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Full warranty thru Fiio until Dec 2018.
I used this for about an hour, just too many features and options for me. I need something toned down in terms of options.
Comes complete with a silicone and leatherette case, SIM card tool, USB cable and audio cable.From Fiio...
Display: 3.97" IPS TFT touchscreen, 480x480 pixels
Material: CNC aluminium alloy
Buttons: Left (Play/Pause, Pre and Next), Volume knob (Vol+ and Vol-),Right(Power)
DAC: Dual top-of-the line AKM AK1190EN DACs
Soc: Powerful quad-core Cortex A9 Soc Rockship RK3188
Storage: 32GB internal storage
Battery: Internal 3.8V 3400 mAh Li-polymer battery
Storage expansion: Dual micro SD card slots supporting up to 512GB (256GB x 2)
3.5mm headphone port, 2.5mm balanced headphone port
3.5mm line out/coxial digital output port, Micro USB port
Battery & Power
Battery: Internal 3400mAh 3.8V high-voltage quick charge battery
Play time: About 10 hours (experimental data, might vary from using habits)
Charging: Charging time <100 mins (Using 12V/1.5A charger)
USB cable x 1
Coaxial digital adaptor cable x 1
Tempered glass screen protectore x 1 (for Chinese market only)
Leatherette case x 1
Warranty Card x 1
Quick Start Guide x 1
Dual DACs for a Silky Smooth Sound
The X5 3rd gen is equipped with two top of teh line AKM AK4490EN DACs, one for each channel. The AK4490EN is a part of a new generation of high-quality 32-bit DACs that supports all PCM and DSD formats. By using a dual-channel implementation of AKM's unique VELVET SOUND low-distortion architecture that includes digital filtering with 32-bit processing the DAC chips in the X5 3rd gen have the ability to finely and exactly reproduce your music.
Dual Crystal Oscillators for Faithfully Reproduced Music
The X5 3rd gen utilizes two separate crystal oscillators - one for the DSD/44.188.8/176.4/352.8 khz sampling rates and the other for 48/96/192/384 khz. This ensures that under all sampling rates, there is significantly reduced jitter, improved clock accuracy, more stable operation and virtually no sampling rate conversion artifacts.
Four-Way LPF for First-Rate Amplification:
The X5 3rd gen utilized two dual-channel OPA1642 chips for its low-pas filtering stage and a custom-made audiophile-grade OPA426 chip for amplification, providing greater power output (up to 300mW under a 32Ω load) and greater ability to deal with capacitive loads. The outstanding sound quality of final audio architecture employed in the x5 3rd gen is the result of closed beta users working tirelessly together with the team at FiiO in a quest to make this new X5 sound the best that it can.
Dual Headphone Outputs for Double Fun
The X5 3rd gen has tow headphone outputs - one single-ended, and the other balanced. This allows the new X5 tp cater to fans of either headphone output type.
Deeply Customized Android 5.1 OS for Efficient Music Playback
Ti Circumvent the problem of third-party Android apps automatically converting the sample rate of music, Fiio's software team wrote an entire new audio software architecture for its deeply customized and optimized version of the Android 5.1 OS. This results in improved sound quality and better overall performance of the device, and also gives 90 more minutes of battery life compared to running under Android 4.4.
Two Operation Modes for More Enjoyment
The X5 3rd gen, following in the footsteps of Fiio's flagship DAP, also offers two modes of operation - Pure Music mode and Android mode. In Pure Music Mode, only the main music player is available - no other apps run for smoother operation and a purer sound. In Android mode, users ar free to install and run any third-party Android apps according to their needs. By offering these two modes of operation, the X5 3rd gen can satisfy both the music purists and those who need more versatility.
Wi-Fi and Bluetooth (aptx) for a Connected Era
The X5 3rd gen brings a number of new features for a convenient wireless experience - 2.4 Ghz Wi-Fi allows users to listen to their favorite online streaming services; and DLNA is supported for even more forms of wireless connectivity. With the X5 3rd gen, you can play your music anytime, anywhere.
All-New Thoroughly Reworked User Interface
The X5 3rd gen has al all new UI that has been thoroughly and carefully changed from past effort down to the last pixel - for example, many of the icons have been redisigned, such as the ones for EQ settin and system settings. The new UI has a black thee with splashes of thoghtfully-placed bold colors for a clean, modern presentation.
Concealed micro SD Card Design
In order to make a more seamless-looking and durable chassis, the X5 3rd gen design team needed to rethink the design of the micro SD card slot. In this new design made of find stainless steel powder based on new metallurgical methods the gap between the micro SD card slot and the rest of the body is only 0.2mm-making for a more handsome body.
Dual micro SD Card Slots
The X5 3rd gen contains both 32GB of built-in storage and two external micro SD card slots. Since each micro SD card slot supports up to 256GB cards, the X5 3rd gen is able t carry up to a whopping 544GB of music - enough to store up to 130,000 songs
Side-facing Volume Knobe
New to the X5 3rd is a physical volume knob, which is slightly recessed within a gaurd so as to prevent accidental volume changes but is still easy to manipulate. The volume knob contains several of Fiio's characteristic design traits, such as the 45° grooves on the volume knob as well as the rigid lines and smooth circular elements which complement each other for a striking and uniqued look.
2 Modes of Charging to Quickly Get Back UP and Running
The X5 3rd gen contains a 3.8V 3400mAh battery that provides more than 10 hours of playing time. But when you do run out of battery, the new X5 has new rapid charging technology wit temperature detection (with an on-screen indicator) that not only supports the typical BC 1.2 USB charging specification but also supports 9v/12V high-voltage rapid charging. When charged at the maximum current rate of 1.2 C, the X5'a battery can be filled in a mere 1.5 hours.
Meticulosly Detailed, Inside and Out
The upgrade in the feel and grip of the X5 3rd gen's body over the previus X5 is immediately apparent. In order to achieve a smoother finish, the front panel features a suble dot matrix pattern, while the rear and gold color paints perfectly harmonize with each other to give the X5 3rd gen an understated yet luxurious appearance. The molded chasis, plastic, and stainless steel on every corner of the new X5 come together seamlessly for a very sleek look. This makes even the headphones jack more durable and look more integrated with the rest of the body.
A Highly Versatile Player
The X5 3rd gen can be used in multitude of different ways according to the needs of the user. With a special cable, the X5 3rd gen can be in a car in its In-Vehicle mode. It can be connected to a computer as a USB DAC. It can also act as a transport, outputting digital audio signals to an external USB DAC. And finally, it can also be docked to the Fiio K5 docking station, through which it can be charged and connected in even more differet ways.
Practical Yet Beautiful Accessories
Available for the X5 3rd gen's screen is a 7H tempered glass screen protector, which is hard enough to be resistant against most scratches yet still boasts to 90%+ light transmittance rate, ensuring your screen will be still easy to look at for years. Stylish PU leather cases are also available for the new X5, which not only protects your valuable investment but also, due to the grippy surface, makes it easier to use.
Firmware Updates: Supported via update zips placed in internal storage or SD card, or automatic over the air (OTA) push notification.
Data Transfer: USB 2.0 high-speed
Play order: Supports playing by folders, all songs, albums, artists, genres, favorite songs and custom playlists.
Play modes: Sequential, shuffle, loop single, loop all (Up Next queue and stick to queue list top-to be supported by future firmware)
Libary management: Supports deleting songs on the X5; customizin list of favorite songs and playlits: batch addition and deletion from various lists; deletion of folders; Bluetooth connection; and Playlists backup
Resume playback: App may resume playback from last song when X5 is turned back on
USB DAC: Supports 192 kHZ/24bit via driver installation
Visualizations: Supports display of internal / external / folder-based album art, ID3 tag info and VU meters
Gesture operations: On now playing screen, swipe from left edge of screen for Now-playing playlist, slide up / down on the right for volume adjustment
EQ adjustment: Professional 10-band equalizer with 9 built-in genre EQs, App built-in ViPER effect.
UI settings: Main menu can be customized (among playlists, local music, DLNA, recently played, most played and recently added)
Cloud music: Cloud music playback, DLNA
System Mode: Instant switch between Android mode & Pure Music mode
Filter modes: Sharp roll-off filter, Slow roll-off filter, Short delay Sharp roll-off filter, Short delay Slow roll-off filter, Super Slow roll-off filter
ViPER effect: Supported (Realized via subsequent firmware update)
Sound balance: L10~R10(0.5db/step)
Gain: High and low gain setting available
Headphone detection: Pauses automatically when headphones removed
Balanced output: 2.5mm headphone port
WiFi support: Supports online music apps via WiFi
Bluetooth: Supports Bluetooth 4.0, aptX, low latency, good sound quality and fault tolerance
ID3 tag info: Supported
Headphone in-line remotes: Supported (Volume adjustment of Apple earpods not supported)
Gapless playback: Supported (Realized via subsequent firmware update)
Search function for songs: Supported
Chips used: SoC: RK3188; DAC: AK4490 x 2; OPA1612: OP: Customized Chips OPA426 x 2
Supports DXD, DSD64, DSD128, WAV, FLAC, APE, ALAC, AIFF, WMA, MP#, ogg vorbis etc., at up to 384khz/32bit