Best Android Smartphones With Dolby Atmos Audio

Device List of Best Android Smartphones With Dolby Atmos Audio Sound

Smartphone manufacturers, with Lenovo, leading the pack, have released a lot of Android Smartphones With Dolby Atmos audio experience. Most of these phones are highly affordable mid rangers, so affordability should not be a concern. So what is Dolby Atmos? Find out below:

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What is Dolby Atmos?

If you are wondering, what is Dolby Atmos Sound, let me clarify you first. Dolby Atmos Sound for mobile adapts the premier cinema sound experience to create powerful and moving audio over the built-in portable speakers and headphones.

The Dolby Atmos processor on the device converts the audio into a three-dimensional virtual space and sends it to the headphones or its built-in load speakers. Dolby Atmos works with any pair of headphones and can be custom tuned to get the sound quality that you are willing to hear.

Dolby Atmos Sound significantly improves the sound of music, games, and television. You will get the crisper dialogue and maximized sound without distortion.

If we wanted to do justice in explaining in depth about Dolby Atmos, even a high-level explanation would require a full article. So, we will list out what outlines the tech.

  • Released by Dolby Labs in 2012, the tech allows you to add spatial metadata (Location, automation data in real-time) of up to 128 tracks.
  • The audio tracks are assigned to audio channels for distribution
  • The audio is dynamically encoded to the speakers in real time based on the system capability.
  • Dolby Labs recommend an 11 speaker setup. A traditional 5.1 or 7.1 system can render these sounds using a 7.1.4 or 7.1.2 setup.
  • A 24.1.10 is the maximum speaker configuration that a Dolby Atmos Home theatre supports.
  • For Headphones, the sounds are rendered dynamically using software encoding to create a 3D immersive sound experience.

Here is an example of a 7.1.4 Home Theatre setup below:

Source: Dolby

The encoded software experience is what you will be getting through these Dolby Atmos certified Android phones. The experience is not the same, but you will get a richer sound experience than comparable mobile phone’s audio outputs.

If you an avid listener of music or consider yourself an audiophile, sound experience is the foremost thing you should be looking for in a smartphone. In this post, we will try to help you choose the best ones. Here we have picked best Android smartphones with Dolby Atmos audio experience.

Best Android Smartphones With Dolby Atmos

Now, you might have got the idea about the Dolby Atmos. Let’s jump onto the best Android smartphones with Dolby Atmos audio experience.

1. Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus

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Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus is the entry-level smartphone that comes with Dolby Atmos Sound. It was launched back in Feb 2016. The phone comes with a 5-inch full HD display with 1080*1920 pixels resolution at 441 PPI. No doubt, it has the best display among the phones in its price category.

The phone is powered by 1.2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 processor coupled with 3 GB of RAM. Vibe K5 Plus has 16 GB internal memory that can be expanded further up to 32 GB via dedicated card slot. It is a dual SIM phone and supports micro-SIM card.

The phone is 4G LTE ready, but you can use only one 4G SIM at a time. K5 Plus comes with 13 MP primary camera and 5 MP front camera with average picture quality, not disappointing considering the price.

The phone comes preloaded with Android 5.1 Lollipop OS. The phone is backed by 2750 mAh battery that gives average backup, here Lenovo could have done better.

Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus Specifications
Display  5-inch full HD IPS display
Processor  1.2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 processor
Internal Storage 16 GB
RAM 3 GB
Primary Camera 13 MP
Secondary Camera 5 MP
Battery Capacity 2750 mAh
Operating System Android 5.1 Lollipop
Warranty  1-year

2. Lenovo Vibe K4 Note

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Lenovo Vibe K4 Note features a 5.5-inch full HD display with 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels resolution at a PPI of 401 pixels per inch. The phone is equipped with 1.3GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6753 processor along with 3 GB of RAM and 16 GB internal memory.

The storage capacity can be further expanded up to 128 GB via micro SD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, K4 Note has 13 MP primary camera and 5 MP front shooter camera. Camera quality is better than the Vibe K5 Plus.

It also comes with Dolby Atmos Sound, as usual, to give you a rich theater-like experience.  The phone runs on Android Lollipop 5.1 and gets its power from 3300 mAh non-removable Li-ion battery.

Lenovo Vibe K4 Note Specifications
Display  5-inch full HD IPS display
Processor 1.3GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6753
Internal Storage 16 GB
RAM 3 GB
Primary Camera 13 MP
Secondary Camera 5 MP
Battery Capacity  3300 mAh
Operating System Android 5.1 Lollipop
Warranty  1-year

3. Lenovo Phab 2

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Lenovo Phab 2 also known as Phablet. Phablet is those that don’t fit in the size of the smartphone and not in the tablet size. Their size lies between 6 to 7-inch display. Lenovo Phab 2 comes with 6.4-inch display with 720*1280 pixels resolution.

Phab 2 is powered by quad-core MediaTek MTK8735 processor and comes with 3 GB of RAM. The phone packs 32 GB of internal storage that can be expanded further via micro SD card.

For photography, Phab 2 comes with 13 MP primary camera on the rear side and a 5 MP camera on the front side. Phab 2 runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. A 4050 mAh power up this phone for the whole day. This phone is comparatively quite thick, weighing 225 grams.

Lenovo Phab 2 Specifications
Display  6.4-inch HD display,
720*1280 pixels resolution
Processor  quad-core MediaTek MTK8735 processor
Internal Storage 32 GB
RAM 2 GB
Primary Camera 13 MP
Secondary Camera 5 MP
Battery Capacity 4050 mAh
Operating System Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Warranty  1-year

4. Lenovo Vibe K5 Note

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Lenovo Vibe K5 Note comes with a 5.5-inch full HD display with 1080*1920 pixels resolution at 401 PPI. It is available in three variants. One with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB internal memory and another one with 4 Gb of RAM and 64 GB internal memory. In both the variants, the memory can be expanded further up to 128 GB.

Vibe K5 Note is driven by 1.8GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 processor. As far as the camera is concerned, it has 13 MP primary camera and 8 MP front shooter camera. It runs on Android 6.0 OS and driven by 3500 mAh battery. It weighs around 165 grams, not much considering the screen size and battery capacity. It is available in Gold, Black and Silver color.

Lenovo Vibe K5 Note Specifications
Display  5.5-inch full HD display
Processor  1.8GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P10
Internal Storage 32/64 GB
RAM 3/4 GB
Primary Camera 13 MP
Secondary Camera 8 MP
Battery Capacity 3500 mAh
Operating System Android
Warranty  1-year

5. Nokia 6

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Nokia 6 was launched in January this year. Nokia 6 comes with 5.5-inch full HD display with a resolution of 1080*1920 pixels resolution at a PPI of 403 pixels per inch.

It is driven by 1.4 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor coupled with 3 GB of RAM. For storage, it has 32 GB internal memory expandable up to 128 GB via a micro SD card. Coming to the camera, it has 16 MP primary camera that is capable of taking brilliant photos even in low light. On the front side, there is an 8 MP camera.

Nokia 6 runs on Android 7.1.1 OS and a 3000 mAh battery power up the phone for the whole day. It weighs 167 grams and feels rugged and sturdy. For the first time, Nokia has come up with the Dolby Atmos Sound. Also, there is a front mounted fingerprint scanner to unlock the phone and apps. 1-year warranty backs it by Nokia

Nokia 6 Specifications
Display  5.5-inch full HD display
Processor  1.4 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
Internal Storage 32 GB
RAM 3 GB
Primary Camera 16 MP
Secondary Camera 8 MP
Battery Capacity 3000 mAh
Operating System Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Warranty  1-year

6. ZTE Axon 7 mini

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ZTE Axon 7 Mini features a 5.2-inch full HD AMOLED display with 1080*1920 pixels resolution at 423 PPI making it one of the best display in its price range. Axon 7 Mini is driven by Qualcomm  Snapdragon 617 Octa-core (4×1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.2 GHz Cortex-A53) processor. Adreno 405 GPU is there for graphics handling and animation processing.

The phone is equipped with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB internal storage capacity. Memory can be further expanded up to 256 GB, but then you have to use the SIM 2 slot, as it has a hybrid slot. Axon 7 mini has 16 MP camera on the rear side with dual LED flash and 8 MP front-facing camera capable of recording 1080p videos.

The phone comes with 32-bit/192kHz audio with Dolby Atmos and Dolby Digital Plus audio enhancement technology. Plus, it has a front mounted fingerprint scanner. A 2705 mAh battery gives average backup. We are a bit disappointed by the battery life. Overall, the ZTE Axon 7 Mini is worth the money.

ZTE Axon 7 mini Specifications
Display  5.2-inch AMOLED display,
1080*1920 pixels resolution
Processor  Qualcomm Snapdragon 617
octa-core 1.5 GHz, Adreno 405 GPU
Internal Storage 32 GB
RAM 3 GB
Primary Camera 16 MP
Secondary Camera 8 MP
Battery Capacity 2705 mAh
Operating System Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), upgradable to 7.1.1 (Nougat)
Warranty  1-year

Conclusion

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