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Registered: ‎05-04-2017

Re: Samsung and huawei and others

Mate 20 Pro or Samsung Note 9.

 

I upgraded from the S8+ to Mate 20 Pro and the increase in speed and snappiness is incredible. Multitasking is a breeze. I thought the lack of a headphone jack was going to be a major issue (as any publication I read made it out to be that) but the included USB C to headphone adapter makes it work grand. Camera is also very good if you're into that, definitely miles above the competition.

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Re: Samsung and huawei and others


@CaptainSlow88 wrote:

Mate 20 Pro or Samsung Note 9.

 

... I thought the lack of a headphone jack was going to be a major issue (as any publication I read made it out to be that) but the included USB C to headphone adapter makes it work grand. ...


I found the same with the Huawei P20 Pro.  My only issue with it though is when I'm at work, I listen to music while I work, and if my battery is running low, I can't charge and listen to music the same time unless I use bluetooth headphones.

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Re: Samsung and huawei and others

@anticpated if you do decide to get the s9+ I recommend going on Amazon and ordering a USB c to 3.5 adaptor it's on Amazon about 23 pound it goes into the USB c port and you plug your earphones to it and the sound is so much better
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Re: Samsung and huawei and others

LG seem to be equipping their handsets with better DAC's. To be honest, I rather put my money into a Fiio X3 III or X7 which is a pure music player. I realise that smartphones have to put a compromise somewhere when it comes design decisions. 

 

Apple try to make things as good as possible in their designs and then charge a premium. I typically listen to FLAC format and 320K MP3. After 256K it makes no real difference but the difference is roughly 2.5 times better than a 128K MP3 at 64Kbps per channel.

 

 

Leave your candy-colored cans in the toy chest and try a pair of proper headphones.