FiiO took the internet with its summer launch event yesterday where they announced several much-awaited products from their catalog along with a few surprises. The biggest awaited product for us from their catalog was the BTR7, the flagship Bluetooth USB DAC/AMP, a successor to the BTR5, and FiiO greeted us with all the information we might require for the same!! BTR7 is the world’s first Bluetooth DAC/AMP to feature the amazing THX headphone amplification chipsets. The device comes equipped with dual THX AA-28 amplification chips that promise a true-to-life sound for its users. Backing the THX amplifiers is a premium Dual DAC Chipset, FiiO has trusted the BTR7 with dual ES9219C DACs to capture every last detail of our music!! The BTR7 is priced at 219.99$, it is available on pre-order. Feel free to check out more details here.
As for a stable and improved Bluetooth connection, FiiO has featured Qualcomm’s latest QCC5124 Bluetooth chipset on the brand-new BTR7. It not only provides a stable and lag-free connection but also brings high-res LDAC, AptX HD, etc transmissions protocols to the device. FiiO BTR7 comes equipped with dual headphone output ports. It supports both single-ended as well as balanced headphone connections with a 3.5mm SE and 4.4mm Balanced connection. BTR7 can be used as a high-res USB DAC where it supports MQA rendering and 32-Bit/384kHz PCM signal decoding.
The new FiiO BTR7 brings many new features to the table. It now gets a brilliant 1.3” colorful IPS display that showcases various settings and functions on the BTR7 in an innovative new user interface. It houses a large 880mAh battery that lasts provides up to 9 hours of continuous music playback on a single charge. It also supports wireless charging with the Qi Protocol. You can completely integrate the BTR7 using the FiiO Control application allowing you to access various settings and functions on the device. For 219.99$, FiiO has designed a brilliant device that rivals premium Hi-Res players with its performance and specially designed audio circuitry!! Feel free to pre-order yours with us here.
BTR7 brings drastic improvements over the BTR5 model. Here’s a list of major upgrades, we will soon be coming up with an in-depth comparison in a few days too.
FiiO BTR7 Six Major Updates Over BTR5
- Upgraded ES9219C Dual DAC chipset(BTR5 had ES9218C).
- THX Amplification(New to the series).
- IPS colorful display(BTR5 had an OLED display).
- 4.4mm Balanced connection(BTR5 used 2.5 for balanced connection).
- Wireless charging support(Latest to the series).
- Upgraded Bluetooth chip from Qualcomm.