1. Reuben Chew's Avatar
    This was posted inside the GSMArena Audio Quality thread but I'd thought I would create a new thread for greater visibility.

    Basically, at a certain volume level with impedance loads below 15 ohms, there is severe audio distortion. This means that depending on the loudness of the songs you play, you are likely to hear a crackling noise at many volume levels.

    One of our members here have already investigated the issue which you can see here: Samsung Galaxy S4: Problem With Low-Impedance Headphones

    If you're curious about the seriousness of the issue, this is how it sounds like from a UE600/Super.Fi 5, which is a low-impedance earphone:

    The buzzing you here is precisely the distortion I am talking about.
    05-12-2013 09:37 PM

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