Learn How to Create an Old School Dialer

XDA is not only a great source for custom ROMs, kernels, and various modifications for numerous … more

USB Desktop Charger Roundup – XDA TV

Sometimes you learn one way to do something, and that’s the way you do it forever. You never … more

Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos Receives Early CM12 Port

Samsung Galaxy Grand is a dual-SIM phone with a 5 screen that was announced two years ago. … more

Google Adds New Features to Drive, Sheets, Slides and Docs

In the last few months, Google has been working very hard to adapt all its apps to … more

Welcome to XDA

Search to go directly to your device's forum

Register an account

Unlock full posting privileges

Ask a question

No registration required
Post Reply

Earphones with mic?

OP TurkzZ

23rd April 2012, 04:42 AM   |  #11  
Senior Member
Flag earth.europe.de
Thanks Meter: 37
213 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jul 2005
Originally Posted by thinkgreen

I just bought these ones:

Audeo PFE 132


SoundMAGIC E10


What about them? Work fine? Sound good? Which one is better? Do all the controls work?

I find the supplied earbuds atrocius. I got mine in Germany, without contract, and the buds are worse than what I got with the DHD (or Sensation?). There is a little knob with a pushbutton that pauses/unpauses the music, and it might even be a handsfree mic and call accept button. To me this is utter garbage, and they don't even sound or fit well.

I would be interested in options that deliver maybe volume control (optional), next track, prev track and pause. And decent sound. Do I need to shell out for HTC "Beats" models? Or are the special features delivered by the "remote" on the cable standard and normalized between manufacturers by now?

Any good suggestions?
23rd April 2012, 06:13 PM   |  #12  
OP Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 7
137 posts
Join Date:Joined: Apr 2010
do the track skip / answer call / volume buttons work?
23rd April 2012, 11:48 PM   |  #13  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 2
16 posts
Join Date:Joined: Feb 2010
Pretty much any headphones with buttons will work fine with Android. To get the full range of controls you might want to install an app.

Jays Headset Control works a treat for me, and allows you to configure to what you would like - https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...headsetcontrol

As to which headphones to buy, that depends on your budget. Something from Ultimate Ears with the vi or vm on the end of the model name if it were my cash.
The Following User Says Thank You to kernal panic For This Useful Post: [ View ]
26th April 2012, 11:03 PM   |  #14  
Flag NE England
Thanks Meter: 12
41 posts
Join Date:Joined: May 2010
Nothing to do with me, but I found hifiheadphones.co.uk to be of help; good forum too.
2nd May 2012, 03:34 AM   |  #15  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 2
170 posts
Join Date:Joined: Mar 2010
I'm using iBeats...working fine, with double twist and Google music. I did install Jays headset control.
9th May 2012, 05:42 PM   |  #16  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 2
9 posts
Join Date:Joined: Apr 2011
Jays is awesome. Must install if you're stock because there's very little built-in support for one-button controls.

That said, I'm using a pair of id America Sparks right now. They sound wonderful, look great, have tons of color choices, and they have been going thorough a chain of price matches ($30ish) that have made it all the way to Amazon.

Just Google "id America Spark" Plenty of good reviews, and hit up Shopping to find where you can grab a pair.

Sent from my HTC VLE_U using XDA
9th May 2012, 07:54 PM   |  #17  
Flag Chicago-ish
Thanks Meter: 10
77 posts
Join Date:Joined: Sep 2009
Originally Posted by azzledazzle

the headphones that come with the One S do all of this.

Plus if your One S is in the first 10,000 units you get beats headphones with it

I did According to argos (uk) they are worth 120 which is impressive considering they where free

Sadly, the US version didn't include this kind of offer. I definitely ordered one of the first 10,000 units. In fact, the US package doesn't even have cheap, crappy headphones in them, which I would normally use as a workout pair.

Post Reply Subscribe to Thread
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes