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Confusion on the speakers of iphone 7 plus

I’ve bought a used iphone 7 plus now I know that it has a stereo speaker system. But I’m a bit concerned about it’s sound output, the bottom firing speaker works perfectly fine I’m just a bit curious to know that does both of the speakers sound the same or the speaker attached to the earpiece is a bit lower in volume.
Please help me with it!!!!!!

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I recall

This area became a bit of a minor bashing for Apple over that. My answer is just from memory. That is, it's not like a stereo set of speakers. They do differ. You can google more about it but this is my fast answer from memory.

If you need a stereo player, add some external speakers or headphones.

Post was last edited on April 20, 2019 8:25 AM PDT

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No I couldn’t found any discussion ragarding this problem. So basically what u are saying is
That the upper speaker is not as good sounding as the bottom one.

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Not to sound dismissive

But that's close to what I wrote. As in, the speaker performance is not matched. As to not finding priors, I decided not to google this up again as nothing could fix it except earphones or external speakers.

But hey, you want priors so here you go https://www.google.com/search?q=iphone+stereo+phone+speakers+not+same+volume+site:discussions.apple.com&gl=US&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjZjvLrk9_hAhWzwcQHHVeNDv4QrQIoBDALegQIAxAN&biw=1600&bih=787

Sorry no, I find no reason to refine that search as this is a dead end area. It's been beat up before and as folk rediscover it, they get to go over it again. Your phone is fine. It just doesn't do what you expected.

Read https://discussions.apple.com/thread/7714758 where they clarify where the speakers are and note a BALANCE setting. But even with that I find most don't agree this is a fix.

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Thanks bro now i feel better, because I live in pakistan and here I paid $650 for this iphone 7 plus that’s why I was a bit sceptical. Thanks anyways

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Hi,

Thanks for this info. I have my phone for 2 years and I just learned about the stereo speaker system of my phone. This is a really big help to me.

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non functional speaker

the speaker on the left is non functional

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