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Put your music on the cloud. Problem solved.
If you have the data for it, this is a good solution. The hardware of any modern mid to high end phone is going to sound fine, finding an app with a good UI is down to you though seeing as it's mostly preference. I use Google Music and that does me just fine. It looks like you have to view by artist rather than album artist though, but there are plenty of other options in the Play store that would be able to fit your need I'm sure.

Basically yes, but you'll have to find the right app for you.
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I vote for using power amp. It has an excellent built in equalizer, and the interface on it is very slick (in my opinion)
I've been using it for the past 2 years solid and have refused to use any stock player because of how nice it is.

Most of my phones have lasted at minimum 8 hours with solid music play back, without using data (no pandora, no cloud storage)
My note 2 is an exception since it has a monster battery as stock. I think it lasts somewhere around the 20+ hour mark of non-stop music playback.

I have 5501 songs right now, and if I really wanted to pull off some of my PSX games and some other junk I have on my SD card, I could easily store a couple thousand more (I think my music folder takes up 30-40+gb right now)
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post #13 of 18
Agree. Power Amp is a great player. Have been using it over a year. Good interface, widget looks great and shows album art.
post #14 of 18
I bought a nano in my "between" phase when I swore off cel-phones but once I got another phone, that's all I use as a media player. My nano hasn't been touched in years. I also use one of these things instead of jacking directly into the phone and I clip it to my shirt pocket.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-BH-214-Bluetooth-Stereo-Headset-Headphone-for-Nokia-/140848188301?pt=PDA_Accessories&hash=item20cb34cb8d

I'm almost 100% positive it's a knock-off but I have 3 of them and they all work just fine and get pretty friggin' loud.
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I threw away my ipod when I got my 1st android and will never look back. I never liked my ipod, but at the time I bought it, it was the best mp3 player on the market. Now I use an old htc eris to stream pandora all day at work or with skifta to access my home music collection. I plug mine into the line in on my stereo at work which has its own eq so the phones audio quality doesn't matter to me. Some phones will even pick up fm radio with the headphones plugged in, but who listens to fm radio anymore, lol.
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FM radio? What's that? A new competitor to XM radio?

/sarcasm
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I use doubletwist for music on my phone when im at home, school, work and in my car. Gym, running, biking, exercising - ipod shuffle. I buy music off playstore as it appears to be higher bitrate than on itunes and then I upload the song via itunes if I want it on my shuffle.

Easier to replace a $50 shuffle that I break when working out than my $600 smartphone.
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FM radio? What's that? A new competitor to XM radio?

/sarcasm


Lol biggrin.gif I ditched fm 4 years ago due to excessive commercials and being to repetitive. I listen to xm in the car and pandora (subscribed so no ads) at work and can't see myself listening to fm again
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