Comparing FiiO's Music Players

FiiO's repertoire of High-Res Audio Players has taken the audio world by storm. From the most affordable and consumer centric M3 to the flagship high end X7, FiiO has covered all its bases by offering something that'll work for every aspect of the consumer base.

But how do they differ? And how much more can each penny of your money spent get you? This should help you figure it all out!


FiiO - X1 (2nd Gen)

Rs. 7,499.00

General Specifications

Colours:
Silver, rose gold and black
Dimensions:
97 mm×55.5 mm×12 mm
Weight:
102 g
Display Screen:
TFT 320×240

Line Out:
Standard 3.5mm headphone Port

Digital Out (Coaxial):
N/A

USB DAC:
N/A

Headphone Port:
Standard 3.5mm Headphone Port
Drive Ability:
16~100 Ω
Volume Control:
100 steps digital potentiometer

Equalizer:
7-band equalizer (±6dB)

Balance:
5 dB
Gain:
N/A
Internal Memory:
N/A
Expansion Memory (Maximum)
256 GB×1

Partial Performance Parameters for Line Output

THD+N:
< 0.003% (1 kHz)
Frequency Response:
5 Hz~60 kHz (-3dB)
Crosstalk:
>101dB (10 KΩ/1 kHz)
SNR:
>115 dB (A-weighted)
Dynamic Range:
>107 dB
Line Output Level:
1.7 Vrms (10 KΩ/1 kHz)

Partial Performance Parameters for Headphone Output

Output Power 1:
>100 mW (16 Ω/THD+N<1%)
Output Power 2:
>70 mW (32 Ω/THD+N<1%)
Output Power 3:
>8 mW (300 Ω/THD+N<1%)
Frequency Response:
5 Hz~60 kHz (-3dB)
SNR:
≥110 dB (A-weighted)
Output Impedance:
<1 Ω (32Ω)
Crosstalk:
>72 dB (1 kHz)
THD+N:
<0.003% (1 kHz)
MAX Output Voltage:
>4.0 Vp-p
MAX Output Current:
>130 mA (For reference)

Power and Battery

Power:
DC5V 2A recommended
Charge Display:
Red light indicates low battery, green light turns on after fully charged
Battery Display:
Yes
Battery Capacity:
1800 mAh
Battery Life:
>12 h  

Charging Time:
<3 h (DC5V 2A recommended)

Audio Formats Supported

Lossless:

APE (Fast): 192 kHz/24 bit; APE (Normal): 96 kHz/24 bit; APE (High): 96 kHz/24 bit; AIFF:192 kHz/24 bit; FLAC: 192 kHz/24 bit; WAV: 192 kHz/32 bit; WMA Lossless: to be supported by future update; Apple Lossless: 192 kHz/24 bit;



Lossy Compression:
MP3, AAC, WMA, OGG
FiiO - X3 (2nd Gen)

Rs. 12,599.00

General Specifications

Colours:
Titanium/Black/Gold
Dimensions:
96.7 mm×57.7 mm×16.1 mm
Weight:
135 g
Display Screen:
2.0" TFT screen, 320x240 pixels

Line Out:
Standard 3.5mm Port (Shared line out/S/PDIF coaxial out)
Digital Out (Coaxial):
Standard 3.5mm Port (Shared line out / S/PDIF coaxial out)
USB DAC:
Supporting up to 192kHz/24 bit and DSD (driver installation required)
Headphone Port:
Standard 3.5mm Headphone Port
Drive Ability:
16~150 Ω
Volume Control:
120 steps digital potentiometer

Equalizer:
10-band equalizer (±6dB)

Balance:
5 dB
Gain:
2.6dB (GAIN=L);  8.6dB (GAIN=H)
Internal Memory:
N/A
Expansion Memory (Maximum)
128 GB×1

Partial Performance Parameters for Line Output

THD+N:
<0.001% (1 kHz)
Frequency Response:
10 Hz~55 kHz (-3dB)
Crosstalk:
>102 dB (10 KΩ/1 kHz)
SNR:
≥114 dB (A-weighted)
Dynamic Range:
>110 dB
Line Output Level:
1.45 Vrms (10 KΩ/1 kHz)

Partial Performance Parameters for Headphone Output

Output Power 1:
>224 mW (16 Ω/THD+N<1%)
Output Power 2:
>200 mW (32 Ω/THD+N<1%)
Output Power 3:
>24 mW (300 Ω/THD+N<1%)
Frequency Response:
10 Hz~55 kHz (-3dB)
SNR:
≥113 dB (A-weighted)
Output Impedance:
<0.2 Ω(32Ω)
Crosstalk:
>74 dB (1 kHz)
THD+N:
<0.001% (1 kHz)
MAX Output Voltage:
7.2 Vp-p
MAX Output Current:
>75 mA (For reference)

Power and Battery

Power:
DC5V 2A recommended
Charge Display:
Red light indicates low battery, green light turns on after fully charged
Battery Display:
Yes ( Accurate battery % readings)
Battery Capacity:
2600 mAh
Battery Life:
>11 h ( 27Ω open earbuds; volume 58; display off; EQ off; Gain=L; MP3 44.1kHz/16bit)
Charging Time:
<3 h (DC5V 2A recommended)

Audio Formats Supported

Lossless:

DSD: DSD64, DSD128 (.iso&.dsf & .dff); APE(Fast): 192 kHz/24 bit; APE(Normal): 96 kHz/24 bit; APE (High): 96 kHz/24 bit; AIFF:192 kHz/24 bit; FLAC: 192 kHz/24 bit; WAV: 192 kHz/64 bit; WMA Lossless: 96 kHz/24 bit; Apple Lossless: 192 kHz/24 bit;


Lossy Compression:
MP2, MP3, AAC, ALAC, WMA, OGG
FiiO - X5 (2nd Gen)

Rs. 21,299.00

General Specifications

Colours:
Titanium
Dimensions:
109 mm× 63.5 mm× 15.3 mm
Weight:
165 g
Display Screen:
2.4", 262,144 color HD IPS screen with 400x360 pixels
Line Out:
Standard 3.5mm Port (Shared line out /S/PDIF coaxial out)
Digital Out (Coaxial):
Standard 3.5mm Port (Shared line out /S/PDIF coaxial out)
USB DAC:
Supporting up to 192kHz/24 bit  and DSD (driver installation required)
Headphone Port:
Standard 3.5mm Headphone Port
Drive Ability:
16~150 Ω
Volume Control:
120 steps digital potentiometer

Equalizer:
10-band equalizer (±6dB)

Balance:
10 dB
Gain:
3.6dB (Gain=L);  9.1dB (Gain=H)
Internal Memory:
N/A
Expansion Memory (Maximum)
256 GB (128 GB×2)

Partial Performance Parameters for Line Output

THD+N:
<0.001% (1 kHz)
Frequency Response:
10 Hz~65 kHz (-3dB)
Crosstalk:
>115 dB (10 KΩ/1 kHz)
SNR:
≥114 dB (A- weighted )
Dynamic Range:
>110 dB
Line Output Level:
1.53 Vrms (10 KΩ/1 kHz)

Partial Performance Parameters for Headphone Output

Output Power 1:
>436 mW ( 16Ω/THD+N<1%)
Output Power 2:
>245 mW (32Ω/THD+N<1%)
Output Power 3:
>27 mW (300Ω/THD+N<1%)
Frequency Response:
10 Hz~65 kHz (-3dB)
SNR:
≥117 dB (A-weighted)
Output Impedance:
<0.2 Ω (32Ω)
Crosstalk:
>75 dB (1 kHz)
THD+N:
<0.001% (1 kHz)
MAX Output Voltage:
>8.2 Vp-p
MAX Output Current:
>250 mA (For reference)

Power and Battery

Power:
DC5V 2A recommended
Charge Display:
Red light indicates low battery, green light turns on after fully charged
Battery Display:
Yes (Accurate battery % readings)
Battery Capacity:
3300 mAh
Battery Life:
≥10 h ( 27Ω open earbuds; volume 56; display off; EQ off; Gain=L;MP3 44.1kHz/16bit)
Charging Time:
<4 h (DC5V 2A)

Audio Formats Supported

Lossless:

DSD: DSD64, DSD128 (.iso&.dsf & .dff); APE (Fast): 192 kHz/24 bit; APE (Normal): 96 kHz/24 bit; APE (High): 96 kHz/24 bit; AIFF: 192 kHz/24 bit; FLAC: 192 kHz/24 bit; WAV: 192 kHz/64 bit; WMA9.1 Lossless: 96 kHz/24 bit; Apple Lossless: 192 kHz/24 bit


Lossy Compression:
MP2, MP3, AAC, ALAC, WMA, OGG
FiiO - X7

Rs. 36,999.00

General Specifications

Colours:
Titanium
Dimensions:
130 mm× 64 mm× 16.6 mm
Weight:
220 g
Display Screen:
3.97", IPS TFT screen with 480 x 800 pixels

Line Out:
3.5mm TRRS composite port

Digital Out (Coaxial):
3.5mm TRRS composite port

USB DAC:
Micro USB2.0 (charging / data transfer / docking function / USB DAC)
Headphone Port:
3.5mm TRRS (supports in-line remotes)
Drive Ability:
16~100 Ω
Volume Control:
120 steps +/- button control (via analog-domain controller
Equalizer:
10-band EQ (±6dB), 8 presets+custom preset, freestyle EQ curve drawing planned
Balance:
Max. 10 dB bias
Gain:
Low / High
Internal Memory:
32 GB
Expansion Memory (Maximum)
128 GB

Partial Performance Parameters for Line Output

THD+N:
<0.0007% (10 KΩ/1 kHz)
Frequency Response:
10 Hz~62 kHz(-3dB)
Channel Separation:
>100 dB (10 KΩ/1 kHz)
SNR:
≥115 dB (A-weighted)
Dynamic Range:
>115 dB
Line Output Level:
>1.4 Vrms (10 KΩ/1 kHz)

Partial Performance Parameters for Headphone Output

Output Power 1:
>100 mW(32Ω/1 kHz)
Output Power 2:
>200 mW(16Ω/1 kHz)
Output Power 3:
>10 mW(300Ω/1 kHz)
Frequency Response:
10 Hz~76 kHz (-3dB)
SNR:
≥115 dB (A-weighted)
Output Impedance:
<0.5 Ω (32Ω load)
Channel Separation:
>73 dB(32Ω/1 kHz)
THD+N:
<0.0008% (32Ω/1 kHz)
Peak Output Voltage:
>5.2 Vp-p
Max Output Current:
>250 mA(For reference)

Power and Battery

Power:
DC5V 2A recommended
Charge Display:
Via LCD display and pulse LED

Battery Display:
Yes 
(Accurate battery % readings)
Battery Capacity:
3500 mAh
Battery Life:
>9 h

Charging Time:
<4.5h (using USB 5V 2A charger)


Audio Formats Supported

Lossless:
DSD: DSD64/128 (“.iso”, “.dsf”, “.dff”);  DXD: 352.8K,  APE FAST/High/Normal; 384kHz/24bit (MAX),  APE Extra High; 192kHz/24bit (MAX),  APE Insane; 48kHz/24bit (MAX),  Apple Lossless: 384kHz/24bit (MAX),  AIFF; 384kHz/24bit (MAX),  FLAC: 384kHz/24bit (MAX),  WAV: 384kHz/64bit (MAX),  WMA LOSSLESS:96kHz/24bit (MAX)
Lossy Compression:
MP2, MP3, AAC, ALAC, WMA, OGG

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