Voice quality on FreeRunner A7 ?

Al Johnson openmoko at mazikeen.demon.co.uk
Sat Feb 20 18:51:55 CET 2010

On Saturday 20 February 2010, pbondo wrote:
> Hi folks
> My current FreeRunner A6 (buzz fixed) has at best had a medium voice
>  quality during phone calls. I.e. I could heat the other party well, but
>  (s)he could only hear me just about acceptable. Now my phone has started
>  freezing on me. I believe it is a hardware problem so I plan to toss it
>  away (or use it as a developer phone).
> I have then borrowed another buzz fixed A6 from a friend. It does not
>  freeze (with the same SDCard), but the voice quality on the other end of a
>  phone call is just plain awful.

Describe 'awful'. It probably just needs a tweak to the volume settings, and 
we can help with that. With the right volume settings my FR is on a par with 
my k700i.

> I am considering buying a new A7+ simply because there some things about
> this phone and the software that I like :-)
> However I would like to hear about other peoples experiences with voice
> quality on A7 phones e.g. compared to other mobile phones. Have they just
> fixed the buzz, or can I expect a good voice quality on phone calls ?

Audio is AFAIK the same as a buzz-fixed A5 and A6.

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