Having just lately impressed us with its mid-range FiiO M11S moveable digital audio participant, Chinese language audio agency FiiO is again with a decidedly high-end providing for its subsequent on-the-go system.
The brand new M15S moveable participant comes filled with two desktop-grade ES9038PRO digital-to-analog converters, with particular person DAC chips devoted to the left and proper stereo channels.
Every chip makes use of 4 D/A converters for what FiiO claims to be extraordinarily high-quality decoding, with the system in a position to assist playback of audio recordsdata as much as 384kHz/DSD256.
The brand new M15S additionally helps MQA, permitting listeners to instantly stream Tidal Masters in addition to MQA recordsdata saved domestically, whereas additional hi-res audio choices come within the type of aptX HD Bluetooth, alongside LDAC and LHDC wi-fi codecs.
There’s onboard 2.4GHz/5GHz Wi-Fi permitting for assist of Apple AirPlay and DLNA streaming, in addition to compatibility with the more and more well-liked multi-room music software program platform Roon.
Weighing 345g, the system runs on Android 10, which permits for lossless entry to Tidal, Qobuz and Apple Music, and it is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor – the identical CPU which options on FiiO’s flagship M17 hi-res audio participant.
Together with an everyday 3.5mm headphone jack and each 2.5mm and 4.4mm balanced headphone outputs, there is a 5.5-inch multi-touch HD show with 64GB of onboard storage that may be expanded as much as 2TB of additional storage by way of the microSD card slot.
The FiiO M15S is obtainable now to order for $999 / £979 (which is round AU$1,842) from FiiO’s website (opens in new tab), and set to ship later this month.
We won’t wait to place it via its paces and see the way it matches as much as greatest MP3 gamers at the moment on the market. Watch this area…