Shanling is a Chinese company that specializes in producing a variety of audio products from digital audio players (DAPs) to CD players. I would like to thank Shanling for the review unit of M6. More information about the Shanling M6 can be found on Shanling.




  • Size: 71*17.5*133.5 mm
  • Screen: 4.7 inch 720*1280 Sharp IPS HD screen
  • Weight: 228g
  • System: Android 7.1
  • Audio Formats: DSF, DFF, ISO, DXD, APE, FLAC, WAV, AIFF, AIF, DTS, MP3, WMA, ACC, OGG, ALAC, MP2, M4A, AC3, M3U, M3UB
  • Support up to: 32 bit / 768 kHz DSD 128 (Hardware), DSD 256 (Software)
  • Switchable Gain: Low/High
  • Storage: 32 GB ROM + External Micro SD card, up to 2TB
  • DAC: 2 X AK4495SEQ
  • Digital Filter: 5 Different Filters


  • Version: 4.2
  • Codec Support:
    • Bi-directional -LDAC & SBC
    • Transmit only – HWA LHD, aptX HD & aptX

Single Ended Output Measurements

  • Output Power: 160mW@32Ω
  • Signal to Noise Ratio: 118dB
  • Channel Separation: 75dB(32Ω)
  • Dynamic range: 118dB
  • THD + N: 0.001%
  • Output Impedance: < 1 Ω

Balanced Output Measurements

  • Output Power: 350mW@32Ω
  • Signal to Noise Ratio: 119dB
  • Channel Separation: 109dB(32Ω)
  • Dynamic range: 119dB
  • THD + N: 0.001%
  • Output Impedance: < 2 Ω


  • Standard: 2.4G / 5G
  • Features: OTA Firmware Upgrade, File Transfer


  • Lifetime: 12 h (Single-Ended) / 9 h (Balanced)
  • Capacity: 4000 mAh

Unboxing & Accessories

The M6 comes in a maroon red package that has a grey protective cover. On the cover, there are the model name, product type and brand logo. At the side and back of the cover, there are the specifications. After opening the package, there are the M6, USB Type C cable, warranty card, quick start guide and screen protectors.

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