An interesting and fair review of ZX2 has been published on WhatHiFiSoundAndVision UK Sep 2015
I am not sure if its ok to share just the 2 pages of this article. If someone confirms it, I will share this with you guys.
I just went from DX90 to ZX2! As far as sound is going, well, ZX2 is more subtle, clearer and more neutral, DX90 is great for the price, first question is, do you need to spend 3 times more? If money is no object well then yes. With ZX2, one thing for sure is build quality is trully 1st class, extremly heavy, the battery perhaps, and talking battery, I have been "burning in" my ZX2 all day in loop, so at least 12 hours and battery is at 70% so it would likely last...
I would like to share how to fix this, until Sony manages external covers in the music folder.I will make it short, feel free to ask any further details. Here goes 1. Ensure you have a "cover.jpg" in the same folder (each album is in a folder on my system) -> Cover Art Downloader makes it easy: http://sourceforge.net/projects/album-art/2. Use MP3TAG (amazing tool, free but this guy really deserve a donation I am not him and create a script that will take care of it, if...
Guys, I just found out that only embedded cover art will be displayed, not external files such as folder.jpg or cover.jpg
Who do we talk to to improve this in the next firmware revision? Will Sony hear us? or this is hopeless?
2 quick questions:
- Currently own an iBasso DX90 (very happy for the price), is the price gap with ZX2 worth it in terms of audio quality? (with Earsonics S-EM6, http://www.earsonics.com/en/audiophiles-earphones/s-em6/)
- To access my tracks I usually go Genre > Artist > Albums: is this ok on ZX2?
thanks a mil
Cheers from Paris