Top 10 Budget Audiophile Digital HI-RES Music Players

  Top 10 Budget Audiophile HI-RES Digital Music Players 

  In Searching For a Perfect present…

  High Quality, Line of the Art, Top-End, High-Fidelity or Hi-Fi, Hi-Res or High Resolution are hyperbolized Word pairs and combination, often related to ultimate functionality and parameters – Bringing in the top in most cases salty Price.

  That is correct but, fortunately, but not necessarily and not always…

  Today we are prepared a selection, a Selection of great Budget price positioned Devices.

  Designed by Professionals for Audiophiles

  Let’s see our TOP10 selection:

 

Topic – Content:

1.) BASSPLAY P3000 Hi-RES DAP – 16GB – UP to 128GB,

2.) BASSPLAY P5000 HI-RES DAP – Up To 128GB,

3.) HIDIZS AP60 Ⅱ Hi-Res DAP Player,

4.) AGPTEK H3 HIFI – Hi-RES – 32GB – UP to 256GB,

5.) HIFI WALKER HX Sport Hi-RES DAP Player,

6.) HIFI WALKER H2 Hi-RES DAP Player,

7.) PYLE 2018 HiFi Hi-RES DAP Player,

8.) SONY NW-A45 2018 Hi-RES Walkman,

9.) COWON Plenue D High-Resolution Music Player 32GB Gold / Black,

10.) FiiO X3 III High-Resolution Music Player – Black.

 

1.) Bassplay P3000 Hi-RES DAP Player

BASSPLAY P3000 Hi-RES Digital Music Player – Key Features:

  • Body Material: CNC Finished Aluminum Alloy,
  • 1.46-inch diagonal TFT 176×132 pixels LCD Display,
  • Storage:
    • Built-in 64GB Memory,
  • Up to 60 hours continuous playback time for MP3 at a maximum power (≥ 80 mW).
  • Up to 20 hours continuous playback of lossless DSD128 type music, 
  • Up to 100 Hours continuous playback of typical MP3 with middle – optimal power of Audio Output ~50mW,
  • Used are only the Highest-Quality Materials:
    • Single part Aluminium Alloy Metallic Body – CNC Process,   
    • Tempered Glass for Display Protection. 
  • Controls:
    • Metallic, with a good tactile response pressure-sensitive buttons:
      • 1.) Play,
      • 2. ) Menu,
      • 3.) Volume,
      • 4.) Back,
  • Audio Technical  Specifications:
    • Frequency Range: 20Hz – 20kHz, 
    • Output Power: ≥80mW,
    • SNR- Signal To Noise Ratio: Better than ≥100dB, 
    • Matched Output Impedance Range [Ohms – Ω]: 60Ω … 320Ω,
  • DAC:
    • Built-in ADI WM8965 with internal filter, 
  • Battery:
    • Rechargeable Li-ION Battery for up to 100 hours playback:
    • Quick Charger Function,
  • Equalizer:
    • Presets:
      • Rock, Pop,
      • Jazz, Classic,
      • Electronic,
      • Custom EQ,
  • Dimensions:
    • 2.5 x 1.6 x 0.5 inch, 
  • Weight:
    • 2.3 Oz. 

 

2.) Bassplay P5000 Hi-RES HIFI DAP Player

BASSPLAY P5000 – Key Features:

  • Second generation P5000 Model,
  • Almost endless joy – up to 60 hours continuous playback time at a maximum power (≥ 80 mW).
  • 2.3-inch diagonal  TFT 320×240 LCD screen display with scratch-resistant tempered glass.
  • Used are only the Highest-Quality Materials:
    • Single part Aluminium Alloy Metallic Body – CNC Process,   
    • Tempered Glass for Display Protection. 
  • Lossless playback for standard High-Resolution files:
  • Bit-rates:
    • WAV File Format: up to 24-bit @ 192kHz,
    • APE/FLAC File Format: 24-bit @ 192kHz,
    • AIFF File Format : 32-bit @ 192kHz,
    • DSD Format: DSD256 @ 3.072MHz,
  • Controls:
    • Metallic, with a good tactile response pressure-sensitive buttons:
      • 1.) Volume,
      • 2.) Menu,
      • 3.) Back / Previous Track,
    • Ergonomic vertical scrolling jog-dial/wheel mechanism with a precisely roughened surface,
  • Audio Technical  Specifications:
    • Frequency Range: 20Hz – 20kHz, 
    • SNR- Signal To Noise Ratio: Better than ≥99dB, 
    • Audio Power Output [mW]: ≥80mW,
    • Matched Output Impedance Range [Ohms – Ω]: 60Ω … 320Ω,
  • DAC: built-in Cirrus Logic’s 192kHz D/A Converter WM8740 with internal Filter
  • Storage:
    • Built-in 16 GB Flash Memory,
    • Expandable via MicroSD – Up to 128GB, 
  • The device is Supported in PC Operation System, as follows:
    • Microsoft Windows XP, Vista,
    • Microsoft Windows Version 7, Windows Version 10, 
  • Powering:
    • Rechargeable Battery Powered Mobile Music device:
    • Battery Parameters:
      • Voltage: 3.7V
      • Capacity: 950 mAH, 
      • Type: Li-Ion, 
      • Life: min 1000 Full cycles, 
  • Charger Requirements:
    • USB-A: 5V/1000mA, 
    • Charge Duration: About 1.5 Hours at 5V/1000mA,
    • About 3 Hours at 5V/500mA,
  • Stand-By-Time: over 100 hours, 
  • Dimensions:
    • 3.86 × 0.45 × 2.2-inches,
  • Weight:
    • 3.7 oz,
    • 105 g.

 

3.) HIDIZS AP60 Ⅱ HIFI Hi-RES – GOLD, Silver, Blue, Black:

 

HIDIZS AP60 Ⅱ HiFi Hi-Res Music Player – Key Features:

  • 2.0-inch TFT LCD Display,
  • DAC: AK4452VN,
  • Amplifier: MAX97220,
  • USB/OTG DAC: Support,
  • Supported Audio Formats:
    • APE, DSD, FLAC, WAV,
    • WMA, and ALAC up to 192kHz/24-bit. 
    • DSD: DSD64 , DSD128
    • Sampling Rate: 44.1kHz-192kHz/24Bit
  • Audio characteristics:
    • Frequency Response: 20Hz ~ 20 kHz (-o.5dB),
    • SNR: >109dB,
    • Dynamic Range: >105dB Channel,
    • Separation: 106dB.
    • Output Impedance:0.1Ω
    • Output Power:[email protected] ohm,
  • Output:3.5MM headphone jack,
  • USB/OTG DAC Support,
  • Japanese protection circuits By Seiko,
  • Bluetooth 4.0 with APT-X Codec
  • Excellent double-way lossless Bluetooth transmission,
  • Memory Storage Capacity:
    • microSD card slot, supporting currently up to 256 GB, 
  • A device can be used as headphone amplifier of PC signal to the headphone unit,
  • System Support:
    • MAC OS 10.7, Windows XP / 7 / 8 / 10,
  • Gain Setting:
    • High and low gain selection,
  • Battery Lifespan: 
    • The Built-In Battery has a single charge lifespan of approximately 12 hours,
  • Charges through a micro USB port.

  HIDIZS AP60 lossless portable music player has a Great Sound Quality using DAC – AK4452VN and ultra-low noise MAXIM OP-Amplifiers  – MAX97220. This combination, make a high-resolution digital audio player to sounds really professionally.

  Small yet powerful enough to drive most Headphones on the market.




 

4.) AGPTEK H3 HIFI Bluetooth APTX Hi-RES DAP Music Player, Black

AGPTEK H3 HIFI APTX Hi-RES DAP Player – Key Features:

  • DISPLAY:
    • 2″ LCD Display,
    • Type: Dot Matrix,
    • Screen Resolution: QVGA [320 x 240 pixels]
  • Built-in DAC:
    • Texas Instruments TI PCM5102,
    • Sample Rates – up to 192KHz/32-bit,
  • Audio Parameters:
    • Distortion <0.008%
    • SNR: 103dB,±2dB
    • Frequency : 20Hz-20KHz
    • Dynamic Range: 98dB,
    • Earphone Impedance: 8Ω to 150Ω,
  • Charging Power:
    • 5V/500~1000mA,
  • Battery:
    • 3.7V/ 1500mA Lithium Battery
  • OS:
    • Windows XP/ Vista/ Win7/8.1,
    • Mac OS 10,
    • Linux 2.4.2 and above,
  • USB DAC Mode: YES,
  • USB OTG – On-The-Go,
  • Storage: Support memory card up to 256GB,
  • Dimensions:
    • 94 x 56 x 15mm,
  • Weight:
    • 108g,

 

5.) HIFI WALKER HX Sport High-Resolution DAP Player

HIFI WALKER HX Sport High-Resolution DAP Player – Key Features:

  • Solid Metallic Body,
  • Color Screen,
  • Rechargeable battery,
  • Bi-Directional Wireless Bluetooth V4.0 Transmission – Supporting Qualcomm® aptXTM,
  • Hardware DAC: 
    • Texas Instruments / Burr-Brown PCM5102 DAC
    • LOW Power using Hardware, 
  • Memory Options: 
    • The user can choose from microSD card and,
    • USB OTG (ON-THE-GO Host Mode) SLOT – Just Use your large standard USB Flash Memory sticks.
    • The Memory Space is at the moment Limited to 256GB or approximately 300 full albums in Flac Format, 
  • Supported Audio File Format:
    • FLAC, M4A, MP3, WAV, WMA, AAC, APE, DSD64, DSD128.
  • Single Charge Playback Duration depends on the sampling rate and the type of media file:
    • DSD128 – 15 hours,
    • DSD 64 – 26 hours, 
    • MP3 – 29 hours, 
    • WMA – 30 hours.
  • Connectors:
    • MicroSD Card Slot – Up to 256GB Size is supported for now  x 1,
    • 3.5mm jack for Headphones  x 1, 
    • 3.5mm Jack for Line Audio Out  x 1, 
  • MicroUSB-B slot for Charging and USB OTG Access x 1.

 

6.) HIFI WALKER H2 High-Resolution DAP Player

HIFI WALKER H2 Hi-RES DAP Player – Key Features:

  • Solid Metallic Body,
  • 2.0-Inch TFT 320 x 240 Color LCD Display,
  • Rechargeable battery,
  • Bi-Directional Wireless Bluetooth V4.0 Transmission – Supporting Qualcomm® aptXTM,
  • Hardware DAC: 
    • Texas Instruments / Burr-Brown PCM5102 DAC
    • LOW Power using Hardware, 
  • Memory Options: 
    • The user can choose from microSD card and,
    • USB OTG (ON-THE-GO Host Mode) SLOT – Just Use your large standard USB Flash Memory sticks.
    • The Memory Space is at the moment Limited to 256GB or approximately 300 full albums in Flac Format, 
  • Supported Audio File Format:
    • FLAC, M4A, MP3, WAV, WMA, AAC, APE, DSD64, DSD128.
  • Single Charge Playback Duration depends on the sampling rate and the type of media file:
    • DSD128 – 15 hours,
    • DSD 64 – 26 hours, 
    • MP3 – 29 hours, 
    • WMA – 30 hours.
  • Connectors:
    • MicroSD Card Slot – Up to 256GB Size is supported for now  x 1,
    • 3.5mm jack for Headphones  x 1, 
    • 3.5mm Jack for Line Audio Out  x 1, 
  • MicroUSB-B slot for Charging and USB OTG Access x 1.
  • Battery: 
    • Type: Li-ion Battery,
    • Nominal Voltage: 3.7V 
    • Capacity: 1300mAH/
  • Battery Charging:
    • Using Micro USB 5V/1A Input, 
  • THD: <0.008%
  • SNR: [email protected], ±2dB
  • Frequency Response Range: 
    • 20Hz-20KHz
  • Nominal Impedance: 
    • 8 to 150 Ω,
  • Headphone Port:
    •  3.5mm jack,
  • Dimensions:  
    • 90 x 55 x 15 mm
  • Weight: 
    • 152 g,

 

7.) PYLE 2018 Hi-RES DAP Player

PYLE 2018 Hi-RES DAP Player – Key Features:

  • Digital Music Player Supporting High-Resolution Lossless Audio files,
  • Uses Top-Grade Audiophiles components and Professional GX Audio Amplifiers,
  • Standard 3.5mm Headphone Jack, 

Display:

  • 2″ LCD Display,
  • Type: Dot Matrix,
  • Screen Resolution: QVGA [320 x 240 pixels],  
  • Digital Audio Files Support:
    • MP3, WAV, WMA, FLAC, DSD, APE, OGG,
  • Supports both PC & MAC, 

Audio Characteristics & Functions:

  • Headphones Output Power: Up to 80mW,
  • S/N Ratio: >90dB
  • Native DSD256 Support,
  • Supported Bit-rates: Up to 192k/32bit  – for WAV format,
  • Frequency Response Range: 10Hz – 40 000Hz,
  • Automatic volume control with Adjustable Level Settings, 

Control Interface:

  • 6 Buttons:
    • FORWARD / Next Track,
    • REVERSE / Previous Track,
    • MENU,
    • BACK,
    • PLAY / PAUSE,
    • VOLUME, 
  • Rotating wheel encoder with an “Enter” Button,

Memory: 

  • Card Slot for micro SD CARD Memory –
  • Supported microSD Card sizes: up to 128GB, 

Battery:

Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery:

  • 1000mA Capacity: 1000mAH,

Connectors:

  • Audio Output Jack: 3.5mm,
  • USB V2.0 High-Speed,
  • USB Drive Compatible, 

Charging:

  • Using an included USB Cable attached to DAP Device and any:
    • Regular PC’s USB Port or
    • AC/DC Wall charger with Output 5V/500mA USB-A Slot,

DAP Charge Time:

  • Up to 2.5 hours,

DAP Playback Time: 

  • Up to 30 hours, 
  • Dimensions:
    • 1.3’’ x 0.5’’ x 3.9’’-inches

 

8.) Sony Walkman NW-A45 2018 Hi-RES DAP

Sony Walkman NW-A45 2018 Hi-RES DAP Player – Key Features:

  • Solid Body Structure,  
  • Comfortably fits into the palm,
  • User-friendly, intuitive and easy to navigate ideology, 
  • Large enough 3.1″- inches LED Backlight Display,
  • Hot Rated Color Options:
    • RED,
    • GREEN,
    • GOLD,
  • Micro SD Card extension slot – UP to 128 GB;
  • Product Dimensions:
    • 2.2″ x 3.84″ x 0.4″-inches,
  • Weight:
    • 8.5 ounces,
    • 240 g.

 

9.) Cowon Plenue D High-Resolution Music Player 32GB – Gold, Black

Cowon Plenue D High-Resolution Music Player – Key Features:

  • Cowon Plenue D has small and light form factor and beautiful modernistic Design, rich with an isometric Edges,
  • Ultimate listening experience the beautiful sound of the COWON Plenue series.
  • Hi-RES 24bit/192kHz High Definition Sound,
  • Professional 24-bit Stereo DAC
  • Audio Characteristics:
    • SNR 123dB,
    • Total Harmonic Distortion – THD + Noise <= 0.004%,
    • Crosstalk between the channels: -105dB,
  • A built-in special power-saving circuit which extends battery life and enables up to 100 hours of continuous playback,
  • Supported Audio Formats:
    • Jet Effect 5 & BBE+,
    • FLAC,
    • WAV,
    • AIFF,
    • ALAC,
    • APE,
    • MP3,
    • WMA,
    • OGG.
  • Display:
    • Wide Viewing Angle
    • Touch Sensitive Display, 
  • Battery Lifespan:
    • Music Playback can last up to 100 hours,
  • Memory Space:
    • 32GB Internal Memory,
    • Expanding microSD Card Slot,
  • Matrix Browser,

 

10.) FiiO X3 III High-Resolution Music Player – Black

FiiO X3 III Hi-RES DAP Player – Key Features:

  • Hi-Res Audio Certified Design,
  • 2.5 mm jack – Balanced output,
  • 3.5 mm multifunction jack analog / digital output,
  • Bluetooth 4.1 for wireless streaming,
  • Touch-wheel for easy navigation,
  • Supported Audio formats:
    • MP3, WAV, APE,
    • WMA, FLAC,
    • ALAC,
    • DSF, 
    • DFF.
  • Dimensions: 
    • 0.47 x 2.32 x 4.49-inches,
  • Weight:
    • 4.44 ounces,