Cayin N8
9.3Score

Cayin N8 Review

Disclaimer: The Cayin N8 was sent to on loan and will be returned to Cayin shortly after this review. We thank Cayin for this opportunity. To learn more about Cayin products on Headfonics you can click here. You can also read our initial preview feature on th...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
Cayin N8 Playback screen

Cayin N8 | First Contact

Disclaimer: The Cayin N8 was sent to us as a loan item and will be returned after this First Contact feature and subsequent review. Many thanks to Cayin for giving us this opportunity. For further reading on our Cayin reviews please click here. We just recei...
FiiO M3K
8.3Score

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...
Colorfly U8

Colorfly U8 | First Contact

Disclaimer: The Colorfly U8 was sent to us in exchange for our honest opinion in these forthcoming impressions, video, and review to come soon. Many thanks to Colorfly for giving us this opportunity. Note, to watch the video simply click on the play button in...
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...
FiiO M3K

FiiO M3K | First Contact

Disclaimer: The FiiO M3K sent to us for the purposes of this video is a sample and does not have to be returned. Thank you to FiiO for giving us this opportunity. Note to watch the video simply click on the play button in the middle of the picture above. The...
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...
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. Budget tier portable music sources seem a dime a dozen,...
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 DX200 as our favorite reviewed DAP of the year. W...
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...
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 against the competition out there in the sub $100usd ...
R3
8.8Our 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 purchased units are shipped.  Headfonics and Headf...
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 company first introduced to me back in 2015. I was one...
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...
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 at my door and they were also gracious enough to s...
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 reviewed in 2015 here. You can also reference our p...
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 will try it a little later. Well after trying out e...