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So far so good. I'm not an experienced music player listener, I've only previously had a couple of Apple Shuffles over the past 10 years or so. Of course. Apple stopped producing Shuffle so, when my previous model broke, I looked for an alternative which was equally portable but maybe better sound quality. This appeared to fit the bill. This device seems nicely constructed; fairly small and solid feeling. The sound is clearly superior to Shuffle and repays having a good set of earphones. I didn't find the User Interface very intuitive but I'm 60+ and not a gadget person. I put a 128Gb Samsung Evo+ in this and dragged 10,000 tracks on here in a mixture of AAC (mostly) and ALAC- no problem. In summary- nice size and feel; very usable on walks; sound is good but UI could be better. I hope it lasts as long as my previous Shuffles did (about 5 years each). After a few months use this device has become unusable. Firstly, it started switching off intermittently whilst I was walking and this got worse to the point where it switches off 3 or 4 times per track. Added to which, the headphone connection has developed a problem (for both sets of headphones I have which work fine with my PC and TV) - I have to exert pressure on the jack into the hole in order to get any sound. To get any music now, I have to hold the device in my hand pressing the jack into the hole and keep re-switching the on switch; in effect it is useless..
This mp3 is just bad. I ended up returning it after having it for a month because I couldn't bear to use it any more. The buttons are either unresponsive, or presses multiple buttons at once. There is no option to shuffle all my music, which is what I like to use most
The sound is decent
I'm sure you can get a better mp3 for less, not worth £80
I've been looking for a good/affordable Hi-Res audio player for awhile. I did some research in hifi forums and watched numerous review videos and finally settled on the Hidizs AP60II.
This player can handle many formats and can output enough power to handle full sized headphones. The sound quality is great. The screen is decent though def not spectacular. The buttons are a little slippery and i fear thwy might wear out after repeated use. I would have preferred to get a different colour as the white on aluminum is not the easiest to read.
There is one MAJOR flaw with this player. The headphone jack. After approx three weeks of use the headphone jack started to fail. I used Audio Technica m40X, Kef M500 and both experienced the same issue; sound cuts out on the left ear.
I contacted Hidizs hoping that they would send a replacement as they had originally send me an email after purchasing to contact them if any problems arose. They suggested resting the player and other software "fixes" when the problem was hardware.
Suffice to say none of their suggestions worked. I informed Hidizs that i would return to Amazon as my window was closing. Hidizs then asked me to record a video... I'm not sure how I would record a video showing that the headphone jack only produced sound through the right ear so I just initatd the return with Amazon, When I advised Hidizs accordingly it was revealed that they did not send me a new player right away as they feared I was trying to get a 2nd player for free...
I can't recommend this player. What I initially thoght would be easy to correct turned out to be a waste of time. I have purchased other items from other sellers that if informed of defective merchandise or dissatisfaction, they remedied right away with replacements or alternatives. Not the case here.
When you buy a product and it can't performs its most basic task then that product is bad,
Sound Quality 4/5 Ease of Use: 4/5 Build qulaity 1/5 Customer Service 2/5
The way the buttons are placed under one large button causes a single click to click 3 and sometimes 5 times. I contacted the manufacturer and they stated it wasn't an issue with my device, that this was an issue with all the devices due to the way the buttons are manufactured. I would steer clear of this device and perhaps this manufacturer. Anyone who implements a FLAW and doesn't bother to fix it should be in a different industry.
This device arrived scratched up around the buttons, Buttons were slippery and difficult to maneuver. It had no internal memory, no memory card (this this was not specified clearly). No head phones. charge cable did not fit properly. Basically a bare knuckle unit at a very high price. Not nice. Sent back within 24 hours.
I added music to my sim card and was using the player for one day without problems. On the second day I got an error message ("Play failed: not support the file!") on every song I tried to play. I don't understand what the problem is because these were the same files playing the all day the previous day. The first day my AP60 was playing without any problems. I removed the card and tried playing the music with Windows Media player and they played perfectly. I have tried deleting my entire library and adding songs to the player again and still got the same error message. I even tried formatting the 128 GB card with the player. After I did that, it gave the error message that there was no card at all. Removed the card and tried to format on the computer and it would not format, so the AP60 fried my card as well. After hours of wasted time and effort I have given up. I just wasted $100 plus what I paid for a 128 GB micro SD card. I noticed another review with the exact same problem. No response from HIDIZ.
The player worked well for the price for a couple months, but there are some issues that really turned me off. The audio output was very low compared to other devices. Online reviews mentioned that, but I underestimated just how much quieter it is. The button placement near the bottom of the device was a bit awkward and the small size is actually a negative to me. The reason for the single star is because the headphone jack must have broken off the board since it will only work if you put constant pressure on the plug. This happened within the first 2½ months. It was only ever used in my cars and inside the storage compartment of my Milwaukee radio at work so it was never abused.
Mainly because the battery life sucks. Well not while actually using it but while NOT using it,the battery still depletes alot even when not in use which is kinda ridiculous to me because this DAP is still practically brand new and I only used it a few times. I have a 10 YEAR OLD Sansa C250 that STILL holds its charge perfectly for years without depleting when not in use unlike this thing. It sucks when I bring it to the gym and try to turn it on then notice that its dead and I definitely remember it having 50% battery life left so I have to give this piece of crap a 1 out of 5. The sound quality is alright though,I definitely wouldn't pay $100 for this,I only paid $80,but meh I'd say its only worth $30.