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...
Shanling M5s

Shanling M5s – First Contact

Disclaimer: The Shanling M5s was sent to us in exchange for our honest opinion contained in this First Contact feature and subsequent review. Many thanks to Shanling for giving us this opportunity. For further reading on our Shanling products referenced on ...
Shanling M0
8.5Our Score

Shanling M0 Review

Disclaimer: The Shanling M0 was sent to us a sample in exchange for our honest opinion and does not have to be returned. We thank the team at Shanling for giving us this opportunity. Until the end of June 2018 the M0 will be a promo price of $99, thereafter it...
Shanling M2s
8.4Our Score

The M2s By Shanling

It is just over a year since we covered the Shanling M5, a DAP I much admired for its adherence to all the finer qualities of the AK4490 with a warm to neutral presentation and cracking vocal presentation. It was, and still is, Shanling's TOTL DAP but given t...
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The M5 DAP By Shanling

ESS Sabre was THE DAC of 2014-2015 for quite a lot of audiophile gear makers from DAPs to desktops. However, this chip series can be a nightmare to work with and if not properly filtered and implemented the results can be harsh. I have seen just as many bad on...
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The M3 DAP by Shanling Audio

Shanling Audio have been on the go now for nearly 27 years and are very well known (at least in SE Asia) for their impressive power amps and desk top audio in general including DAC's and CD players. Much in the same vein as Cayin in 2014 Shanling have decided ...
FiiO M6
8.3Score

FiiO M6 Review

Disclaimer: The FiiO M6 sent to us is a sample in exchange for our honest opinion. We thank the team at FiiO for giving us this opportunity. To read more about FiiO products reviewed on Headfonics click here. M6, the latest consumer market approach by Fiio...
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...
iBasso DX120
8.8Score

iBasso DX120 Review

Disclaimer: The iBasso DX120 was sent to us a sample in exchange for our honest opinion. We thank iBasso for this opportunity. To learn more about iBasso product reviews on Headfonics you can click here. The DX120 is the 7th DAP in as many years to be launch...
FiiO BTR3
8.5Score

FiiO BTR3 Review

Disclaimer: The FiiO BTR3 was sent to us a sample in exchange for our honest opinion and does not have to be returned. We thank FiiO for this opportunity. To learn more about FiiO product reviews on Headfonics you can click here. When the little BTR1 BT dong...
Colorfly U8
8.4Score

Colorfly U8 Review

Disclaimer: The Colorfly U8 was sent to us in exchange for our honest opinion in this review. Many thanks to Colorfly for giving us this opportunity. You can find out more about Colorfly reviews on Headfonics here. Back in the day, Colorfly was one of the ...
Oriolus BA300S
8.3Score

Oriolus BA300S Review

Disclaimer: The Oriolus BA300S was sent to us in exchange for our honest opinion in this review. Many thanks to Oriolus for giving us this opportunity.  This is our first time covering an Oriolus audio product. You may have heard of them or own one of their...
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...
FiiO M7
8.6Score

FiiO M7 Review

Disclaimer: The FiiO M7 sent to us for the purposes of this review is a sample and does not have to be returned. Thank you to FiiO for giving us this opportunity. Two and half years ago, FiiO released the M3. Remember that little fella? The M3 was a $55 bud...
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...
Creative Aurvana Trio
8.4Score

Creative Aurvana Trio Review

Disclaimer: The Creative Aurvana Trio sent to us for the purposes of this review is a sample and does not have to be returned. Headfonics is not affiliated with Creative nor are they a site advertiser. Thank you to Creative for giving us this opportunity. I...