FiiO has announced the launch of its X1 2nd generation portable high resolution music player in India. The FiiO X1 improves on performance and design of its predecessor. The music player has an aluminum alloy body and is light as well as portable. It features a new UI design, and can be used with microSD cards of up to 256GB for music playback. The device is available in Silver, Rose Gold and Black colour variants at Rs 7,499. FiiO X1 can be bought from company’s online store. According FiiO, the company has made major improvements to FiiO touch wheel.
The new FiiO touch wheel in FiiO X1 is has higher sensitivity, better anti-interference and a longer service life. FiiO X1 comes with Bluetooth v4.0 system based on F1C81 chipset. The music player supports both headphone output and line output. The new UI themed interface allows users to use 2-inch color display with a resolution of 320×240. There’s also a characteristic UE operating system which comes with three built-in color themes.
FiiO X1 has a dedicated high quality DAC chip CM5242, which enables higher signal-to-noise ratio. There’s also dedicated LPF and operational amplifier to improve sound quality of second generation X1. The device supports music playback time of up to 30,000 minutes. It can play music from microSD card of up to 256GB.
Fiio launched its A1 portable headphone amplifier at Rs 1,899 recently. In our review, we said this is the most portable amplifier option for audiophiles. This is strictly for those who need a small amplifer.