The classic iPod may be dead, largely replaced by big-screened capacitive devices, but the demand for a standalone hifi music player is just as alive as ever, as demonstrated by Neil Young’s Toblerone-shaped PonoPlayer. Fusing the convenience and portability of an iPod with the ability to accurately recreate the resolution and emotion intended by the artist, Pono offers an all-around solution for audiophiles, playing FLAC files up to 192kHz in resolution. With a high end DAC, minimal phase digital filter, zero-feedback circuitry, and up to 128GB of memory, PonoPlayer might not support Solitaire or snap photos, but it will play the hell out of your lossless file format music.

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