There are a number of contributory factors that can affect the audio performance of your device. For example:
- If the handset has been subject to water immersion, the microphone and speaker will need to dry out to resume normal audio functionality.
- If the incoming call is a long distance call that is being routed through a number of service providers telecoms infrastructure, the sound quality could be adversely affected.
- Technical performance between handset manufacturers can affect the sound quality - this can be software or hardware related.
- The environment the handset is used in can affect its audio performance, especially where there is background noise. Typically, traffic in a busy city environment or large shopping centres and airports.
Note: All handset manufacturers must design equipment to work within very rigorous standards set by organisations like the European Union. These are normally safety based so that you do not suffer from hearing problems with extended use.
All Cat® products meet these safety standards, hence are CE marked as an assurance that we comply with these standards and our audio levels are within safe limits.