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What CellPhone with good 'bass' sound speakers

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by bluesdogblues, Feb 17, 2014.

  1. bluesdogblues


    Nov 13, 2007
    Yes I'm old fashioned for I'm still using my old iPhone 3G since 2008 :D

    Now, I'd like to ask:

    What is cell phone with a 'good' loud enough bass sound?
    from it's speakers - straight from the cellphone's speakers - no headphones etc - to play music (mp3).

    I find iPhone is bit embarrassing in this area, compared to other cells my friends have.
    And I know that such small speaker will not delivered enough bass.
    But I think there are some that have 'OK' bass sound.
  2. DerHoggz

    DerHoggz I like cats :| Banned

    Feb 13, 2009
    Western Pennsylvania
    They are pretty much all going to be awful.
  3. DeathFromBelow

    DeathFromBelow Never Forget. Banned

    Dec 23, 2010
    Horten, Norway
    Ain't gonna happen. Simple physics.
  4. bluesdogblues


    Nov 13, 2007
    Know what you mean...
    What I mean is:
    "One day my friend's cellphone delivered bass better than my iphone when he play me some mp3. I forgot what it is.
    Then another days some other friends'. Sounds better. I also forgot what they are..
    What i want to know is - yes they will never be GOOD _ but...
    What is better? What is best? Samsung S4? Or?
  5. mrmills


    Jun 22, 2009
    Kent, UK
    The speakers in all phones are pretty useless when it comes to bass. Use headphones or a set of external speakers.
  6. Tituscrow

    Tituscrow Banned

    Feb 14, 2011
    NW England
    Or just sing to yourself.
  7. DerHoggz

    DerHoggz I like cats :| Banned

    Feb 13, 2009
    Western Pennsylvania
    That is pretty much the last thing I would be concerned about with a phone. YMMV and all that, but there are much more important qualities.
  8. Gorn

    Gorn Supporting Member

    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens, NY
  9. Google "Pringles Can Speakers" for your iPhone. That's about as good as it gets.
  10. P Town

    P Town

    Dec 7, 2011
    Your friends have phones. Call them and ask what kind of phone they have.
  11. bluesdogblues


    Nov 13, 2007
    You took this very seriously LOL.
    I will not call them to ask about it. I'll just take a look at them when we meet again (if I remember) :D
    But I think they're Samsung...not very sure though..

    Well let's be relax with this Off Topic Thread :)
  12. fisticuffs


    May 3, 2011
    Madison, WI
    HTC One probably. But they all suck on their own.
  13. Tituscrow

    Tituscrow Banned

    Feb 14, 2011
    NW England

    I am very relax.
  14. DannyBob


    Aug 28, 2013
    Yep, best for sound in a phone is a HTC One. However, one of the worst general speakers in a HTC One. See the point? They are good for phones, but as a speaker in itself they are terrible. It will be much cheaper to keep an iPhone and then add a good $50 or so speaker. Even a crap external small speaker will be better than any built in speaker :) IMO and all that jazz
  15. Tituscrow

    Tituscrow Banned

    Feb 14, 2011
    NW England
    I never listen to music through my phone speakers for more than a few seconds.

    I've either got headphones in or it's sitting in a dock.

    To the OP - what is the scenario that requires your phone to have phat bass?
  16. fourstringdrums

    fourstringdrums Decidedly Indecisive Supporting Member

    Oct 20, 2002
    The HTC One has Beats Audio and I've found it has the best bass response of any phone I've ever had. But yeah, still not great in comparison to other speakers.
  17. bluesdogblues


    Nov 13, 2007
    Almost the same as you, but sometimes there were just inevitable moment when there's nothing beside the phone itself to play some songs (wav/mp3) even for just for a minute or so.
    That's when I realize that my iPhone has worse bass response in it's speaker(s) compare to others.
    No, I don't need the bass to be PHATT....(I know such small speakers will never do).....I only want to know what's better/best in 'that' area (bass response from IT'S OWN SPEAKERS...no addition).
    And in the near future, I probably will buy me a new cellphone to replace this old iPhone I have, so, in a relax mood (LOL) I just thinking of asking you guys here in TB. That's all :)

    I only use my cellphone to call/receive phone, some texting some emergency e-mail and storage for some songs actually.
    Although I admit that once in 2009 or 2010, I made my -emergency- rough demo of an commercial ad campaign music totally with some apps on iPhone, and was well received by my contractor :D I hope it'll never happen again anyway.

    Rarely, but if I have to, I listen songs from my iPhone with my trusty Sony MDR7506 Headphones. It sounds OK.
    But as I said before, there were times when anything but the cellphone is out of reach.

    BTW I've seen my friend's, yes, they are Motorolla something (android one), Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One LOL. Don't know which one is the best/better, though... no moment for test LOL.

    OK Thanks for all the replies.
  18. fraublugher


    Nov 19, 2004
    ottawa, ontario, canada
    music school retailer
    Cellphones relegated bass frequencies to oblivion, but , did anyone notice is the question.