Introduction
iBasso is a Chinese brand that is known for their digital audio players (DAPS). They have released the iBasso DX200 not too long ago to mark their 10th anniversary. The iBasso DX200 allows the change of amp modules for different sound signatures. Recently, iBasso has released the DX150 that comes with the AMP6 module. I would like to thank iBasso for providing the DX150 as a review unit. You can purchase the DX150 from their official website, iBasso .

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Specifications

  • OS: Android 6.0
  • CPU: 64bit 8 Cores A53
  • RAM: 2G LPDDR3
  • Rom: 32G eMMC
  • DAC: Dual AK4490EQ
  • Sample Rate: PCM:8kHz-384kHz(8/16/24/32bits) native DSD:DSD64/128/256
  • USB DAC Function: XMOS XU208, Thesycon USB driver.
  • WiFi/Bluetooth: 802.11(b/g/n/ac)(2.4Ghz/5Ghz),Bluetooth4.1.
  • Battery: 3.8V 4400mAh Li-polymer battery provided by MBELL.
  • Quick Charge: PD2.0, compatible with QC2.0.
  • Size: 128.5mm*69mm*19.5mm
  • Weight: 245g

2.5mm Balanced Output:

  • Output Voltage: 4.8Vrms(without load) 3.7Vrms(32Ω load), 425mW THD+N<0.001%)
  • Frequency Response:10Hz-40KHz +/-0.5dB
  • THD+N:0.00028%,-111dB (without load @2.4Vrms)
    0.00032%,-110dB (32Ω load @2.4Vrms)
  • Dynamic Range:118dB
  • S/N:118dB
  • Crosstalk:-119dB

3.5mm Single Ended Output:

  • Output Voltage:2.4Vrms(without load)
    2.4Vrms(32Ω load), 185mW THD+N<0.001%)
  • Frequency Response:10Hz-40KHz +/-0.5dB
  • THD+N:0.0004%,-108dB (without load @1.2Vrms)
    0.0004%,-108dB (32Ω load @1.2Vrms)
  • Dynamic Range:117dB
  • S/N:117dB
  • Crosstalk:-115dB

Line out:

  • Output Voltage:2.4Vrms
  • Frequency Response:10Hz-40KHz +/-0.5dB
  • THD+N:0.0004%,-108dB (without load @1.5Vrms)
  • Dynamic Range :118dB
  • S/N:117dB

Average Play Time: 10.5 hours with the DX150
The play time varies with different sample rate/bit rates, and headphone/IEM load.

Unboxing & Accessories

The DX150 comes in a black package that has a grey protective cover. On the cover, there is the brand name and logo. At the back of the cover, it shows the specifications. After opening the package, there is the DX150. Below the DX150 is a rectangular package that contains case, burn-in cable, coaxial cable, USB Type C cable, warranty card and screen protector. Overall, the accessories are rather sufficient and it is presented nicely.

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