iPad v iPhone 3GS sound question

Discussion in 'iPad' started by CWT1965, May 17, 2010.

  1. CWT1965 macrumors 6502

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    I have ordered a 32GB iPad and have a question about the music playback over headphones, is it as loud as the 3GS or is the 3GS louder or is it the same ? wondering as deciding whether to use iPad as an iPod or 3GS
     
  2. ziggyonice macrumors 68020

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    I would say that over headphones, it's about the same.

    Obviously using the speaker is much louder than with the iPhone, though.
     
  3. CWT1965 thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Thanks, I will use the iPad as my main music device then :cool:
     
  4. hierobryan macrumors 6502a

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    I don't know if the iPad has a better audio chip/amp/whatever than the iPhone, but it seems to me like the iPad powers my Sony MDR-V6 headphones and makes them sound better than my 3GS. Maybe someone else can chip in and give us the exact tech specs on the audio outputs on both devices.
     

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