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The Best DAP (Digital Audio Players)

If you’re unsure as to which DAP can help you get the job done, worry not. We’ve created a handy list of Best DAP to help you narrow down the options.

List of The Best Digital Audio Players

Our top DAP are listed below along with the recommended uses that set them apart from the pack.

Bestseller No. 1
Sony NW-A45/B Walkman with Hi-Res Audio, Grayish Black
  • Truly authentic sound with Hi-Res Audio , Maximum Power Output - 35 Mega Watt + 35 Mega Watt
  • S-Master HX digital amplifier for pure sound quality
  • DSEE H upscaling restores quality to compressed files
  • Easy Bluetooth connectivity with NFC One touch
  • Ambient Sound Mode to keep you aware of your surroundings at all times
  • You can enjoy up to 45 hours of music play back
  • 16GB of memory built in
  • In the box: Walkman (1), USB cable (1), Startup Guide, Instruction Manual
SaleBestseller No. 2
HIDIZS AP80 Hi-Res Music Player Hi-Fi Lossless Bluetooth MP3 Player Portable High Resolution Digital Audio Player with Full Touch Screen (Purple)
  • ♬【Hi-Res Audio & Crystal-Clear Sound】Built in an Ess flagship ES9218P DAC chip, the lossless music player delivers an SNR of up to 126dB and THD+N down to -114dB for you to experience the subtleties of each instrument with DSD technology. Enjoy the subtlest nuances of the studio quality sound in higher than CD quality with High-Resolution Digital Audio Player.
  • ♬【HiBy OS Full Touch Screen & New Wheel Button】Our HIDIZS AP80 MP3 Player is designed with Hiby 3.0 OS, that is worldwide recognized professional music player system in software development. Samsung 2.45" full size HD touchscreen allows responsive sensitive touch, swipe control and silent operation. New wheel and 3 button asymmetrical layout for intuitive control over the device make it easy to use.
  • ♬【LDAC Wireless Technology & Full Format Support】The new LDAC audio technology on this Hi-Res lossless music player that allows you to enjoy high quality wireless audio via Bluetooth. LDAC can transmit 3x the data to enhance wireless listening for all audiophiles. Bi-Directional lossless wireless Bluetooth 4.1 with full format support--DSD/aptX/LDAC/HWA/SBC/FLAC/APE/WMA/WAV/SACD-ISO etc.
  • ♬【Expandable Storage Capacity & BI-Diretional USB DAC】AP80 Hi-Fi digital audio player doesn't built-in memory SD card, but it supports up to 1TB expandable storage with micro SD cards (For about 20,000 songs). With high capacity battery, enjoy up to 9-12 hours playtime and over 35 days on standby. The bi-directional USB DAC interface for your smartphone or any other device.
  • ♬【Portable MP3 Player & Multi-Functional】Our HiFi Music Player is ultraportable, light and compact, which is perfect companion for your sports, running and traveling. You can bring Hi-Res lossless music everywhere you go. Not only support Bluetooth Connection, but also supports time screen-saver, one button to lock, FM Radio, Step Count. ❤12 months warranty and 24 hours friendly customer service.
Bestseller No. 3
iRULU F20 HiFi MP3 Player with Bluetooth, Lossless DSD High Resolution Digital Audio Music Player, High-Res Portable Audio Player with 32GB Memory Card, Support up to 256GB
  • ✔【High Resolution Music Player】: This bluetooth mp3 player owns outstanding superior audio, adopts advanced DSD decoding technology to reduce distortion; the hi-res audio player can capture the depth and breadth of each note. It's ideal for audiophile to enjoy live music
  • ✔【 Lossless Audio】: Lossless Music Player Utilizes advanced PCM510xA 2.1 VRMS, 112/106/100 dB Audio Stereo DAC chip, with a maximum sampling rate of 44.1¨C384 kHz /32 bit. Supports all major lossless music formats: FLAC, WAV, WMA, M4A, MP3, MP2, AAC, APE, ALAC, OGG, AIFF, DFF, Native DSD64 (2.8MHz) DSD 128(5.6 MHz), etc
  • ✔【 Humanization design】: This digital music player adopts 2.0" HD screen. Distinctive ALPS scroll control wheel enables fluent operation, a high-grade zinc alloy chassis gives a comfortable feel and touch, not to mention sturdy protection for prolonged durability
  • ✔【Bi-directional Bluetooth 】: This high res audio player features of Bluetooth V4.0 of for communication that will change your life. double-way lossless wireless bluetooth transmission with APT-X protocol. Smartphone control via HibyMusic app( for Android Only) or broadcast to bluetooth-enabled devices such headphone, speaker etc
  • ✔【Outstanding Battery. Expandable Storage】Enjoy up to 10 hours of uninterrupted high-res audio by headphones or via Bluetooth. We include a 32GB SD card but you can expand the storage up to 256GB via SD card or via USB OTG (not included) and enjoy a playlist as long as 14,000 songs
Bestseller No. 4
FiiO M3K HiFi Metal Shell MP3 Player with Digital Voice Recorder,24 Hours Playback and Expandable Up to 512GB with Independent Lock & Volume Control,Silver
  • 【Affordable Musical Bliss】The M3K is powered by the powerful Ingenic X1000E processor and well-received DAC AKM AK4376A, which ensures you get a smooth, yet long-lasting experience without breaking the bank.
  • 【24 hours battery life and 38 days standby time】 The M3K has a battery life up to 24 hours and standby time up to 38 days. That means if you listen 3.5 hours every day, the M3K can go for a whopping 1 week before needing to be charged again!
  • 【Asynchronous USB DAC function】No other player in the M3K's segment can be used as a USB DAC. It allows you to enjoy up to 192kHz/24 bit audio!
  • 【Up to 2TB of storage expansion】The M3K supports micro-SD cards for storage expansion, up to a massive 2TB! (When they become available.) You no longer need to worry about what music to take with you - simply just take everything!
  • 【There are too many features to like about FiiO M3K】High-fidelity recording and playback + All-new AB functionality + Master of decoding +Rapid file transfers through OTG + Shiny new capacitive touch buttons+Thoroughly modern, cool UI + Tailor your music with the graphic equalizer + Hi-Res Audio certified
Bestseller No. 5
FiiO M9 High Resolution Lossless Music MP3 Player with aptX, aptX HD, LDAC HiFi Bluetooth, USB Audio/DAC,DSD128 Support and WiFi/Air Play Full Touch Screen (Black)
  • USB Type-C connector丨balanced and single-ended outputs
  • 2GB storage with supports to 2TB expanded storage with micro-SD cards
  • Bluetooth audio with full format support--aptX/aptX HD/LDAC/HWA/SBC
  • Dual AK4490EN DACs for superb decoding performance
  • Deeply customized OS丨Wi-Fi Music Streaming丨USB DAC丨USB audio out
Bestseller No. 6
Shanling M0 Hi-Res Digital Audio Music Player with Bluetooth for Headphones, Speakers and USB C Input for Laptop, PC or MacBook (Black)
  • Shanling M0 utilizes touch screen from LG,offering bright colors and precise control,1.54" display 240*240 resolution
  • Shanling M0 is equipped with two way Bluetooth 4.1,it can stream music to Bluetooth speakers and headphones,but also receive signal from your phone or other sources
  • Shanling M0: Built-in ESS ES9218P chip for high-quality music experience
  • Shanling M0 is certified by the Japan Audio Association for High-Resolution Audio performance and it is the smallest player to receive such certification
  • With unibody construction,elegant curved design and selection of rich colors,M0 will easily fit along any style
Bestseller No. 7
HIFI WALKER H2 High Resolution Lossless MP3 Bluetooth FLAC WAV Digital Audio Player Portable with 16GB microsd Card and HD Audio Earphone
  • Delivers in-depth detailed high resolution audio. Supports distortion-free hifi music with all popular file format of Flac, Wav, WMA, MP3 and Native DSD (up to 128 bit/5.6 MHz) using the famous Texas Instruments Burr Brown PCM5102 DAC
  • 2-way Bluetooth 4.0 supporting high-definition wireless audio (Qualcomm aptX). Either work as a sender delivers signal or as a receiver to amplify music wirelessly.
  • MicroSD slot supports up to 256GB and USB OTG provided for enormous storage expansion. System can handle up to 14,999 music files. Small size slides easily into and out of any pocket. Perfect to carry.
  • Easily navigate through the scroll wheel. Intuitively controls Play/Pause and Next/Previous with 1 finger. Line out and earphone out ports for flexible usage including in car auxiliary cable or a home audio system
  • High-grade zinc alloy chassis lends the player its high quality, sturdy protection. 16GB MicroSD card and a pair of random earphone included. 30 days return policy without giving reason. 1 year replacement service.
Bestseller No. 8
FiiO M7 High Resolution Lossless Music Player with aptX, aptX HD, LDAC HiFi Bluetooth, FM Radio and Full Touch Screen (Silver) ...
  • Enjoy high fidelity wireless audio with aptX, aptX-HD and LDAC Bluetooth codecs
  • Utilize the ESS Sabre 9018Q2C DAC chip with high SN ratio, native DSD decoding for unsurpassed sound quality
  • 20 Hours play time and 40 Days standby time, owing to the power saving Samsung Exynos 7270 processor
  • Full touch screen with easy gesture control
  • Supports micro SD card expansion up to 512GB, FM radio and USB Audio output
Bestseller No. 9
Pioneer Hi-Res Digital Audio Player, Blue XDP-02U(L)
  • Compact, lightweight, and fits perfectly in your pocket
  • 2.4-Inch Full-color touchscreen (320 x 240 pixels)
  • Supports MQA, native DSD 5.6 MHz playback, DSD-IFF, FLAC/ALAC/WAV/AIFF up to 192 kHz/32-bit, MP3, and AAC
  • Twin ESS SABRE ES9018C2M DACs
Bestseller No. 10
Grace Digital Message and Music on Hold USB Digital MP3 Player, Silver (GDI-USBM10)
  • Plug and play -The included USB drive is preloaded with 6 hours of royalty - free music and standard thank you for holding messages
  • Auto play after power loss. The GDI-USBM10 automatically starts playing after power is restored
  • Built-in speaker - Monitor the audio on the device directly via the built-in speaker
  • Industrial strength- High quality metal enclosure and electronics for the demanding business environment. Place on a shelf or easily mount to any surface
  • Connectivity- RCA mono audio output with 8 / 600 ohm switch for optimal sound to your phone system
  • Auto Play Automatically Starts Playing After Power Is Restored. Use the included cable to plug the Music on Hold player into your phone system's audio input jacked (usual marked "music on hold")insert the USB drive and you're up and running
  • Includes - Free Grace Music master software for PC (Windows 7, Vista, XP), 512 MG USB thumb drive preloaded with 6 hours of royalty-free music, rca cables, mini connector, power adapter and manual
  • included power adapter - 110 / 220 VAC - 9VDC @ 500mA AC
Bestseller No. 11
FiiO M6 High Resolution Lossless Music MP3 Player with aptX, aptX HD, LDAC HiFi Bluetooth, USB Audio/DAC,DSD/Tidal/Spotify Support and WiFi/Air Play Full Touch Screen
  • Exynos 7270 (Dual-core 1GHz 14nm) with DAC ES9018Q2C for superb performance
  • USB Type C symmetrical connector丨2GB internal storage + micro-SD card support (2TB)
  • Dual-Mode Bluetooth 4.2 with full format support--aptX/aptX HD/LDAC/HWA/SBC
  • Wi-Fi Music Streaming丨AirPlay丨FiiO Link丨USB DAC丨USB audio out丨13 hours battery life
  • FiiO-customized Android OS with support to whitelisted apps: Tidal, Spotify, Qobuz, Roon, Deezer, etc.
SaleBestseller No. 12
AGPTEK HiFi Bluetooth MP3 Player Rocker V2 High Resolution Digital Audio Player with Gapless Playback for Audiophile, Compatible with Rockbox Supports up to 256GB, Black Upgraded Version
  • HIGH FIDELITY SOUND: Built in high quality audio decoding chip-cirrus logic CS42L51 stereo DAC, reproduce high-resolution original studio-quality audio without distortion or loss of sound.
  • LOSSLESS MUSIC EXPERIENCE: AAC/ Aif/ Apple lossless/ Ape/ Flac/ Ogg/ Wave/ Wma lossless/ M4a/ MP3/ WMA.( Not support Audible and DRM WMA, more details please check the last image on this page.)
  • GAPLESS PLAYBACK: AGPTEK ROCKER supports gapless playback, seamlessly transitions from one song to another. Perfect for listening to live albums, classical works.
  • EXPANDABLE UP TO 256GB SD CARD (Not included): Maximum hold 15000 songs. Please note that the player DOES NOT have internal storage. We recommend our AGPTE SD card,no incompatibility issue.
  • BLUETOOTH 4.0 CSR: Player supports BT version 4.0 and above. Compatible with most Bluetooth output device, support playlist under Bluetooth status, enjoy your high-fidelity stereo music with your wireless earphone.The player is compatible with 'Rockbox'. Please contact the seller for firmware update if you need the function. Kindly note: Bluetooth will be incompatible after updating firmware for Rockbox.
Bestseller No. 13
Pyle New Generation HiFi Digital Lossless Hi-Res Music Player- Portable High Resolution Digital Audio Player with USB Drive / 128 GB MAX Micro SD Card Reader, Supports Multiple Audio Formats PDAP18BK
  • HIFI LOSSLESS MUSIC: This Portable High Resolution Lossless Digital MP3 Player by Pyle supports MP3, WMA, WAV, FLAC, APE, ACC, OGG, AIFF, DSD 128 format and other music formats, with outstanding quality so you can enjoy your songs while doing sport or workout.
  • DIGITAL SCREEN AND USB/SD READER: The device is equipped with a HD 2 inch true-color LCD Screen for easy operation and for displaying song lyrics with its lyrics display function and it is also equipped with USB Flash Drive / 128 GB MAX Micro SD Card Reader
  • AUDIO EQUALIZER: This product features a sound equalizer with sound effect including rock, pop, soft, jazz, classical and techno. It also features multiple Playback Modes including Folder, Favorites, Random and All.
  • RECHARGEABLE BATTERY: This device is powered by a battery that can be fully charged within 2.5 hours and can give up to 30 hours of playtime. A charging cable is already included in the package.
  • PORTABLE AND EASY TO OPERATE: This compact small walkman / mini MP3 player has a Rugged and Durable Metal Case and is equipped with a jack for headphones and all necessary buttons for easy operation. To upgrade the system just download the new firmware released. Perfect for kids, teens, and adults.
Bestseller No. 14
Cowon Plenue D High Resolution Music Player 32GB (Gold/Black)
  • 24bit/192kHz High Definition Sound, High Quality 24bit Stereo DAC
  • SNR 123dB, THD+N 0.004%, Crosstalk -105dB
  • Jet Effect 5 & BBE+, FLAC/WAV/AIFF/ALAC/APE/MP3/WMA/OGG
  • Wide Angle Touch Display, Isometric Edge Design
  • Music Playback 100 hours, 32GB Internal Memory, microSD Card Slot, Matrix Browser
Bestseller No. 15
Number the Stars: Library Edition
  • Lois Lowry
  • Edition no. Unabridged (08/25/2006)
Bestseller No. 16
Sony NW-A55/B Walkman NW-A55 Hi-Res 16GB MP3 Player, Grayish Black
  • Precision engineered for improved sound quality
  • Truly authentic sound with Hi-Res Audio
  • S-Master HX digital amplifier for pure sound quality
  • DSEE HX upscaling restores quality to compressed files
  • In the box: Walkman, USB cable, Startup Guide, Instruction Manual
Bestseller No. 17
iBasso DX120 High Performance Digital Audio Player (Earth Brown)
  • The Lowest Distortion AK4495 Player
  • Full Balanced Output
  • Full Synchronization Technology
  • Dual Quick Charge & USB Type-C
  • The New Mango OS
Bestseller No. 18
HiBy R5 High Resolution Digital Audio Player, HiFi Lossless MP3 / MP4 Music Player,Support WiFi with Touchscreen + Free Cayin 2.5mm to 4.4mm Adaptor
  • The CS43198 chips MasterHIFI and SmartHIFI in the HiBy R5 Hi-Res Audio Player can deliver the very best performance in sound clarity and pure, euphoric audio listening. With Qualcomm Snapdragon 425,the R5 owns Rock-stable firmware and OS,it's the snappiest responding player in its class and beyond.
  • Both 3.5mm and 4.4mm ports support both headphone and line out functions. Thanks to battery space and efficiency optimizations, this palm-sized powerhouse outputs balanced power up to [email protected]Ω and [email protected]Ω, yet manages to last up to 11 hours balanced / 18 hours SE.
  • The UAT is an all-new Bluetooth audio codec developed at HiBy. Supporting an industry-highest sample rate of 192kHz,supports up to 1.2Mbps, it can even adapt and optimize itself to different music genres. Its DTA Android global lossless output technology ensures that sound output and reception can no longer be interfered with.
  • Supports two-way Bluetooth, aptX and aptx HD, which can be used as a Bluetooth transmitter or as a Bluetooth receiver, greatly enriching the HiFi player's gameplay. HiBy R5 lossless mp3 music player support for two-way LDAC, allowing the quality of wireless Bluetooth reaches a higher level.
  • HiBy R5 digital audio player adopts 4.0'' HD full touch screen,supports 5GHz/2.4GHz WiFi, Android 8.1 OS,FM Radio,E-Book, MSEB Tuning,QC 3.0 fast charge,USB DAC. 2GB ROM and 16GB RAM guaranteed smooth operation of multitasking systems, up to 512GB expandable memory can sore thousands of lossless musics.
Bestseller No. 19
Pioneer Hi-Res Digital Audio Player, Black XDP-30R(B)
  • DSD (5.6 MHz/2.8 MHz), DSD-IFF, FLAC, ALAC, WAV, AIFF, MP3, and AAC (maximum 192 kHz/32-bit) playback support
  • Includes Tidal and tune in on-demand streaming services
  • Twin SABRE (ES9601K) High-Output Amplifiers
  • Built-in Dual-band 5 GHz/2.4 GHz Wi-Fi (802.11) and Bluetooth Wireless Audio Streaming (Profile: A2DP/AVRCP,
Bestseller No. 20
MYMAHDI MP3 Player with Bluetooth 4.2, Touch Buttons with 2.4 inch Screen, 32GB Portable Lossless Digital Audio Player with FM Radio, Voice Recorder, Up to 60 Hours Playback Time(Up to 128GB), Black
  • Bluetooth 4.2: With bluetooth mp3 player, you could keep away from cables, which reduce the delay but speed up the transmission wirelessly, it could reduce the power consumption, you could also fast donwload the data from Android mobile via OTG without touble.
  • Sensitive Touch Button: High sensitive touch button, with fashion blue backlight for night, make it easy to operate quitely in every place. Unprecedented 2.4 inch large screen, easy to operate, gives you a good visual feast.
  • Hi-Fi Lossless Sound: Providing Hi-fi class sound that is close to the original, support most audio formats, perfect sound makes it an essential device for enthusiastic listeners and make your work and life more enjoyable.
  • Fashionable Design: Scratch-proof shell and smooth screen provides you comfortable hand-feel, and metal case has strong resistance to pressure and impact, touch button makes it easy to operate the player, you could enjoy music at anytime and anywhere.
  • Multi-function: Support music playback(WMA, OGG, APE, FLAC, WAV format playback), video playback(AMV, AVI, requires conversion tool to convert), record, FM radio, picture browsing(JPEG, BMP format), E-book, folder, alarm clock, stopwatch and so on.

There are so many DAP on the market that it makes sense to take your time and explore as many options as you can.

Our list is made by consider everything a consumer need in DAP so that our reader can be benefited. We hope you liked our Digital Audio Player Reviews.

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