HiBy R3 Pro Saber 2022 Audio Componentry

The pocket rocket upgraded

Tidal-compatible and audiophile-friendly portable music player

Dual ES9219 quad DAC+ = Octa DAC++

Using critically acclaimed QUAD DAC+™ technology, patented 32-bit HyperStream III® DAC architecture, the ES9219's integrated SABRE DAC supports up to 32-bit 384kHz PCM, DSD256 audio data and MQA 16x unfolding. The highly integrated audio packages reduce signal path distances, producing a highly coherent soundstage.

Dual crystal oscillators and high performance FPGA

Equipped with external clock with dual active high precision NDK crystal oscillators! Equipped with dual crystal oscillators clocked precisely at 22.5792 and 24.576MHz to handle 44.1x (including DSD) and 48x (including MQA) kHz audio streams with the utmost precision, the R3Pro Saber boasts minimal jitter, further improving coherence of any music playback.

Balanced output

With four independent amplification channels, balanced output brings more powerful amplification, wider soundstage and exquisite detail!

Streaming support

What makes the HiBy R3 series special is its ability to play music from online Tidal and Qobuz--the streaming music service with better quality audio for more discriminating listeners.

MQA 16x unfolding

Dual ES9219 DACs bring MQA 16x unfolding to the table, on par with our Android flagship units. Unfolded MQA encoded audio offers reproduction of the original performance on par with the master tapes, transporting you to the same room with the artists!

Audio format support

Supports PCM up to 384kHz/32bit and DSD hardware decoded at up to DSD256, compatible with APE / WAV / WMA / WMA Lossless / FLAC / DSD / DFF / DSD / ISO / AIFF / M4A / MP2 / MP3 / AAC / OGG Vorbis / Opus etc.

* ISO DST format is unsupported. The supported formats listed on user manual shall be the standard data.

Expansion options beyond your imagination

The portable Swiss knife of audio devices:

Digital source


Bluetooth receiver

Bluetooth transmitter

WiFi music receiver

HiByOS takes on everything

Ever-evolving new software capabilities

HiBy Link

Industry's advanced remote link for easy control, allowing any smartphone to remotely control playback, volume control and playlist management etc.

Two-way UAT (Ultra Audio Trasnsmission)

Two way UAT support: Bluetooth HiFi: no more an oxymoron.

UAT (Ultra Audio Transmission) is HiBy’s in-house developed all-new Bluetooth audio transmission codec. Supporting an industry-highest 192kHz transmission sample rate and up to 1.2Mbps Bluetooth bandwidth, this also can optimize its transmission characteristics according to different music genres, for the highest of audio fidelity from wireless!


Straightforward and easy to use, everyone can be a tuning expert. MSEB (Mage Sound 8-Ball) tuning, a combination of multiple algorithms based on parametric equalizer (PEQ) and sound field adjustment to attune to your preference.

Custom theme - it looks as good as it sounds

Officially supported custom theme authoring tools for your very own player UI theme in a few simple steps!


Help you track your daily steps.

2.4GHz and 5GHz WiFi dual band WiFi

Strong signals for fast transfer to get your favourite music.

Bluetooth 5.0

Supports advanced Bluetooth codecs such as UAT, LDAC, aptX, AAC, SBC, etc.

Long play time

Customized by HiBy for the most HiFi going for the longest play time! 20 hours single-ended, 15 hours balanced, 50 days standby with battery capacity of 1600mAh.

Look at me

Disappears into your pocket, yet striking in its styling when pulled out. 

What’s in the box

R3 Pro Saber 2022 player*1, plastic protect case*1, USB type C cable*1, user manual*1, warranty card*1, tempered glass screen protector*1, soft screen protector*1