The new entry level standard in audiophile fashion
A perfect balance between aesthetic and functionality.
Be audiophile in high fashion
Utilizing an all new zinc alloy chassis for a smooth fine body. Small, light device even more comfortable in the hand thanks to the gentle curves befitting a HiBy family member.
Supports streaming audio
Supports internet radio and TIDAL music streaming.
Be connected to your music from anywhere!
(Qobuz streaming will come in the future.)
ES9218 HiFi audio chipset
Supporting up to 32bit / 384kHz and DSD128, the R2 uses this audio chipset for greater decode ability and lower noise and distortion.
Hear the difference.
mp3, wav, ape, flac, dsf, dff, iso, cue, wma, ogg, aac, opus, aiff etc. all supported.
4x unfold of MQA files, giving master-tape quality audio re-constitution, richer replay of the sound as intended—it’s a take-you-to-the-concert / studio experience!
Dual HiRes accreditation
HiRes & HiResWireless
Doubly audio-quality assured!
Supporting UAT for HiFi Bluetooth
UAT–Ultra Audio Transmission. Developed in-house by HiBy, this new Bluetooth codec supports audio transmission at up to 192kHz, data bandwidth up to 1.2Mbps, and can even optimize transmission according to music content.
Supporting both Bluetooth transmission and reception for greatest “ease-of-play”! Supporting UAT, LDAC, aptX, AAC and SBC Bluetooth audio transmission
and UAT, LDAC, AAC and SBC reception.
Supporting 5GHz WiFi
For the speediest streaming, WiFi audio and data transmission / reception.
HiByOS takes on everything
HiByOS is a bit-perfect audiophile operating system developed in-house by HiBy. Designed from the ground up for optimum audio performance, it also contains several innovative functional extensions for the greatest “ease-of-play”!
Operate your pocket R2 from your huge smartphone screen. Install the HiByMusic app on your smartphone to connect to the R2 via Bluetooth or WiFi to view / browse the R2 music library on your smartphone, play / pause skip, adjust volume, etc. Just like having an audiophile smartphone but better!
MSEB (MageSound 8-ball)
The MSEB is a sophisticated audio remastering system developed in-house by HiBy, able to directly control warmth, thickness, vocal forwardness, impulse response and other qualities highly sought after by audiophiles.
Supporting microphone recording
Dual microphones for high quality stereo audio recordings.
A concert-goer must-have and sure-fire party trick!
With 15 hours continuous play time and 20 days standby, any time is play time!