16. What are the sound differences between AKM and ESS verison K9Pro?

As for the K9 Pro AKM and K9 Pro ESS, which one is stronger and better? Although there are some differences in the objective audio parameters of the two versions- the K9 Pro ESS is slightly better in indicators due to the use of 2 DAC chips. But the main difference in sound quality lies in different tuning styles between AKM and ESS.

According to the feedback from most audiophiles after listening to both of them, AKM is more musical, while ESS is of higher quality. There is no better or worse between them.

Since everyone's listening experience is not exactly the same, it is recommended to try and compare them before buying to choose your favorite and appropriate one.