This is NOT the international version, Google is not supported by default
There are two versions of R8
Stainless Steel version is with 4G connectivity, available from 22nd June 2020
Aluminum Alloy version is without 4G connectivity, available from 6th June 2020
Dual 4497 DACs
The HiBy R8 will come equipped with Dual AKM4497 DACs, to ensure powerful decoding and highly efficient. Paired with in-house designed audio pipeline, easily handles DSD512 and 32bit / 768kHz PCM.
A new Turbo mode
The power output may be adjusted. Turn on Turbo mode to increase power supply voltage on hardware level and change the headphone amp’s working conditions, to drive over-ear headphones with more power and dynamic range.
Superpowered power supply, the fruits of independent R&D
The HiBy R8 will be backed by back a 38Wh custom ATL battery, with high power density and low internal resistance, capable of continuous 10000mA current output.
Dual-shielded for pure audio
Customised internal conductive braiding, absorption material, etc. shields against internal interference. Custom made aluminium foil shields motherboard against external interference. Purity of the TeraPlayer achieved in a fully connected smart player.
With 4G connectivity, enjoy top-quality audio of anything you want to play, anywhere. (supports 4G data, not voice calls or SMS.) *The 4G version may come in different configurations in different regions.
MQA support 16x
The HiBy R8 will include MQA support at 16x. MQA compresses the audio information into a small file without losing the quality — this award-winning technology captures and reproduces the sound of the original studio master in a file that’s small enough to stream and download easily. HiBy is collaborating with MQA with the principle to give the true original signal at the listeners end.
The HiBy R8 will feature 2.4/5GHz dual band WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, Two-way Bluetooth (transmit and receive audio) and UAT high quality Bluetooth codec, ensuring a truly wireless music experience. Besides, The HiBy R8 supports music transfer by HiByLink, DLNA, AirPlay and WiFi.