Astell & Kern KANN Hi-Fi Music Player

Apr 12, 2017

Category: Tech

Thanks in large part to smartphones and app-based streaming services, it seems like the days of portable music players have come and gone. And that’s a shame for anyone who appreciates high fidelity sound, because those phones and tablets really just can’t offer the same quality sound as a dedicated player. Especially not when compared to this new release from Astell & Kern – the KANN high-fidelity music player.

For those who still have an appreciation for listening to music in exactly the way it was intended to be heard, this new device is a godsend. Loaded with a AKM AK4490 digital-to-analog converter, the KANN offers native DSD playback of up to DSD256 – or 11.2 megahertz – and PCM playback up to 32 bits. Which means it offers the kind of audio clarity unheard of by other audio devices on the market. It’s also equipped with a built-in amp that switches between normal and high gain, expandable onboard storage of up to 832 gigabytes, offers Bluetooth support, and has a battery life of up to 14 hours per charge. Preorder one today for $999. [Purchase]

Learn More: Here

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Tech

Lead The Pack In Rancourt’s USA-Made Horween Leather Wolf Boots

A stylish men’s footwear staple available exclusively at Huckberry

Posted By Johnny Brayson

Partner

You Can Now Customize The Perfect Engagement Ring From The Ground-Up

Bespoke jewelry featuring conflict-free, lab-grown gems and near-infinite possibilities.

Posted By Sean Tirman

Partner
Featured Image

Take Your Home Gym To New Heights With The iFit-Ready ‘Vault’ Smart Mirror

It comes with a year-long subscription to iFit's library of workouts.

Posted By

Jan 26, 2021

Featured Image

This Innovative App-Connected Smart Mask Actively Tracks Respiratory Health

Capable of tracking filter status, breathing rate, air volume, blocked PM, etc.

Posted By

Jan 25, 2021

Featured Image

This Silicone Case Turns Your Apple TV Into A Retro Nintendo Gaming Console

A Super NES-inspired facade for the Cupertino company's streaming device.

Posted By

Jan 22, 2021

Featured Image

Explore The Majesty Of The Cosmos With This Cutting-Edge Smart Telescope

Connects directly to your smartphone for astronomy-made-easy.

Posted By

Jan 19, 2021