FiiO X5 release date & user interface walkthrough

| January 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

FiiO_X5Hype for FiiO’s latest portable media player, the X5, is at an all-time high. Last month, the product launched in China (FiiO’s home country), and now we have confirmation that the X5 will see a worldwide release sometime between March and April with a price tag of $400.

For those who haven’t been riding the hype train, the device was built from the ground up and offers tons of improvements over the FiiO’s last-gen player, the X3.

Key features / specs:

  • 2.4″ IPS LCD display
  • 3,700 mAh battery
  • Inputs: Micro-USB, dual micro-SD card slots (up to 64GB per slot supported at launch, upgradeable in future via firmware upgrade)
  • Outputs: Headphone out, line out, coaxial out (when plugged into your computer it can act as a DAC)
  • File formats supported: DSD, APE, FLAC, ALAC, WAV, WMA, ACC, OGG, MP3, MP2
  • 10-band graphical EQ

For a full list of specs, including the DAC / Amp chips under the hood (and how they compare to the X3), check out the official X5 product page.

Lastly, below is a walkthrough of the user interface, courtesy of Joe from FiiO:

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