Hey guys, first post here on the forums.
Having had the phone a couple of months now (bought it on launch day) I must say im pretty happy with it.
However with it's impressive technical specs I was hoping to be able to record concerts I go to. After going to roughly 3 of them now I have been underwhelmed with the quality of particularly the audio. The concerts have been primarily rock and I suppose the sound artifacting comes with the lower tones of the base drum/percussion sets. All the concerts have been within 3 rows of the stage located usually dead center.
The best recordings I seem to get are of course of acoustic numbers, but once a full band kicks in there is a lot of distortion. I dont expect the same quality of a 1000$ video recorder, but my Iphone friends seem to take 'listenable' bootlegs of gigs they go to without issue, or any kind of external mic (I wish something as simple as an external mic could fix this problem)
Any ideas on improving the audio quality with the video recorder, or similar experiences you guys have had? Are my Iphone friends privy to some magical audio input limiter app that isnt available on android? I will try and upload a video tonight just to show you guys an example. Specs for my phone are in my signature.
Here's a video i recorded, song is Fireflies by Owl City. Quality gets really poor once the chorus kicks in.