FiiO Releases M11 Plus Android Music Player With ESS Sabre DAC Chipset
Last year when FiiO released the M11 Plus Android Music player, they made it available in limited quantities with out-of-print AK4497*2 Dual DAC chipset. Upon its release, the brand informed that there is also an ESS M11 Plus in the works that will be released later. Instantly after its release the M11 Plus LTD(AKM DAC) went out of stock on most stores worldwide and the wait for the ESS variant started. Finally, The wait for the all-new M11 Plus is over, presenting you the all-new FiiO M11 Plus with ESS Sabre DAC chipset. The latest M11 Plus is equipped with two high-performance ES9068AS decoding chips that deliver commendable performance improvement over its AKM model with better SNR and THD+N ratings. It not only has MQA expansion but also has MQA rendered in the USB DAC mode, providing you with full MQA Support even in USB DAC mode. With all these updates, the M11 Plus is priced the same as the AKM variant, available for just 749.99$, grab yours today here.
>Upgraded ES9068AS*2 Dual DAC chipset.
>Neutrally Pure THX-AAA 78*2 Headphone Amplifier.
>Improved performance with better SNR ratings.
>Lightning-Fast Performance With Octa-Core Snapdragon 660 CPU.
>6th Gen Honeycomb Design.
>5.5” crisp Bezel-less 18:9 Touchscreen Display.
>New-Gen Interactive Intelligent Volume System with an upgraded carbon-fiber panel.
>New Digital Audio Purification System(DAPS) with Self-Developed 4th Gen FPGA+NDK femtosecond crystal oscillators.
>New & Advanced Android 10 OS.
>Global MQA 8X Decoding Support.
>High-Res Two-Way Bluetooth Support(V5.0 Connectivity).
>Improved Battery Life.
>Improved Output Power.
>Output Power(SE): ≥210mW(32Ω).
>Output Power(Bal): ≥660mW(32Ω).
FiiO M11 Plus ESS Vs FiiO M11 Plus AKM:-
FiiO has brought several updates with the new M11 Plus ESS variant. They not only have switched the DAC chipset from AK4497*2 to ES9068AS*2 DAC chips, they have also replaced the low-pass filter from OPA1662*2 to OPA927*2 matching the ESS DAC chipset. The chipset is now tuned to achieve high SNR ratings ensuring quality sound performance with cleaner background response. M11 Plus ESS also has improved output power ratings, providing up to 660mW of clean output at 32Ω of load. The battery life of the new M11 Plus ESS is also improved from 11.5H on the AKM variant to 14H on ESS Variant.
Upgraded DAC Chipset Delivering Quality Performance:-
FiiO has upgraded the DAC chipset featuring two high-performance ES9068AS audio decoding chips on the M11 Plus. It is tuned and adjusted for achieving improved performance, even better than the AKM counterpart with better Signal to Noise Ratio and Distortion ratings.
Clean and Powerful Output With THX Amp Module:-
FiiO has trusted the THX AA-78 headphone amplifier module for the M11 Plus. They featured the same in the M11 Pro and M11 Plus AKM variant, But it now delivers better output power with an output power rating of up to 660mW@32Ω of load. The Low-pass filter chip has been switched from OPA1662 to OPA927.
Snappy User Interface With Octa-Core Snapdragon CPU:-
With the M11 Plus LTD, FiiO implemented its music players with an eight-core Snapdragon 660 SoC chip that provides an exceptionally smooth, smartphone-like user interface. The device is loaded with 4 GB of RAM that provides full functionality with the latest Android 10 OS.
Carbon Fiber Sliding Touch Volume Panel:-
The innovative sliding touch volume panel on the M11 Plus LTD has received positive impressions from the community. With the new M11 Plus ESS, FiiO has designed the touch panel with a Carbon Fiber design that matches closely with the 6th-gen honeycomb design of the M11 Plus.
Multiple Headphone Connections With Three Level Gain Mode:-
FiiO M11 Plus houses three headphone output ports, 2.5mm, 4.4mm balanced, and 3.5mm single-ended ports. The M11 Plus also has balanced line-out functionality with the 4.4mm output port. With three-level gain modes, users can easily pair their sensitive as well as demanding IEMs/Headphones with the M11 Plus easily.
Improved Battery Life:-
FiiO M11 Plus ESS houses a 6000mAh battery that provides continuous music playback for up to 14 hours on a single charge. It supports 27W fast charging with QC3.0/4.0 quick charging support.
Everything Else Is The Same Like You Loved With The M11 Plus LTD:-
FiiO has just switched the audio circuitry mainly with the ESS chipset, everything else is kept the same as the Original M11 Plus LTD. This includes multiple features include Hi-Res two-way Bluetooth connectivity, 3rd-Gen All to DSD technology, an Exclusive shortcut button, and more features.
Price & Availability:-
FiiO M11 Plus has got no change in its price compared to the AKM variant. It is available to purchase with us for just 749.99$, check out more details here.
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