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By Face_Plant, Senior Member on 17th April 2014, 02:25 AM
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What exactly is the hole on the bottom right if the device (facing from the front) next to the S Pen for? Some say it's a third microphone and others say it's a hydrometer. Which is it?
 
 
17th April 2014, 01:41 PM |#2  
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Microphone.

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What exactly is the hole on the bottom right if the device (facing from the front) next to the S Pen for? Some say it's a third microphone and others say it's a hydrometer. Which is it?

A hydrometer as a feature on a phone. That would be a new one... It would certainly come in handy in the lab.
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Before I got this phone I watched lots of review videos to make sure I really wanted it. Most of them said it was a microphone, but one of them said it was a hydrometer or something like that. I just wanted to clear up what it was.

Why exactly does this phone need three microphones? I realize one is for noise cancelation, one is for picking up your voice, but what is the third one for?
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This phone actually has one on top and bottom. This hole you are talking about is for noise cancelation.

The 2 mics (top and bottom) are for one of the features of the voice recorder to pic up voices from both sides. Say... In an interview.

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Makes sense. Thanks!
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