While most of the world looked on in relative apathy, sound enthusiasts like myself saw the writing on the wall: Nixing the heaphone jack was the latest move in Apple’s feature-evisceration strategy. — Ray Waniata, DigitalTrends
Ryan hangs his hat on the fact that Android allows you to choose any corded headphones you want and that volume gradation is finer. I wonder if he’s noticed the 10ms audio lag yet? Or the fact that USB audio hardware manufacturers all tailor their hardware to iOS? And woe to the Android music lover who tries to use Bluetooth headphones on a regular basis. There’s a reason why the music scene is thriving on iOS and almost non-existent on Android.
I wrote about the state of Android audio here. It’s a mess.
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