Recently, audio gear maker iBasso officially released a new audio player, the DX160 at $399, which is targeted lower than its flagship player, DX220. Design iBasso DX160 features a 5.0-inch 1080P Sharp LCD screen. Compared to other players, the resolution and clarity is much better. And the display is more comfortable, which is perfectly suitable for album art and MV display. This kind of h...
On August 20, 2019, iBasso who launched its flagship Android player DX220 earlier this year, released the new DX160, which is target at the entry level audiophiles. The DX160 inherits the flagship DX220’s Android 8.1 open operating system, MQA coding support and a 5.0-inch 1080p Sharp OnCell full screen. Its DAC is equipped with dual CS43198 chips (QFN version). Both single-ended and balanced outputs use dual DAC decoding. The design of interchangeable amp card is cancelled in exchange for a colorful one-piece body.
In terms of price, DX160 is priced at ¥2699, about $400. And now it’s in pre-sale.
With two CS43198 chips (QFN version), the DX160 achieves a single-ended output of 3.2Vrms at a low price. And 4.4-balance output can reach up to 6.4 Vrms, while maintaining an excellent signal-to-noise ratio of 125/130dB. DX160 has 2G RAM, 32G ROM and a MircoSD (TF) card slot. It is equipped with dual-band Wi-Fi and supports 802.11 b/g/n/ac, including LDAC, LDAC, APTx and a variety of high-definition Bluetooth codec format two-way Bluetooth 5.0 system, which can support all types of wireless headphones.
In the interface, DX160 is equipped with two audio interfaces with a 3.5 single-ended/4.4 balanced output, supporting both PO/LO and coaxial digital output. TYPE-C interface is convenient and practical. At the same time it’s equipped with two-way USB digital signal input and output and QC3.0, PD2.0, MTE PE + fast charging protocols. With 3200mAh battery, which can be fully charged in 1.5 hours, the player can live up to about 13 hours of music playback.