The FiiO BTR1K is an update over the original BTR1. It features a new design and renewed internals.
FiiO has launched its BTR1K Portable High-Fidelity Bluetooth Amplifier in India. Priced at Rs 3,890, the new device comes equipped with the Qualcomm QCC Bluetooth chip, features Bluetooth 5.0 and SBC, AAC, aptX and aptX LL audio streaming formats.
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FiiO announces the launch of the BTR1K Portable High-Fidelity Bluetooth Amplifier in India. The FiiO BTR1K is a Bluetooth receiver that has been updated from the original BTR1 which takes on a new look inside out. It is now available for purchase at www.fiio.co.in and leading online & retail stores at the price of Rs. 3890.
Key features of the BTR1K are as follows:
The all-new Qualcomm QCC Bluetooth chip: Thanks to the all-new Qualcomm QCC 3005 Bluetooth chip, the BTR1K is able to support Bluetooth 5.0 and all-new Bluetooth profile as well as various audio codecs–such as the aptX, aptX low latency, SBC and AAC. All of this ensures a stable, high quality Bluetooth audio experience that will bring you closer to how your music was intended to be heard.
Unique Bluetooth audio codec indicator light: The BTR1K continues the BTR1's design with sleep aluminum alloy body with an added multi-function button for a quick operation of pair/play/pause. The Bluet and Red lights on the original BTR1 also changed to the unique RGB indicator light so that you can instantly know the input Bluetooth audio codecs and working status.
8 hours of continuous pleasure: The 205 mAh battery in the BTR1K takes only 1.5 hours to fully charge but allows for a lengthy 8 hours of playback! The standby time is further enhanced up to 140 hours.
Built-in microphone with Qualcomm cVc noise cancellation technology: The built-in amplifier in the BTR1K not only ensures your music sounds good, but that your calls do to. To further enhance your calling experience, the BTR1K is also equipped with Qualcomm's cVc noise cancellation technology, which automatically adjusts the microphone and actively suppresses background noise so that your call comes through as clear and audible as possible.
Volume control for even finer adjustments to your music: Thanks to the all-new Qualcomm QCC 3005 Bluetooth chip, the BTR1K is able to support Bluetooth 5.0 and all-new Bluetooth profile as well as various audio codecs–such as the aptX, aptX low latency, SBC and AAC. All of this ensures a stable, high quality Bluetooth audio experience that will bring you closer to how your music was intended to be heard. * When paired with iOS devices, the BTR1K’s remaining battery is shown in a widget.
Simple one-touch NFC pairing: The BTR1K can be paired to other compatible devices with just a simple tap using the NFC wireless short-range communication protocol, entirely avoiding the cumbersome traditional pairing process.
Drive but without stress: When driving, you can connect your smartphone to the BTR1K via Bluetooth, and then connect the BTR1K to your car's audio system via a 3.5mm audio cable. Not only does the BTR1K now allow you to enjoy your music through your car's speakers, but you can also more safely answer calls, hands-free.
Rejuvenate your home theater system: Does your older home theater system have no Bluetooth connectivity? No problem. Simply connect your Bluetooth source to the BTR1K, and then connect the BTR1K to your home audio system with a 3.5mm audio cable. Voila, your wired home theater system is now fully capable of playing wireless Bluetooth music!
Smart assistant helps keep the music playing: Call up Siri in iOS whenever you want simply with a double click of the multifunctional button.
Get up and going quickly with Fast Pair: The BTR1K supports the Fast Pair Bluetooth functionality, which allows you to instantaneously pair your BTR1K with your Android device by just holding the multifunctional button and tapping on a notification on your device.
New Type-C connector with USB DAC functionality: The BTR1K adopts the Type-C connector, which is easier to use than ever with its symmetric connector, allow you to insert a cable either way. USB DAC functionality is now also supported – no drivers needed here, simply plug and play!
Wear it the way you want it: It's easy to carry around the BTR1K with either of two methods: hanging from a lanyard or attached via the rear clip. The rear clip is specifically designed to be able to hang on to most surfaces so you can spend less time figuring out how to take the BTR1K with you. *The BTR1K is suitable for use with light exercise only. With strenuous exercise, the greater amount of sweat may damage the device.