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Muhammad Arafat
Muhammad Arafat
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Recording Audio Levels on Different Android Devices

Hi Everyone,

I have been doing iOS for almost two years, and just few days ago started android.

I am trying to put together a voice recording app, and I noticed a huge discrepancies in the audio samples levels returned by the AudioRecord when the same code is run on different devices (tried with LG G4, Samsung S4). Just FYI, I am targeting API Level 21.

Is there a way to make the returned values on different devices fall roughly within the same range?


I haven't worked with audio recording but I've had issues with Samsungs before. Have you tried two non-Samsung devices?