FiiO X5

Premium Audiophile Grade High Performance Lossless Digital Media MP3 Music Player

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FiiO X5

Dual-core CPU

X5 utilizes the Ingenics 4760B dual-core 600MHz CPU. With its formidable processing power, the X5 supports all six major lossless music formats. The X5 supports DSD*, APE , FLAC , ALAC , WMA , WAV ,AIFF* ,HE-AAC*,32Bit* , 64Bit* , floating point decoding* lossless music formats . This is the most complete set of supported formats to date among Hi-Fi DAPs. With the X5, music lovers need notworry about lack of format supportor format conversion. The X5 even decodes Apple’s proprietary ALAC format seamlessly.

FiiO X5

Asynchronous USB DAC function

Supports 192K/24B

FiiO X5

Dual TF card slots

Supports up to 256GB (128GB×2), will support for 512GB, 1TB, etc. with future firmware upgrades

FiiO X5

10 bands graphic EQ

for fine-tuning freedom

Users can adjust the X5’s equalizer according to their preferences, tailoring the X5’s sound output to different headphones and music genres to produce their ideal sound.

FiiO X5

All new user-friendly User Interface

2.4” IPS color LCD. All-new mechanical scroll wheel (using Alps rotary switch components from Japan). All-new custom UI forged from years of experience and feedback. All-mechanical interface can be operated out of eyesight. Shortcuts key allows fast access to essential options. Quick access to songs, batch addition of songs to Favorites collection

FiiO X5

General Features:

  • Premium Audiophile Grade High Performance Lossless Digital Media MP3 Music Player
  • Adopts the TI Company’s top DAC chip PCM1792
  • Adopts the high-performance OP+BUF combination OPA1612 and LMH6643 which was specially designed for hi-fi audio products by TI Company
  • Supports dual TF expansion slot
  • 2.4 inch colorized 400 x 360 High Resolution IPS Display
  • Turntable operation /New UI design and operation
  • Support OTG function
  • CNC machined aluminum alloy case/li>
  • Battery capacity: 3700mAh 3.7V lithium polymer battery
  • Power source: PC USB port, USB power supply or mobile power charger
  • Port: Micro USB
  • Supports DSD, APE, FLAC, ALAC, WMA, WAV, AIFF, HE-AAC, 32Bit, 64Bit, floating point decoding
  • Up to 12 hrs. of play time
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20,000 Hz(+/-0.1)
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: > 115 dB
  • Headphone Impedance Range: 16 - 300Ω
  • 10-band Graphic EQ
  • Dimensions: 2.66" W x 4.5" H x 0.61" D
  • Authorized Internet Dealer
  • 1-year Manufacturer's Warranty

General Features

Primary Color
This is the main color of the item.
Memory Type
The type of memory the item uses.
Power Source
The type of battery the item uses. Some batteries are rechargeable, while others are not.

Rechargeable alkaline, nickel cadmium, nickel metal hydride, lithium ion, and lithium ion polymer are all examples of rechargeable batteries.

Some batteries are integrated and built into the item, while others are removable.

Battery Life (Audio)
The average length that the unit will play audio on one battery charge.
12 hours
Connection Type
How the unit is connected to its source to send and receive information and data.

On some items such as wire or cables, this specifies how the cables connect to transfer the signals.

USB 2.0
The width of the item from left to right (side-to-side) measured in inches.
The height of the item, measured from top to bottom, in inches.
The front-to-rear depth of the item, in inches. If the item is angled or slanted, this value is the bottom measurement.

Display and Controls

Screen Size
The screen size dimension is measured diagonally in inches.
Screen Type
The type of technology used to produce the screen images. LCD, DLP, Plasma, LCoS, and CRT are the most common. 2 newer technologies include LED and OLED which use light-emitting diodes (LEDs) as a backlight, as opposed to conventional LCD TVs, which use cold-cathode fluorescent lamps (CCFL) for a backlight.
Resolution (pixels)
A display's pixel resolution defines its ability to resolve fine details. Digital TVs and projectors measure screen resolution in pixels. The higher the resolution, the more detailed the picture will be.
400 x 360 
If a unit is touchscreen capable, you can control a majority of it's functions by touching the screen.
Control Type
This is the method in which the unit is controlled.
Selection Wheel and Buttons
Button Lock
Button Lock is a feature that will lock all of the buttons so they do not accidentally get pushed.
ID3 Tagging
An ID3 tag is most commonly used in conjunction with MP3 audio files. The ID3 tag allows the title, artist, album, track number, and other information to be displayed.

Audio Playback

The unit offers MP3 playback.

MP3 should not be confused with MPEG-3. MP3 files are the third audio layer of a MPEG-1 file. The compression algorithm of a MP3 file reduces the file size while keeping the audio quality.

The unit will play AAC files.

The audio compression AAC stands for Advanced Audio Coding. They generally tend to have better sound quality than most MP3 files.


Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
1 year
Labor Warranty Duration
1 year
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I´ve been using the fiio alpen e17 for quite some time now and i´m more than impressed by its sound (even when used only as mobile amp for the analog output of my phone. soon beeing able to get the full digital package plus the potential gigantic storage capacity of two sd slots wherever and whenever i want to makes me smile from the inside already. not to mention that the price is more than fair...
Fritjof R on Sep 12, 2015
I researched this item and found that Sonic is an authorized dealer. FIIO makes quality products and i look forward to doing business with Sonic. I can't wait till i get my new MP3 player.
Dwight C on Apr 25, 2015
will this play audio books?
vonna c on Mar 27, 2015
Best Answer: I don't know if it will play audio books. If the audio books are anything but DSD then it probably will.
Reply · Report · daniel b on Mar 29, 2015
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will it connect directly into Itunes and sync up?
A shopper on Nov 4, 2014
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Warning: The image depicted shows the resistance change when wiring multiple subwoofer terminals. Please refer to your subwoofer's owner's manual for the proper wiring of its terminals. Sonic Electronix, Inc. is not responsible for damage caused to your audio system or vehicle due to improper installation. Please call tech support at 1-877-289-7664 if you require additional assistance.

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