Comparisons

iBasso DX220 vs iBasso DX200

The DX220 has more sub-bass quantity and it boasts greater extension. The sub-bass reproduction on the DX220 is clinical and it packs agility. The rumble on the DX220 is quicker with depth. The mid-bass on the DX200 has slightly more body and the slam is presented not as tightly as on the DX220. The DX220 has a punchier expression. The bass decay on the DX220 is quicker and the bass texture on the DX220 is rendered smoothly. Each bass note on the DX220 is articulated in an incisive manner with a high level of precision. The midrange on the DX220 boasts a higher transparency level and vocals are expressed in a clearer manner with details. There is additional vocals presence which elevates the engagement level on the DX220. The lower midrange on the DX200 has more quantity than the DX220 and male vocals are expressed with reduced definition. The upper midrange on the DX220 is boosted well with additional forwardness for a higher intimacy level. There is a livelier female vocals display. Next, for the treble section, the DX220 has greater extension with better details retrieval. The crisp is more defined and there is the injection of sparkle to liven up the top end.  The amount of air rendered by the DX220 is greater. The DX220 has a more engaging presentation and the articulation is precise. Lastly, for the soundstage, there is natural expansion for both. The DX220 has greater width magnitude while the depth on the DX200 is more closed in. The DX220 provides a more spacious feeling.

iBasso DX220 vs HiBy R6 Pro

The R6 Pro has slightly more sub-bass quantity but the DX220 has the edge for extension. The sub-bass reproduction on the DX220 is tighter with a higher engagement level. The R6 Pro takes on a full-bodied approach and it provides a weighted rumble. The mid-bass on the R6 Pro has more body and the slam is delivered in a fuller manner but with reduced agility. The bass texture on the R6 Pro is rendered smoothly while the bass decay of the DX220 is quicker with more agility. Each bass note on the R6 Pro is articulated with a more robust hit while the articulation on the DX220 is incisive. The midrange on the DX220 is detailed and it boasts higher transparency level. Vocals reproduction on the DX220 is rendered in a cleaner manner with more vibrance. The lower midrange on the R6 Pro is fuller than the DX220 and male vocals are expressed in a thicker manner but with reduced clarity. The upper midrange has a stronger emphasis and the boost creates a livelier female vocals listen. For the treble section, the DX220 has the edge in extension and its presentation provides an airier feeling. The crisp is more defined and the extra sparkle on the DX220 injects the necessary excitement for higher engagement level. The R6 Pro has more body for a thicker expression. For the soundstage, both expands more naturally. The DX220 has greater width magnitude with a less closed in depth. There is a more spacious presentation on the DX220.

iBasso DX220 vs Sony NW-WM1A

The DX220 has more sub-bass quantity than the NW-WM1A and it boasts greater extension. The sub-bass reproduction on the DX220 is more incisive and impact is brought out well. The mid-bass on the NW-WM1A has more body but the DX220 has a tighter punch. The bass decay on the DX220 is quicker with agility while the bass texture on both is rendered in a similar manner. Each bass note on the DX220 is articulated with a clinical hit and there is a higher level of precision. The midrange on the DX220 is expressed in a detailed approach with higher transparency level. Vocals reproduction on the DX220 is expressed with cleanliness. The lower midrange on the NW-WM1A has more body and male vocals are expressed with additional lushness but with reduced presence. The upper midrange on the DX220 is boosted more than the NW-WM1A and there is a livelier female vocals display. The treble on the DX220 has greater extension than the NW-WM1A with a brighter and open presentation. There is a higher level of details retrieval on the DX220. The amount of air rendered is greater on the DX220. The NW-WM1A has more body with a laid-back expression. The extra sparkle gives more energy on the DX220. Treble articulation on the DX220 is more precise. Lastly, for the soundstage, the expansion on the DX220 is more natural. The DX220 has the edge with greater width magnitude. The depth on the NW-WM1A is more closed in. There is a more holographic feeling on the DX220.

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