Astell&Kern KANN

Astell&Kern’s experience with technology and portable devices makes it possible for the KANN to offer dynamic power and performance. KANN is the complete all-around portable high-res digital music player with powerful output and studio quality sound. The KANN supports Qualcomm aptX HD audio technology for high quality Bluetooth audio streaming.

Key aptX™ HD Features

Wireless HD sound

aptX HD is designed to deliver 24-bit wireless HD audio wirelessly over Bluetooth

High signal output for amazing sound

aptX HD has been engineered to improve the signal-to-noise ratio, resulting in lower background noise

Minimal sound distortion

With lower Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) and no audio artefacts you can enjoy your music with hardly any interference

aptX™ HD Tech Specifications

Sound quality
  • THD+N@1kHz:  -80dB
  • SNR@1kHz:  129dB
  • PEAQ audio quality: -0.05
Audio Encoding
  • 24-bit, up to 48kHz sampling rate
Program memory usage
  • 3.3kwords (encoder) / 3.6kwords (decoder) 
Data memory usage
  • 1.8kwords
Bit Rate
  • 576 Kbits (48 kHz sampling)
Capability
  • Backwards compatible with existing aptX products