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Old 31-10-2016, 10:48 PM   #1
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fiio x1 2nd vs fiio x3 2nd gen

which one better in term of quality?
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Old 01-11-2016, 05:33 AM   #2
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X3 is confirm better
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Normal earpiece can hear any diff?
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IMO the difference in price comes in the functionalities rather than the difference in sound quality itself.

If you need your DAP to double as a DAC, then the X3ii is the way to go. However, if you do not then I think just go for the X1 gen 1, since the gen 2 seems to be very buggy now.
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What about the X7? Anyone tried? I saw it's very expensive and comes with amp module as an option.
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All sounds different. As the chips inside is different.

I had compared X3II with X1 before. Sound smoother on X3II.

Best if you can try both yourself.
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Which shop offer x1 2nd gen and x3 demo?
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Which shop offer x1 2nd gen and x3 demo?
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Old 06-11-2016, 02:44 AM   #10
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if not using dac, x1 2nd gen good enough?

or x1 2nd output and x3 2nd output have different output?
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if not using dac, x1 2nd gen good enough?

or x1 2nd output and x3 2nd output have different output?
X1 Gen 2 is quite good, why not?

Not sure what you mean by 2nd output though...
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Old 06-11-2016, 06:58 PM   #12
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X1 Gen 2 is quite good, why not?

Not sure what you mean by 2nd output though...
Okay..

X1 2nd gen 1800mha battery and x3 2nd gen 3000mha battery..

X3 playtime longer than x1? Any review?

If there is big difference for battery life think i will get x3
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Old 08-11-2016, 11:27 AM   #14
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Okay..

X1 2nd gen 1800mha battery and x3 2nd gen 3000mha battery..

X3 playtime longer than x1? Any review?

If there is big difference for battery life think i will get x3
Don't think that there is too much of a difference between the x1 and x3 battery lives. The x3 lasts me about 10 hours of play time with high gain with volume at 50-60/120, but I can push it up to about 12 hours if I pair it with an external amp.

The x1 apparently can give you about 12 hours of play time as well (according to the fiio website, but this was at volume level 39 and earphones with lower impedance)...

If you don't require the additional functionalities that come with the x1 gen 2, why don't you just get the gen 1? I believe most retail outlets are selling them at lower prices now that the gen 2 is out... Read that there are some issues with the click wheel, but updating the firmware will resolve the issue based on my brother's experience.
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Old 09-11-2016, 11:01 AM   #15
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which one better in term of quality?
i own a x3ii and have tested x1i and my friend's x1ii,

overall if ure looking at "quality"

the shell of the x3> x1, more metallic feel compare to a plastic finish.

in terms of sound signature, i feel x3ii flat eq is less warm compare to x1's signature.

the x1 tends to sound warm while x3 sounds more neutral or brighter at the mids and high.

hope it helps.
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