HiBy - R4

Hi-Res Digital Audio Player

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Chi-Fi
Excellence

1 Year of
Warranty

Ideal for Audiophiles

These DAPs are designed for discerning music lovers. If audio quality is important to you, DAPs like these would be ideal.


You can expect these DAPs to present you with a refined listening experience. The audio quality exhibited by these DAPs is a beautiful mix of musicality, technical brilliance and high precision.


These DAPs deliver a spacious & open soundstage that makes you feel you are sitting at a live concert. Experience the magic and delve into pure sonic tranquility!


Best Suited for Portable Use

For those who value them, being able to carry their favourite DAP when they are on the move is invaluable.


These DAPs offer the ultimate portability experience without sacrificing sound quality. If you’re someone who appreciates cutting-edge engineering, quality sound and portability, then look no further.


Designed to be trusty companions, these DAPs are cleverly engineered with the latest technology to offer the ultimate combination of portability & Hi-Fidelity!


Bluetooth with UAT,
LDAC, aptX & aptX HD

Battery Life

DAPs with built-in batteries offer easy operation without the annoyance of wires.


Battery life is a measurement of battery performance. It is the amount of time your DAPs will still have enough juice to power your headphones or IEMs. It can be summed up; as how long a battery will last before your DAPs need to be recharged.


Nothing interferes with your music, thanks to the high-performance and long-lasting battery. No interruptions, just pure sonic bliss!


4.4mm
Balanced Output

ESS Sabre ES9018C2M
Quad DAC Chip

Upto 525mW @ 32Ω
Power Output

Upto 2TB
of Storage

Battery Capacity of
4500mAh

Metal
Build

HiBy Introduces The New Generation Digital Audio Player - The R4

HiBy launches the all-new and advanced successor to the R3 digital audio player, the R4. Branded as the new generation digital audio player, the HiBy R4 combines advanced technology with superior audio fidelity. It efficiently processes high-resolution audio formats to deliver every detail in your music. It embeds a quad-chip Hi-Fi DAC array, supporting DSD256 and PCM up to 768kHz/32bit, with high-performance opamps for powerful amplification. The HiBy R4 showcases a cyborg-inspired industrial design and equips dual headphone outputs with convenient button controls for an enhanced user experience.

Features a 4-Way DAC Array to Deliver Clean Audio

The HiBy R4 features a 4-Way ES9018C2M DAC Array with four separate DAC chips for high-fidelity conversion. It supports native playback of DSD up to 256 and PCM up to 32bit/768kHz, automatically routing PCM and DSD signals to their dedicated pathways, along with separate LPF and power supplies for PCM and DSD conversion. This DAC chip delivers higher-resolution sound with a wide dynamic range for a smoother, pure sound experience across various source files. It offers MQA 16x unfolding, delivering master-tape quality audio reconstitution for a rich and more engaging studio or concert experience. 

Powerful Class A Amplification With Op-Amps And Transistors

The HiBy R4 features Class A amplification with amplification components like - OPA1652x4, OPA1612x2 and 16 transistors. It ensures zero crossover distortion and a maximum output power of 525mW at 32 ohms with minimal 0.0005% distortion. HiBy R4 offers a max voltage swing of 4.1Vrms, a dynamic range of 124dB and a low noise floor with a 123dB SNR. With excellent channel separation, better frequency response and precise detail, it delivers a powerful and immersive listening experience.

Embedded With Flagship-Grade Components For Blazing Fast Performance

The HiBy R4 features flagship-grade audio components, including 28 high-precision tantalum capacitors that improve power supply ripple rejection for better audio playback. It utilizes an FPGA Clock Algorithm with dual independent crystal oscillators at 45.158MHz and 49.152MHz, which reduce phase noise and jitter. This setup ensures accurate timing of your audio delivery, providing an immersive and accurate music-listening experience with precise audio reproduction.

Snapdragon 665 with Android 12 OS Allowing You To Stream Music Online

The HiBy R4 operates with the Snapdragon 665 SoC, featuring an 8-core CPU for smooth multitasking and efficiently processing complex music library and audio processing tasks. Its open Android 12 system ensures compatibility with all streaming platforms for a seamless user experience. With HiBy's software expertise, you can expect timely system updates and function upgrades, delivering a customized, intelligent and intuitive experience with your HiBy R4.

Features a 4-Way DAC Array to Deliver Clean Audio

The HiBy R4 features a 4-Way ES9018C2M DAC Array with four separate DAC chips for high-fidelity conversion. It supports native playback of DSD up to 256 and PCM up to 32bit/768kHz, automatically routing PCM and DSD signals to their dedicated pathways, along with separate LPF and power supplies for PCM and DSD conversion. This DAC chip delivers higher-resolution sound with a wide dynamic range for a smoother, pure sound experience across various source files. It offers MQA 16x unfolding, delivering master-tape quality audio reconstitution for a rich and more engaging studio or concert experience. 

Powerful Class A Amplification With Op-Amps And Transistors

The HiBy R4 features Class A amplification with amplification components like - OPA1652x4, OPA1612x2 and 16 transistors. It ensures zero crossover distortion and a maximum output power of 525mW at 32 ohms with minimal 0.0005% distortion. HiBy R4 offers a max voltage swing of 4.1Vrms, a dynamic range of 124dB and a low noise floor with a 123dB SNR. With excellent channel separation, better frequency response and precise detail, it delivers a powerful and immersive listening experience.

Embedded With Flagship-Grade Components For Blazing Fast Performance

The HiBy R4 features flagship-grade audio components, including 28 high-precision tantalum capacitors that improve power supply ripple rejection for better audio playback. It utilizes an FPGA Clock Algorithm with dual independent crystal oscillators at 45.158MHz and 49.152MHz, which reduce phase noise and jitter. This setup ensures accurate timing of your audio delivery, providing an immersive and accurate music-listening experience with precise audio reproduction.

Snapdragon 665 with Android 12 OS Allowing You To Stream Music Online

The HiBy R4 operates with the Snapdragon 665 SoC, featuring an 8-core CPU for smooth multitasking and efficiently processing complex music library and audio processing tasks. Its open Android 12 system ensures compatibility with all streaming platforms for a seamless user experience. With HiBy's software expertise, you can expect timely system updates and function upgrades, delivering a customized, intelligent and intuitive experience with your HiBy R4.

High-Performance HiBy OS Fused with Expandable Storgage

The HiBy R4 features the reliable HiBy OS, a system architecture optimized for high-fidelity audio. Developed in-house, HiBy OS includes components such as the system core, decoding system, audio DSP algorithms and media library management, designed for lossless hi-res audio playback. Apart from this, the HiBy R4 offers 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. It supports expandable storage with micro SD cards up to 2TB, providing ample space for your audio files.

Dual Band WiFi And Bluetooth 5.0 Connectivity

The HiBy R4 offers dual-band WiFi (2.4GHz/5GHz) and Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity with bidirectional support for UAT, LDAC, aptX, aptX HD, AAC, and SBC codecs. HiBy has introduced a UAT codec in HiBy R4 for high-resolution audio transmission up to 192kHz, optimized for different music genres, ensuring exceptional wireless audio performance.

Enjoy Bit-Perfect Audio And Remote Control Via HiByCast

The HiBy R4 delivers bit-perfect audio by bypassing Android's sample rate conversion, enabling high-res music playback from streaming apps like Apple Music. It also supports systemwide remote control via WiFi using HiByCast, which you can pre-install the HiByCast app from the Play Store or App Store.

Upto 11 Hours Of Music Playback With 4500mAh Battery Life

The HiBy R4 equips a high-capacity 4500mAh battery, providing up to 11 hours of music playback on 3.5mm SE output. The battery has over 675 hours of standby time. The HiBy R4 maintains long-lasting performance even under heavy usage with screen, CPU and wireless activities, ensuring extended usage without frequent recharging.

Cyberpunk Inspired Design For A Futuristic Look

The HiBy R4 features a sturdy lanyard lug and graffiti-designed lanyard, offering a striking appearance and practical usability for outdoor and active scenarios. Its design combines a youthful and appealing outlook, catering to a young audience. The R4's design draws inspiration from cyberpunk, mecha and space opera elements, blending geometric lines to create a futuristic audio device. It features a retro classic touch with an offset hatch design on the back.
Note: The strap needs to be purchased separately.

High-Performance HiBy OS Fused with Expandable Storgage

The HiBy R4 features the reliable HiBy OS, a system architecture optimized for high-fidelity audio. Developed in-house, HiBy OS includes components such as the system core, decoding system, audio DSP algorithms and media library management, designed for lossless hi-res audio playback. Apart from this, the HiBy R4 offers 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. It supports expandable storage with micro SD cards up to 2TB, providing ample space for your audio files.

Dual Band WiFi And Bluetooth 5.0 Connectivity

The HiBy R4 offers dual-band WiFi (2.4GHz/5GHz) and Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity with bidirectional support for UAT, LDAC, aptX, aptX HD, AAC, and SBC codecs. HiBy has introduced a UAT codec in HiBy R4 for high-resolution audio transmission up to 192kHz, optimized for different music genres, ensuring exceptional wireless audio performance.

Enjoy Bit-Perfect Audio And Remote Control Via HiByCast

The HiBy R4 delivers bit-perfect audio by bypassing Android's sample rate conversion, enabling high-res music playback from streaming apps like Apple Music. It also supports systemwide remote control via WiFi using HiByCast, which you can pre-install the HiByCast app from the Play Store or App Store.

Upto 11 Hours Of Music Playback With 4500mAh Battery Life

The HiBy R4 equips a high-capacity 4500mAh battery, providing up to 11 hours of music playback on 3.5mm SE output. The battery has over 675 hours of standby time. The HiBy R4 maintains long-lasting performance even under heavy usage with screen, CPU and wireless activities, ensuring extended usage without frequent recharging.

Cyberpunk Inspired Design For A Futuristic Look

The HiBy R4 features a sturdy lanyard lug and graffiti-designed lanyard, offering a striking appearance and practical usability for outdoor and active scenarios. Its design combines a youthful and appealing outlook, catering to a young audience. The R4's design draws inspiration from cyberpunk, mecha and space opera elements, blending geometric lines to create a futuristic audio device. It features a retro classic touch with an offset hatch design on the back.
Note: The strap needs to be purchased separately.

LCD screen

The HiBy R4 features a large 4.7" Sharp LCD screen with a high resolution of 720x1080, offering 24 bits and 16.7 million colours for vivid visuals.   

Dual Headphone Output

The HiBy R4 equips dual headphone outputs, including a 3.5mm SE and a 4.4mm Balanced port, delivering an impedance of 32Ω. These audio ports are compatible with any IEM or headphones.

Fn Toggle

It features a unique physical Fn toggle that allows you to define custom functions. This toggle enables features like button lock and screen flip, providing convenience and flexibility in tailoring the device's functionality.

USB-Type C Port 


It features a standard Type-C port that supports SPDIF, charging and data transfer functionalities. 

Accessories to Get you Started

1. TPU Protective Case*1
2. Front Screen Protector *2 (1 Pre-applied)
3. Warranty Card*1 & QC Card*1
4. Type-C to Type-C Charging And Data Cable*1
5. User Guide*1
6. Outer Packaging*1

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All You Need To Know About The HiBy R4

DAC
ESS Sabre ES9018C2M * 4
Amplifier Components
OPA1652 * 4 & OPA1612 * 2
Supported Audio Formats
DSD 256, PCM768kHz/32bit,
MQA 16x Unfolding
SoC
Snapdragon 665
Operating System
Android 12
WiFi
Supports 2.4GHz/5GHz


1 Year Warranty

Don't sweat it, this HiBy - R4 comes with a 1 Year warranty from HiBy that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

Read more about HiBy's warranty in India.

Mastering the Art of Portable Music

Drawing from over 15 years of experience, HiBy is a company specializing in music players and accessories, with two subsidiary brands: HiBy Music and HiBy Digital. HiBy Music is dedicated to crafting top-notch portable music players and headphone decoders with a core focus on high-fidelity sound. HiBy Digital leverages HiBy's professional expertise to deliver an array of sleek, digital music consumer electronics, making exceptional music experiences accessible to a vast audience of enthusiasts.

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Unique design, structural integrity of the device, system-wide EQs & DSP plugin systems, android 12 with system-wide bit-perfect output & Good amplification.
The strip looks very cool and it completes the design nicely. Also, the three stripes on the back light up in white when there’s playback, which is very cool.
R4 feels really good in hand, with an excellent balance that makes it super easy to use. With the case on there are no sharp corners, and the skin feel is smooth to the touch.

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