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Shanling Audio UP5 Portable Bluetooth Amplifier


Impeccable sound quality, unparalleled portability and seamless connectivity


Your Sound, Your Way

The flagship model of Shanling’s portable Bluetooth DAC/AMP line. The UP5 builds upon their popular UP4 – with a few key improvements – making it not only a better Bluetooth device, but also a better USB DAC/AMP. Elevate your audio experience with the Shanling UP5 Bluetooth DAC & Amplifier, a culmination of Shanling’s 30 years of expertise in crafting Hi-Fi products. This impressive audio device combines stunning craftsmanship with top-of-the-line performance, setting new standards for portable audio.

UP5 player includes MQA (Master Quality Authenticated technology), which enables you to play back MQA audio file sand streams, delivering the sound of the original master recording. MQA or MQA studio indicates that the product is decoding and playing an MQA stream or file, and denotes provenance to ensure that the sound is identical to that of the source material. MQA Studio indicates it is playing an MQA Studio file, which has either been approved in the studio by the artist/producer or has been verified by the copyright owner.

Sound Quality Upgrade

Utilising pair of new ESS ES9219C DAC/AMPs and building upon their rich experience with a great sounding portable devices. Providing you with the Shanling sound in a small and power efficient unit

Top of The Line Bluetooth

Qualcomm’s QCC5120 Bluetooth 5.0 chip assures an excellent quality of connection, a quick pairing and a problem-free compatibility with a wide range of devices and Bluetooth codecs.

All Info In One Place

With the inclusion of 0.96 inch OLED screen, UP5 gains quick access to all the important information and settings right on the device.

Hi-Fi Quality USB Input

By adding the Xmos XUF208 USB chip, UP5 can serve as a high-quality asunchronous USB DAC/AMP, with support of Hi-Res playback up to 32bit / 384 kHz and DSD256

FPGA & KDS Crystal Oscillatiors

Improved algorithm and top-quality oscillators provides a better clock signal accuracy and an enhanced performance when decoding both PCM and DSD data.

Easy Match With All Headphones

Fully balanced output through 4.4mm or 2.5mm connectors, or signaled output on 3.5mm with an extra power thanks to the Dual DAC mode. Pick the best match for your headphones.

Connectivity For All The Occasions

With a Phone

Use the included high-quality USB-C to USB-C cable to use UP5 with any Android Smartphone

In a Car

With a special car mode for the automatic detection of charging that will make UP5 into the perfect Bluetooth receiver for your car Audio system. Connect UP5 to AUX input.

Knowles Sisonic Microphone

Offering clear sound for you calls and video chats, with the cVc 8.0 noise reduction and advanced DSP for elimination of surrounding noises.


  • Dimensions: 14.5 x 39 x 68 mm
  • Weight: 50g
  • Bluetooth codecs: LDAC, LHDC, aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, aptX, AAC, SBC
  • Bluetooth chip: Qualcomm QCC5120
  • Audio chip: ESS Sabre ES9219C X 2
  • USB Input chip: Xmos XU208
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 5.0
  • Transmission distance: Up to 10 metres
  • Microphone: Knowles SiSonic microphone
  • Output Power:
    • 90 mW @32 Ω (3.5mm, single DAC mode)
    • 112 mW @32 Ω (3.5mm, dual DAC mode)
    • 240 mW @32 Ω (2.5mm & 4.4mm Balanced)
  • Signal-to-Noise ratio:
    • 120 dB (Single-ended)
    • 120 dB (Balanced)
  • Channel separation:
    • 70 dB @32 Ω (Single-ended)
    • 108 dB @32 Ω (Balanced)
  • THD+N:
    • 0.0018 % (LDAC / A-W / 0.5V / 32 Ω)
    • 0.0035 % (others / A-W / 0.5V / 32 Ω)
  • Battery Life: 15 hours (Single-ended), 11 hours (Balanced)
  • Charging time: 2 hours
  • Battery capacity: 680 mAh
  • Recommend charger: DC 5V / 1A
  • USB Input: Type-C interface, supporting both UAC 1.0 and UAC 2.0
  • Accessories: High-quality leather case, USB C to C cable, manual
  • Volume adjustment: Use the scroll wheel to adjust the volume separately from the phone
  • Outputs: 3.5mm / 2.5mm / 4.4mm, supports car AUX

Unparalleled Sound Quality: The UP5 is equipped with dual ESS Technology ESS9219C DACs, ensuring that you experience every note, every detail with absolute clarity and precision. With a signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) of 120 dB in both single-ended and balanced modes, you can enjoy your favorite music with remarkable fidelity.

Seamless Wireless Connectivity: Featuring the Qualcomm QCC5120 Bluetooth 5.0 chipset, the UP5 provides a stable and seamless wireless connection, supporting a wide range of codecs, including AAC, SBC, aptX, aptX Low Latency (LL), aptX HD, LHDC, and LDAC. This versatility ensures that you can enjoy high-quality audio from various sources and devices.

USB DAC Mode for Audiophile Delight: The UP5 doesn’t just stop at wireless capabilities. It doubles as a USB DAC, supporting Native DSD up to DSD256 and PCM up to 384kHz. Additionally, it’s MQA (Master Quality Authenticated) certified, so you can immerse yourself in studio-quality sound.

Versatile Output Options: Connect your favorite headphones or earphones with ease, thanks to the UP5’s multiple output options. It offers a 3.5mm unbalanced output, a 2.5mm balanced output, and a 4.4mm balanced output, accommodating various audio setups and preferences.

Voice Clarity for Calls and Voice Assistants: With the Knowles SiSonic Omnidirectional Mic, the UP5 ensures crystal-clear voice quality for calls and seamless interaction with voice assistants.

Long-lasting Battery for Non-stop Listening: Enjoy your music for extended periods with the UP5’s 680mAh battery, providing an impressive 10-15 hours of playtime on a single charge. Say goodbye to frequent recharging and stay immersed in your music.

Elegant Design with Premium Materials: Shanling’s commitment to design excellence is evident in the UP5’s aesthetics. With 2.5D curved glass on the front and back and an aluminum chassis, it exudes a sleek and sophisticated look. The metallic black finish adds a touch of class, while the compact and lightweight design makes it ideal for on-the-go use.

Complete Package with High-quality Accessories: The UP5 package includes a quality USB-C to USB-C cable and a USB-A to USB-C adapter, ensuring you have all the connectivity options you need. The real gem in the package is the beautiful leather case, not only adding a layer of protection but also enhancing the overall elegance.

The Shanling UP5 Bluetooth DAC & Amplifier represents a new pinnacle in portable audio, delivering exceptional sound quality, versatile connectivity, and a premium design. Whether you’re a dedicated audiophile or a music enthusiast on the move, the UP5 will transform your listening experience, allowing you to savor every musical nuance and detail. Elevate your audio journey with the UP5 and enjoy the music as it was meant to be heard.





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