Ibasso DX200- The Gift to Ibasso 10th Anniversary

How would you celebrate your company 10th anniversary, if you are the boss of the company?

I guessed the answer would be Variety.

But if you are an audiophile of ibasso, are you curious on how they celebrate their 10th anniversary ? 

Yes, they released a landmark hi res audio player, that is ibasso dx200.

If you are looking to buy a mid range DAC that offers some of the best features, the DX200 might be the way to go. A comprehensive review discussing various details on different aspects of the Ibasso DX200 is given in the sections below for your convenience and understanding.

Features

  • It has Dual SABRE DAC chips of model ES9028PRO
  • There is a Bit-for-bit playback support system that is up to 32-bit per 384 kHz.
  • It offers a Support of native DSD 512X
  • It has a receiver of XMOS USB with the USB audio driver called Thesycon; the USB DAC is very easy to use.
  • There are Dual Accusilicon oscillators with ultra-low-phase noise femtosecond
  • This hq music player has a screen of 4.2″ IPS (768×1280); it has a capacitive touch panel that is bonded by OCA
  • There is a Mini optical output as well as a mini coaxial output
  • It has 8-core Central Processing Unit
  • There is a 2GB LPDDR3
  • The internal memory of the product is 64GB
  • It lets you enjoy 5G Wi-Fi as well as Bluetooth 4.0
  • The product comes up with an exchangeable patented user AMP card
  • There are three physical buttons including the Previous Button, Play or Pause Button and the Next Button
  • The product also has a digital volume control of 150-steps
  • There are certain Audio Formats that the device supports. They include APE, WAV, AAC, AIFF, OGG, MP3, DFF, DSF, DXD, FLAC, WMA, ALAC, etc.
  • There is a support for the playlist of M3U
  • The device has a battery with 4400 mAh 3.8V lithium-ion polymer; play time of the battery is supposed to vary with the AMP card)
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Functions

  • Comes up with a Dual SABRE ES9028PRO DAC Chip DX200.
  • Comes in a special leather casing that comes with an Extreme Audio 3.5 millimeter Stereo to Stereo Cable
  • There is an Extreme Audio Mini SPDIF to SPDIF cable and an Extreme Audio Universal Serial Bus Wall Charger
  • Ibasso dx200 is considered to be a comprehensive and complete upgrade of its predecessor device
  • An Ultra High Fidelity Sound is provided due to the presence of Dual ES9028PRO DAC Chips
  • The ES9028PRO SABRE has a 32 bit architecture
  • There is an eight channel series of DAC that is especially designed for audiophiles who demand the highest performance
  • The product is based on the ESS patented technology of Hyper Stream DAC; it gives excellent performance with a dynamic range of 135 dB.
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Design

The DX200 features replaceable AMP card design that makes it a pretty unique product. Unlike its predecessors, the DX200 is highly appreciated by the music enthusiasts due to both its performance as well as its stylish design.

The audio player is pretty classy in its appearance. It features a knob as well as 4 control buttons that perform different types of functionalities. When it comes to the thickness of the product, Ibasso could have done better as the DX200 is pretty thick and it appears a bit too much, considering the ongoing trend of slim and sleek devices.

Overall, the design of the Ibasso DX200 is pretty amazing and catchy. It gives you a pretty nice feel when you hold it in your hand.

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Sound

As far as the sound quality is concerned, the DX200 is even better than its design. It is a mid range DAC player so it incorporates a number of additional features that aren’t normally offered by budget friendly products.

These include its high end equalizers as the most prominent feature among others. Using these custom equalizers, you may optimize your music to the right levels regardless of the genre you are listening to. The bass and treble offered by the device are pretty stable and capable of generating crystal clear sound regardless of how loud you play your music.

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Pros and cons:

Just like any other product available in the market, the Ibasso DX200 also features a number of advantages as well as a few drawbacks. Some of the most prominent pros and cons associated with the Ibasso DX200 are listed below in order to help you get an idea on what to expect out of the product.

Pros

The sound system of the device is considered to be top of the line.

Online Streaming is allowed if you use Android operating System with it.

  There is a powerful output offered.

  There is already a balance in the stock of AMP1 Card.

  There are more AMP cards to come.

Cons

There are some problems with the battery life as well.

  There is only one microSD.

The internal storage of 64GB is also not too much and it needs to be increased.

Conclusion 

ibasso dx200 is a great product if you are looking to buy a mid range audio DAC. There are lots of new functionalities in this product that make it better than its previous models.

Keeping in view the added functionalities and new features incorporated by the device, the DX200 still comes at an incredibly reasonable price which makes it one of the best choices for music enthusiasts.