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FiiO X1 Silver by Review Summary ,  Aug 21, 2015

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FiiO X1 Silver
Report Date: 01/03/2016
Based on 517 customer reviews
Overall satisfaction: 4.2
Returned or considering to return: 6.0%

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Individual Feature Rating
Capacity5.0   above average
Portable5.0   above average
Memory4.8   above average
Audio4.7   above average
Simple4.7   average
Battery4.6   above average
Level4.6   above average
Value4.6   average
Volume4.6   above average
Headphone4.5   above average
Quality4.5   average
Sound4.5   average
Size4.4   above average
Price4.3   average
USB4.2   above average
Control4.1   above average
Listening4.0   average
Music4.0   below average
Button3.8   above average
Support3.8   above average
iPod3.6   below average
Screen3.2   below average
Charging3.1   below average
Scroll2.5   average


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Amazon

Amazon:
"Hopefully someone who runs into this problem and comes to Amazon reviews first (instead of just googling it like I did) comes across this review and potentially saves themselves the hassle of a return."
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"Although I had to return the first unit because of a headphone jack issue, Amazon made the swap painless."
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"The specifications as advertised here on Amazon and on the FiiO website were accurate."
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"For $100 (let alone the $200 that Amazon claims it should retail for), it'd be nice if someone had taken this thing out for a spin in their car before putting it on the market."
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"Also, the product questions section right here on amazon provides some good info."
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"Three stars might seem harsh, considering all the players good points, but the descriptions on Amazon, and on FiiO's own website, give the impression that the XI offers all the usual play settings."
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Audio

Audio:
"The only slightly negative I have found so far is that its audio output power is a bit anemic."
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"My Koss Portapros have never sounded this good from any other audio source."
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"I don't have a Bluetooth stereo in my car, so I had been tolerating the terrible audio quality from the headphone jack of my Note 4 for the past few months and had been looking for a high capacity non-Apple audio player."
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"The audio from this device is really good."
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"The audio is really good."
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"This has to be dollar for dollar one of the best audio purchases I ever made."
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"I am using Audio Tecnica heads which sounds fantastic on my Nokia phone."
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"Great mp3 player for those who are sticklers for audio quality."
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Battery

Battery:
"The battery life, which is also not as good as claimed is definitely not 10 hours."
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"Pros: Great design, build quality, sound and ease of use, GUI is very easy to use and intuitive, can drive very demanding headphonesCons: Firmware still feels like beta, the buttons feel flimsy and cheap when pressed, battery life is pretty short"
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"I had a 30gb 5th gen ipod video prior but the battery life among other things began to fail so I had to upgrade."
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"I am on week one of ownership, battery charge seems very good."
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"Album artwork will display if you've got it which was a bonus and the battery life from what I've experienced so far is amazing."
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"Battery life is pretty good, about 8-9 hours continuous play."
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"Battery power is good on it also."
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"It has great battery life and feels solidly built."
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Button

Button:
"Then you try to make a selection and you've picked the wrong artist or album because the center button moved you again."
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"The only drawbacks, which are not ones I even attribute to the X1, and more to my dependence upon iTunes and Apple's media interface are these:-Song titles are always prefixed by track number (slightly annoying)-Similarly, file names include everything (even the .mp3 or .flac on the end)-There is no easy sync button that I have found yet."
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"Button configuration is not great, they tend to be sluggish when you want to scroll songs, yet at other times will change at the slightest bump."
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"Has an annoying feature where the buttons can't be used when the screen hibernates, which doesn't sound like much but it gets old fast."
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"I had a Cowon C2 before this unit and the Cowon had great sound but was plagued by a less than intuitive UI and a broken power button that I was nursing along."
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"the main problem I have with this device is the fact that with one touch of a button you can delete an entire file which is a big problem for me specifically when my younger kids use it."
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"But in spite of this issue, I'm reasonably satisfied with the product because of the excellent sound and the fact that the multiple physical buttons (7, not counting the selection button) let you use the product without a functioning click wheel."
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"Buttons provide excellent navigation; Just the right amount."
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"I was very excited about the X1 for many reasons: Sound quality (excellent), SD card storage, physical buttons and a good old click-wheel."
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"It is easy to use once you get use to the menu and the buttons."
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"there should be a home button or something more user friendly."
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Capacity

Capacity:
"For a large capacity portable player that has good sound, good functionality, a decent interface, and a good price point, the X1 is it."
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"I will say that I like the concept of changeable memory chips for greater capacity."
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"This is an incredible price for a device this nicely made, with a storage capacity of up to 128 Gb."
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"I am really impressed by the quality of this unit (wanted something with actual buttons and not a screen), the memory capacity (would recommend letting the FiiO format the memory card when you first use it), and the ease of use on the unit."
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"and it has decent capacity (when the largest compatible card is used)...BUT HERE'S THE CATCH: the player does support memory cards up to 128G but IT DOES NOT SUPPORT 128G WORTH OF SONGS."
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Charging

Charging:
"However, the black one I got had a weird defect, too- the charging port was sticking out."
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"My biggest complaint is the you can't use it while it is charging."
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"However, be aware of the following:- No AC adapter is included with the player even though the Quick Start guide recommends using an AC adapter and does not recommend using the enclosed computer-to-player USB charger (what?"
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"My only complaint thus far is the location of the charging port and Jack do not make for the most convenient desktop position when charging at work.... and I'd like to see my files bit rate on the device, which I can't really see thus far."
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"Will play & charge at the same time.2 drawbacks- no alphabetical search; click-wheel wants very positive pressure to scroll (you can scroll albums with the ff buttons).I didn't want to replace my Creative Nomad JB III (no more replacement drives to be had), but this makes me very happy."
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"The device had worked perfectly up until 12 19 15 when the device stopped working and would not charge."
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"I am on week one of ownership, battery charge seems very good."
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"The second reason is the glaring omission of a charger, especially since the instructions recommend NOT charging through a computer USB port."
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"Battery life is ok. Heats up pretty fast as its charging."
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Headphone

Headphone:
"The first is that I've now had the opportunity to test a variety of headphones with the player, and found that (in my opinion) it does not sound very good with inexpensive headphones--in fact I'd say inferior to my old Sansa Clip+."
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"My only complaint...with headphones, turning it on off produces only a tiny 'tick' sound."
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"I don't have a Bluetooth stereo in my car, so I had been tolerating the terrible audio quality from the headphone jack of my Note 4 for the past few months and had been looking for a high capacity non-Apple audio player."
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"The EQ is very weak on the low end in all of my headphones buds, and I can barely notice a difference when adjusting it by the firmware."
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"- Comes with software equalizer, which helps for adjusting sound- Micro SD slotCons:- Default UI may seem boring hard to read- Anyone new to a discrete DAP may complain about the convenience compared to the phone (I did not)- Music must be transferred via usb cable, which actually helps me personally (read below)- Some users complain about a lack of certain features, but those features are software dependent and may be changed in the future- Some users have complained about bass, but that can either be adjusted using the equalizer, and this is only a problem to more bass neutral headphones IEMs (Should not really be that much of a problem)The Fiio X1, for a hundred dollar DAP, is a very solid choice for the price."
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"The X1 drives my 32 ohm Klipsch Image One headphones very well."
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"I thought this thing was suppose to produce all kinds of extra power to help push your headphones earbuds to the next level with no problem."
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"But, if you care about music and already own good headphones and a bunch of CDs or FLAC files, the FiiO X1 is the best way for you to get a taste of the good stuff for mere peanuts."
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"Paired with a decent headphone amp like the Fiio E12, the sound is even better still."
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"The wonder of this player is that with a lossless format and good set of headphones the sound is spectacular."
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Instruction

Instruction:
"Pay attention to the instructions and proper setup of the player to avoid most of the complaints that other reviewers have noted."
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"If I had to complain about anything I would say the instructions could be more detailed and include more detail on the functions and how to update the firmware as some of us are not as good with the tech things."
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"A great device that can really be used quickly without a good user's manual [good thing, because the instructions that came with it are a few flavors shy of a Baskin Robbins]."
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"I think the only complaint I have is the virtual lack of instructions, though even those of us with limited tech-savvy will figure it out with a little experimentation."
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"At first it's a little confusing, you've got the instructions, but they aren't clear at all."
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"Easy to use with minimal instructions to readCons:1."
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"Comes with an instruction manual very nice."
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"- Since this is a China-made high end product, the instructions are in good English, but it's still lacking in details."
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"The second reason is the glaring omission of a charger, especially since the instructions recommend NOT charging through a computer USB port."
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"The bad'ish:The instructions which come with it are pretty useless."
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Level

Level:
"- Easy to use (though if you're looking for iPod level simplicity, you may be slightly disappointed."
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"There are so many things to say about this entry level DAP and it's capabilities, but probably the best compliment I can give it is that both my husband and I have very different taste in music, and even how we like to listen to it."
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"I thought this thing was suppose to produce all kinds of extra power to help push your headphones earbuds to the next level with no problem."
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"Volume levels are good."
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"It is a great entry level player for high res and a better sounding player then higher priced IPods with less storage."
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"I think it's a great entry level DAP for a true audiophile that doesn't wish to be bothered with useless settings and gadgets....just a simple player."
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Listening

Listening:
"The device has no fast forward or rewind, which really makes listening to podcasts a frustrating experience."
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"I leaned on my Android phone for some of my music needs but always never enjoyed music listening from it."
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"Different in the form of to my observations a retained quality of sound on ultra-heavy bass output, background instruments still sounding very clear when normally drowned out and scratchy on .mp3, and more of a personal result of blasting music constantly, a moderately painful migraine that forms after 3 hours of nonstop listening that I could never achieve with the ipod using the same tracks."
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"You can use headphone in and with my Skull Candy Hesh 2s I only need my volume at around 30 (of 100) to have a great listening experience I can also use the out setting and run it through the AMP setting on my surround sound Dennon RC 1147 stereo at home."
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"This player has lived up to my expectations and made listening to music on the go fun again."
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"I can't believe how much I am enjoying listening to music on this small device."
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"Quality of audio is outstanding and works well for listening to albums that are easy to access."
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"Quality: The sound that this device puts out is amazing, coming from years of MP3 listening, to be able to listen to loss less tracks and files is a step forward and takes a person to the next level."
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Memory

Memory:
"Updating memory contents via the USB cable can damage track zero, making the card less usable."
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"i ordered the recommended $50 memory card with these players and experience a lag between song selections taking up to several seconds."
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"I will say that I like the concept of changeable memory chips for greater capacity."
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"Uses up to 128Gb card so the storage is excellent and you can buy additional memory cards to expand your collections."
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"I bought a 64 gig memory chip that will hold my entire collection easily for about $20."
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"Pros:- Relatively inexpensive, even considering the necessitated additional purchase of a microSD card- Tons of space at a price point of your choosing- Includes rubber-like case- Includes 2 protective transparent plastic screenthingies- Includes three different decal sets to dress it up in- Long battery life with auto-off; I think the battery's only ever ran out on me twice- Has separate, really loud output mode for use with external speakers- Plays crazy lossless formats for audiophiles (even though I can't tell the difference and they take up a ton of space)- Solid-state memory won't get corrupted as easily as HDDs (I hope)- Comes with some kind of warranty that I don't feel like examining or relating the details of- It has frozen on two occasions in the 9 months I've owned it, but the behavior was immediately corrected by pressing the recessed reset button on side with a straightened staple, so no big dealCons:- The interface is a little unwieldy and very bare-bones- Using your OS's file system to manage the library can also be a little unwieldy- Flash memory takes kind of a long time to write to- Does not come with wall outlet attachment for USB cable (I use the 5V charger that I also use for my Raspberry Pi)Overall: There's no way to beat this value of this amazing device."
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Music

Music:
"It can even play my itunes music, some which I haven't been able to play on anything but a computer since abandoning the contenting hoarding Apple in 2007.If you want a real treat, convert your CDs to lossless FLAC format, it's amazing."
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"I am a newbie to music players and this is my first music player, so I would not know good from bad, but I think this player is awesome."
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"I bought this because my experience with iTunes and my iphone has progressively become more and more frustrating when it comes to music."
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"Since I organize my music by folders and my music files are haphazardly tagged, this can be a problem on long drives."
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"However upon turning on my device I got the error No music detected in library when I tried to search by category."
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"I've been spoiled by my phone- I miss not being able to start typing in words I know are in the title of the song and just being brought to it... that said- I was finding my notifications inturupting good music annoying, and I wanted to be notified of those things."
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"if you really want great sound quality and use your FLAC music this music player is for you."
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"He wanted a music player that was old school he wanted something with simple controls, lots of storage, and easy to add music to."
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"The player acts like a hard drive when connected to your computer so adding music is as easy as drag and drop."
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"But, if you care about music and already own good headphones and a bunch of CDs or FLAC files, the FiiO X1 is the best way for you to get a taste of the good stuff for mere peanuts."
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"But its easy to use and load music."
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Portable

Portable:
"Background: I've owned four portable MP3 players: a Creative Nomad MuVo, an iPod Classic (160GB), and two Zunes (80GB & 120GB)."
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"For a large capacity portable player that has good sound, good functionality, a decent interface, and a good price point, the X1 is it."
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"For the price this is the best portable file player around."
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"Excellent powerfull portable music player, FW 1.5 recommended."
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"Amazing portable music player!"
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Power

Power:
"I had a Cowon C2 before this unit and the Cowon had great sound but was plagued by a less than intuitive UI and a broken power button that I was nursing along."
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"The only slightly negative I have found so far is that its audio output power is a bit anemic."
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"I was able to jerry rig something together, but it is odd to have a music player that is missing both a power cord and any way to listen to it."
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"Battery power is good on it also."
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"I am ripping my entire CD collection into FLAC files to preserve the collection and to make access to the music easier with the organizing powers of the computer."
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"A pretty average button lay out, you have your power on button at the top followed by the volume up and down buttons on the side, on the front you have your back, forward backward, your select and special buttons."
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"What I'm amazed at is the clarity of the sound and the power of the volume."
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"The sound is wonderful and definitely has enough power."
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Price

Price:
"Buy this thing you wont regret cause it really worth the money."
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"I didn't want to commit to one more digital format just to be disappointed by it after spending a ton of money."
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"I always research my purchases for at least 3 days before making my decision (wasted thousands on great deal buys over the years only to regret later) I compare price, functionality, durability and style."
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"As someone who has multiple headphones I can definitely tell you that if you are looking for bang for your buck, unless your current player is really terrible, you should invest all your money in the best headset you can afford, that will improve you audio quality much more than upgrading the player."
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"The first is that I've now had the opportunity to test a variety of headphones with the player, and found that (in my opinion) it does not sound very good with inexpensive headphones--in fact I'd say inferior to my old Sansa Clip+."
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"IMO this is the best all-around player currently available when it comes to a compromise between price and quality."
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"Executive Summary: Amazing for the price."
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"For a large capacity portable player that has good sound, good functionality, a decent interface, and a good price point, the X1 is it."
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"Pretty impressed with this unit for the price."
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"I think the X1 is a very good complement, that additionally have a very good price, to hear in a better quality my Hi Res files."
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"works well and the price is right."
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Quality

Quality:
"The sound quality is good and nothing much to complain."
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"):One thing there are few complaints about is sound quality, which is crisp, clear and detailed."
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"IMO this is the best all-around player currently available when it comes to a compromise between price and quality."
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"Just think about itIn fact,1) this device sounds somewhat better than typical modern smartphone.2) UI is not very friendly, but usefull3) build quality is acceptable4) the screen is kinda small."
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"I don't have a Bluetooth stereo in my car, so I had been tolerating the terrible audio quality from the headphone jack of my Note 4 for the past few months and had been looking for a high capacity non-Apple audio player."
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"The quality is good... but unfortunately you have to add the phrase For the money...As others have mentioned: the display is pretty bad, with a size 4 or 6 dark gray font on a light gray background... WTH?"
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"if you really want great sound quality and use your FLAC music this music player is for you."
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"I was very excited about the X1 for many reasons: Sound quality (excellent), SD card storage, physical buttons and a good old click-wheel."
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"Needless to say the sound quality from the X1 is amazing."
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"After doing some research the Fiio players seemed to be far and away the best option based on value and sound quality."
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"Excellent quality of sound, you can handle your music in a very easy and convenient way."
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Screen

Screen:
"I like my gagets, android, and touch screens, and did not know what I was missing out on with this simple and elegant machine."
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"I just hate touch screens."
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"Got a blue screen with error codes and stuck there."
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"Has an annoying feature where the buttons can't be used when the screen hibernates, which doesn't sound like much but it gets old fast."
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"The biggest drawback for me is the screen."
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"Just think about itIn fact,1) this device sounds somewhat better than typical modern smartphone.2) UI is not very friendly, but usefull3) build quality is acceptable4) the screen is kinda small."
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"Oh and they had already placed a screen protector on when it arrived and included a back up, as well as a nice thin black slip on case and a USB cable."
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"The screen is small, but very nice, just right for reading song info and seeing album covers."
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"I noticed 3 skins came with it as well as a silicone sleeve and on top of that 3 screen protectors one of which was already installed just had to pull the final backing off."
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"Well, the FIIO screen lit up but nothing else - blank lit screen."
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"I am really impressed by the quality of this unit (wanted something with actual buttons and not a screen), the memory capacity (would recommend letting the FiiO format the memory card when you first use it), and the ease of use on the unit."
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Scroll

Scroll:
"Scrolling overshoots whatever you're aiming for and scrolling one item at a time is tricky (similar problem to the Apple scroll wheels but at least those had a nice interface).Ultimately, I think I regret buying this."
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"Button configuration is not great, they tend to be sluggish when you want to scroll songs, yet at other times will change at the slightest bump."
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"Maybe I've just been spoiled by touchscreens, but it seems to be very inconsistent about how far it scrolls from the same amount of rotation."
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"Awesome player...the only drawback is the scroll wheel."
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"First off is that it is hard to scroll through all your artists using the wheel this thing has."
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"file names are not readable easy.5) scroll center wheel is too sensitive to a touch of finger.6) the device may freeze just because."
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"This player is set up with a simple scroll wheel and I like that it has nice tactile feedback as I turn the wheel."
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"Scrolling overshoots whatever you're aiming for and scrolling one item at a time is tricky (similar problem to the Apple scroll wheels but at least those had a nice interface).Ultimately, I think I regret buying this."
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"I was very happy for four months, at which point the scroll wheel started to skip and even move backwards."
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"works fantastic, would be great if there was a more efficient way to scroll through all songs kind of like Ipod where you can jump by letter, but overall a great product, battery life is a little underwhelming, but definitely worth the price."
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"- Scroll wheel works well and is rather fluid in the interface."
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Setting

Setting:
"The most frustrating thing is the idle turnoff setting."
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"other than that I find organizing the songs pretty complicated and the setting are so confusing that I couldn't figure them our even after reading twice the poorly English written instruction manual ."
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"You can use headphone in and with my Skull Candy Hesh 2s I only need my volume at around 30 (of 100) to have a great listening experience I can also use the out setting and run it through the AMP setting on my surround sound Dennon RC 1147 stereo at home."
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"I selected the preset equalizer setting that was closest to what I prefer and was then easily able to tweak it to exact what I want."
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"Having something that can play so many different formats (especially lossless) is great and I've found the interface and settings to be quite nice."
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"the only way to improve this would be a more user friendly file management and playlist setting."
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"Even on the headphone setting, at 20-30 out of 100 on the volume setting it is louder and much more detailed and clear in sound."
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Simple

Simple:
"I like my gagets, android, and touch screens, and did not know what I was missing out on with this simple and elegant machine."
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"He wanted a music player that was old school he wanted something with simple controls, lots of storage, and easy to add music to."
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"This player is set up with a simple scroll wheel and I like that it has nice tactile feedback as I turn the wheel."
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"Higher quality music that is easy to play on a simple user-friendly operating system for 100 bucks?"
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"In simple terms, as many people have said, this device is SUPERIOR to my iPods and Android phone."
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"It is great having a simple media player again."
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Size

Size:
"Sound was good (not as good as Cowon), interface was brain dead easy and it was small and light."
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"I was greatly helped by the many reviewers who have taken the time to detail the advantages & small (for me) negatives of the X1, along with useful tips."
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"Browsing tracks is easy though the UI is a little small and my degrading eyesight has trouble reading the fonts without glasses."
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"I've always shy'd away from apple products, they're overpriced, proprietary and most of all mediocre, so I sought out inexpensive alternatives to size up against my girlfriends Ipod Classic and let me tell you the Fiio X1 just blew all my expectations out of the water!"
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"The screen is small, but very nice, just right for reading song info and seeing album covers."
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"Good size."
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"I can't believe how much I am enjoying listening to music on this small device."
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"good battery life amazing sound and smaller in size than I thought(which is good) it's got some nice extra features that I didn't expect and I couldn't be happier with the build quality."
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"This player is small, smaller then I originally expected which I love."
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Sound

Sound:
"Sound was good (not as good as Cowon), interface was brain dead easy and it was small and light."
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"I was worried about the sound being too 'digitized', and not warm - sounding."
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"The sound quality is good and nothing much to complain."
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"The sound isn't as good as the Fiios in my opinion, but since I'm using it in my car it is much handier to use while driving."
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"I had a Cowon C2 before this unit and the Cowon had great sound but was plagued by a less than intuitive UI and a broken power button that I was nursing along."
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"if you really want great sound quality and use your FLAC music this music player is for you."
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"However, the product functions as designed and sounds outstanding."
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"Outstanding sound2."
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"I was very excited about the X1 for many reasons: Sound quality (excellent), SD card storage, physical buttons and a good old click-wheel."
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"Well the sound is great; I couldn't be happier."
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Support

Support:
"The problem lies in the fact that the current firmware supports only 5800 songs."
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"The problem continues no technical support from the website."
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"I contacted FiiO's customer service and explained the situation, to which they replied, There are two situations about this problem: 1.Some songs x1 can't support because of their formats."
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"The more I type the more disgusted I am with the lack of quality control and support.. as well as releasing hardware and software with problems that make them unusable."
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"I would have liked to see USB host support to enable the use of a SSD or other larger USB storage option."
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"Namely, IPODs do not support FLAC and require Itunes for painless syncing."
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"Cons of the X1:- Although the sound is crisp and clear with equalizer selections, there is only minimal bass support from the player."
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"You would need excellent earphones and speakers that have great bass support if you want to listen to a lot of heavy metal, rap and dance songs."
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"For a player that supports a 128GB card, it does a pretty bad job at supporting the media that you can store in 128GB, which pretty much makes the player useless for me, as my collection is over 11,000 tracks."
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Value

Value:
"For $99 this DAP has an amazing value with a hard to beat price performance ratio especially if you take into consideration everything from its build, design, sound, and firmware."
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"After doing some research the Fiio players seemed to be far and away the best option based on value and sound quality."
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"Great value..."
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"Great price for a value."
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"The feel and general operation of the X1 is comfortable and easy and along with the audio quality, menu selections, and cosmetics make this an excellent value."
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"Pros:- Relatively inexpensive, even considering the necessitated additional purchase of a microSD card- Tons of space at a price point of your choosing- Includes rubber-like case- Includes 2 protective transparent plastic screenthingies- Includes three different decal sets to dress it up in- Long battery life with auto-off; I think the battery's only ever ran out on me twice- Has separate, really loud output mode for use with external speakers- Plays crazy lossless formats for audiophiles (even though I can't tell the difference and they take up a ton of space)- Solid-state memory won't get corrupted as easily as HDDs (I hope)- Comes with some kind of warranty that I don't feel like examining or relating the details of- It has frozen on two occasions in the 9 months I've owned it, but the behavior was immediately corrected by pressing the recessed reset button on side with a straightened staple, so no big dealCons:- The interface is a little unwieldy and very bare-bones- Using your OS's file system to manage the library can also be a little unwieldy- Flash memory takes kind of a long time to write to- Does not come with wall outlet attachment for USB cable (I use the 5V charger that I also use for my Raspberry Pi)Overall: There's no way to beat this value of this amazing device."
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Volume

Volume:
"ALSO A BIG COMPLAINT: Unless I am using this unit incorrectly, you have to push the on off button before you can change the volume or skip forward to a new song, etc."
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"You can use headphone in and with my Skull Candy Hesh 2s I only need my volume at around 30 (of 100) to have a great listening experience I can also use the out setting and run it through the AMP setting on my surround sound Dennon RC 1147 stereo at home."
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"Volume levels are good."
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"Even on the headphone setting, at 20-30 out of 100 on the volume setting it is louder and much more detailed and clear in sound."
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"I plug it into my set of (small) external computer speakers, but have to crank their volume up to max to get a decent listening level."
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"Bass is tight and stereo separation is excellent and consistent through the volume range."
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iPod

iPod:
"If you are still listening to cruddy MP3s on an old iPod, or worse, your phone, you are doing it wrong."
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"I've heard lots of complaints from iPod users, usually because of iTunes, and so I wanted something different and I finally chose the FiiO X1 because it seemed to be the best for its price, and for what I wanted."
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"The UI is nice, but not as nice as the one from the Ipod."
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"With regards to my Ipod, I had seen a service technician several times, but despite replacements and different advice as to method of usage, I was not happy with the instability of my Ipod."
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"Fiio has fixed some of my complaints about the x3; this is very iPod looking and much easier to navigate than the older model."
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"I tried to fix them and as I slowly approached potentially $100 in parts to try to fix them with no 100% guarantee I will get my iPods working, I turned to the internet for a 2015 solution to my problem."
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"Background: I've owned four portable MP3 players: a Creative Nomad MuVo, an iPod Classic (160GB), and two Zunes (80GB & 120GB)."
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"The sound quality of the FIIO X1 is superior to the Ipod quality sound, even using the apple lossless format."
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"When I compare the storage space per dollar to iPods or Zunes, the FiiO is hands-down the winner."
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"Easy to use and it holds so much more than any ipod for the price."
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"Don't be fooled either, It is an amazing player that I believe is more favorable over an iPod Classic and other expensive Hi-Res Players."
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