Hidizs AP80
8.6Score

Hidizs AP80 Review

Disclaimer: The Hidizs AP80 sent to us for the purposes of this review is a sample and does not have to be returned. Thank you to Hidizs for giving us this opportunity. Over the last few months, I've been privy to a few different review samples from Hidizs. S...
AP60
8.1Our Score

Hidizs AP60 II Review

The AP60 II is a second generation entry-level media player from Hong Kong-based manufacturer, Hidizs. It replaces the original AP60, a DAP we reviewed back in May 2017. You can find the full review here. In our review of the AP60, we described the AP60 has h...
DH1000
8.2Our Score

Hidizs DH1000 Review

I took a listen to the last DAP by Hidizs not too long ago, I enjoyed it well enough. Recently, they'd sent me a new DAC called the DH1000, which is equipped for use with Android, iOS, MAC and PC's. I'm hoping it lives up to the hype and competition in the lo...
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The AP200 By Hidizs

Time seems to run faster in Audiophile years. Products come and go, market values swing vividly in either direction from season to season and headphone driver popularity is ever wavering. Such is now the case with portable music players, where things tend to ...
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The AP60 By Hidizs

There isn't a whole lot going with credible DAPs sub $100 these days. Outside of the M3 from FiiO, you have, well, ...FiiO at $99. Everything else in-between is a mixture of legacy used gear like the venerable clip or a host of small time brands like Xudoo or...
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The AP100 DAP by Hidizs

I have a hard time saying the word Hidizs. I have an even harder time saying it after a few beers so I will just refer to this £230 midrange DAP as the AP100, which actually sounds quite militaristic in my mind than a small lightweight portable audio player bu...
LZ A6
8.7Score

LZ A6 Review

Disclaimer: The LZ A6 sent to us is a sample in exchange for our honest opinion. We thank the teams at LZ and Penon for giving us this opportunity. To read more about qdc products we reviewed on Headfonics click here. I am swiftly becoming a massive fan of L...
Shanling M5s
8.5Score

Shanling M5s Review

Disclaimer: The Shanling M5s sent to us is a sample in exchange for our honest opinion. We thank the team at Shanling for giving us this opportunity. To read more about Shanling products we have reviewed on Headfonics click here. I don't have too much exper...
Flares Jet
8.1Score

Flare Audio Flares Jet Review

Disclaimer: The Flare Audio Flares Jet sent to us is a sample in exchange for our honest opinion. We thank the team at Flare Audio for giving us this opportunity. To read more about Flare Audio products reviewed on Headfonics click here. Almost like clockwor...
Our Top Gear For 2018

Our Top Gear For 2018

Our Top Gear of 2018 is our traditional end of year "best of the best" awards feature. Awards are dished out based solely on what we reviewed for 2018 and we did review a lot of interesting gear this year. I first want to thank all the readers and commenters ...
Our Bang For Buck Gear Awards 2018

Our Bang For Buck Gear For 2018

Our Bang For Buck Awards is something new for Headfonics. In hindsight, this a set of awards we should have addressed earlier given the wide range of gear we review here every year that is both great value and very popular. Of course, 'Bang For Buck' does not...
Empire Ears Nemesis
8.8Score

Empire Ears Nemesis Review

A while back, I sent some molds into Empire Ears for review in a model that I didn't know what would be coming back to me. It was a surprise. I was happy to receive back the Nemesis a time later and begin the review process on a solid custom IEM. It has been a...
FiiO M3K
8.2Score

FiiO M3K Review

FiiO has been inside the market for portable music players for some time now. Ceaselessly expanding their prowess in the DAP field of tomorrow with new entries for our ears to enjoy. Today, we will be looking at their ultra budget M3K, which is a $69USD model...
ESS 252
7.8Score

ESS 252 Headphones Review

Disclaimer: The ESS 252 was sent to us in exchange for our honest opinion in this review. Many thanks to ESS for giving us this opportunity. Not too long ago, ESS sent over a package that contained their 422 and 252 closed back headphones.  I reviewed the 422...
ESS 422H
8.3Score

ESS 422H Headphones Review

Disclaimer: The ESS 422H sent to us for the purposes of this review is a sample and does not have to be returned. Thank you to ESS for giving us this opportunity. A while back, ESS (ElectroStatic Sound) sent over a dual package filled with their newer 422H an...
ColorFly BT-C1
8.1Score

Colorfly BT-C1 Review

Disclaimer: The Colorfly BT-C1 sent to us is a sample in exchange for our honest opinion and does not have to be returned. We thank the team at Colorfly for giving us this opportunity. It has been a very long time since I have heard a Colorfly product. Yes, I...
xDuoo XD-05
8.2Our Score

xDuoo XD-05 Review

Disclaimer: The xDuoo XD-05 sent to us for the purposes of this review is a sample and does not have to be returned. Thank you to xDuoo for giving us this opportunity. Xduoo recently sent us a package that contained a newish amplifier called the XD-05. This i...
CanJam Singapore 2018

CanJam Singapore 2018 Show Report Part 2

Part 2 of the CanJam Singapore 2018 report is all about headphones, DAPs and some of the people whom I spent a bit of time shooting the breeze with. We often have a pure focus on the gear but you always have to remember the people behind the gear have some gre...