December 11, 2018, 2:15 am

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News in the Portable and Audio Fidelity Arena

FiiO BTR1K Bluetooth Headphone Amplifier

FiiO announces BTR1K at RMAF 2018

FiiO has today announced the FiiO BTR1K Bluetooth Headphone Amplifier at the 15th Annual Rocky Mountain International Audio Fest (RMAF) 2018. The FiiO BTR1K succeeds the highly acclaimed BTR1 which was the company's...
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Hi-Res Audio Market set for further growth

According to Market Research firm NPD Group, sales of Hi-Res Audio devices grew 77 percent from 2014 to 2016, while unit sales grew 118 percent. NPD Group classifies flash-memory players, receivers...

Astell&Kern announces the AK70 MKII

Astell&Kern today announced the AK70 MKII, successor to the AK70. At a first glance, the AK70 MKII exhibits minimal changes to its exterior form factor, it is the internal circuitry that...
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Hi-Res Wireless Audio (HWA) Union officially established

1st of September marks the official establishment of the Hi-Res Wireless Audio (HWA) Union at the Guangzhou Baiyun International Convention Center during the 5th China Guangzhou International Headphone Expo. HWA's high-definition audio...

Lotoo announces new Flagship DAP PAW Gold Touch

In a new product announcement conference in Beijing on the 31st of March 2018, Lotoo has announced its new flagship model, the PAW Gold Touch. Aligned with the theme of the...
Sony MDR-Z7M2

Sony MDR-Z7M2 Unveiled

Sony has unveiled the MDR-Z7M2 closed-back headphones, successor to the highly acclaimed MDR-Z7 which was first released back in 2014 at IFA Berlin. The MDR-Z7M2 features all-rounded improvements over its predecessor and...

FiiO unveils M6

Embracing the wireless HiFi era, FiiO has unveiled its final product for 2018. The FiiO M6 Hi-Res Lossless Music Player. Supporting Apple Airplay via WiFi, the FiiO M6 brings wireless HiFi era to...
QUAD ERA-1 Headphones

QUAD unveils the QUAD ERA-1 Headphones

QUAD, a name known for its Hi-Fi electronics and highly reverted electrostatic loudspeakers - the ESL, has unveiled the QUAD ERA-1, its first headphones offering based on planar magnetic technology. In an attempt to...
Sony IER-Z1R

Sony rejuvenates Signature Series

Sony announced the IER-Z1R In-Ear Headphones and DMP-Z1 Digital Music Player, two new products that rejuvenate and expands its Signature Series. The two products harness decades of audio expertise, proudly showcasing Sony’s...
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Wireless headphones sales jump 343%, a year after Apple drops 3.5mm headphone jack

At the launch of the iPhone 7, when Apple announced that it was dropping the 3.5mm headphone jack, there were mixed reactions from consumers and industry experts. To many, the decision...