Hi Fi/Home Theatre & Portable Audio

ZIDOO NEO Alpha – New Hi-End 4K Media Player

AVAILABLE NOW – ZIDOO NEO Alpha (α) is another upcoming Hi-End 4K media player from ZIDOO. The NEO series, which includes the NEO X and NEO S audiophile media players, will now be expanded with the NEO Alpha model. The novelty has a standard size of 430 mm, the well-known 5-inch OLED touch display and a 512 GB M.2 SSD (up to 1 TB) for local media storage.

The ZIDOO brand is known for its Hi-End 4K media players. The new media player from the NEO series also features exquisite design and the highest quality workmanship that we have seen in previous models as well. First of all, it should be noted the metal case with an excellent design. The front panel features a 5-inch high-definition OLED touchscreen display and a pleasantly illuminated volume knob. Anti-seismic steps are installed under the aluminum chassis (430 x 300 x 105 mm).

Inside is the same Realtek RTD1619DR chip, a six-core ARM Cortex-A55 processor with an ARM Mali-G51 MP3 video processor. This processor supports 4K 60Hz, HDR (HDR10/HLG/HDR10+/Dolby Vision), 12bit, BT.2020 wide color gamut and YCbCr 4:4:4 video processing. NEO Alpha comes with 4GB of DDR RAM and 32GB of onboard eMMC storage.

In addition, this time the device is equipped with a 512 GB M.2 SSD via M.2 SATA 3.0 2280 interface (up to 1 TB). In addition, ZIDOO NEO Alpha has an internal SATA3.0 hard drive bay (support 2.5/3.5 inch hard drives, up to 18T). NEO Alpha has 2 HDMI ports. The main HDMI 2.0a output can output audio and video signals to 4K TVs, projectors and A/V receivers. The second HDMI (Audio/DSD) port is for audio output only. Below you will find the most important features of the upcoming NEO Alpha media player.

Features of ZIDOO NEO Alpha 4K Hi-End Media Player

  • Hardware decoding of XMOS 216+ESS9038Pro DAC, DSD512/PCM768KHz 32Bit and MQA.
  • Two separate power supplies, linear power supply and digital power supply.
  • Support DSD (SACD ISO, DSF, DFF), WAV, FLAC, APE lossless and smooth multi-sampling playback.
  • High-performance Bluetooth decoding with Qualcomm QCC5125 flagship module, support APTX HD, LDAC audio reception.
  • 6.35 headphone jack, dual gain mode switching, internal headphone amplifier can drive 16-300 ohm high impedance headphones.
  • Multi-stage operational amplifier, fully balanced circuitry, balanced XLR and RCA output.
  • Support asynchronous USB DAC input, monitor-level sound card performance, compatible with Windows, MAC, IOS, Android.
  • XMOS XU216, full MQA decoding and dual femtosecond active crystal oscillator.
  • Strict board design, high-tech manufacturing process and selected components.
  • Based on Linux video decoding and output structure to output image with high playback quality.
  • Support for almost all Dolby Vision formats and full processing for stunning picture quality.
  • The VS10 engine supports content matching and color matching similar to Dolby Vision, image quality has been greatly improved.
  • The poster management system supports automatic intelligent scanning, custom classification and movie information management.
  • Gigabit wired network and dual-band Wi-Fi 2.4G+5G 802.11 ac 2T2R 867Mbps.
  • CD playback and CD ripping are supported. It can connect to BD (unencrypted)/CD discs.
  • The new music player supports personalization, lyric matching, and track data matching.
  • Support for AirPlay, DLNA, Spotify, Roon Ready, etc. streaming services
  • Support optical and coaxial audio input as well as USB Audio Native, Optical, HDMI digital audio output with perfect fidelity.
  • Support for multiple network protocols such as NFS, SMB v1/v2/v3, UPnP and Web DAV.
  • SMB sharing allows you to transfer local media files.

The new ZIDOO NEO Alpha offers a rich multimedia experience and is sure to please demanding users.

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