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Qualcomm joins the Bluetooth Hi-Fi march with aptX Lossless

2 September, 2021 Qualcomm


Throughout the span of the previous year, we have seen a flood of music real time features increasing the nature of their indexes. With Apple driving the way, trailed by Amazon Music Unlimited, and Spotify coming not long from now, you're not going to be restricted to simply utilizing one web-based feature for your hello fi needs.


In any case, a contributor to the issue with approaching more excellent music is that your present Bluetooth earphones probably can't exploit. Indeed, even Apple's own $550 AirPods Max can't stream Lossless sound from Apple Music.


Qualcomm joins the Bluetooth Hi-Fi march with aptX Lossless

Qualcomm is wanting to change that a bit as it has reported its aptX Lossless Bluetooth codec. As indicated by the organization, this will offer CD-quality sound streaming, in 16-bit and at 44.1kHz. Shockingly, this is definitely not an all-new sound codec, yet all things being equal, utilizes the aptX Adaptive codec matched with Qualcomm's "Bluetooth High Speed Link."


Intended to work flawlessly together, these innovations convey rates past 1Mbit/s yet easily downsize to 140kbits/s in blocked RF conditions to limit any sound dropouts or errors for a predictable and dependable listening experience.


The organization calls attention to that aptX Lossless is a new "highlight" of Snapdragon Sound, which was likewise declared back in March as a sound stage that will be incorporated with future earphones. As indicated by Qualcomm, Snapdragon Sound will "convey high-goal music, perfectly clear voice calls, and slack free gaming".


Also, in case you're an audiophile pondering with regards to the points of interest of aptX Lossless, Qualcomm has given those:

  • Supports 44.1kHz, 16-bit CD lossless sound quality
  • Intended to increase to CD lossless sound dependent on Bluetooth connect quality
  • Client can choose between CD lossless sound 44.1kHz and 24-bit 96kHz lossy
  • Auto-distinguishes to empower CD lossless sound when the source is lossless sound
  • Numerically bit-for-bit precise
  • Bit-rate - ~1Mbps

It might come as a bit of a shock, however Qualcomm likewise shared today that its 2021 State of Sound study uncovered an "expanding interest for more excellent streaming sound." According to the overview, practically 65% of clients say that the incorporation of better sounding streaming sound is an effect on buying another arrangement of earphones.


As indicated by Qualcomm, Snapdragon Sound and aptX Lossless will start showing up in purchaser items in "late schedule 2021". Taking into account that we're now into September, we shouldn't have a lot of longer to stand by.


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