Shanling M6/ M6(21)

Portable Lossless Hi-Res Music Player

    New Possibilities with Open Andriod OS
    Octa-Core Qualconmm Snapdragon 430 CPU
    M6- Dual AK4495SEQ DAC, M6(21) - Dual ES8038Q2M DAC
    2.5mm/3.5mm/4.4mm Outputs
    32Bit/768KHz, M6- DSD256,M6(21) - DSD512
    4GB RAM, 32GB ROM, Up to 2TB External Micro SD Card
    Two-Way Bluetooth, Built-in 10-band EQ
    M6 Ver.21 - MQA - 8x unfolding
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Product Price
$499.00 USD
$599.00 USD
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Free express shipping on orders over $200*. Enjoy free tax and duty paid to most countries. Please refer to our shipping FAQ to see if you apply.

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Linsoul Audio is the authorized distributor. All products are authentic and genuine.

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Worldwide Free Shipping

We are located in China but send our products worldwide for free. T&Cs apply.


1 Year Warranty

We provide 1 year warranty for the all products except the cables*.

Introducing Shanling M6 (21)

Why are we releasing new version of M6?

In October 2020, fire broke out at AKM’s factory in Japan. This event had a significant impact on availability of AKM DAC chips - discontinuation of certain models, shortage of DAC chips on the whole market and extreme price increase in some cases.

AKM DACs were important part of Shanling’s audio designs for many years, being the core component in all of our higher positioned portable players. At the time of fire, we had decent stock of all different DACs to keep the production going, but we knew that we will be forced to switch to different DACs at some point.

Shanling M6 Android player will be the first product to undergo this change. New version, marked as M6 (21), will be released in China in March and international release will follow in April. If you wish to get the original AKM based M6, you will need to look at a current stock at dealers or distributors and purchase one before they are all sold out.

What is different on M6 (21)?

- Pair of ESS Sabre ES9038Q2M DACs

- New amplifier circuit to go with this new DAC

- MQA support

- Available only as black body with gold wheel

All other aspects are unchanged.

M6 (21) will support MQA, can this be added to original M6?

No, it’s not possible. MQA certification is tied to the M6 (21) and its analogue circuit, it can’t be used for original M6.

Premium components, Purest sound quality

M6 uses two AKM AK4495SEQ DACS, which proved to be truly excellent DACS when we used them in our high-end projects in two-channel audio. In M6, we combined them with two Japanese KDS low phase noise active crystal oscillators and special FPGA coding technology independently developed by Shanling. Each additional component was selected very carefully and white copper shielding was added on top of audio circuit, all with intentions to achieve maximum performance of these outstanding and unique DACS.
With two TI OPA1612 acting as low-pass filters andtwo ADI AD8397 amplifiers, M6 provides extremely clean balanced output with lots of power and very quiet background. On top of that, M6 uses additional ADI AD8397 amplifier, enabling use of both DAC chips even in single-ended mode, providing enhanced sound quality even for unbalanced headphones.

Every component matters

Japanese ELNA Silmic II capacitors
High grade Silmic I capacitors were developed specifically for use in audio products and you can often find them in high-end Hi-Fi machines. To assure premium sound quality of M6, it uses these Silmic II capacitors, four of them in total.
Panasonic Tantalum-Polymer capacitors
Tantalum-Polymer capacitors, while more expensive and harder to utilize properly than their simpler counterparts, offer many important characteristics that are crucial for smooth sound tuning of Shanling products.

Connectors trifecta

 With 3.5 mm single- ended output and both 2.5 mm and 4.4mm balanced outputs, M6 can be connected to much wider range of headphones and earphones without any need for additional adapter.

Full Android System Access all your favorite Apps

Want to use some special software music player? In need of sophisticated equalizer app? Or simply want to enjoy convenience of music streaming services? All of that is now available thanks to full open Android OS. We customized Android system to avoid any sound quality problems caused by its build-in sample rate conversion. With M6, all sounds from any app are output without any conversion, all the way up to 768 kHz.

High quality Two-way Bluetooth connection

Easily connect M6 to any Bluetooth headphones and speakers and enjoy premium sound quality thanks to support of advanced Bluetooth codecs. Or turn M6 into Hi-Fi Bluetooth amplifier when paired with any smartphone or tablet. Codec support: Two Way - LDAC & SBC; Transmit only - HWA LHDC, aptX HD & aptX

Bigger battery Faster charging

Using massive 4000 mAh battery, M6 can last up to 12 hours of continuous play. And thanks to the support of Qualcomm's Quick charge 3.0, charging times becomes significantly shorter.

71*17.5* 133.5 mm
4.7 inch 720 1280 Sharp IPS HD screen
228g(M6), 233g(M6 Ver.21)
Audio formats
Support up to
32 bit I 768 kHz DSD256(M6), DSD512(M6 Ver.21)
Switchable gain
High and Low(M6), High,Middium and Low(M6(21))
32 GB ROM + Exteral Miro SDcard, upto 2TB
D/A converter
2 x AK4495SEQ(M6), 2 x ES9038Q2M (M6(21))
Digital fiter
5 dferent flters(M6), 7 dferent flters (M6(21))
Bluetooth wersion
Codec support
Bidirectional- LDAC & SBC
Transmit only HWA LHDC. aptx HD & aptx
Output power
Single-End: 160mW@32ohm (M6),190mW@32ohm(M6(21))
Balanced: 350mW@32ohm (M6),570mW@32ohm (M6(21))
Signal to noise ratio
Single-End: 118dB (M6), 124dB(M6(21))
Balanced: 119dB (M6), 127dB(M6(21))
Channel separation
Single-End: 75dB@32ohm (M6),75dB@32ohm (M6(21))
Balanced: 109dB@32ohm (M6),111dB@32ohm (M6(21))
Dynamic range
Single-End: 118dB (M6),123dB(M6(21))
Balanced: 119dB (M6),126dB(M6(21))
Single-End: 0.001% (M6),0.0005%(M6(21))
Balanced:0.001% (M6),0.0006%(M6(21))
Output impedance
Single-End: <1ohm (M6), <0.3ohm (M6(21))
Balanced:<2ohm (M6), <0.6ohm (M6(21))
W-Fi standard
2.4G/ 5G
Wi-Fi features
OTA frware upgrade, Wi-Fi file transfer
Battery capacity
4000 mAh
Battery Life time
11 to 12h (single ended) / 8 to 9h (balanced)

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Shipping FAQ's

Which countries do you ship to?

We are generally able to ship to most countries via DHL Express, and many countries via Standard Shipping. You may clarify with our team to see whether Standard Shipping is available to your country.

*Note: We can only do Standard Shipping for the UK, India and Russia. We can only do Express Shipping to Africa, Argentina, Hawaii, Kuwait, Mauritius, Montenegro and Sri Lanka, to name a few.

How much does shipping cost?

We have two shipping methods - Standard Shipping and Express Shipping.

Standard Shipping is free for most countries, while Express Shipping via DHL Express is 10-35USD depending on your country. If your order is over 200USD, DHL Express Shipping is free*.

*For some countries, DHL Express is only free for orders above $239USD. Large items such as headphones (e.g. HarmonicDyne Zeus, Gold Planar GL2000, and etc.) are exceptions as well.

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On normal non-sale days, once your parcel has been shipped out:

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  1. First, kindly contact your local courier using the local tracking number.
    If your parcel were to be in transit for at least 3 months, it may have been lost in transit.
    For orders below $50USD, you may either opt for a one-time reshipment of parcel OR a full refund of the amount paid in cash via PayPal/Credit/Debit card.
    For orders above $50USD, we will only process a 50% refund of your order paid in cash via PayPal/Credit/Debit card. Should there be any concern about Standard Shipping, you are encouraged to opt for DHL Express Shipping instead.
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How do I order Custom In-ear Monitors (CIEMs) on Linsoul?

Please kindly check the following guide first: CIEM Ordering Guide

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We collaborate with these courier companies:
Standard Shipping: 4PX, UBI, NinjaVan, and Yun Express
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