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Plan to get one this June when my wife and I are able for upgrades.
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What did you try them with? I'm willing to get one of it sounds better than some other stuff like a Cowon
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I tried it with the auxiliary input on the Alpine stereo in my Jeep. The Lumia sounds just as good as my Zune and... *shudders* iPod. I honestly couldn't compare either of these devices to a Cowan product as I've never used one.
Edited by Infrasonic - 4/16/12 at 12:06am
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Has anyone tried these with good headphones?
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Has anyone tried these with good headphones?

I just tried mine with my AD900s and it was great. I can't say my audio is anything special but the 320 kbps MP3s sounded wonderful.
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Prolly be better than the gimmicky one x beats audio labeled devices.
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It probably sounds better than any Tegra 3 equipped device as the Tegra 3 has a Realtek audio codec, which imo sounds terrible. But audiophile androids are hit and miss these days, you can have the ancient Voodoo Sound capable devices, or never devices with enabled USB HOST for a DAC.

Better off getting a external MP3 Player though, Sandisk's Clip Zip & Clip+ are cheap and can Rockbox.
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It probably sounds better than any Tegra 3 equipped device as the Tegra 3 has a Realtek audio codec, which imo sounds terrible. But audiophile androids are hit and miss these days, you can have the ancient Voodoo Sound capable devices, or never devices with enabled USB HOST for a DAC.

Better off getting a external MP3 Player though, Sandisk's Clip Zip & Clip+ are cheap and can Rockbox.

Audiophile phones are hit or miss period. All iOS devices are alright, but nothing to write home about. Android varies (HTC is better than most), but can at least play FLAC (don't think iOS can). I'd expect WP7 to do well, Zunes always had good audio.
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Audiophile phones are hit or miss period. All iOS devices are alright, but nothing to write home about. Android varies (HTC is better than most), but can at least play FLAC (don't think iOS can). I'd expect WP7 to do well, Zunes always had good audio.

Well you can download FLAC Player for iOS, but its a paid app ($9.99) and won't be able to play in conjunction with the rest of your library. But it really just depends on your library as Apple Lossless is just as good. I read somewhere that the old WP devices have better audio than the newer ones though. WP also has a nice mac app for iTunes, much more polished than Droid equivalents like Doubletwist & isyncr.
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It probably sounds better than any Tegra 3 equipped device as the Tegra 3 has a Realtek audio codec, which imo sounds terrible. But audiophile androids are hit and miss these days, you can have the ancient Voodoo Sound capable devices, or never devices with enabled USB HOST for a DAC.

Better off getting a external MP3 Player though, Sandisk's Clip Zip & Clip+ are cheap and can Rockbox.

Speaking of which, my clip+ actually recently died. If you press any of the volume rocker too hard the actual button actually psychically comes off the pcb.

Now I have to go back to my zune.

THere's no doubt that phones have poorer sound quality. But I'm not hoping to use it for long listenings ether. I personally plug earphones in and walk with my phone with songs that matches my footstep pace. It makes walking more enjoyable for me. And when you walk you don't want to have extra stuff like a phone and a mp3 player just to listen to music for 5-20 minutes at a time.
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Hmm, so it's not the best device for audio. I'll probably stick to my cowon for music
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