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Xduoo X3II
8.3Score

XDuoo X3II Review

Disclaimer: The Xduoo X3II was sent to me for the purposes of this review, it is a sample and does not have to be returned. I want to thank Xduoo for giving us the opportunity to review these headphones. Budge...
iBasso DX150
9Score

iBasso DX150 Review

Disclaimer: The iBasso DX150 was sent to us a sample in exchange for our honest opinion and does not have to be returned. We thank the team at iBasso for giving us this opportunity. In 2017 we voted the iBasso...
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 ...
Xduoo D3
7.8Our Score

Xduoo Nano D3 Review

Xduoo is an Asian electronics company that has created some fantastic mid-fi amps in the past. This is my first experience with a Xduoo portable music player, so I was very excited to see how it stacked up aga...
R3
8.9Our Score

HiBy Music R3 Review

Disclaimer: This unit of the HiBy Music R3 is an engineering or prototype sample and contains an early beta firmware that will be upgraded to an international version by the end of the Kickstart Campaign when p...
QP2R
8.6Our Score

Questyle QP2R Review

Disclaimer: The Questyle QP2R was sent to us a loan sample from SCV Distribution and will be returned to them after this review. Many thanks for providing us with the opportunity to review. Questyle was a comp...
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 o...
Explorer
8.2Our Score

Echobox Explorer Review

What seems like forever ago, in Hi-Fi years, Echobox lit up Indiegogo with their campaign for a new, interesting looking portable music player called the Explorer. The final product only just recently arrived ...
X3 Mark III
8.4Our Score

FiiO X3 Mark III Review

The launch of the $199.99 X3 Mark III from FiiO in the last quarter of 2017 continues the Infinity Sound theme of products initially revealed to the public that summer. Alongside the X7 Mark II, FiiO F5 and F9...
N5ii
8.8Our Score

Cayin N5ii Review

The N5ii digital media player is the 3rd generation of the N-Series DAPs from Chinese manufacturers, Cayin. Headfonics has covered each of this series DAP in some detail right back to the original N6 which we r...
AR-M2
8.5Our Score

Acoustic Research AR-M2 Review

I first got the chance to hear the sleek beautiful Acoustic Research AR-M2 during the Headroom Show in London. I remember passing it by initially thinking I haven’t ever heard of that company before perhaps I w...
C10
8Our Score

Colorfly C10 Review

The Colorfly C10 digital media player has been out for a while actually so this review is not about a new product launch. In fact, the whole process of this DAP ending up in my hands was more of a perchance si...
R6
9.2Our Score

HiBy Music R6 Review

Disclaimer: The HiBy Music R6 sent to us uses the domestic market firmware. Some features that will be in the international version are missing on this unit at the time of review. As such we will revisit this r...
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 ...
8.6Our Score

The AMP3 by iBasso

The AMP3 from iBasso is now the 3rd proprietary amp card for their flagship DX200 DAP. Priced at $199 it is no throwaway accessory and double the price of the FiiO equivalent amps for their X7 and X7 mark 2. T...
Shozyalienplustitle
8.5Our Score

The Alien+ By Shozy

An LCD screen. It is perhaps inevitable that the one distinctive "lack of feature" on one of my favorite budget DAPs, the Shozy Alien, has now been done away with by actually adding it into the newly launched A...
Bestyet
9.2Our Score

The DX200 By iBasso

iBasso celebrated their 10th anniversary very recently and the launch of the feature packed DX200 has been timed to coincide with that landmark moment. Those of you who remember the DX100 had been waiting pati...
Titleopus3no1
8.4Our Score

The OPUS#3 By The Bit

Three is greater than one but less than two. Or so it is according to Korean DAP specialists, The BIT. This counting conundrum caught me out by surprise when I met the team earlier this year in CanJam Singapor...