KANN, the latest Astell&Kern player

Audio equipment

KANN, the latest Astell&Kern player

Astell & Kern’s experience with wearable devices and technology makes it possible for the KANN to deliver dynamic power and performance. KANN is the complete high-resolution portable digital music player, with powerful output and studio-quality sound.

Technical characteristics:

Native DSD playback up to DSD256 (11.2mHz)
PCM audio playback up to 32bit/382kHz
Built-in amplifier with normal/high gain switch – connect the most demanding headphones with ease!
Lowest output impedance of any of our portable hi-res audio players: Single-ended 3.5mm: 0.65Ω / Balanced 2.5mm: 1.3Ω
Support USB Type C (charging and data transfer)
Micro USB for USB audio output and USB DAC
Dedicated Line Out (2.5mm balanced and 3.5mm single-ended)
64 GB internal flash memory
Micro SD card up to 256GB
Support full size SD cards up to 512GB
Bluetooth aptX HD codec support
4″ WVGA 800 x 480 LCD touch screen
Long battery life: 6,200 mAh 3.7V Li-Polymer Battery (up to 14 hours)

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Simon Müller

Simon Müller is the driving force behind UMusic, embodying a lifelong passion for all things melodious. Born and raised in New York, his love for music took form at an early age and fueled his journey from an avid music enthusiast to the founder of a leading music-centered website. Simon's diverse musical tastes and intrinsic understanding of acoustic elements offer a unique perspective to the UMusic community. Sporting a dedicated commitment to aural enrichment and hearing health, his vision extends beyond just delivering news - he aspires to create a network of informed, appreciative music lovers. Spend a moment in Mueller's company, and you'd find his passion infectious – music isn’t simply his job, it’s his heartbeat.