Does the iPad Air 2 have aptx?

Discussion in 'iPad' started by UBS28, Mar 13, 2017.

  1. UBS28 macrumors 6502a

    Oct 2, 2012
  2. TheRealAlex macrumors 68000

    Sep 2, 2015
    No aptX and aptX HD are proprietary and pretty useless now that Bluetooth 5.0 is here. And Apple can't stand paying someone else a licensing fee. And for aptX to work both devices must support it.

    That being said I own a Galaxy Note 5 and a Creative Roar 2 Bluetooth speaker both devices have aptX and the improvement is remarkable.

    A much easier way to get around this is buy cheap Chrimecast devices hook them up to your speakers or sound system and stream all you music anywhere in the house without Bluetooth via much higher quality WiFi like Sonos does.
  3. UBS28 thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Oct 2, 2012
    Well, that is great. I got myself the B&W P7 Wireless but none of my iOS devices can make use of APTX because Apple is too greedy paying licensing fees.
  4. MultiFinder17 macrumors 68000


    Jan 8, 2008
    Tampa, Florida
    Should've done your research to see what supports what mate :)
  5. remmealaska macrumors newbie


    Sep 6, 2011
    Sparks, NV
    I got some Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 headphones a while back and the AptX only works over my Macbook Pro and not on my iPhone, iPad or Apple TV 4, but I sure can't tell the difference. Sounds great on all of them. Maybe I'm just not enough of an audiophile though? idk

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