The Fiio X5 3rd Gen is a portable high res music player with excellent sound quality from its dual ak4490 dacs, high power & high quality headphone amp and has large storage capacity of 32gB built in (26gb usable), plus 2 micro sd card slots, up to 256gB ea. **July 31 - firmware update changes display format, making menus easier to read/navigate and better in bright light.**
It uses a full android software, with wifi so you can access music streaming apps like Spotify, Google music and Tidal, among others, as well as Bluetooth so you can stream to a car stereo or portable speaker. Fiio X5 3rd Gen has line out, to connect to stereos or car systems, regular 3.5mm headphone output, balanced 2.5mm headphone output, which may provide improved performance with compatible earphones or headphones.
Headfonics.com, 8.7, Benchmark Product :...an important benchmark for DAPs in this price range for 2017. There is no DAP out there right now at this price point that offers more in terms of technological talking points, features, aesthetics and generally an all round pleasing musical tonal quality Running Android 5.1 with a quad core processor, for fast, responsive controls