The Hiby R6 is an upcoming digital audio player with dual ESS ES9028Q2M DACs. With a Snapdragon 425 chipset and Android 6.0 OS built-in, the Hiby R6, whilst connected to WiFi, can masquerade as a cellphone, simply with out the capacity to make phone calls the conventional way — you may use other voice services like Skype though.

HiBy R6 HiFi Music Player Design

This is a powerful smart HiFi music player powered by way of a customized Android OS. The chassis is carved out of a corrosion-resistant 316L chrome steel block with a few beautiful CNC curving. The music participant measures 2.6 x 4.57 x 0.59 inches and weighs 0.61/ 0.42 lbs (chrome steel/aluminum alloy). The R6 uses a capacitive 4.2″ IPS TFT screen with a 350dpi 16m coloration 1280 x 768 px decision.

HiBy R6

HiBy R6 HiFi Music Player Features

The R6 uses Android 6.1 which, alongside the DX200, makes it one of the most advanced in terms of software platforms for DAPs. The company says they have the first Android Hi-Fi music player that will allow any music app to stream bit-perfectly to its DAC. The company lists the following as key specs of the HiBy R6:
Dual ESS ES9028Q2M DACs
Snapdragon 425 Processor/3GB RAM
Bit-perfect output (bypassing Android SRC)
Android 6.0
4.2 inch 300dpi 768 X 1280 Touchscreen
Arc-shaped 316L High-impact Stainless Steel CNC Body
Supports Line out and coaxial digital output
Leverages OPA1612 x 2 and TPA6120A x 2
4,000 mAh battery
Supports both 2.4GHz and 5GHz Wi-Fi bands
Bluetooth 4.0 and apt-X lossless
MicroSD card slot
Supports: FLAC, APE, WMA, WAV, ALAC, Apple LOSSLESS, DSF and DSDIFF
Dual headphone jacks

It, like many audiophile devices, also has two jacks — a traditional 3.5mm headphone port and a balanced 2.5mm port.

HiBy R6 HiFi Music Player Price

The team behind HiBy R6 has raised enough fund for the product on Indiegogo. We can pledge $479 to preorder the Android HiFi music player. It will be shipped in March 2018.