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Gear 2 laudspeaker test

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16th April 2014, 04:45 PM   |  #1  
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Can someone post a video reviewing the loudspeaker?
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Or please just tell us approximately how much louder is it than the gear 1.
17th April 2014, 05:23 AM   |  #3  
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This is just a subjective observation (hope others can add their own)
I would say that it's louder. Not a very huge improvement, but louder. I would say 15% louder. (But remember, the reference is not very loud. I would still classify the 15% max improvement as (still) not very loud overall)

The sound is definitely richer though. It seems to have more "body".
Also, I would consider the placement of the speaker on the side as a worthwhile improvement. Especially for phone calls.
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This is just a subjective observation (hope others can add their own)
I would say that it's louder. Not a very huge improvement, but louder. I would say 15% louder. (But remember, the reference is not very loud. I would still classify the 15% max improvement as (still) not very loud overall)

The sound is definitely richer though. It seems to have more "body".
Also, I would consider the placement of the speaker on the side as a worthwhile improvement. Especially for phone calls.

And with this post right here I will be waiting for the moto 360. Thank you very much for the input sir.
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And with this post right here I will be waiting for the moto 360. Thank you very much for the input sir.

So the moto 360 is louder?
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So the moto 360 is louder?

No one knows that. And if it's only as loud as this watch then I'll skip it and wait for the next lol I need a megaphone on my arm that can shatter glass
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No one knows that. And if it's only as loud as this watch then I'll skip it and wait for the next lol I need a megaphone on my arm that can shatter glass

Right ! Fair enough. I use the watch a lot for phone calls. In that respect its better than the Gear 1 but still not perfect. I jumped on the new Gear bandwagon because I wanted to upgrade the quality of my Gear 1 asap and am truly skeptical about phone call support on the Android Wear devices. It sounds too much that they have figured it all out with Android Wear....
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Quick question.. On my Gear 2, the speaker seems to distort easily (i.e crackly, etc) at anything but a very low volume. Is this normal? Is it because its just so tiny?
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I put it this way. If you’re in a quiet room with no background noise its excellent. In the car its useable for a short period of time. (all with the volume on max) In a noisy room its no good. I will say this, its equally as good or even superior to the speakerphone on my S4. Also my wife who is the gadget hater cannot tell if I am talking to her on it and she hates when I have her on the speakerphone on the phone and can immediately tell.
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No one knows that. And if it's only as loud as this watch then I'll skip it and wait for the next lol I need a megaphone on my arm that can shatter glass

More than that, we don't even know if the Moto 360 will be able to make calls. It may just have a mic on it for voice commands. I don't believe this aspect is clear or finalised yet.

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