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What's New With Hiby R6 2020: R6 Vs R6 Pro Vs R6 2020!!

What's New With Hiby R6 2020: R6 Vs R6 Pro Vs R6 2020!!

HiBy R6 has been one of the best Android music players of its time. It has grabbed countless positive feedbacks on international audio forums ever since its release back in 2017. Recently, HiBy introduced to us the revamped version of their classic R6 Android lossless player, called the HiBy R6 2020. The HiBy R6 2020 has a full change of aesthetics with classy, edgy looks that match the design of the flagship R8 from HiBy. Apart from the new design the latest R6 2020 also brings better SoC, Full 16x MQA unfolding, latest 4.4mm balanced output, and many more features. Today we are going to discuss the changes that the latest R6 2020 brings for us over the 2017 version.

HiBy R6 2020-1

Specs comparison:-

Specification

HiBy R6 2017

HiBy R6 Pro

HiBy R6 2020

Price

499$

549$

799$

DAC Chip

ES9038Q2M*2

ES9038Q2M*2

ES9038Q2M*2

PCM Decoding Support

Up to 32-Bit/384kHz

Up to 32-Bit/384kHz

Up to 32-Bit/768kHz

DSD Support

Up to DSD256 Natively

Up to DSD256 Natively

Up to DSD512 Natively

MQA Support

Yes(Android 8.1 & above)

Yes(Android 8.1 & above)

Yes Full 16x Decoding

CPU

Qualcomm Snapdragon 425

Qualcomm Snapdragon 425

Qualcomm Snapdragon 660

RAM

3GB

3GB

4GB

ROM

32GB

32GB

64GB

Crystal Oscillators

22.579mHz, 24.576mHz

45.158mHz, 49.152mHz

45.158MHz, 49.152MHz

OP AMP

OPA1612 x 3

MUSE8920 x 4

OPA1612 x 4

Headphone AMP

TPA6120A2 x 2

SSM6322 x 2

SSM6322 x 2

Balanced Headphone Output

Yes, 2.5mm

Yes, 4.4mm

Yes, 4.4mm

Single-Ended Output

3.5mm

3.5mm

3.5mm

Output Power

300mW(32Ω)

750mW(32Ω)

750mW(32Ω)

Output mode

Voltage-mode output

Current Output Mode

Current-mode output with

Independent isolated power supplies

USB

2.0

2.0

3.1

Display

4.2” 768p

4.2” 768p

5.0” 1080p

Bluetooth

4.2

4.2

5.0

Hi-res Bluetooth Codec Support(UAT, LDAC, AptX HD, and more)

Yes

Yes

Yes

MSEB Tuner

Yes

Yes

Yes

Dual-Band WiFi

Yes(2.4gHz/5.0gHz)

Yes(2.4gHz/5.0gHz)

Yes(2.4gHz/5.0gHz)

Aluminium Alloy Body

Yes

Yes

Yes

Battery Capacity

4000mAh

4000mAh

4500mAh

Battery Life

Up to 12 hours(SE)

Upto 12 hours(SE)

Upto 10 hours(SE)

Quick Charging Support

Yes QC3.0

Yes QC3.0

Yes QC3.0

 

 

HiBy R6 2020-2

1. Faster SoC:-

HiBy has upgraded the Android CPU from Snapdragon 425 to Snapdragon 660 in the latest R6 2020. The Snapdragon 660 is the latest-gen of HiFi mobile CPUs from Qualcomm. It brings a drastic change in performance over the previously used Snapdragon 425 providing a buttery-smooth user interface.

HiBy R6 2020-3

2. Same Trusted DAC Chipset With Improved Hi-Res Decoding:-

The latest HiBy R6 2020 features the same trusted ES9038Q2M*2 Dual DAC chipset as its predecessors. But it features an improved USB signal receiver chip that allows for even higher bit-rate file decoding. It supports PCM decoding up to 32-Bit/768kHz while the previous models supported up to 32-Bit/384kHz. Similarly, R6 2020 supports DSD512 decoding over the DSD256 in the previous versions.

3. Full 16x MQA Unfolding:-

HiBy R6 2020 supports full 16x MQA decoding. MQA support was also added for the R6 and R6 Pro but they supported only up to 8x unfolding, but with the R6 2020 users can fully decode MQA files with up to 16x unfolding.

HiBy R6 2020-4

4. Updated Bluetooth Support:-

All we can say is the best just got better here. The Bluetooth connectivity is upgraded in the R6 2020 from V4.2 to V5.0. It supports all the latest high-resolution wireless codecs such as UAT, LDAC, AptX HD, AptX, and more. It also provides better, more stable connections when compared to the previous versions.

5. Better, Independent Power Supply:-

HiBy has redesigned the power supply architecture for the R6 2020. It provides a current-output for the output with high-grade independent power to each component on the audio circuit, reducing any chances of electrical noise or distortion.

6. Systemwide Direct Transport Architecture(DTA):-

The HiBy R6 2020 features HiBy’s self-developed Direct Transport Architecture(DTA). It is a custom Android architecture that supports bit-perfect sound decoding on non-resampling output from all apps. It transfers the audio signal from the USB signal receiver chip directly to the DAC chip for decoding by-passing Android audio schematics.

7. All-new Looks & Design:-

Recently HiBy redesigned its high-tier audio product range with its latest HiBy R8 flagship device. The design and aesthetics of the R6 2020 are similar to that flagship. It actually gives an entirely new look to the device with a cutting-edge finish and precision. I definitely liked the looks of this R6 2020, it looks like a powerful modern device.

HiBy R6 2020-5

8. Bigger, Better Display:-

Instead of a 768p 4.2” display, the R6 2020 has an upgraded 5.0” display with full HD 1080p resolution. It provides ultimate clarity with vivid colors.

9. Increased RAM and ROM:-

HiBy has increased the RAM in R6 2020 from 3GB to 4GB.  With increased RAM applications load faster and provide smooth UI. They have also doubled the internal storage from 32GB to 64GB for the R6 2020. The latest R6 2020 supports an external memory cards up to 2TB while the previous models supported up to 512GB only.

10. 4.4mm Line-Out:-

The HiBy R6 2020 is equipped with four different output ports. Two 3.5mm and two 4.4mm ports. One of each provides headphone output while the other one provides line-out. The R6 2020 is the first in its series to provide a balanced line-out, on previous models(R6/R6 Pro) only 3.5mm SE line-out was available. Also no 4.4mm port on the R6 2017 only 2.5mm balanced.

11. Price Change:-

Obviously, all these changes have affected the price of the latest R6 2020. It has a price tag of 799$ while the original R6 was priced at 469$. Though looking at its feature sheet, the R6 2020 is a high-tier product and justifies its price tag with its high-end features.

HiBy R6 2020-6

Well looks like HiBy revamped the R6 entirely for the 2020 version. Starting from the basic looks to the high-end output support, HiBy has reproduced its most successful high-resolution player once again. We are pretty sure it will be a highly successful Android player!! Order yours today from our store, Check out more details here.

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