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DAPs and Portable Music Players
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I used to use my Galaxy Note 3 with USB Audio Player Pro and an E17K for out of the house needs, but it quickly became annoying. Since I use my smartphone often for other tasks, also using it for music and especially strapping it with a dac/amp is just a pain. Battery drain was also too much to be useful as I listen to music all day at work and in the car. Eventually I got myself the Fiio X3ii after a little dabbling with the Fiio X1. Having a dedicated DAP really is better overall. The line out outputs much better sound when using it in the car and at work, I can drop it in the K5 dock and have a nice little setup. The physical buttons are also better for sightless operation in the car for instance or even at work vs a touchscreen. The sound quality is also an improvement and the low power sleep mode of the X3ii is really nice (this feature and the dedicated line out is what made me get this over the X1 and I don't regret it one bit).
At home I primarily use foobar on my desktop, but I do listen to music when I go to bed too. For that, I have a Fiio M3 paired with a Grado SR80e (bowl pads) and I couldn't be happier. The M3 supports high res files with good battery life for a cheap price and combined with the power off timer feature, I barely ever have to charge it. It is also small enough and cheap but durable enough that I don't have to worry about it falling off my bed to my tiled floor and the sound quality with the Grado is just amazing and helps me sleep much better.