Music streaming can often be a very painful experience with so many of them now available; from the Apple music, Google music and all the way to the recent YouTube music.
One is therefore bent on getting a good headphone and ultimately paying the cost involved.
Sonarworks’ True-Fi mobile app – a proponent from Sonny Inc. lets music streaming subscribers test out other headphones all from the comfort of their current pair.
This is quite handy as you get to find yourself eyeing a certain headphone say BeatsX you might want to get but don’t quite know if it fits your taste or worth investing in, or you are on a budget and might want to just get the best out of your less than $100 headphone.
How Does it work?
Well, the True-Fi app can give you an affordable test-run with the company supporting different types of calibration references.
The Bose QuietComfort 35 II with noise cancelling on or off, the Monoprice Monolith M1060, a slew of Sennheiser headphones, and hundreds more. You name them!
With extra experience features like age customization, where the True-Fi mobile app gets to adjust the treble response to mitigate frequencies outside a specific range of hearing, you definitely are getting more for your cash.
During the present early testing period, a little bit of segregation means that Sonarworks’ True-Fi app gets to distribute the highest possible sample rates depending on the source device.
This means iPhone users will get to listen to a sample of 96kHz or higher, while Android users will listen at a sample rate of up to 48kHz.
Once released, it will support an array of formats including MP3, WAV, AAC (iOS and Android), and more.
Release Date & Cost
With the app still in beta and just shy of 300 headphone models listeners, Sonnarworks’ promises that users who already own the desktop app are allowed a free lifetime upgrade for the mobile app.
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