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FiiO X3 2nd gen Ultraportable Hi-Res DAP

A great DAP, and the very best for its price as far as I know

goodyfresh

Pros: SUPERIOR sound compared to "Mainstream" DAP's like iPod or smartphones, value for the money, battery life, use as USB DAC, customizable UI

Cons: UI somewhat glitchy at times, sound a tad bit on the "analytical" side, treble a little bit bright

So, first off, I must say that for 200 dollars (or 170, in my case, for a unit that was previously a store-display model), you CANNOT go wrong with this superb little DAP.  The soundstage and dynamics, detail separation, and overall frequency-response are FAR AND AWAY better than what you hear in something like an iPod, Zune, or Smartphone.  That being said, does it sound as good as a...
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I love these things, with only a few TINY reservations
I love these things, with only a few TINY reservations

V-MODA Crossfade M-80

Pros: Sound quality SUPERB, almost don't even sound like closed on-ears. Unbelievable, tank-like build-quality, and incredibly stylish design

Cons: A few comfort issues AT FIRST, minor issues with fit, mediocre isolation

A True DX90 Competitor
A True DX90 Competitor
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