Pros: High-quality sound & build in a small package. Great one-handed ergonomics. Deep sleep mode.
Cons: No internal storage or hardware EQ.
DISCLAIMER I was provided the new X3 as a review sample as part of the U.S. tour. There is no financial incentive from Fiio in writing this review. I am in no way affiliated with Fiio, and this is my honest opinion of the new X3. I would like to thank Joe & James from Fiio for giving me the opportunity to test drive the new X3. ABOUT ME I'm a 43 year old father who loves music. From electronic (Autechre, Boards of Canada) to modern/minimalist composition (John Cage, Philip Glass) to alternative rock (Flaming Lips, Radiohead) to jazz (John Coltrane and Miles Davis) to metal (Behemoth, King Diamond) to classic rock (Eagles, Rush), I...(read more)