My Alien has been sent back for replacement and I'm back on the X3.
The X3 sounds so crude by comparison. The sound is just all clumped together.
I have to say the hype is real. It's been hit or miss for me on some of the cheap hype Chinese/HK stuff. Loved the Tenores, didn't like the Havi B3s, but the Alien is really legit.
And not having a screen has been a pleasant experience actually. I'm listening to whole albums again and don't have another...