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what's the best sounding smartphone

Postby TheAnalogSource » Tue Apr 30, 2013 2:54 pm

syempre audiophile hehe....

doesnt matter which platform it has, although im bent on windows. which smartphone has the best sound quality?

one you just plug in the ear/headphone without the need for a headamp....looking forward to more time on the road so longer battery life is a plus.


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Re: what's the best sounding smartphone

Postby muypogi » Tue Apr 30, 2013 3:29 pm

TheAnalogSource wrote:syempre audiophile hehe....

doesnt matter which platform it has, although im bent on windows. which smartphone has the best sound quality?

one you just plug in the ear/headphone without the need for a headamp....looking forward to more time on the road so longer battery life is a plus.


TIA


Actually parepareho lang yan . . . Sa headphone and headamp magkakatalo talaga.
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Re: what's the best sounding smartphone

Postby kabubi » Tue Apr 30, 2013 8:39 pm

HTC with Beats Audio 8)
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Re: what's the best sounding smartphone

Postby TheAnalogSource » Thu May 02, 2013 8:38 am

thanks for all the replies. got myself a nokia lumia since sound quality are the same anyhow. dealbreaker is the nokia maps. windows os frustrating at first - not so intuitive but after customizing now loving it. apps are a few but i found everything i need.

now looking for a good iem.....similar sound signature as the sein px100 or koss portapro. thanks
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Re: what's the best sounding smartphone

Postby JoeyGS » Thu May 02, 2013 9:21 am

Check out the latest apple ear buds, very good and IMO will best a lot of more expensive iems out there.

http://store.apple.com/ph/product/MD827FE/A/apple-earpods-with-remote-and-mic?fnode=75

TheAnalogSource wrote:thanks for all the replies. got myself a nokia lumia since sound quality are the same anyhow. dealbreaker is the nokia maps. windows os frustrating at first - not so intuitive but after customizing now loving it. apps are a few but i found everything i need.

now looking for a good iem.....similar sound signature as the sein px100 or koss portapro. thanks
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Re: what's the best sounding smartphone

Postby Gino » Thu May 02, 2013 10:00 am

Are those the same ones that come with the iPhone 5? Mine are still in the box ha ha. I am using Shure E4C iems with all of my devices.
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Re: what's the best sounding smartphone

Postby Hartsfield1946 » Thu May 02, 2013 1:49 pm

Actually apple products makes better handsets for audio. I like on-the-go music. Just plainly source and cans. No portable amps since i find it uhmmm slightly bulky. I've tried several brands and models of handsets. Yet apple still has the ace. And also i use flac player for my apple handset and a 30pin to female 3.5mm adapter. :rock:
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Re: what's the best sounding smartphone

Postby JoeyGS » Thu May 02, 2013 2:18 pm

Yes ...... please try it and give us your impression

Gino wrote:Are those the same ones that come with the iPhone 5? Mine are still in the box ha ha. I am using Shure E4C iems with all of my devices.
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Re: what's the best sounding smartphone

Postby Gino » Thu May 02, 2013 3:09 pm

First impressions: A vast improvement from old Apple earbuds. Very airy and perceivable bass. I did notice a poor seal. Eitherbthis seals your ear or it doesn't. In my case it had leaks. The mids has some peaking and sibilance. The bass was anemic. However there is a dramatic improvement if I hold them in place. There is massive bass. I may have to look for ear mold kits to make this sound great. The loose fit makes them fall off easily. Not good for running.
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Re: what's the best sounding smartphone

Postby whill_ » Thu May 02, 2013 3:11 pm

Windows phone 8 supports WMA Lossless.
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Re: what's the best sounding smartphone

Postby lex603 » Thu May 02, 2013 6:06 pm

Enjoyed the HTC with beats, preferred it over iphone s
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Re: what's the best sounding smartphone

Postby Gino » Thu May 09, 2013 8:43 pm

I bought a set of Westone UM3X RC in-ear monitors for my iPhone 5. Wow. It is alive! Way better than my Shure E4C. Lots of headroom and very airy. Soundstage is much more expansive. Percussive attack is much more aggressive. Bass is full and goes low. Whatever I am missing is probably the source's fault. Good days ahead.

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Re: what's the best sounding smartphone

Postby dxproject » Tue Sep 23, 2014 6:45 pm

Htc one m8 any comments?
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