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Shanling - M3X Android Hi-Res Portable Player (Open Box)

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МЗХ Android Hi-Res Portable Player

Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 | Open Android OS | Dual ES9219C DAC/AMP | 240mW@321 output | MQA Support 3.5mm & 4.4mm output 4.2-inch HD screen 23 hours battery life

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
  • Open Android OS
  • 2GB RAM + 32GB ROM + MicroSD slot
  • Dual ES9219C DAC/AMP
  • FPGA technology
  • KDS oscillators
  • 32bit/384kHz, DSD 256
  • MQA Support
  • Single or Dual DAC mode
  • 23 hours battery life
  • 3.5mm & 4.4mm output
  • 4.2-inch HD screen

4.2-inch Touch screen

Fitting your hands and pockets

By opting for a smaller screen with a 3:2 ratio, we created our smallest Android player. A truly portable one, nicely fitting into your pockets and easily controlled by just one hand.

Resolution = 768 * 1280
Ppi = 356

Dual ES9219C

Efficient and great sounding

M3X is the first portable player to utilize a brand new generation of an extremely efficient Sabre DAC/AMP from ESS. This allowed us to provide you with the traditional Shanling's Hi-Fi sound, while assuring an even better battery life and adding a hardware support of MQA.

AVX tantalum capacitors

We chose special large-capacity tantalum capacitors for the audio circuit of M3X, enhancing the performance of low frequencies

DS crystal oscillators

FPGA coding technology by Shanling

Two Japanese KDS active crystal oscillators and an improved Shanling's algorithm provide a better accuracy and an enhanced performance when decoding PCM or DSD data, up to 32bit/384kHz and DSD256.

Class leading battery life

With an extremely efficient audio circuit and special single DAC mode, M3X becomes our longest lasting player.

Battery capacity 3200 mAh

23hr 3.5mm Single DAC

20hr 3.5mm Dual DAC

19hr 4.4mm Balanced

46hr Bluetooth Playback

Full support of MQA

New DAC in M3X comes with a native hardware support of the MQA technology, allowing for a full support of the MQA playback with 16x rendering. To get the very best out of your music streaming.

Octa-core Snapdragon 430

Freedom of Open Android Pick any of your favorite music software, podcasting apps or streaming services, all thanks to open Android system. And with build-in AGLO technology, assuring that all music will be processed correctly and at its full quality.

2GB RAM + 32GB Memory + MicroSD card slot

*M3X can be switched to simplified Prime mode

Powerful balanced output

Switch from single-ended 3.5mm to balanced 4.4mm, to significantly increase power output and to experience the true potential of M3X

Even more possibilities

Two-way Bluetooth and USB DAC

Connect M3X to your Bluetooth headphones or speakers and enjoy great sound, thanks to the LDAC support. Or pair it with your smartphone to get Hi-Fi quality Bluetooth receiver. M3X can be also used as a USB DAC with your computer, or as a Digital USB transport for standalone USB DAC.

* USB DAC supports up to 32bit/384kHz and DSD 256


  • Dimensions: 72 mm wide, 109 mm tall, 15.9 mm thick
  • Screen: Sharp, 4.2-inch, 768*1280
  • System: Open Android 7.1
  • Hi-Res: Up to 32bit/384kHz & DSD 256
  • Gain: High, Low
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM + 32 GB ROM + Micro SD card slot
  • Audio chip: ESS ES9219C x2
  • Battery capacity: 3200 mAh
  • Battery life: 23H (3.5mm, single DAC), 20H (3.5mm, Dual DAC), 19H (4.4mm Balanced)
  • Supported files: DSF / DFF / ISO / DXD / APE / FLAC / WAV / AIFF / AIF / DTS / MP3 / WMA / ACC / OGG / ALAC / MP2 / M4C/AC3/M3U / M3U8 OPUS / ISO (except DST)


  • Bluetooth version: 4.2
  • Bluetooth Codec support
  • Transmitter: LDAC / LHDC / aptX HD / aptX / SBC
  • Receiver: LDAC / SBC

3.5mm output:

  • Channel separation: 75 dB@32 ohms
  • Dynamic range: 121 dB
  • Noise floor: >114 dB(1.8 uV)
  • Output power
    Single DAC: 80 mW @32 ohms
    Dual DAC: 101 mW @32 ohms

4.4mm Balanced output:

  • Frequency response: 20 Hz - 40 KHz (-0.5 dB)
  • Channel separation: 115 dB@32 ohms
  • Dynamic range: 121 dB
  • Noise floor: >112 dB(2.4 uV)
  • Output power: 240 mW @32 ohms

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