: Redesign means AK240 MKII !!!
Lol I don't think they will do that... Probably just release a higher capacity and constructed out of titanium instead?
Because the official presentation is planned for tommorrow i think...
It's more than that - the bezel proportions are almost identical (which is what made me think of the J3), and both are AMOLED.
Only significant difference between the screens is pixel density, so I wouldn't be surprised if the J3 screen and the AK240 screen are both from the same manufacturer.
What I don't really understand is the bizarre design aesthetics of the AK240 - it sincerely does look almost like they glued a Cowon J3 onto a strangely-shaped amp and called the resulting stack an AK240.
God it is ugly. Also I see they left Wolfson. I don't care but I read native DSD support too, some folks might like it.
What I like: The capacity. I hope it will be a reminder to other producers, high res files need high capacity, it is just simply not enough with 128gb and all.
It will be too expensive for me to buy, that I know but I like the fact that they force high resolution audio and the capacity.
It is converting the DSD, not playing it natively.