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LG HBM 230

alaTest has collected and analyzed 60 reviews of LG HBM 230. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and comfort. The usability and sound also get good views. There are some less positive comments about the microphone.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the LG HBM 230 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 user reviews of LG HBM 230 from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on People are impressed by the durability and portability. The sound and price also get good views.

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76% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: LG HBM-230 Bluetooth Hands Free Headset

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: jmfinn (

It is easy to use


Price is right as well

Easy to connect to your phone and it charges quickly as well. Has a large area that you can walk away from the phone and still be connected

Can't find anything wrong with it

May, 2012

Consumer review by: Rocket0508 (

Very good for price


It has been very dependable and got it for about 11 bucks so it was a true steal

The plastic that goes around your hear doesn't seem to be strong and i could see it breaking in time, however it is more comfortable than others

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: GLG (

Comfy Bluetooth


very, very, very comfortable around the ear. I have worn glasses and ear pieces all my life and for something that cushions a bit around the ear and to still be of good use is rare. Volume quality, even on low setting, is great

No cons so far. Paired very well with my blackberry immediately

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: Jack (

LG Bluetooth Headset


Newegg provided awesome service, in all dealings I have had with them!

Excellent voice and sound quality

The plastic loop was somewhat flumsey

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: SmeagleKnows (

worth the money


worth every cent.

does what its supposed to do compatible with any phone and good sound quality

cheap over the air clip wont break but feels cheap

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: N/A (

Not so great


Connected easily to my phone

I could hear great but everyone said they had a hard time hearing me. It also kept dropping the bluetooh connection and picking it back up. I have an old plantronics and it works better

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: N/A (

Horrible! No Sound!


Charges and blinks


Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: Mamathrill (

Does what it should


I use mine on My PS3, no compaints really, I play a lot of FPS on surround, so if there's an explosion or something behind me, everyone can hear it xmitting over the mic. But, for the price it really can't be beat.

Good clarity, good receive sound, good range (probably dependant upon your device as well)

Comfort, not the best, wirey type ear support can dig into your skin. Wouldn't use it in a noisy environment

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: gx (

decent for it value


distance, and clarity

once in the blue voice sounds robotic

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: Srinivasan (

LG HBM 230 not working


Product does not work at all. Charged for more than 2 hours (many times) and the headset does not come up. no startup tone no shutdown tone after following the manual procedures.. Requested for RMA.. Will be resending.. Waste of money and time..

Newegg: Prompt delivery from newegg ; Product : Waste of time

Product does not work at all just out of the box ; Unnecessary time waste and pain

Aug, 2011