Your music library may be full of all your favourite tunes, but now you can listen to the latest chart-toppers in High-Resolution Audio so that you can experience them exactly as the artist intended.
The Sony Xperia XA2 and XA2 Ultra already boast clear and amplified audio thanks to the built-in Smart Amplifier technology, backed up by ClearAudio+ and Clear Bass, which fine-tune your favourite songs so every note is clear – but now your top tunes can sound even better.
From today, music fans will be able to enjoy an even more immersive experience with High-Resolution Audio on the XA2 and XA2 Ultra smartphones, so it’s as though you’re in the room with your favourite artists! What’s more, DSEE HX Technology upscales your existing sound to near high-resolution quality, helping to deliver an immersive, enriching audio experience.
Audiophiles and music lovers will love the expansion and depth of the sound field, meaning you can feel all the subtleties of the instruments captured just as the artist recorded it. In addition, there will be enhanced clarity of the position and separation of each instrument, offering a surround-sound feel directly through your headphones.
Sony DSEE HX (Digital Sound Enhancement Engine) software acts as the middle man between top-quality audio and your MP3 files. It does this through upscaling and restoring compressed files to near High-Resolution sound quality during playback to bring you a premium listening experience.
You’ll need to have high-resolution song files, such as FLAC and WAV, on your phone, as opposed to MP3, MP4 or AAC. Hi-res audio files are created with lossless compression meaning the original data from a recording can be reconstructed through a series of digital processes and algorithms. Check out some of the best music services to download top-quality audio files.
To enjoy the latest update to your XA2 or XA2 Ultra smartphone, keep an eye out for a notification coming your way and be sure to follow the instructions.
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Hi-Resolution Audio and DSEE HX will be added as part of a software upgrade Software rollouts are a phased process – timing and availability will vary by market and/or operator.