Published On: March 6, 2024

FiiO Unveils Two New Devices: The FiiO M23 Portable Audio Player and FiiO K19 Headphone Amp/DAC

Published On: March 6, 2024
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FiiO Unveils Two New Devices: The FiiO M23 Portable Audio Player and FiiO K19 Headphone Amp/DAC

FiiO unveils its latest offerings: the FiiO M23 Portable Audio Player and the FiiO K19 Headphone Amp/DAC, promising unparalleled sound quality and versatility.

FiiO Unveils Two New Devices: The FiiO M23 Portable Audio Player and FiiO K19 Headphone Amp/DAC

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FiiO, a renowned name in the audiophile community, has introduced two new cutting-edge devices tailored for high-quality audio experiences: the FiiO M23 Portable Audio Player and the FiiO K19 Headphone Amp/DAC. These additions to FiiO's lineup promise versatility, innovation, and premium sound quality for discerning listeners.

The FiiO M23 Portable Audio Player represents FiiO's commitment to providing audiophiles with a seamless blend of functionality and portability. Featuring advanced technology such as the AKM AK4191EQ and AK4499EX DAC combination, the M23 supports playback of high-resolution audio files up to 24-Bit 384kHz PCM/DSD256, ensuring crystal-clear sound reproduction.

One of the key features of the FiiO M23 is its dual functionality as a Bluetooth DAC/amp. Users can enjoy the convenience of wireless audio transmission with aptX HD Bluetooth and LDAC support, or utilize the player as a high-quality DAC/amp when connected to other Bluetooth devices. 

This versatility extends further with the option to power the M23 via USB, allowing it to function as a desktop device with a 'Super-High' gain mode delivering an impressive 1000mW per channel at 32 ohms.

FiiO M23 Portable High Resolution Music Player

Equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor and running on a customized Android operating system, the M23 offers a user-friendly interface and seamless integration with popular music streaming apps like TIDAL, Qobuz, Apple Music, and Deezer. 

Its 5.5-inch touchscreen display provides intuitive navigation, while 64GB of onboard storage, expandable via microSD card up to 2TB, ensures ample space for your music library.

FiiO M23 Portable Audio Player Key Features: 

  • Dual AKM AK4191EQ + AK4499EX DAC combination for superior sound quality.
  • Supports playback of high-resolution audio files up to 24-Bit 384kHz PCM/DSD256.
  • Bluetooth connectivity with aptX HD and LDAC support for wireless audio transmission.
  • Can function as a Bluetooth DAC/amp, receiving audio from other devices.
  • 'Super-High' gain mode delivers 1000mW per channel at 32 ohms when powered via USB.
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor with a customized Android operating system.
  • 5.5-inch touchscreen display for intuitive navigation.
  • Compatible with popular music streaming apps like TIDAL, Qobuz, Apple Music, and Deezer.
  • 64GB of onboard storage, expandable via microSD card up to 2TB.
  • Expected battery life of around 10.5 hours between charges.

The FiiO M23 Portable Audio Player will be available in April, offered in Blue Titanium or Stainless Steel finishes, with a retail price of £649 / €700 / $700.

The FiiO K19 Headphone Amp/DAC stands as FiiO's flagship desktop solution, designed to elevate the audio experience for enthusiasts seeking the utmost in performance and versatility. 

Boasting dual 8-Channel ES9039SPRO DACs and dual 8-Channel THX AAA 788+ amps, the K19 delivers pristine audio quality and ample power output, supporting native playback of audio files up to 768kHz 32Bit PCM/DSD512. With a comprehensive array of inputs and outputs, including coaxial, optical, USB-C, HDMI, and HDMI ARC, the K19 offers seamless connectivity with a wide range of audio sources and devices. 

FiiO K19 Headphone Amp/DAC in two finishes: Silver (left), and Black (right).

Users can enjoy a tailored listening experience with a 31-band Parametric Equalizer (PEQ) and various output options, including 6.35mm single-ended, 4.4mm balanced, 4-pin balanced XLR headphone connections, as well as dual RCA line-out and balanced 3-pin XLR outputs.

FiiO K19 Headphone Amp/DAC Key Features:

  • Dual 8-Channel ES9039SPRO DACs and dual 8-Channel THX AAA 788+ amps
  • Supports native playback of audio files up to 768kHz 32Bit PCM/DSD512
  • Comprehensive input options: coaxial, optical, USB-C, HDMI, and HDMI ARC
  • Output options include 6.35mm single-ended, 4.4mm balanced, 4-pin balanced XLR headphone connections
  • Dual RCA line-out and balanced 3-pin XLR outputs for versatile connectivity
  • Features a 31-band Parametric Equalizer (PEQ) for customized sound adjustment

Available in elegant Black and Silver finishes, the FiiO K19 Headphone Amp/DAC is priced at £1,249 / €1,300 / $1,300 and will be available starting in March.

Both the M23 Portable Audio Player and K19 Headphone Amp/DAC will be showcased at CanJam New York on March 9-10, 2024, offering attendees the opportunity to experience FiiO's latest innovations firsthand.

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