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Old 03-18-2012, 04:51 PM
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Default Android technician/Sony insider, anyone?

One burning question regarding "Android sound quality" is the whole built-in Audio Finger feature, which forces 44.1 kHz output. That means all sampling rates other than the 44.1 will undergo a forced SRC and what you see is in the attachments.
ASUS TF101.jpgHTC HD2.jpg
A 20 Hz to 20 kHz sweep file at 48 kHz. Notice how
1) The forced SRC severely screws up the harmonics;
2) The problem is present on both Qualcomm and nVIDIA platforms.

Now I know the Sony doesn't exactly play "high-resolution" files (beyond 44.1 kHz), but did the Z somehow get around this problem?
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