iFi Audio - ZEN Blue V2

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Designed in UK

Established & Reputed

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Why we love this Streamer

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If you see products marked as “⚙️ DAC Chip”, expect to experience your music with unparalleled clarity, detail, and fidelity, ensuring that every note and nuance is faithfully reproduced for your listening pleasure.

The Zen Blue is deceptively simple but brilliant. Say you have a nice pair of speakers, the Zen Blue has a built-in DAC that brings out the best on a nice speaker set-up. But the Bluetooth streamer is the biggest USP. It uses AptXHD and LDAC to give you the Hi-Res, and the convenience of using it with your phone wirelessly is brilliant.
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About RAGHAV SOMANI

Raghav Somani is the Founder & CEO of Headphone Zone. An avid audiophile and musician since 2008, his choice of headphones include STAX Electrostats, Audeze LCD 3, and for music on the go, the JH Audio Roxanne + Astell&Kern SP1000 is never too far away. On his playlist, you'll find A.R. Rahman, Michael Jackson, and the Eagles.

YOUR BELOVED ZEN BLUE JUST GOT COOLER THAN EVER BEFORE

With an upgraded Bluetooth antenna having an 80% more connectivity range, the all-new iFi Audio Zen Blue V2 adds more spark wireless music listening convenience. Pair your smartphone, tablet, PC or Mac to Zen Blue V2 and chill listening to your favourite tracks from Spotify, Amazon, Apple Music, Qobuz or even Tidal.

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SUPPORTS ALL THE LATEST BLUETOOTH CODECS AND FUTURE UPGRADES

The ZEN Blue V2 supports all current and future Bluetooth codecs including Qualcomm’s aptX, aptX Low Latency, aptX Adaptive and aptX HD. You get LDAC and HWA/LHDC, hi-res Bluetooth® codecs created by Sony and Huawei respectively. And, not to forget, AAC—Apple’s favoured format along with the standard SBC codec. Rest assured that the future codecs will be added to the Zen Blue V2 through over the air updates.
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SEAMLESS AUDIO STREAMING WITH ESS SABRE & QUALCOMM 5100

The iFi Audio ZEN Blue V2 comes with the Discrete ESS Sabre Hyperstream DAC chipset which ensures an extremely smooth digital to analogue conversion. This chipset consists of Hyperstream architecture with integrated Time Domain Jitter Eliminator for low distortion and high dynamic range. Any jitter is eliminated using iFi's enhanced Global Master Timing (GMT) Femto-precision clock system. It delivers >20db better performance than the previous ZEN Blue. To further reduce the noise, distortion and to widen the bandwidth, iFi Audio has incorporated a custom OV Series operational amplifier. Along with the latest Bluetooth 5.0, the Zen Blue V2 has the newest Qualcomm 5100 chip to process all incoming Bluetooth® data.
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EASY CONNECTIVITY WITH THE BEST OF ANALOGUE AND DIGITAL OUTPUTS

The ZEN Blue can connect to amps or active speakers via RCA and 4.4mm outputs in the balanced mode for lesser noise interference and crosstalk. You can use the optical and coaxial connections to connect to anything with a built-in DAC and corresponding digital input. This includes your TV, an AV amp or an external DAC in your hi-fi set-up.

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COMPLETELY BALANCED DESIGN FOR CRITICAL AUDIO LISTENERS

From the analogue output stage to output, everything is balanced that helps you to experience pure high-quality sound free of noise, interference and crosstalk. To add to this, the Zen Blue V2 features high-grade components like enhanced GMT) clock circuitry, the C0G capacitors from TDK which gets a low-noise power supply from Texas Instruments turning your Zen Blue V2 into a beast.

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1 Year Warranty

Don't sweat it, this iFi Audio - ZEN Blue V2 comes with a 1 Year warranty from iFi Audio that covers manufacturing defects. All products featured on Headphone Zone are backed by an original manufacturer's warranty.

Read more about iFi Audio's warranty in India.

Award-winning audio technology from the UK

Established in 2012, iFi Audio is committed to revolutionizing music enjoyment through cutting-edge audio technology. Based in Southport, UK, they design and manufacture a diverse range of high-quality portable audio devices, including DACs, amplifiers, and digital enhancers. Globally sourcing parts ensures top-notch quality and studio-grade sound reproduction, eliminating noise and distortion. With acclaimed products like the Zen DAC and Hip DAC, iFi Audio has earned numerous awards for its superior performance and innovative features such as Burr-Brown DAC Chips and Custom Op-Amps. Their dedication to audio excellence continues to redefine the music listening experience for audiophiles worldwide.


Fun fact: iFi products and their packaging are made from recyclable materials, including Aluminium, Paper and Recycled plastics. There are no hazardous toxins in their components, and ensure every product released meets environmental standards. iFi Audio prides itself on being an eco-friendly company.

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"The V2 release of the ZEN Blue Bluetooth receiver now has an upgraded antenna for up to 70-80% better Bluetooth range and an upgraded low-jitter crystal clock."

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Customer Reviews

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Great purchase for best combination 👌

My marantz pm5005amp+KEF Q550floor stands+NEW iFi Audio Zen blue V2+Spotify ........lead me to hifi audio world.....my great thanks to Headphone zone 😀👌❤️

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George Bibin (Mumbai)
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Best bluetooth receiver I have heard, but never a replacement for cd players

Cd manufacturers have stopped manufacturing compact disks because people have move on to other formats like blue tooth streaming for convenience. This unit is the best BT receiver you can get, but is never a replacement for cd and cd players. It is just a compromise. CD sound is far superior.

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Aljo John (Kochi)
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Great Value

Go for it blindly , far better than Arcam rblink I'm currently using.

We're really happy that you have such great thoughts about the product and thanks for the amazing review!

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Vinod Kumar A (Bengaluru)
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ifi Audio ZEN Blue V2 - An excellent gear for 2 channel audio enthusiastics

I placed the order on 1st October and received it today on 4th here in Bangalore and it looks and sounds excellent. Build quality is outstanding for the money. I paired it using my OnePlus 7T smart phone and it automatically paired with Aptx Adaptive mode. My prefered mode is LDAC and I had to opt for it from the developer mode. Sound from the built-in DAC through RCA is very good. I connected it to my Audiolab 6000A integrated amplifier through optical cable and it sounds stunning. It almost sounds similar to my Denon Heos Link HS2 WiFi streamer. I also have Quad Vena and Marantz PM6007 integrated amplifiers with very good built in DACs and it sounds excellent with those as well through optical cable. Overall the ifi ZEN Blue V2 is an excellent gadget that any audio enthusiastics must have. Thank you Headphone Zone getting this for me;

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CADENCEAUDIO LLP CADENCE (Pune)
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Product is suitable for easy operation 👍

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