This article looks like so much Clickbait to me. They make this a big deal and then they say, "no dick big deal anyway. So why did they bother writing the article? Mary
Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 20, 2016, at 6:35 PM, Russ Kiehne <russ94...@gmail.com> wrote: > > I ran across the following article: > > Tests show iPhone 7 with adapter sounds worse than iPhone 6s with 3.5mm > headphone jack > #iPhone7 #iPhone6s – Tests show iPhone 7 with adapter sounds worse than > iPhone 6s with 3.5mm headphone jack : With all of the media coverage leading > up to and following Apple’s big iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus unveiling, just > about everyone on the planet knows at this point that Apple ditched the > standard 3.5mm headphone jack. Instead, its latest iPhones include only a > Lightning port on the bottom. > > Apple suggests that iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus owners use either wireless > headphones or wired headphones with a Lightning connector, like the EarPods > Apple included in the box. > > Of course, there’s also a 3.5mm-to-Lightning adapter included with the iPhone > 7 series that lets you connect your old 3.5mm headphones with no problem. > > > > Despite all the steps Apple has taken and despite the popularity of wireless > headphones, people still have a number of complaints about Apple’s decision > to do away with the 3.5mm audio port on its latest iPhones. > > Some complaints are valid while others are a stretch, but now it looks like a > new issue may have been uncovered that no one even realized until now. > > A German magazine has run extensive tests on the audio adapter included in > the box with Apple’s new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The magazine’s goal was > to determine whether or not there is any sound degradation when using the > adapter as compared to the standard 3.5mm audio port on last year’s iPhone 6s. > > While the article is in German and translations have varied a bit on Reddit > and on the gadget forum where we the article was first linked, it looks like > the tests did in fact find that sound quality is degraded when the adapter is > being used. > > A translated quote from the article: > > The results are clear: with an iPhone 6S, the dynamic range worsens by 4.5 > dB(A) for 24-bit music files. For the iPad Air, it worsens by 3.8 dB(A). > > The signal also gets worse for 16-bit music files, even if they aren’t that > drastic: the dynamic range worsens by 1.8 dB(A) and 3.1 dB(A) for the iPhone > and iPad, respectively. > > > > And here’s a chart that shows the full results from the tests: > > > > Now, before rage overcomes you and you smash your new iPhone 7 against a > wall, you should know that these results aren’t terribly troubling. > > Without diving into a technical explanation, the bottom line is that the > difference is going to be completely imperceptible to most people. Even > audiophiles with an incredible ear for sound won’t notice the difference > unless they’re listening to high-quality 24-bit audio files. > > While streaming music through services like Spotify, or while listening to > compressed sound files in popular formats like MP3, not even the snobbiest > sound snobs out there will be able to tell the difference. Source: BGR > > > http://oigel.com/tests-show-iphone-7-with-adapter-sounds-worse-than-iphone-6s-with-3-5mm-headphone-jack-10876999 > -- > The following information is important for all members of the V iPhone list. > > If you have any questions or concerns about the running of this list, or if > you feel that a member's post is inappropriate, please contact the owners or > moderators directly rather than posting on the list itself. > > Your V iPhone list moderator is Mark Taylor and your owner is Cara Quinn - > you can reach Cara at caraqu...@caraquinn.com > > The archives for this list can be searched at: > http://email@example.com/ > --- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups > "VIPhone" group. > To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an > email to viphone+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. > To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. > Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/viphone. > For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout. -- The following information is important for all members of the V iPhone list. If you have any questions or concerns about the running of this list, or if you feel that a member's post is inappropriate, please contact the owners or moderators directly rather than posting on the list itself. Your V iPhone list moderator is Mark Taylor and your owner is Cara Quinn - you can reach Cara at caraqu...@caraquinn.com The archives for this list can be searched at: http://email@example.com/ --- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "VIPhone" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to viphone+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/viphone. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.