DAP Build & Design
The R5 has a rectangular design and the body is made of aluminum. This is the gold variant of R5. On the front, there is the touchscreen. At the left side, there are volume up/down buttons and Micro SD slot. At the right side, there are switch on/off button, play/pause button, back and next buttons. At the bottom of the R5, there are 3.5mm standard headphone output jack, 4.4mm balanced headphone output jack and USB Type C charging port. The back of the R5 sports the brand logo and some specifications.
The HiBy R5 has the MageSound 8-ball tuner where one can change the temperature, bass extension, bass texture, note thickness, vocals, female overtones, sibilance, impulse response and air. Furthermore, there are 12 sections of EQ with 8 presets (Pop, Blues, Classic, Jazz, Rock, Dance, Metal & Voice) and 1 custom preset. Lastly, it can be used as a standalone digital analogue converter (DAC) and supports line out (3.5mm & 4.4mm), Bluetooth 4.2, HiBy Link, UAT, 2.4G/5G dual band Wi-Fi and QC3.0 quick charge. More detailed information can be found under the Specifications section.