iRiver, the famous portable audio manufacture, has launched a new high-end portable MQS (Mastering Quality Sound) player, the Astell and Kern AK120. Aimed to Professional users and audiophiles users, this device promises the finest audio output. New iRiver AK120 is the second player from the company which comes with the elite Astell and Kern brand (its predecessor is the AK100).
Unlike the iRiver AK100 with around $700, the new iRiver’s AK120 is priced at $1,300. That’s includes a leather case that handmade Italian-designed. Inside, the AK120 has features two digital-to-analog converters with dual Wolfson WM8740 DAC chips each. Apart from 64GB of internal memory, you’ll able to expand storage space up to 192GB via dual microSD card support.
iRiver AK120 pocket-sized MQS player packs a 2.4-inch QVGA (320 x 240) IPS touchscreen display. This high-end MQS player is support a range of audio formats – WAV, FLAC, WMA, MP3, OGG, APE, AAC, ALAC and AIFF, as well as DSD. Based on its measures (59.2 x 79 x 14.4mm), the AK120 is a slightly larger than the previous model, AK100. It’s weighing 122 grams. The 2000mAh Li-Polymer battery is enabling to use 16 hours of continuous playback, while charge time is about 5 hours.
iRiver’s AK120 promises ‘the finest audio,’ priced at $1,300 with a leather case
Iriver Announces the Launch of the Astell&Kern AK120 Professional High-End Portable MQS Player
iRiver AK120 high-end Astell and Kern portable MQS player