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Would you like to have DAB / DAB+ receiver in Jolla?

asked 2014-02-16 21:20:34 +0200

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I am not aware of any mobile phone that has in build DAB / DAB+ receiver (most of the phones have just standard FM). Since the standards inception coverage in most countries has improved so that listening to digital radio is possible indoors, but I would be more interested to use it to listen to DAB/+ in my car mainly since I carry my phone with me everywhere that would be perfect DAB radio receiver.

If you do not want DAB / DAB+ receiver in Jolla please state why.

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The technology would be nice to try but right now the closest transmitter for DAB is more than 300 kilometers away. With more capable receivers the likelihood of having a better DAB coverage increases.

vattuvarg ( 2014-02-17 10:14:27 +0200 )edit

We have DAB+ at town. I am looking for DAB+ capable smartphones for a while now. Up to now there is none as fare as I know.

If Jolla ever adds a radio receiver chip on its hardware, it should be a mutli-receiver FM/DAB+. At least in Germany DAB+ is quite useful in many areas now.

Alexander ( 2014-02-17 15:00:05 +0200 )edit

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answered 2014-02-17 01:40:28 +0200

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There was already such a request from someone else

As far as I understand the answer, this can't be done in the current phone.

But there was also a request for an other half with DAB:

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I'd like jolla to run internet radio! the major broadcasting stations i Denmark only run smartphone-radio through ios/android/wp8- apps. and despite the claim of sailfish to be android-compatible it can't run thosevapps since it can't enter gogle play store

OL ( 2014-03-10 22:11:45 +0200 )edit
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