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FiiO - X5 (3rd Gen)

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The FiiO X5 (3rd Gen), an Android-based, Mastering quality lossless playback portable music player is one of the best and is set to raise the bar for DAPs in this price range. The music player is clearly a link between the past and the future. It aims to be a revolution, with its fashionable body and trendy style. It allows you to hear the best in audio. So what's the difference between the FiiO X5 (2nd)and its predecessor?

The FiiO X5 (3rd Gen) features a bigger screen that is 4.0" in size. The big touch screen offers a comfortable UI (User Interface), while the side-facing volume knob and the micro SD card slots are concealed just like in your smartphone. The new FiiO X5 (3rd Gen) is really an impressive “Smart” HI-Res DAP. It encompasses dual top-of-the-line DAC chips that support decoding of up to 32bit to 768kHz. While the native DSD is something that most audiophiles root for.  It is extremely versatile and supports the highest number of audio formats that include DXD, DSD, FLAC, WMA, AAC, DTS, WAV, APE, OGG and much more.

A notable feature, the FiiO X5 (3rd Gen) boasts of two headphone outputs - a 3.5mm single-ended out and a 2.5mm 4-pole balanced out. It also has a micro USB 2.0 port for charging and file transfer and another 3.5mm port for line/coax out. In order to support wireless connectivity, it has 2.4GHz WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX. Thus you can stream your music wirelessly. The FiiO X5 (3rd Gen) features a 3400 mah battery and thereby delivers powerful audio up to 10 hours.  It's fast charging ability allows for a quick 5-minute charge that lends you 1 hour of music play when in a rush. The highly efficient player lets you store a large number of songs hassle free. It contains dual storage that supports up to 544GB of music.

An upgrade of the X5 (3rd Gen) bridges the gap between great music and a good pair of headphones by giving your collection of lossless digital audio files a dedicatedHi-Res Audio Player.

The FiiO X5 (3rd Gen) is simply the best music player out there today!

  • Dual Purpose DAP and Dedicated Asynchronous DAC

    The FiiO X5 (3rd Gen) been fitted with dual top-of-the-line DAC chips that support decoding of up to 32bit to 768kHz. The Dual DAC delivers better audio quality and ensures much lower distortion levels as compared to a single DAC design. The Media Player not only serves as a DAC, but also effectively does the job of a DAP. 

    Dual Crystal Oscillators

    The X5 (3rd Gen) utilises two separate oscillators. This ensures that is there is reduces jitter, improved clock accuracy and more stable operation with all sampling rates. 

    Double The Fun

    The FiiO X5 (3rd Gen) allows for two headphone outputs. The single extended output and the balanced output, lets you connect both these headphones. Thus, the player caters to people with either headphone.

    Supports Native DSD Coding

    The FiiO X5 (3rd Gen) supports native DSD128 decoding thanks to their all new digital audio architecture. Other lossless formats supported are WAV, FLAC, APE, WMA, ALAC and AIFF at 193 kHz/24 bit.

    First Rate Amplification

    The FiiO X5 (3rd Gen)utilizes dual channel chips. One for lowspass filtering stage, while the other chip for better amplification and greater ability to deal with capacitive loads. FiiO has strived to deliver the best sound with this music player.

    Two Modes of Operation

    Enjoy two modes of operation- Pure Music Mode and Android Mode. Pure Music Mode only allows the music player to operate, the result being purer sound. The Android Mode, on the other hand, lets you run any third-party Android app. 

    Stay Connected with the X5 (3rd Gen)

    The X5 (3rd Gen) lets you enjoy a through wireless experience. You can listen to  your music using your favourite online streaming service, while aptX ensures a high-quality music experience. Carry the X5 (3rd Gen) everywhere you go, and play music anytime, anywhere. 

    Improved User Interface

    The User Interface has gone through a tremendous makeover. FiiO has improved on and put in all its efforts down to the last pixel. The new UI comes with a black theme with much-appreciated splashes of bold colours here and there. 

    Side Facing Volume Knob

    The FiiO X5 (3rd Gen) now features the all new physical volume knob. The knob not only adds to the aesthetic appeal of the player but also enables you to manipulate volume with much ease. We love the striking and unique look. 

    Premium Design and Build to Last

    The X5 (3rd Gen) is evidently build to last for a long long while. Every little part has been meticulously designed with much care and detail. The body is engineered from a special zirconium sand, giving it a smooth finish. The front and the back panel is tastefully adorned with fine patterns that add to the premium look. The FiiO X5 (3rd Gen) boasts of an overall sleek and well-finished premium look.

    What's in the box:

    • FiiO X5 (3rd Gen) Portable High Resolution Audio Player
    • USB Cable
    • Coaxial Digital Adapter Cable
    • Tempered glass screen protector
    • Clean Case
    • Leatherette Case

  • 5Hz - 55kHz(-3dB)
    16 Ohms - 150 Ohms

    Standard 3.5mm Jack
    Supported 2.5mm Jack
    Headphone Output Power 1 - ≥480 mW(16Ω / THD+N<1%)
    Headphone Output Power 2 - ≥250 mW(32Ω /THD+N<1%)
    Headphone Output Power 3 - ≥28 mW(300Ω / THD+N<1%)

    Dimensions - 114.2× 66.2 × 14.8(mm)
    Weight - 186g
    Power - DC 12/1.5A, 9V/2A, 5V/2A recommended
    Charge display - red light indicates low, green light turns on after fully charged
    Battery display - Yes
    Battery Capacity - 3400 mAH
    Battery Life - >10 Hours
    Charging Time - <2 h (DC 12V/1.5A)
                               <3 h (DC 5V/2A)


    One Year

    Manufacturer's Warranty covers only manufacturing defects. For more details, check our Warranty Page. To claim warranty, please maintain a copy of your invoice and Contact Origin Marketing Pvt. Ltd. Visit here to get in touch or send an email with details of the problem to

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Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Nilesh Desai N.D. Nilesh D.
3 star

FiiO - X5 (3rd Gen)

Vishy V. Vishy
Stellar Sound.....Super huge soundstage.......Can't get any better at this price point...!!

At this price, it seems that Fiio has launched a giant killer......The SQ is stellar, sound stage is literally huge,the interface is really simple and smart, can't ask for anything more!!.......Can hear more sounds than what I heard in X5 gen1..... and with my Meze 99 classics, it is nothing short of bliss...... Headphonezone guys....thanks for getting it so quickly........!!