Product Comparison: Fiio X3 vs Fiio X5


General Specifications
Brand
Fiio
Fiio
Model
X3
X5
About the Product
Styled in black, the FiiO X3 Mark III is a high-resolution portable audio player with a host of ancillary functions and features. For instance, it can double as an asynchronous USB DAC capable of handling 192 kHz/24-bit PCM files. The player is also Bluetooth 4.1 enabled, though not at the expense of fidelity. Three separate PCBs have been utilized in the construction of this mobile player: one for the digital section, one for analog amplification, and another for Bluetooth.
FiiO X5 Mark III 32GB - 3rd generation mastering quality lossless portable music player with touchscreen Android OS
Key Specs
Memory
0 GB
32 GB
Display
Yes
Yes
Integrated Speaker(s)
No
No
Size & Weight
Color
Black
Black
Height
4.5 in.
11.8 in.
Width
2.3 in.
7.9 in.
Depth
0.5 in.
3.9 in.
Weight
4.5 oz.
6.6 oz.

Fiio X3

Fiio X5

Fiio X3

Fiio X5

Fiio X3

Fiio X5

Fiio X3

Fiio X5

What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Fiio X3 High Resolution Music Player (3rd Generation)
  • First, the size is perfect! It's slim and lightweight so if you are carrying around this and a phone, it's not a burden.
Fiio X5 Mark III Hi-Res Certified Lossless Music Player with Touch Screen Android OS and 32GB Storage (3rd Gen, Black)
  • Great sound, good size and feature.
  • It's the right size, it's the right sound.
Features
Supported Audio Formats
Protected AAC, AAC, MP3, WAV, WMA, APE, FLAC, DSD, PCM, Lossy Files
AAC, Protected AAC, HE-AAC, MP3, Lossy Files, PCM, DSD, FLAC, WMA, WAV
Memory Card Slot
Yes
Yes
Voice Recorder
No
No
Video Playback
No
No
Bluetooth Enabled
Yes
Yes
Extras
2 x PCM5242 DAC Chips
Dual DACs, Dual Crystals, Dual Headphone Output, Dual Operating Modes, Dual Wireless Connectivity
Input(s)
3.5mm Jack
What customers say about "Features"
Fiio X3 High Resolution Music Player (3rd Generation)
  • You can add larger cards, use different cards or replace damaged ones.
  • Very easy to get up and running, simply copy your i tunes music folder and paste it onto a memory card, ho hassles at all.
  • Bluetooth takes 15 seconds to initialize, it works without delay after this.
  • Bluetooth sound is pretty good too.
  • The software is kind of difficult Togo around it and the Bluetooth does not work too good.
Fiio X5 Mark III Hi-Res Certified Lossless Music Player with Touch Screen Android OS and 32GB Storage (3rd Gen, Black)
  • Has not one, but two Micro SD card slots as well as 32Gb of onboard memory. This unit will play well with Windows, Mac or Linux and if the native music app is not to your taste you can download another from the Play Store.
  • It's got bluetooth for your wireless anc headphones.
  • Bluetooth. This is the biggest advantage the x5iii has over the x5ii. Any audiophile will want chords in most situations for the sound quality, but Bluetooth is much easier when in the car, at the gym, or just hooking up to a friend’s speaker system.
  • You will pause and skip tracks accidentally just putting this thing in a loose pocket. There is no way to disable or re-purpose the buttons.
  • The buttons are very sensitive and terribly placed. You cannot hit one one without hitting the other.
Power
Battery Life
11 hours
15 hours

Fiio X3

Fiio X5

What customers say about "Power"
Fiio X3 High Resolution Music Player (3rd Generation)
  • Battery life!! I can not say how impressed I am with battery life of this device. I never feel rushed to charge it. I listen roughly 5 solid hours a day, low gain, volume ~30 on an iem and charge it once every two weeks.
Fiio X5 Mark III Hi-Res Certified Lossless Music Player with Touch Screen Android OS and 32GB Storage (3rd Gen, Black)
  • Overall: If you are looking for a device that has a decent battery life, responsive control and great sound, buy this device.
  • It has great battery life and will last pretty much a full day of heavy listening.
  • The battery life is ridiculously low. 4 hours tops using high gain and steaming from home network.
  • The battery life is ridiculously low.
  • WiFi will kill your battery in no time.
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications
CE
FCC, CE

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