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Oppo Sonica DAC

Oppo Sonica DAC
alaScore 94

5 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Oppo Sonica DAC. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Oppo Sonica DAC is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Chris Groppi (hometheaterhifi.com)

OPPO Digital Sonica DAC Review

 

The OPPO Sonica DAC is a state of the art, fully balanced DAC using Sabre's top of the line 32 bit DAC chipset, implemented with excellent...

Superb sound quality with excellent resolution, sharpness and detail retrieval. ; Excellent build quality and styling. ; An unmatched set of features including the ability to decode pretty much every file format at bit rates and depths that don’t even...

Pretty much nothing. I don’t have a single complaint, really.

THE OPPO SONICA DAC Might Be One Of The Best Value Audio Components Available Today, Offering Superb Audio Performance And An Unmatched Feature Set.

May, 2017

Expert review by : Ben Shyman (hometheaterreview.com)

OPPO Digital Sonica DAC Reviewed

 

Over the past decade, audio/video enthusiasts have become intimately familiar with OPPO Digital, a company with an established reputation most notably for designing and manufacturing high-quality universal disc players that meet most high-end...

The Sonica DAC is a high-value product: It is built like a tank, and it plays high-resolution sources admirably well ; The Sonica DAC has a sweet-sounding midrange and midbass ; The Sonia DAC utilizes top-of-the-line technology in the ES9038PRO SABRE...

The Sonica DAC doesn't come with a remote; but, in fairness, it's meant to be used with the free Sonica app, which one can download from the App Store or Google Play Store. The app is very easy to set up and use ; The OLED display should have a higher...

The OPPO Sonica DAC is a product that will fit the bill for many audio enthusiasts, especially those using TIDAL to stream 44.1 audio or possessing a large library of lossless or high-resolution musical sources. The Sonica DAC is clearly a high-value...

Mar, 2017

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Oppo Sonica DAC review

 

Impressive features, but price and lacklustre performance disappoint

Rich, weighty sound ; Smooth, easy-going character ; Excellent features and specs ; Solid build ; Good control app

Lacks dynamic subtlety and overall excitement ; Clearer, more precise, more rhythmically adept rivals ; Price

It may be packed with top tech, but the Sonica DAC's lacklustre sound and high price don't impress

Jun, 2017

Expert review by (avforums.com)

Oppo Sonica DAC Review

 

The Sonica DAC is the latest part of Oppo's expansion into HiFi products but can it deliver in a congested and competitive market?

Flexible and comprehensive specification ; Accurate and detailed sound ; Very well assembled

Not terribly exciting to look at ; Does its best work with good quality signals ; No shortage of competition

These days there are DACs of all shapes and sizes available for the price of a good night out. Spending £800 on one is a fairly serious statement of intent and there are plenty to choose from at this price point too. In some ways, the Sonica doesn’t...