I recently purchased a new phone (Samsung J3 V) in order to use Android Auto in my new car (VW Golf SEL).
When I stream music within Android Auto (TuneIn or Spotify) the audio quality is not good. The sound is "flat", "tinny", etc. The USB cable I'm using is the one that came in with the phone. When I stream TuneIn or Spotify over Bluetooth, the quality is much better. When my wife used her iPhone / Carplay, the sound was fine.
I really prefer Android Auto over CarPlay, but I have no idea why the sound quality is poor- is it the phone, is it Android Auto itself?
If I can get a quantifiable answer it can save me from having to switch over to an iPhone.
JAMCOL97 I regularly use my phone to stream music in my car. I understand the importance of wanting clear sound, especially for those longer trips. I want to make sure I have all the right details, you can use your preferred music method over Bluetooth with no issue, but the aux cable produces a tinny sound? Have you been able to try the aux cable on any other device to see if you experience the same issue?
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