10 Best Fiio Dap Of 2022 – Review And Buying Guide

Finding the best fiio dap that will meet all your needs can be a bit of a challenge, even for the most seasoned expert. While many companies still create good fiio daps, the market has turned its attention toward advanced models that carry higher price points.

In our quest to find the most suitable models, we focused on features like comfort, adjustability, and durability. We recommend you take a close look at each product we listed here and see the features you need for your personal use.

Keep reading to learn more…

Top 10 fiio dap : Editor’s Pick

10 Best fiio dap Reviews:

1. 2Sets Dust Plugs for FiiO M11 Plus LTD M15 M11 Pro / M11 for SHANLING M8 M6 / M6 Pro M5S for iRiver iBasso MP3 DAP Portable HiFi Player 4.4MM 3.5MM 2.5MM Type C Jack (Pack of 2)

Features :

  • 2Sets Dust Plug for FiiO M11 Plus M15 / M11 / M11 Pro / M9 for Shanling M8 / M6 / M6 Pro for iRiver iBasso MP3 DAP Portable HiFi Player
  • Protect from moisture, sand, dust, grime, pocket lint and more without a bulky case. It’s never been easier to quickly and effectively protect the ports.
  • Firm silicone polymer makes for a perfect fit, so you can easily insert and remove these dust plugs.
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2. FiiO M11 Plus Music Player MP3/MP4 High Resolution Audio Player Android 10,THX AAA, 5.5inch, MQA 8X, atpX HD/LDAC Bluetooth5.0/DSD/Tidal/Spotify/4.4 Balance Output

Features :

  • 【Legendary octa-core Snapdragon 660】In the M11 Plus music player is a Snapdragon 660 with a 4 big / 4 small core architecture plenty capable of providing a smartphone-like smooth experience.
  • 【High Performance ES9068AS*2】The M11 Plus player is equipped with 2 of the now out-of-production ES9068AS DAC chips with their unique, soft, and natural charm that will allow you to rediscover your music all over again.
  • 【Fully balanced THX AAA-78*2】The THX AAA-78 amps of the THX AAA Frontier series will let you experience every last sound and detail faithfully restored and placed in the soundstage, as if you were in the recording studio.
  • 【New Android 10 version】The M11 Plus audio player contains the first iteration of FiiO’s version of Android 10. New functions such as dark mode, night mode, and three navigation options give you new ways to further enhance your media experience.
  • 【MQA 8x decoding support】The M11 Plus lossless player supports decoding MQA tracks in 8x mode – allowing for rich, master-quality sound reproduction with high sampling rates in manageable file sizes.
  • 【All to DSD 】All to DSD technology is now in its 3rd generation, with 30% lower power consumption compared to the previous gen, less unwanted harmonics, and a softer, purer sound.
  • More features:11.5hours battery life+2.5mm/3.5mm/4.4mm headphone outputs + Two-way LDAC Bluetooth + Two-way Type-C + USB Audio/DAC + SPDIF output + QC4.0 quick charge + 2.4/5G WiFi + DLNA + WiFi file transfer + FiiO Link + AirPlay

Additional Info :

Color black
Item Dimensions
Height 9.1
Width 9.1
Length 9.1

3. FiiO M17 Music Player MP3/MP4 Portable Desktop High Resolution Android 10 THX AAA-788+ MQA 8X 3.5mm/6.3mm/2.5mm/4.4mm Bluetooth 5.0 aptX Adaptive Standby 1000h

Features :

  • [Desktop-league DAC ES9038PRO]: The left and right audio channels each contain a desktop-class, 8-channel ES9038PRO flagship DAC. This means that each audio channel has 8 parallel outputs summed together for superior resolution and minimal distortion for extremely pure audio reproduction.
  • [Desktop-class THX 788+ headphone amp]: Desktop-class amplification also plays an important role in the M17. FiiO and THX jointly developed the exclusive THX AAA-788+, an upgraded version of the original op-amp. Compared to the original, output power is increased by 225% up to 3000mW per channel with a lower output impedance – allowing it more effortlessly power all kinds of headphones.
  • [Desktop-level connectivity]: The M17 DAPs features : 3.5mm output: headphone out/line out; 6.3mm output: headphone out; 2.5mm output: balanced headphone out; 4.4mm output: balanced headphone out/balanced line out; RCA coaxial port: coaxial input and output; USB 3.0 port: supports USB Host and Device modes, can be used for high-speed data transfers and fast charging; USB 2.0 port: supports USB Host mode, allowing external DACs or hard drive storage to be connected.
  • [Desktop-tier heat dissipation]: With exceptional audio quality comes with large power consumption, so effective heat dissipation was a large focus when designing the M17 DAPs. Not only are “H” type heat dissipation and VC liquid cooling technologies adopted, the M17’s 151g unibody aluminum alloy frame also effectively transfers heat out of the device. Finally, the cooling fan stand also further makes sure heat is rapidly transported away.
  • [Desktop-quality power supply]: The M17 portable player contains two power supplies – a battery power supply and a power supply powered by external DC power. The battery power supply allows you to use the M17 in situations where there is no access to a power outlet. Under DC power supply, voltage in the analog circuit is increased by 35% up to 11.5V compared to under battery power supply; and the battery is kept healthy since it is not used in this mode.
  • [Desktop-grade gain]: Under battery power, there are 4 gain levels: low, medium, high, and headphone mode. When under DC mode, the enhanced over-ear headphone mode gain is unlocked, with a truly desktop level of amplification gain. In balanced output, gain can get as high as 16dB – allowing the M17 to easily drive most headphones.
  • [A true smartphone-like experience]: Android 10 OS open to install 3rd party apps; Bluetooth 5.0 with support for aptX Adaptive, supports up to DSD512 and 32bit/768kHz, supports MQA 8x unfolding for master-level sound.
  • [Immense 9200mAh battery]: The massive 9200mAh battery allows for a battery life of up to 10 hours on the M17 music player. It can be charged either through USB or through DC in from an external DC adapter. Battery capacity: 9200mAh; Charging time: 4.5 hours; Charging protocols: QC4.0+PD; Battery life: 10.6 hours (single-ended), 8.6 hours (balanced).
  • [Radiant RGB ambient light]: The M17 features a seven-color RGB ambient light system with extensive customization options. Colors can be set to be either fixed, to follow the audio, or to follow a cycle. The brightness of the ambient light can be set to change depending on the current power, volume, or temperature. And finally, the top and side ambient lights can even be controlled separately, allowing you to dial in exactly how you want your dazzling lights to be.
  • [Connection methods]: With speakers: DC+LO+speakers; With computer: USB DAC+headphones; With desktop DAC: USB/coaxial output+DAC; With hard drive storage: DC+USB2.0+hard drive+headphones; With Bluetooth headphones: Bluetooth transmitter+Bluetooth headphones; Coaxial decoding.

4. FiiO M3K HiFi MP3 Player with Digital Voice Recorder,24 Hours Playback and Expandable Up to 512GB with Independent Lock & Volume Control,Silver

Features :

  • 【Affordable Musical Bliss】The M3K is powered by the powerful Ingenic X1000E processor and well-received DAC AKM AK4376A, which ensures you get a smooth, yet long-lasting experience without breaking the bank.
  • 【24 hours battery life and 38 days standby time】 The M3K has a battery life up to 24 hours and standby time up to 38 days. That means if you listen 3.5 hours every day, the M3K can go for a whopping 1 week before needing to be charged again!
  • 【Asynchronous USB DAC function】No other player in the M3K’s segment can be used as a USB DAC. It allows you to enjoy up to 192kHz/24 bit audio!
  • 【Up to 2TB of storage expansion】The M3K supports micro-SD cards for storage expansion, up to a massive 2TB! (When they become available.) You no longer need to worry about what music to take with you – simply just take everything!
  • 【There are too many features to like about FiiO M3K】High-fidelity recording and playback + All-new AB functionality + Master of decoding +Rapid file transfers through OTG + Shiny new capacitive touch buttons+Thoroughly modern, cool UI + Tailor your music with the graphic equalizer + Hi-Res Audio certified

Additional Info :

Color Silver
Item Dimensions
Height 0.47244
Width 1.65354
Length 3.5433
Weight 0.17196056436

5. HiBy R3 Pro Saber, Hi-Res Music Player, Hi-Fi Lossless Audio Player, mp3 Player with Bluetooth and WiFi/Tidal&Qobuz Streaming/Dual ES9218P Chips/2.5mm Balanced Output/Full Touch Screen (Black)

Features :

  • 【Dual Dac ES9218P professional music player】HiBy R3 Pro Saber is the third generation hifi music player launched by HiBy Music. From a single DAC chip decoding to independent decoding of left and right channels, the player avoids power noise and crosstalk between components to a certain extent, and also further enhances the fidelity of the audio and the power of the output port, so that the player has obtained better sound quality.
  • 【Hi-Res MP3 Player】DAC chips ES9218P, The core of SABRE DAC technology, with HyperStream ll modulator, supports native hardware DSD256 decoding, PCM playback at up to 32bit/384kHz. This music player brings out the edge in aggressive genres like metal, electro and ACG,Has obtained Hi-Res Audio (High Resolution Audio) & Hi-Res Wireless dual Accreditation.
  • 【Operating system dedicated to music player】HiByOS is HiBy Music’s platform product. it is continually updated for the latest audio formats and features, The operation is smoother and the interface is more user-friendly. Using the HiByLink function, wireless remote control can be realized, and the mobile phone can control device playback, volume adjustment, and playlist management.
  • 【HiFi Audio MP3 player with 2.5mm balanced output】Compared with the second-generation R2, R3 Pro Saber has balanced output ports .With four independent amplification channels, balanced output brings more powerful amplification, wider soundstage and exquisite detail.
  • 【bluetooth mp3 player】For extreme wireless Hi-Fi experience, supports Bluetooth codecs including UAT/LDAC/aptX/AAC/SBC in Bluetooth 5.0 standard. Two-way Bluetooth, can be used as a Bluetooth receiver and transmitter. Wireless transmission function can also be realized through 2.4G&5G WiFi.
  • 【Multi-purpose player】you can use R3 Pro Saber for many things, such as digital source/USB DAC/Bluetooth receiver/Bluetooth transmitter/WiFi music receiver/Internet radio/Tidal & Qobuz ONLINE streaming/MSEB Tuner/A-B repeat multiple speed playback(The firmware needs to be updated to 1.6)
  • 【All-format support】R3 Pro Saber supports most Hi-Res lossless formats: FLAC, APE, WMA, WAV, AIFF, ISO DSD, DSD and OGG, etg. It is capable of MQA rendering to 4x, which is an audio technology that delivers the true original sound quality to listeners.
  • 【Enjoy music】Enjoy up to 19 hours single-ended or 14 hours balanced playtime, with 1600mAh battery capacity(*The actual play time depends on different conditions.) Native capacity and expansion support 2TB capacity micro SD cards or max 20000 Music file.
  • If you have problem in use, please feel free to contact us.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 0.51181
Width 3.22834
Length 2.40157

6. FiiO M15 5.15inch 64G Android Hi-Res MP3/MP4 Music Player Dual AK4499EQ with HiFi Bluetooth CRS8675 5.0/aptX HD/LDAC/USB DAC/DSD512/MQA,WiFi/Spotify/Tidal/Amazon Music Support

Features :

  • Added Google Play framework on the new firmware for M15.Dual AK4499 flagship third generation DAC chips with professional grade XMOS XUF208 USB chip for the ultimate in decoding performance, supporting up to 768kHz/32bit and native DSD512 ;
  • Qualcomm’s CSR8675 flagship Bluetooth 5.0 chip comes into play for complete Bluetooth audio format support as well as enabling lower latency and faster transfer speeds. Supports two-way Bluetooth, LDAC and aptx HD, which can be used as a Bluetooth transmitter or as a Bluetooth receiver that allowing the quality of wireless Bluetooth reaches a higher level.
  • Powerful hardware combination for unrivalled processing power.M15 adopting Samsung Exynos 77872 processor to ensure smooth operation.3rd gen FGPA and NDK femtosecond crystal in the M15 for lower jitter and ultimately a more accurate clock for the DAC.
  • Monstrous power output with a quiet listening background:Under a 300-ohm load,single-ended output power is 70mW and balanced output power up to 275mW.Noise floor as low as 2.1μV.7490mAh huge battery capacity for 15 hours battery life and 1800 hours standby time.
  • FiiO M15 adopts 5.15’’ HD full touch screen(Corning Gorilla Glass),supports 5GHz/2.4GHz WiFi,MQA,2.5mm/3.5mm/4.4mm headphone outputs,QC 2.0 fast charge,USB DAC. 3GB ROM and 64GB RAM guaranteed smooth operation of multitasking systems.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 0.70866
Width 2.95275
Length 5.27558
Weight 0.67681914434

7. HiBy New R6 High Resolution Audio Player, Android Lossless Digital Music Player, HiFi Lossless MP3 Player,Sliver

Features :

  • Dual ES9038Q2M, Snapdragon 660 SoC, 5.0” 1080P large High Definition Screen, Open Android 9, MQA 16x unfolding, DSD512, 4GB RAM + 64GB storage
  • Fast and mature SoC, has speed and stability.Utilizing an upgraded Snapdragon 660 SoC,4nm LPP process; class-leading 8-core Kryo 260 architecture; speeds up to 2.2GHz; Adreno 512 GPU. 4GB RAM + 64GB storage + up to 2TB storage expansion via micro SD card.
  • Dual ES9038Q2M Dual crystal oscillators for the cleanest backgrounds to your pure listening enjoyment.dual ES9038Q2M with native support for DSD512, 32bit / 768kHz, both DACs in operation for both SE and balanced output! Utilizes current-mode output for even better noise rejection.High-accuracy, low-phase-noise crystal oscillators dedicated to 45.1584and 49.152MHz, for flawless low-jitter performance for music at any sample rate.
  • All new power supply circuit &Audio circuit design. Line and amplification stages driven by two independent isolated power supplies for cleaner, more powerful dynamics.OPA 1612 as the line stages, coupled with low-ESR Panasonic POSCAPs and pro-audio grade Elna caps for a balanced yet inspiring audio performance that easily handles all music genres.
  • The music player sports a lightly customized Android 9 operating system which may be operated in the same way as most smartphones,including the installation of 3rd party audio and general apps and use of the Play Store; supports all desired audio I/O roles such as USB audio in / out, Bluetooth audio in / out simultaneously for unlimited flexibility.

Additional Info :

Color sliver
Item Dimensions
Height 0.5905511805
Width 2.755905509
Length 5.118110231
Weight 1.1464037624

8. Beats EP Wired On-Ear Headphones – Battery Free for Unlimited Listening, Built in Mic and Controls – Red

Features :

  • Beats EP wired on-ear headphone in red delivers masterfully tuned sound.
  • Durable, lightweight design reinforced with stainless steel
  • Take calls and control music on your iOS and Android devices with the microphone in the RemoteTalk cable
  • Battery free for unlimited playback
  • Adjustable vertical sliders for a personalized fit

Additional Info :

Color Red
Item Dimensions
Height 3.5
Width 8
Length 9
Weight 0.4375
Release Date 2016-10-06T00:00:01Z

9. NexiGo VR Lens Protect Cover and Gaming Earphones, Washable and Anti-Scratch Lens Protector, 3D Surrounding Sound Earphones with Custom-Length Short Cable, Designed for Oculus Quest 2

Features :

  • Accessories that specially designed for Oculus Quest 2. Perfectly matches the size of Oculus Quest 2 lens, the cover fits tightly and won’t come loose. Noise isolation Gaming Earphones brings you natual clear sound and immersive gameplay.
  • Protects your VR Lens from scratches, dust, and liquid.
  • Covered by high-density fabric, the cover is washable and easy to clean. Made of high-end Eva material, you can feel it elastic and lightweight in your hand.
  • Equipped With the premium 0.33 inch dynamic driver, NexiGo VR Headphones will bring you lifelike surrounding sound and an immersive gaming experience. We offer 3 sizes of soft earplugs to ensure the earphone fits comfortably and stays firmly in your ears.
  • Custom-length cable connects to the VR headset, which prevents the cables from getting tangled. Perfect length gives enough range to reach your ear and lift the headset to check your surroundings without taking the earphones off.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 2.36
Width 0.39
Length 5.9

10. FiiO K5 Pro Amplifier Stereo Headphone Amps High Resolution Portable Desktop DAC 768K/32Bit and Native DSD512 for Home/PC 6.35mm Headphone Out/RCA Line-Out/Coaxial/Optical Inputs (K5PRO ESS)

Features :

  • [High-performance DAC&USB decoding chip]: The K5 Pro ESS headphone amps achieves new heights in sound quality and comes with a high level of resolution sound. ES9038PRO with 32-bit processing, along with the XUF208 USB decoding chip with 768kHz and DSD256 inputs, and it also upportes mobile phone connectivity.
  • [Variety of inputs]: Supports coaxial/optical/RCA line-in inputs, with optical and coaxial inputs supporting up to 192kHz inputs, K5 Pro ESS amplifier is convenient for connecting various music players and digital interfaces.
  • [Variety of outputs]: Supports 6.35mm (1/4 in.) headphone out/RCA line-out outputs, the RCA line-out line signal is adjustable up to a maximum of 2Vrms, so the K5 Pro ESS portable DAC can be used with a variety of active speakers and external amplifiers.
  • [Easily handles low or high impedance headphone]: For a total power output of up to 1.5 W under a 32Ω load, and up to 20Vpp at 300Ω, K5 Pro ESS desktop amplifier can easily handles any low or high impedance headphone.
  • [Various headphones with all kinds of sensitivities]: With ADC volume adjustment, K5 Pro ESS portable headphone amplifier allows you to smoothly adjust volume at extremely fine increments without any undesirable noise nor with any channel imbalances. It means you could comfortably use various headphones with all kinds of sensitivities with it.

Additional Info :

Item Dimensions
Weight 0.881849048

Buying Guide: What to Consider When Select fiio dap

Price

How much should you expect to spend on a product like this? Is it a one-off cost, or is there some kind of recurring element?

When it comes to fiio dap, a great value can come in many different forms. It could be a lower price, impeccable construction, and design, or higher durability. We’ll cover all of these different factors below, where we’re sharing our top picks for the best fiio dap for the money. We’ll go over everything consumers should know to get a great value out of their fiio dap!

Durability 

The phrase “people get what they pay for” is especially true when it comes to fiio dap. The range in durability from person to person can be pretty substantial depending on the materials used in the construction. If someone saves $100 on a fiio dap, but it wears out in 1 month, are they really getting a good value?

Compare that to a fiio dap that costs $50 more but wears out after 1 or 2 years. Most people would argue that the second option is the better deal over the long term. Before purchasing, you should consider how long you want to have the fiio dap and then read reviews to make sure you know how long you can expect it to last.

Consider Where You Purchase 

 

A vast majority of people now buy their fiio dap online rather than going to a brick-and-mortar physical location. That’s largely because online shopping offers greater convenience, and many brick-and-mortar stores can be confusing when it comes to their models, pricing, and types.

While people can’t try out an online fiio dap the way they can in a store, brands often come with generous trials. These allow people to try out the fiio dap for a while and return it if they’re unhappy.

In addition, many online fiio dap are more affordable than their in-store counterparts, because they have less overhead and have cut out the middlemen to pass savings directly to the consumer. If you purchase online, make sure to check to see if they will have to pay extra for shipping or not. A lot of the new companies offer free shipping, but not all.

Types of fiio dap

Before even thinking about all the different fiio dap available,  You should choose the product types that will be ideal for your task.

Design

Choosing a product based on a design that people will love can be tough. Just because you might like the look and style of it, doesn’t mean it’s the best. Below are some steps you can follow that I’ve used in the past when making decisions on which product designs to choose. Today, a lot of e-commerce sites have the same products. Naturally, it means people use product photos and videos to find the best item. Some of the tips in this article will help you choose or design a successful product.

  • Dimensions. How big are these products?
  • Materials. What are they made from? Is there an advantage to choosing one material over another?
  • Generic characteristics. What sort of features do products in this category include?
  • Product-specific functionality. Do certain products have key characteristics that others don’t? 
  • “Vs.” comparisons. Wireless or wired? Portable or desktop? Metal or wood? These are the key A/B-style decisions typically made early in the buying process.

The Verdict

Finally, we hope that our reviews about these fiio daps will help you to choose your ideal product available on the maker. The question remains, how many of these fiio dap will you use and how often? Some manufacturers come out with newer fiio dap every few months. This is because they know that people want the better fiio dap. It’s all a matter of choice and your budget. The good news is that the features of good fiio dap tend to trickle down in price. If you start off with a cheaper version, chances are you can afford the more advanced versions of it a few months later.