Yes, your smartphone is very smart indeed. But while it’s a great camera, a useful GPS, an excellent internet portal and a decent telephone, let’s face it: it’s almost certainly a rotten music player. Even if you discard the appalling headphones it came with, your phone still sounds weedy, or dull, or hazy. Sometimes, in extreme circumstances, all three… More here.
I guess there is an argument that devices like this are now only for specialists or those that cannot move forward. Or serious audiophiles.
Or if you ‘really’ like your music, check out the Astell & Kern SP2000 A&Ultima here.