Product Comparison: Shanling M2s vs Shanling M3s


General Specifications
Brand
Shanling
Shanling
Model
M2s
M3s
Origin
China
China
About the Product
Shanling M2s Building on the highly acclaimed M2 audio player Shanling have created a stunning new portable audio player, the M2s. Packing cutting-edge technologies into a lightweight player with small dimensions the M2s is able to play most lossless audio files.
The Shanling M3S is exactly the same with M2S in terms of design. The aluminum frame feels premium and the 2.5D glasses add a sleek finish to the body, so the device feels very complete, one piece and sturdy.
Key Specs
Memory
0 GB
0 GB
Display
Yes
Yes
Integrated Speaker(s)
No
No
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Shanling M2s Portable Lossless Digital Audio Player and DAC - Black
  • I think the sound is excellent, the unit itself is very nice, high quality, i like the controls, the scroll wheel is sensitive.
  • It is very versatile and easy to switch between both uses.
  • The audio flows nicely through the USB C and it sounds great through my speakers. I have still to connect it up via an amp but it will be very simple to do so.
  • The device feels classy the build quality is very good and most importantly the sound is excellent.
  • The screen is not touch sensitive which is fine as it is not needed, the screen is super bright and the album cover art looks superb.
Size & Weight
Color
Black
Black
Height
3.37 in.
4.45 in.
Width
2.09 in.
2.09 in.
Depth
0.57 in.
0.57 in.
Weight
3.53 oz.
4.76 oz.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Shanling M2s Portable Lossless Digital Audio Player and DAC - Black
  • This is a small machine which feels very well made.
  • Very well made, sounds awesome and plays gapless! I am very pleased with the size of this device.
  • Brilliant little player. Real hi-if and sounds great through phones, direct through hi end hifi or even bluetooth.
  • Small, compact and very well engineered. I like the balance of the sound, and it is very good for money paid.
  • I'm not displeased, as it's perfect to slide into your jean pocket but not to small to slip out.
Features
Supported Audio Formats
ISO, DSF, DFF, APE, FLAC, ALAC, WMA, AAC, OGG, AIFF, WAV, MP3
MP3, WAV, WMA, FLAC, AAC, ALAC, APE, IOS, DSF, DFF
Memory Card Slot
Yes
Yes
Input(s)
3.5mm Jack, USB Type C
3.5mm Jack, USB Type C, Balanced Out
Usability
Bluetooth 4.0, 3" TFT LCD (480x800) display
Bluetooth 4.1, 3" Retina 2.5D display
Voice Recorder
No
No
Video Playback
No
No
Bluetooth Enabled
Yes
Yes
Extras
Supports up to 256GB MicroSD, Multi-Function Wheel, 1800mAh Battery, 2.5D glass
Supported up to 256G TF card, 2600mAH lithium battery, Portable, Charging time: 2.5 h
What customers say about "Features"
Shanling M2s Portable Lossless Digital Audio Player and DAC - Black
  • The operating system is logical and easy to use. It takes very large capacity cards which give it a huge capacity for music, even if you keep all of your files in a lossless form.
  • Output quality is excellent, although it obviously depends on what speakers or earphones/earplugs you are using.
  • The UI takes a wee bit time to get used to. I find that it is more ergonomic to operate if I hold the device in my left hand. The wheel and buttons work nicely.
  • I haven’t played much with Bluetooth capabilities but it worked well in my mate’s car and it paired easily with a Samsung s7.
  • The bluetooth range is very small and the player is constantly disconnected from the speaker if I take it a couple of steps.
Accessories
Included With Unit
USB cable, 4x Protective Film
Screen protector, USB cable, Cap for 3.5 mm port
Power
Battery Life
10 hours
13 hours

Shanling M2s

Shanling M3s

What customers say about "Power"
Shanling M2s Portable Lossless Digital Audio Player and DAC - Black
  • Battery life is very good and recharging is reasonably quick.
  • The battery life is excellent. I used it for over 8 hours recently with plenty power left.
  • It has an average battery life, which is enough to use this player all day.
  • Battery life is poor compared to the sony (10 hrs vs 40 hrs) , gets warm to the touch after extended play.
  • The battery life lasted about 5 hours instead of the 10 promised.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
FCC, CE
CE

Shanling M2s

Shanling M3s

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