Astell & Kern
Astell&Kern have only been around since 2013, but have already developed a reputation for building some of the highest quality portable media players on the market. They firmly believe that compact does not have to mean poor quality sound, and all of their players support high bit-depth, lossless formats as well as having enough power to drive demanding headphones. This philosophy of quality also extends to construction, and the company are famous for creating products that are built to last.
Portable media players are also complemented by a range of excellent in-ear and on-ear headphones.