Amazon.com.au:Customer reviews: Surfans F20 HiFi MP3 Player with Bluetooth, Lossless DSD High Resolution Digital Audio Music Player, High-Res Portable Audio Player with 32GB Memory Card, Support up to 256GB
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As (somewhat of) an audiophile, I purchased this to play my FLAC music collection exclusively. And although it does play .flac files the sound quality is lack luster and I find it impossible to enjoy my hi-res music collection on it. (I.e. Sound wise it is so inferior to the fiio M6 i used to own that I can not tolerate it.)
The bass is woolly, there is very little sound stage and the music sounds completely lifeless and flat. If you have never had an issue with mp3s you can safely ignore this perspective as you will likely be happy with it and be none the wiser, but for an audiophile this device is a real buzz kill.
General comments: It's actually smaller and lighter than expected (which in not necessarily a bad thing in of itself but) although it looks solid, in your hand it feels like a toy.
Although it has all the buttons it should, practically speaking the only button that works when the screen powers off after about 2 seconds is the power button, all the others only work when your screen is activated by pressing the power button first, effectively making a volume change or track skip a two button event in most cases.
The UI is primitive, but I would probably forgive this if the sound quality was not so poor.
To cap it all off it sounds a loud pop in your ear between each track change... I can not forgive this player for disappointing me on so many levels.
I have an 8000+ song library. I wanted a good sounding and easy to use portable music player. I looked at a number of players and decided on this one.
The good: The unit is very well built. It has a metal case and should be very rugged. It also has a nice hand feel. The battery live appears to be very good.
The bad: I found the user interface was very difficult to use. It was impossible to quickly locate a specific piece of music either by song, album, or artist. There was no fast way to scroll through the entries. I also use a lot of playlists (M3U format). The main menu has an entry for Playlist but it does not see any of the M3U playlists. To use those playlists you need to go to a different menu item (explore by folder) and select the playlist. The menu playlist only allows playlists which are created on device and have specific names. Finally comes the bluetooth. The range is very short. When I connect to a bluetooth speaker I cannot have the device across the room or the connection will be lost. And if I hold the player in my hand the connection will be interrupted.
I am going to return this to Amazon and look at other options.