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Bluetooth 24-bit/96kHz support is coming via Qualcomm Snapdragon Sound – What Hi-Fi?

It goes beyond the 48kHz limit of the tech giant’s existing Bluetooth aptX HD and aptX Adaptive codecs



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Qualcomm has introduced a new system-on-chip platform that supports 24-bit/96kHz audio over Bluetooth. 
Currently, Qualcomms aptX HD and flagship aptX Adaptive Bluetooth codecs can transmit music up to 24-bit/48kHz, but the new Qualcomm Snapdragon Sound takes that to 96kHz the sampling rate studio music is often recorded and, as digital hi-res files, distributed at. (That said, as Snapdragon Sound utilises aptX Adaptive codec technology, transmission is still slightly compressed the bitrate scales…

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