The Pono player is due in October, but the X5 is cheaper, plays more types of file formats, and sounds sweet says the Audiophiliac.
FiiO's little bundle of joy, the X1, looks cool and sounds great, says the Audiophiliac.
The Audiophiliac spends some quality time with FiiO's little X3, an awesome 192kHz/24-bit music player/headphone amplifier; it also sounds sweet with MP3s.
Before you buy an Astell & Kern, Sony or Pono high-res music player, read this.
Mate these in-ear headphones with a great amplifier, and prepare to be astonished!
The Audiophiliac spends a bit of quality time with the Toblerone-shaped high-resolution music player.
The Cowon Plenue 1 is a strong contender for best-sounding portable high-resolution music player.
It's called the Walkman NWZ-A17, and this wafer-thin player has a lot going for it, says the Audiophiliac.
The HiFiMan HM-901 is a game changer: it's easily the best-sounding portable music player on the planet.
The Audiophiliac ponders the ins and outs of high-resolution audio.