MP3 Players Reviews & News – everything electronic Thu, 05 Apr 2018 00:32:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Onkyo Releases DP-X1A and DP-S1 Portable Hi-res Audio Players (2017) Fri, 02 Jun 2017 19:46:50 +0000
Onkyo USA just released two new portable digital audio players for on-the-go audiophiles. The new models include the DP-X1A ($800) and the smaller sized DP-S1 ($450). Both play hi-res audio formats, but the high-end player offers up double the audio fidelity at 384 kHZ/24 bit, DSD 11.2 MHz. Comprised of “audiophile-grade” components, the DP-X1A features […]]]> 0
Pioneer XDP-100R Portable Hi-res Audio / MQA Player Tue, 12 Apr 2016 16:54:50 +0000
The Pioneer XDP-100R is the industry’s first portable high-resolution player to support the Master Quality Authenticated (MQA) lossless audio standard. MQA delivers superior audio with dramatically improved music detail for studio-grade sound in a portable device, but with file sizes comparable to a CD. The XDP-100R supports playback of the most popular music files and […]]]> 0
Onkyo DP-X1 Portable Audio Player Plays MQA Tue, 12 Apr 2016 01:30:39 +0000
Onkyo just released the DP-X1 portable digital audio player, which will play MQA encoded music files (after software update) for the audio purists. MQA is a revolutionary end-to-end technology that captures and delivers master quality audio in a file that’s small enough to stream or download. And because it’s fully authenticated, the listener can be […]]]> 0
Apple iPod touch (2015) Wed, 15 Jul 2015 18:30:16 +0000
Apple today introduced an all-new iPod touch that features a new 8-megapixel iSight camera, an improved FaceTime HD camera for selfies, the Apple-designed A8 chip with the M8 motion coprocessor (same as iPhone 6). The new iPod touch (2015 model) essentially brings all the features of iPhone 6 except cellular service and a smaller 4-inch […]]]> 0
HiFiMAN HM901S Portable High-Res Music Player Sat, 30 May 2015 06:49:29 +0000
HiFiMAN just announced the HM901S, an upgraded version of its HM901 high-res portable player from 2013, which was notable for its innovative use of replaceable amplifier cards, expandable memory via SD cards, Dual Saber ES9018 32-bit DAC chips, advanced step potentiometer and TAICHI user interface. The HM901S incorporates all those design features plus sports a luxurious […]]]> 0
Astell & Kern AK Jr Portable Hi-Res Audio Player Tue, 28 Apr 2015 18:26:00 +0000
Astell & Kern announced its slimmest and least expensive portable hi-res audio player for audiophiles. The $500 AK Jr digital audio player is considered entry-level, although it supports playback of 24/192 PCM and single-rate DSD (converted to PCM) as well as the most popular Apple lossless formats in addition to mp3. The Astell & Kern AK Jr features 64GB […]]]> 0
Sony Walkman NWZ-A17 Hi-Res Music Player Sat, 13 Sep 2014 02:17:33 +0000
Sony just announced the 64GB Walkman NWZ-A17 Hi-res audio, portable, digital music player for $300. It supports digital music files up to 192 kHz/24 bit. Compatible file formats include MP3, WMA, AAC, FLAC, AIFF, WAV and ALAC. Users can also enjoy high quality Bluetooth audio streaming convenience and simplified connectivity with Near Field Communications (NFC) […]]]> 0
Apple iPod touch (2014) Sun, 29 Jun 2014 08:24:58 +0000
Apple quietly announced its 16GB iPod touch is now available in vibrant colors and equipped with a 5-megapixel iSight camera for just $199 ($30 less than before). The entire iPod touch lineup features the 5 megapixel iSight camera with 1080p HD video recording, brilliant 4-inch Retina display, Apple’s A5 chip and FaceTime camera. iPod touch […]]]> 0
HiFiMAN HM-802 Reference Music Player Mon, 06 Jan 2014 09:57:21 +0000
HiFiMAN today introduced a new high-end portable music player, the HM-802, which claims to deliver audiophile-grade sound at a more affordable price. Based on the company’s HM-901, the HiFiMAN HM-802 achieves its lower price point by use of the proven Wolfson Dual DAC chip. Like the HM-901, HM-802 shares the same user interface, high performance […]]]> 0
Apple Introduces iTunes Radio Tue, 11 Jun 2013 04:33:38 +0000
Radio Stations Tailored to You Based on the Music You Listen to on iTunes Apple today announced iTunes Radio, a free Internet radio service featuring over 200 stations and an incredible catalog of music from the iTunes Store. When you tune into iTunes Radio on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, PC or Apple TV, […]]]> 0