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HTC Desire HD as an mp3 player

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Zlash, Nov 10, 2010.

  1. Zlash

    Zlash Newbie
    Thread Starter

    I just wan't to know how the DHD works as a musicplayer. Mainly, I wan't to know how bad it is for the battery life. I hear the DHD has a poor battery to begin with.

  2. SpencerUk

    SpencerUk Android Enthusiast

    Depends..with SRS or Dolby, it tends to be a drain, normal settings you can get a possible full day..when I say full day, I mean a working for example 9-5 day
  3. kungura

    kungura Member

    yea that's what i'm doing currently. I got a 31gig micro sd card, and got about 29 gigs of music.. and using my bluetooth headset it lasts for much more than a full day. I get back home at 6 and i'm still at 40%
  4. Zlash

    Zlash Newbie
    Thread Starter

    You're out 9-6, when leaving it's 100 % and 6 o'clock it's 40%? How much time in that period do you listen to music? On normal settings, right?

    I'm not quite sure what the difference is other than that Dolby probably gives better sound. To compare, is normal settings the kind of quality you get on e.g an iPod Touch (which I use currently)?
  5. NZtechfreak

    NZtechfreak Android Expert

    Its SQ is quite poor (GSMarena review), so I would have thought as an mp3 player its not that good, regardless of battery life...
  6. SpencerUk

    SpencerUk Android Enthusiast

    Well I use my Denon AH-D501 headphones with Dolby most of the time and the quality of the sound is immense :)
  7. Zlash

    Zlash Newbie
    Thread Starter

    About how much time do you spend listening to music on the DHD on a daily basis?
  8. Fio

    Fio Newbie

    I'm sure that Denon AH-D501 will drain the battery like hell :D

    Price-wise, I recommend Sennheiser CX150 - not expensive and good sound quality.
  9. sparkerzzzz

    sparkerzzzz Newbie

    Can anyone recommend any good bluetooth speakers?
  10. Zlash

    Zlash Newbie
    Thread Starter

    I hear there's some problems with videos? That the audio is synced with the video?
  11. eddiewawa

    eddiewawa Android Enthusiast

    ive personally watched some old downloaded youtube vids of Beardyman and there are no sync'ing issues between the vid and audio.
  12. Zlash

    Zlash Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Maybe the problems were with the first desire then
  13. CheesyPeteza

    CheesyPeteza Member

    There is problems when you use bluetooth headsets. The sound is delayed very slightly, just enough to be noticeable. I believe all android devices have this issue.

    We really need a video player that lets you lag the video by a split second to make up for it.
  14. Zlash

    Zlash Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Ok, but this problem doesn't occur with normal headsets? That aren't wireless?

  15. RussWWFC

    RussWWFC Android Enthusiast

    Battery aside, I'd recommend WinAmp to play the music, miles better than the stock music player
  16. raul8

    raul8 Lurker

    And how is the sound quality with default headphones & on loudspeaker in desire HD?
  17. BobbyPhoenix

    BobbyPhoenix Well-Known Member

    PowerAMP from the Market, and Boss in-ear headphones, makes me a very happy person!
  18. SpencerUk

    SpencerUk Android Enthusiast

    About an hour a day with Dolby

    I like to listen to high quality sound.

    My taste in good sound is like picking out a stunning woman ;) xD

    Problem I found with Winamp, no Dolby or SRS..couldn't seem to enable it, made my music sound wierd

    Never used the default headphones or loudspeaker to be honest.
  19. WigglesGRN

    WigglesGRN Member

    the stock headphones are ok ... ish .. but you want to spend some cash on a decent pair but then again if you want hands free and not bluetooth you need the crappy htc ones

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The HTC Desire HD release date was October 2010. Features and Specs include a 4.3" inch screen, 8MP camera, 768GB RAM, Snapdragon S2 processor, and 1230mAh battery.

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