LG has announced a new pair of neckbuds 8211; and these ones come with a dedicated button that activates Google Assistant.
Similar to the LG G7 smartphone, the new Tone Platinum SE neckbuds have a button that you can tap to awaken Google Assistant without having to say the “OK Google” phrase. LG said this also allows for real-time translation, because with a press of the button you can also invoke the Google Translate service 8211; again without 8220;OK Google8221; 8211; and therefore you can communicate in another language more naturally.
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LG is introducing another model, the Tone Ultra SE, which also has a dedicated button for Assistant, as well an external mono speaker in addition to earbuds, giving you the option to listen to audio without the earbuds in your ears. There8217;s no pricing or release date information available for these new LG Tone products yet, but the company plans to exhibit them at the IFA 2018 show in Berlin early next month.