All audio tests

THE SCIENTIFIC DATA BEHIND SCORES & REVIEWS

Black Shark 5 Pro Audio test

86
audio

Precisely a year after releasing the Black Shark 4 Pro, like clockwork, the Chinese company has now come out with its newest flagship phone, the Black Shark 5 Pro. The 5 Pro aims to balance ...

Xiaomi 12 Pro Audio test

70
audio

The Xiaomi 12 Pro is getting some buzz with a price tag that’s right around $1,000, but a full set of flagship features that make it a relative bargain compared with its top competitors. Those ...

Samsung Galaxy S22+ (Exynos) Audio test

72
audio

Samsung, which released its flagship S22 series in February, is known for keeping the audio specs the same across its flagship models. The release of the Galaxy S22+ (Exynos) series is no different. Like on ...

Samsung Galaxy S22 (Exynos) Audio test

71
audio

Samsung, which released its flagship S22 series in February, is known for keeping the audio specs the same across its flagship models. The release of the Galaxy S22 (Exynos) series is no different. Like on ...

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra (Exynos) Audio test

71
audio

Samsung’s latest flagship, just released at the end of February, has multiple upgrades over its predecessor, like a built-in S pen and bigger sensors to improve night photography. It sports a 6.8″ display with an ...

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Snapdragon) Audio test

70
audio

Samsung released the Fan Edition of its Galaxy S21 series in January 2022, with aim of creating an all-in-one type of phone that can appeal to a “gaming guru or social media star” alike.  Powered ...

Realme GT Neo 2 5G Audio test: Advances in recording performance

60
audio

Released in September 2021 by the Chinese smartphone manufacturer Realme, the GT Neo 2 5G belongs in our High-End ($400-$599) segment. The Realme GT 5G’s successor is equipped with a 6.62-inch AMOLED display with FHD+ ...

Vivo X70 Pro+ Audio test: A deft tool for recording

66
audio

The Vivo X70 Pro+ is the brand’s latest flagship, complete with the top-of-the-line Snapdragon 888+ chipset and a 6.78-inch E5 AMOLED LPTO display, which brags 1,440 x 3,200 resolution and a refresh rate of up ...

Vivo X70 Pro (MediaTek) Audio test: A workhorse for recording

51
audio

Vivo’s 70X line, released last autumn, is the brand’s upgraded flagship offering, and the top entry, the X70 Pro+ has already earned strong reviews for its camera setup in particular. The X70 Pro is less ...

Black Shark 4S Pro Audio

81
audio

The Black Shark 4S Pro was released in mid-October 2021, with the “plus” version of the Snapdragon 888 chipset. In this short review, we compare its results in our comprehensive audio protocol tests with that ...

Honor Magic3 Pro+ Audio test: A top-spot performer

81
audio

The Pro+ model sits at the top of Honor’s 2021 flagship series, the Magic3 line.  It is the Shenzhen-based company’s latest crème de la crème smartphone, boasting a spec sheet loaded with premium features. The ...

Google Pixel 6 Pro Audio test: A good recording performance

71
audio

The Pixel 6 Pro is Google’s 2021 flagship smartphone, featuring a 6.7-inch LTPO OLED display with 120Hz refresh rate and QHD+ resolution, a triple camera with ultra-wide and tele modules accompanying the primary shooter — ...

Google Pixel 6 Audio test: On par with its Pro sibling

71
audio

Released in October 2021, Google’s latest Pixel generation claims to be “completely reimagined, inside and out”. The Pixel 6, positioned between the high-end Pixel 6 Pro and the more affordable Pixel 5a With 5G, features ...

Oppo Reno6 5G Audio test: Outperforming the Pro version in recording

58
audio

Oppo’s latest mid-range phone series is now also available in Europe, a few months after its initial launch in China. Unveiled alongside the Pro version, the Reno6 5G comes with a number of attractive features, ...

Xiaomi 11T Audio test: A top performer at its price

70
audio

The Xiaomi11T is the middle offering in the new T line rolled out by Xiaomi in September. Like its forerunner the 10T, it’s a lower-priced alternative to the brand’s flagships, but it still offers some ...

Oppo Reno6 Pro 5G Audio test: A midrange performer at both playback and recording

62
audio

Oppo’s latest mid-range phone series is now also available in Europe, a few months after its initial launch in China. In terms of audio, while the Chinese version is only equipped with a single speaker, ...

Apple iPhone 13 Pro Audio test

75
audio

The iPhone 13 Pro is the second model from the top of the top in Apple’s  2021 smartphone line-up.  The main difference to the top-of-the-line iPhone 13 Pro Max is the smaller 6.1-inch Super Retina ...

Apple iPhone 13 mini Audio test

75
audio

The Apple iPhone 13 mini was released in September 2021 along with the rest of the iPhone 13 line. Except for its size, it shares all the same features as the other iPhone 13 models ...

Be the first to know when rankings change.

Subscribe to our newsletter, receive tech news and our latest updates.