1. CrackBerry Question's Avatar
    I like good sound.
    At home i use a set of Technics SB-10 flat diaphragm titanium honeycomb with strathearn modified leaf tweeters, Polk model 5's
    a Sansui AUD-11 and modified hafler amplifiers, and digital input via PC from Dragonfly , Geek out, Cambridge. Headphones are
    NAD Viso, AT H50x , B&W H7 (as well as speciaslised hi-res audio/media software such as JRiver ). I also own calibration microphones, audio analysis software and custom written impulse test software (modified chirp Z).

    As far as i know only 2 phones support high quality software, M8 (196Ksps/24 bit) harmon kardon version, and i believe one other
    was capable of 96/24. I have the ability to listen to upto 384Ksps / 32 bit, and have many 96/192 24bit albums , sorry no MP3 here.

    be nice if Blackberry was one of the first to really push to 192/24
    To those of us who really like our music - and not the flat dead iDevice or ADevice audio chipsets.....
    My S3 is passed due and i really would like a better audio device, games for me are a near non event, social media a peripheral,
    email/web/music that's my useage.

    Does anyone like good music or am i just whistling dixie.....
    Favourite recordings, 1812 (Kunzel/Cincinatti symphony, on telarc) - have heard this using field guns and explosives - amazing recording
    Hires versions of love over gold, making movies, Cosmo's factory , various classical cello and viola records, sheffields track and drum records some japanese imports of 12th century flute music etc etc.
    08-12-14 10:24 PM
  2. pkcable's Avatar
    Z30 is your best choice BB wise and of course get a good set of headphones, but it really does not compare to the HTC One M8, as you mentioned.
    08-12-14 10:28 PM
  3. pttptppt's Avatar
    I actually find that the Z30's audio is better than the HTC One M8's. But both are excellent. If you want to try something a little bigger, the PlayBook has amazing speakers and is at low prices of under $100

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    08-12-14 11:38 PM
  4. Amithlon's Avatar
    I owned a storm II, it died and with no blackerry for 18 months i went galaxy S3, that was 2 years ago.
    Most phones do ok mp3, or even 16/44 or 16/48 throw 24/48 or 24/96 , 24/192 and don't mention DSD 2.5 or 5MHz and it gives up.
    I laso own a playbook 16 and 64, galaxy tab 2 10.1 ipad air 128gb PC 4.8GHz i7-2600K 50TB of HDD, 1TB SSD bluray burner 2x24" HD, etc etc
    08-13-14 02:24 AM
  5. Heinz Katchup's Avatar
    In my short time with the Z30 I found the audio to live up to the hype. Only complaint I would have is the sound vibrated the screen when you touched it.

    Posted with X10 via CB10
    08-13-14 02:32 AM
  6. rebroker2009's Avatar
    OP! Sounds like you could design a kick ?!s quality sound phone yourself

    Q10 with Telus on
    08-13-14 02:39 AM

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