I like the convenience of a DAP, and I think my ideal would look something like this:
iPod Classic (decent size, capacity, and buttons), but with FLAC & ALAC support, built-in amp that can be bypassed, as well as a pure digital line out.
I guess most people would agree with everything but the built-in amp part.
But don't many of us have more than one headphone / earphone? And not all of them require "serious" amping? That's why I appreciate the convenience of a...