Comparisons

iBasso DX150 vs iBasso DX200

The DX200 has less sub-bass quantity than the DX150 but it is able to extend greater. The bass of the DX150 is fuller. The bass texture is rendered with additional smoothness. The bass decay is significantly quicker on the DX200 with agility. Each bass note on the DX200 is presented with more finesse. The mid-bass of the DX150 has extra quantity while on the DX200, there is a tight and quick slam and it contributes to the overall dynamics. The bass presentation on the DX150 is smooth with natural rumble. The midrange on the DX200 has better transparency and it is expressed in a cleaner manner. On the other hand, the DX150 presents its midrange with more fullness. The lower mids is slightly thicker on the DX150 and male vocals benefit from it. The upper mids on the DX200 is boosted and the female vocals thrive with the forwardness. There is a higher intimacy level. Next, for the treble section, the DX200 has the edge in the extension and it is able to produce a greater amount of air. The DX150 has more body in the treble. The details retrieval on the DX200 is better and there is a precise articulation. There is additional sparkle on the DX200. Lastly, for the soundstage, the DX200 has a greater width magnitude while the depth on the DX150 is more closed in. Positioning of vocals and instruments has better accuracy on the DX200.

iBasso DX150 vs HiBy R6

The R6 has less sub-bass quantity than the DX150 but it has a greater extension. The DX150 presents it in a smooth approach while the R6 takes on a clinical approach. The bass texture on the DX150 is rendered with more smoothness. The bass decay on the R6 is slightly quicker and it creates good engagement. The rumble is expressed in a natural manner on the DX150. The mid-bass on the DX150 has more body and it is able to deliver the slam with punch. Each bass note on both players is articulated with precision. On the DX150, there is a cleaner hit. The midrange on the DX150 is fuller and it helps producing an organic vocals performance. The lower mids on the DX150 has more body and male vocals are presented well. Emotions are conveyed effectively. The upper mids on the R6 has extra forwardness which helps to create a more intimate female vocals presentation. In the treble section, the R6 extends with more magnitude and it is brighter. The amount of air rendered on both is quite similar. The DX150 has additional body and it has a smoother treble presentation. The R6 is slightly more exciting. Lastly, the DX150 has a more natural expansion for its soundstage. The R6 has slightly greater width magnitude while the depth on both is similar.

iBasso DX150 vs Oriolus DP100

The DX150 has less sub-bass quantity and it is able to extend more than the DP100. There is fuller sub-bass reproduction on the DP100. The mid-bass of the DX150 is more agile and it is able to express the slam in a quicker manner. The DP100 expresses it with additional weight. The DX150 is able to provide extra punch which helps to improve the overall dynamics. Bass decay on the DX150 is slightly faster and the bass texture on the DP100 is rendered more smoothly. The midrange on the DP100 is thicker than the DX150 and it is rendered with extra density. The lower mids on the DP100 has more body and it is able to tackle male vocals better with thickness. The upper mids on the DX150 is more forward and it boosts the intimacy of female vocals. Next, for the treble section, the DX150 has more extension while the DP100 showcases extra body. The air rendered on the DX150 has more amount and the details retrieval is better. Lastly, both expand naturally in its stage and the stage width on the DX150 is greater. The depth on the DP100 is more closed in.

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