- LG launched LG Tone Free DFP8W on 2nd July 2021
- The earbuds are the first product after LG announced that it is not manufacturing smartphones.
- The price of earbuds in Europe is €179, while the expected price in Nepal is NPR 28,000
We all know that LG is no longer manufacturing phones; however, the headset business has not been called off. It is still manufacturing headphones; on that note, LG has launched a new headphone as Tone Free DFP8W on 2nd July 2021. While the wired earphones are diminishing gradually, the brands are more focused on bringing TWS earbuds. However, Realme launched a new wired earphone as Realme Buds 2 Neo.
The price of LG Tone Free DFP8W is € 179 in Europe. So the expected price of LG Tone Free DFP8W in Nepal is NPR 28,000.
LG Tone Free DFP8W Overview
The TWS earbuds have ANC (Active noise cancellation) with up to 24 hours of playback. They also have a unique design, ANC, and IP rating.
Design and Build Quality
LG claims the earbuds have hypoallergenic and non-toxic silicone. They have comfortable medical-grade attachments. Tone Free in LG Tone Free DFP8W means you can put the earbuds in the charging case, and the UVnano technology kills 99.9% bacteria in 5 minutes.
The earbuds have Ambient mode and Chat mode. They are IPX4 certified for splash resistance. The earbuds have three color varieties: White, Gold, and Black. The LG Tone Free DFP8W earbuds come in three sizes: large, medium, and small
The earbuds have touch controls. You can switch on/off between sound modes and turn off the noise-canceling by pressing on the earbuds.
It has an UVnano charging case to clean the silicone tips and speaker mesh. The earbuds feature an 8mm dynamic driver. The driver is developed by Meridian Audio and has three microphones; two of three microphones are dedicated for calls, and the remaining one is for ANC.
The ANC function blocks the outside noise by generating identical counter noise in the same amount.
The earbuds pair over Bluetooth 5.2; they support multi-pairing with up to five devices. It also supports Microsoft Windows Swift Pair protocols and Google Fast Pairing.
The new earbuds are compatible with multiple codecs such as apt-X, AAC (Advanced Audio Coding), and SBC (Sub-band Coding) audio codecs, just like Oppo Enco Free 2.
LG Tone Free DFP8W uses spatial up mixing that improves the sound and produces more vivid sound.
The LG Tone Free DFP8W earbuds have a 68 mAh battery, whereas the charging case alone has a 390 mAh battery. The earbuds have a battery that keeps them alive for up to 6 hours with ANC, while the battery life is 10 hours without ANC. On the other hand, the charging case extends the battery life for up to 14 hours with ANC and 24 hours without ANC.
The battery on the earbuds takes less than an hour to get a full charge. Likewise, the charging case takes less than two hours to fill the charge fully. It also supports fast charging technology and gives 1 hour of battery life in 5 minutes of charge. And finally, the charging case supports wireless charging as well.
LG Tone Free DFP8W Specifications
|Dimension||21.2 x 28.3 x 23.2mm (earbuds)
54.5 x 54.5 x 30.0 mm (charging case)
|Weight||5.60 grams (earbuds)
39 grams (with charging case)
|Driver||8 mm Dynamic driver|
Google Fast Pairing
Windows Swift Pair protocols
|Operating concept||Touch controls|
|Battery||2 x 68 mAh (earbuds)
390 mAh (charging case)
|Charging Port||USB Type-C|
Up to 6 hours (with ANC)
Up to 10 hours (without ANC)Charging Case
Up to 14 hours (with ANC)
Up to 24 hours (without ANC)
|Colors||Pearl White, Haze Gold, Charcoal Black|
LG Tone Free DFP8W Expected Price in Nepal and Availability
The price of LG Tone Free DFP8W in Europe is €179, which is around NPR 25310. LG may or may not launch the product in Nepal; however, the expected price of LG Tone Free DFP8W in Nepal is NPR 28,000.
|Earbuds Model||Price in Europe||Expected Price in Nepal|
|LG Tone Free DFP8W||€ 179||NPR 28,000|
The authorized distributor of LG products in Nepal is CG Electronics. In a similar price range, other brands have also launched some of the earbuds in Nepal, such as Huawei FreeBuds 3, Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, etc.