In 2014, the Pioneer audio / video division was sold to Onkyo, and it looks like the Pioneer brand will now have more products. In particular, in November, the first portable Hi-Res Pioneer XDP-100R audio player will be released. It was first shown at IFA 2015 in September, and now detailed specifications and a price tag have become known. The player is made of metal and has a fairly impressive size, which is the norm for such devices.
The player is equipped with a 4.7-inch touch-sensitive HD-display and works on Android OS, judging by the screenshots – Lollipop, there is support for Google Play and wireless modules Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. There is 32 GB of internal memory and two microSD slots with a capacity of 128 GB each. Well, now the most important thing in the player: the part that is responsible for the sound. The processor with all its attendants is located on one board, the DAC and amplifier on the other. According to the creators, this allows you to completely get rid of digital noise.
The player uses the ESS Saber DAC Supported formats: DSD, DSF, DSD-IFF, MQA (a new format that allows you to stream Lossless audio 24-bit 192 kHz with a normal 3G connection), FLAC, ALAC, WAV, AIFF, Ogg -Vorbis, MP3, AAC. Sampling frequency and resolution: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz, 176.4 kHz, 192 kHz, 352.8 kHz, 384 kHz, 2.8 MHz, 5.6 MHz, 11.2 MHz, 16, 24, 32 bit. THD is less than
В продажу плеер поступит в ноябре (как минимум Японии) за $500.