Shanling M8
9.2
Editorial Score

Shanling M8 Review

The Shanling M8 is a flagship digital audio player featuring a dual AKM AK4499EQ DAC, up to 840mW of power, and interchangeable headphone sockets. It is priced at $1659. Disclaimer: The Shanling M8 sent to u...
Cayin N3Pro
8.8
Editorial Score

Cayin N3Pro Review

The Cayin N3Pro DAP is a fresh budget-friendly spin on the original flagship N8's groundbreaking use of tubes inside a digital media player. It is priced at $479.  Disclaimer: The Cayin N3Pro sent to us i...
Luxury & Precision P6
9.1
Editorial Score

Luxury & Precision P6 Review

The Luxury & Precision P6 is a high-end digital media player featuring a fully discreet R2R DAC implementation with Bluetooth connectivity. It is priced at $2999. Disclaimer: The Luxury & Precision P6 ...
HiBy R2
8.5
Editorial Score

HiBy R2 Review

The HiBy R2 is an entry-level DAP featuring a Linux OS, bitperfect decoding, MQA, and an ES9218 DAC capable of up to 32BIT/384kHz and DSD128 decoding. It is priced at $89.99 Disclaimer: The HiBy R2 was sent to...
HiBy R8
9.3
Editorial Score

HiBy R8 Review

The HiBy R8 is a new flagship DAP featuring Android 9, a dual AK4497 DAC implementation, MQA 16X, and up to 1W of output power. It is priced at $1899. Disclaimer: The HiBy R8 was sent to us a sample in exchang...
Hidizs AP80 Pro
8.4
Editorial Score

Hidizs AP80 Pro Review

The Hidizs AP80 Pro is an upgraded version of the company’s entry-level AP80 digital audio player featuring a Dual-DAC ES9218 chipset. It is currently priced at $169.99. Disclaimer: The Hidizs AP80 Pro sent to...
iBasso DX220 MAX
9.3
Editorial Score

iBasso DX220 MAX Review

The iBasso DX220 MAX is a unique transportable media player based on the DX220 ES9028PRO chipset but with a separate analog controlled amplification design. It is priced at $1888. Disclaimer: The iBasso DX220 ...
Cayin N3Pro

Cayin N3Pro – First Contact

The Cayin N3Pro is a dual operational mode, tube-infused digital media player with a twin AK4493 DAC implementation. It is priced at $479.  Disclaimer: The Cayin N3Pro sent to us is a sample in exchange f...
FiiO M3 Pro
8
Editorial Score

FiiO M3 Pro Review

The FiiO M3 Pro is a complete revision of the original M3K entry-level DAP featuring an ESS ES9218P DAC and up to 15 hours of battery life. It is priced at $99.99. Disclaimer: The FiiO M3 Pro sent to us is a s...
Cayin E02
9
Editorial Score

Cayin E02 Review

The Cayin E02 Motherboard is the 4th module released for Cayin’s new N6ii DAP featuring a Class AB balanced amplifier as well as a dual ES9038Q2M DAC design. It is priced at $419. Disclaimer: The Cayin E02 sen...
Shanling M6 Pro
8.9
Editorial Score

Shanling M6 Pro Review

The Shanling M6 Pro flagship DAP improves on the original M6 release with a new dual AK4497EQ DAC and a more powerful 600mW amplifier. It is priced at $759. Disclaimer: The Shanling M6 Pro sent to us is a samp...
FiiO M15
9.2
Editorial Score

FiiO M15 Review

The FiiO M15 is a new flagship digital media player, (DAP). It features a dual AK4499EQ DACs, MQA 8x Decoding, and LDAC Bluetooth capability. It is priced at $1,299.99. Disclaimer: The FiiO M15 sent to us is...
Shanling Q1
8
Editorial Score

Shanling Q1 Review

The Shanling Q1 is a new Kickstarter-funded entry-level digital media player with a retro look inspired by the designs of the 1940s and 1950s. It is priced from $89. Disclaimer: The Shanling Q1 sent to us is a...
7.9
Editorial Score

Hidizs AP80 Cu Review

The Hidizs AP80 Cu is a special edition of the company's entry-level AP80 digital audio player featuring a copper housing and revised sound performance. It is currently priced at $249. Disclaimer: The Hidizs A...
HiBy R3 Pro
8.9
Score

HiBy R3 Pro Review

The HiBy R3 Pro is the company’s second-generation mid-fi touch-capable portable media player installed with HiBy OS. It is priced at $199. Disclaimer: The HiBy R3 Pro was sent to us a sample in exchange for...
FiiO M11 Pro
9.1
Score

FiiO M11 Pro Review

The FiiO M11 Pro is the company's 'upgraded' edition of the Android M11 digital media player featuring a dual DAC AK4497EQ. It is priced at $649.99 Disclaimer: The FiiO Q5s sent to us is a sample in exchange f...
iBasso DX160
9
Score

iBasso DX160 Review

The iBasso DX160 is a new mid-range compact media player featuring Android Oreo, a 1080p screen, balanced output, and a dual CS 43198 DAC. It is priced at $399. Disclaimer: The iBasso DX160 was sent to us as...
Lotoo PAW 6000
9
Score

Lotoo PAW 6000 Review

The Lotoo PAW 6000 is the company's latest reference class digital audio player and the smaller sibling to flagship PAW Gold Touch DAP. It is currently priced at $1200. Disclaimer: The Lotoo PAW 6000 sent...
HiBy R3 Pro

HiBy R3 Pro – First Contact

The HiBy R3 Pro is the company's second-generation mid-fi touch-capable portable media player installed with HiBy OS. It is priced at $199. Disclaimer: The HiBy R3 Pro was sent to us a sample in exchange for o...