Lg HBM-900 Bluetooth Headset review: Lg HBM-900 Bluetooth Headset

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CNET Editors' Rating

3.5 stars Very good
  • Overall: 7.0
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The Good The LG HBM-900 has a comfortable fit and good audio quality. It has features like multipoint technology, auto reconnect, and auto volume control.

The Bad The LG HBM-900 is rather big, has a flimsy ear hook, and we would've preferred a physical multifunction button instead of one that has a touch sensor.

The Bottom Line Despite a few design quirks, the LG HBM-900 is one of the better LG headsets in the market.

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Even though LG is no stranger to Bluetooth headsets, it has yet to live up to its competitors in terms of audio quality and noise reduction. The LG HBM-900 promises to do all that, especially with not one or two, but three microphones, made especially to reduce background noise. It also has features of more expensive headsets, like multipoint, auto reconnection, and auto volume control. We're not thrilled with the touch-sensor key, but the HBM-900 is otherwise a good headset for a decent price. The LG HBM-900 retails for $99.99.

The LG HBM-900 definitely looks different from the other LG headsets we've seen. Measuring 3.83 inches long by 0.7 inch wide by 0.5 inch thick, the HBM-900 is not compact or discreet by any means. It is long, skinny, and tapers down to the rather large boom mic, resembling a telemarketer's headset. The HBM-900 makes no pretensions that it's a Bluetooth headset, that's for sure. Still, despite its bulk, it's quite stylish with its glossy piano black finish and silver chrome accents. And at 0.45 ounce, it won't weigh down your ear either.

Located at the very top of the headset is a blue LED indicator, which also happens to be the touch-sensitive multifunction button. It's flat to the surface of the headset, and it's easy enough to press of course, but we have to say that we really prefer a physical button for a more tactile feel if only so we know when we've actually pressed it.

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Lg HBM-900 Bluetooth Headset

Part Number: HBM900
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  • Color black
  • Sound Output Mode mono
  • Type headset
  • Headphones Form Factor over-the-ear