-05-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Sound!!! It's been few and far between trying to find a headset that sounds great, let alone good, these sound amazing through the ear buds, and the external speakers sound amazing too!
Date published: 2017-05-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love it Nice idea with the speakers I love the quality and the sound of the speakers
Date published: 2017-04-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic sound unlike any other wearable audio! The sound from the 4 external speakers (2 on the top, projecting towards your ears and 2 on the bottom projecting bass near your collarbone) is unlike any wearable device I've experienced. The speakers create an immersive personal surround sound that is very satisfying. The earbud performance is consistent with other LG Tone headphones (the Studios are repacing my LG Tone Ultra). The size of the Tone Studio was fine for me (6'0, 200lb), but is almost literally the size of a horseshoe (but flexible in the middle) and weighs about 4 ounces (compared to the 1.5 ounces of the Tone Ultra that these replaced).
Date published: 2017-04-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great being hands free!! Comfortable to use. Great sound when being in hands free appropriate environments (auto worker, cyclist) . DAC engine activated by the aux cord definitely makes it sound unbelievable. I am discovering things in music I've listened to for years that I can only hear with these headphones. The wearable bass speakers on the bottom are more suited to movies than music. I have two issues. The ear buds aren't long enough so they yank out of my ears. So when I take the call on speaker mode it only plays the caller thru the right speaker. Which can be difficult to hear sometime which results in my having to call them back. Minor inconvenience, otherwise GREAT PRODUCT.
Date published: 2017-03-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love them First of I was kind of hesitant because these were big, but they turn the speakers of and I was listening to music without earbuds. The sound quality is perfect. They just take a couple days around your neck for you to get comfortable with it. Thanks LG from the trucking industry
Date published: 2017-03-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Music to my ears Just purchase on 3/25/17 OMG!! Love the sound love to talk play music hands free ! Don't even have to put ear bud in my ear canal!! By far this is the best Bluetooth I have ever had I love LG TONE!!! Hurry up and go yours!!
Date published: 2017-03-27
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Why do only one side of the speakers work on a ph one call

Asked by: Jrogolfer19
We regret the inconvenience you have experienced with this Bluetooth Headset. If the volume on the headset has been raised, as has the volume of the phone, and the sound still cannot be heard or is unbalanced, then the unit may require service. Please contact our Wireless Customer Interactive Center at 800-793-8896 to make proper service arrangements.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-05-15

Does it contains chemical materials that can cause cancer or such dangerous disease?how safely can it be used?

Asked by: Viren Patel
Our offices, in the United States, do not have any product information for India. In order to obtain such information, it is recommended to check our subsidiary’s website, at
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-05-09

Why not black?? I would love to buy them but am holding out to see if they will make a black version

Asked by: Bsanchez
Gray looks suitable.. black will not look good for this model
Answered by: HARISH VYAS
Date published: 2017-05-24

Are they sweat resistant 

Asked by: Brad2423
The LG TONE Studio™ Wearable Personal Speaker, Model # W120 do not have an Ingress Protection rating (IP) for sweat or dust protection...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-05-24

When will it be available in Austria or Germany?

Asked by: Paxx
Regrettably, our offices in the U.S. do not have information for product availability or product releases outside of the U.S. For information on when the LG TONE Studio™ Wearable Personal Speaker, Model # HBS-W120 will be available in Austria or Germany, it is recommended that you visit their websites, or You will find contact information on their sites or you can chat to a Support Representative in real time on their sites...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-03-29

Will you all be bringing out a new version of the active line soon

Asked by: Brad2423

Does this support aptx aptxhd? to get the hi res... do you need a aux cord plugged into phone? i have the latest active + sports style... will it be coming out? thanks in advance....

Asked by: HA1LSTATE
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