I'm looking for a good headset, preferably with mic, answer button and volume controls. I see iPhone compatible everywhere but no mention of Android compatible. Do they use the same specifications, and do I need to worry about compatibility when buying a wired headset?
Android phones mostly use the standard layout of the 3,5mm jack, but there are some special cases. For example, Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 uses a slightly different jack than Galaxy S. The difference is barely visible by the naked eye, but when I use the Tab headset in Galaxy S, the music sounds like it's mono, not stereo and the answer button doesn't work. I'd advise you to test before buying if possible in order to eliminate any unfortunate surprises.