WazzaG, 15 Mar 2020Thanks for that. Most helpful, a nice change from the snide comments that normally frequent th... moreDon't know what issue you are referring to. I know that the latest firmware is 4.2.2, which supersedes the previous 4.1.1 firmware. Maybe you were referring to the loss of effectiveness of the ANC since 4.1.1, which I believe hasn't been resolved. I say believe because I own these headphones since mid-2019 and had 4.1.1 preinstalled. I find ANC to be very good and 4.2.2 only slightly improved it. Maybe a placebo effect though lol.
I will not buy a new phone without bit. Looking at you, Xperia.
Lol technological stone age ? :P
My $10 wired earphones sound better than my friends Sony wireless crap that is far more expensive. If the earphone breaks I need to spend just $10 to get another pair. And he needs to charge the battery every week or else those Sony headphones are good only as a paper weight. Thats hardly what I call technological progress. Its a side grade at the very best and not something appreciated by people tired of charging multiple batteries.
Simple TL;DR: Until Bluetooth headphones have virtually ZERO latency, have incredible quality when listening to FLAC audio, and have batteries that can last 8 hours on a single charge (this part has been achieved thankfully), the headphone jack should stay. Period.
P.S. Dongles are not great in quality and I don't like abusing the Type-C port with charging and using headphones. Let's not forget that dongles actually reduces battery life (even if slightly) compared to headphones that don't need the battery for audio transfer.
Companies need to resurrect it back. Period.
It may have low margins and may not generate profits for Bluetooth audio tech but it's a necessity!
And kudos to brands like LG and Sony for keeping it.
The orginal reason for removing the headphone jack was to have more space for stuff in the phone, this was when phones barely reached 5inches and now theyre way bigger but still no room for a headphone jack
You know what, I'd understand removing the headphone jack from low-end phones, simply for cost saving. But in $1000+ flagships? They should have everything lower end phones have and add on top of that. Be it features or performance.
Removing the headphone jack from flagships is just a greedy move to force you to buy wireless headphones. Nothing else.
WazzaG, 15 Mar 2020And you obviously don't have a good grasp of.... Oh forget it, I'm fed up dealing with someone... moreJust try playing PUBG Mobile with a Bluetooth headset connected and tell me if you didn't face any audio delay.
WazzaG, 15 Mar 2020And you obviously don't have a good grasp of.... Oh forget it, I'm fed up dealing with someone... moreHow is it technological stone age if the bandwith and quality is better than all the mainstream bluetooth devices today?
AnonD-908380, 15 Mar 2020Lowest form of wit is being against choice and wanting less of it too.And you obviously don't have a good grasp of.... Oh forget it, I'm fed up dealing with someone who wants to live in the technological stone age and likes trolling.
I'd achieve more talking to a brick wall than half of you lot.
AnonD-558092, 15 Mar 2020Do you have any idea how much space is wasted inside the phone for the SoC? This should come a... moreOh right. The GPU should also be external with USB-C and not a part of the SoC.
WazzaG, 15 Mar 2020Sarcasm is the lowest form of wit. Lowest form of wit is being against choice and wanting less of it too.
And to think that Apple killed the headphone jack just to sell their garbage airpods out of greed for more profit.
WazzaG, 15 Mar 2020Thanks for that. Most helpful, a nice change from the snide comments that normally frequent th... more"a nice change from the snide comments that normally frequent this website. "
Well, we are still vengeful for the unwarranted death of the headphone jack and we don't care about your Sony headphone because we don't have it. If I do have it, I could've helped you out with something.
To me, some snide comments are the truths commonly said by and for the masses.
AnonD-558092, 15 Mar 2020You can tweak the ANC to Ambient mode so you can hear all those things. Check the Sony Headpho... moreThanks for that. Most helpful, a nice change from the snide comments that normally frequent this website.
Have they resolved the issue with the previous firmware that they released?
AnonD-908380, 15 Mar 2020Let's get rid of the display aswell. They should sell those seperately. Sarcasm is the lowest form of wit.
WazzaG, 15 Mar 2020Oh, sorry I forgot to mention that I do actually have a pair of rather nice Sony WH-1000XM3 he... moreYou can tweak the ANC to Ambient mode so you can hear all those things. Check the Sony Headphones app. But the theft issue is present even on "truly wireless" headphones. Thieves aren't afraid to go violently anymore.
Google removed it on their Pixel 2, and Samsung removed it on the Note 10/S20, and no tech reviewers said anything bad about these phones.
AnonD-908380, 15 Mar 2020Let's get rid of the display aswell. They should sell those seperately. Do you have any idea how much space is wasted inside the phone for the SoC? This should come as an external extension as well.