Shanling M8 Flagship Android Hi-Res Player Launched Internationally!!
The wait is over for the highly anticipated Shanling M8 flagship Digital Audio Player. Shanling has launched its flagship audio player internationally in the market. The Shanling M8 is a flagship-grade portable hi-res audio player housing high-performance audio chips to deliver an ultimate sound experience for its users. It comes as a successor to the famous M6/M6 Pro Android Hi-res players from Shanling. Shanling has also brought innovation with the M8 featuring an interchangeable headphone socket. Yes, you heard it right, the Shanling features an interchangeable headphone socket where the user can switch between different sockets with different termination options. The M8 is priced at 1659$, you can check out more details here.
>Flagship Dual AK4499 DAC Chipset.
>XMOS XU208 USB Signal Receiver.
>PCM Decoding up to 32Bit/768kHz.
>DSD Decoding up to DSD512 Natively.
>High-Performance OP+BUF Headphone Amplification Circuit.
>Qualcomm CSR8675 Bluetooth Chip.
>Output Power(Balanced): up to 840mW @ 32Ohm.
>Output Power(Single-Ended): up to 260mW @32Ohm.
>Three Gain Modes: Low, High, Turbo.
>Lightning Fast Snapdragon 430 Chipset.
>Interchangeable Headphone Out Port.
>Supports 3.5mm Single-ended, 4.4mm BAL, 2.5m BAL, 3.5mm PRO Headphone Output.
>AGLO Audio Architecture.
>AG Frosted Tempered Glass.
>5” Full HD Display.
>Dual-band WiFi Support 2.4GHz/5GHz.
>SyncLink, DLNA, AirPlay Support.
>Up to 14 Hours Battery Life, Quick Charge 3.0 Support.
>Open Android OS.
>Hi-res Audio, Hi-res Audio Wireless Certified.
Ultimate Decoding Capabilities:-
Powering up the audio circuit is a powerful dual DAC chipset. The Shanling M8 houses two flagship AK4499 DAC chips from Asahi Kasei Technologies(AKM). The AK4499 is a premium 32-bit DAC chip developed to achieve high-quality signal decoding with ultra-low signal distortion and noise ratings. XMOS XU208 USB signal receiver chip is responsible for audio signal transmission to the DAC chips. The M8 can decode any of the high-res files with PCM support up to 32-Bit/768kHz and DSD up to DSD512 natively.
High-Performance Audio Performance:-
Along with the high-performance flagship DAC chipset, Shanling has equipped the M8 with high-quality components like OP+BUF amplification circuits to ensure the best sound quality experience for its users. The amplification is super clean with the ultimate power to deliver unmatched performance with headphones too. Your headphones are greeted with an output power of up to 840mW @ 32 Ohm load.
Interchangeable Headphone Sockets:-
Shanling has introduced the interchangeable headphone socket design in the market with the latest M8 Android music player. Users can pull-out the applied headphone socket with the help of the tool included in the package and can replace it according to their headphone/IEM cable termination. The package includes 2.5mm Bal, 4.4mm Bal, 3.mm Pro Bal, and 3.5mm SE headphone ports.
Android Global Lossless Technology:-
Enjoy your hi-res music in its purest form without any disturbances with the help of AGLO technology in the Shanling M8. AGLO stands for Android Global Lossless Output, music from different apps will be processed directly by the audio circuitry without any interference from the Android SRC/
Hi-Res Bluetooth Support:-
For Bluetooth connectivity, the Shanling M8 is equipped with the latest Qualcomm CSR8675 Bluetooth chip. It provides Bluetooth V5.0 connectivity with support for hi-res Bluetooth codecs including LDAC, AptX HD, and more. Enjoy uninterrupted wireless Bluetooth connectivity with the Shanling M8.
The Shanling M8 is a brilliantly crafted device. It is made using aviation-grade magnesium-aluminum alloy material with ultimate classy looks. The M8 boasts an elegant unibody design made using a high-precision CNC machining process. Moreover, the device features AG frosted tempered glass for ultimate sturdiness. One look at the M8 and you will definitely fall in love with it.
Explore the world of Android Applications:-
Featuring an open Android OS with Shanling Touch3.0, the Shanling M8 opens the doors to the endless world of countless applications. It is equipped with blazing-fast Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC and 4 Gigs of RAM to provide a smooth and fluid user interface.
Long Battery Life:-
Enjoy long music sessions without worrying about battery life at all. The Shanling M8 is equipped with a large 7000mAh battery that delivers continuous music playback for up to 14 hours. And even if that is less the device support Quick Charge 3.0 to quickly charge the device.
Price & Availability:-
The Shanling M8 is priced at 1659$, shipments will begin shortly. Check out more details here.