FiiO FT3 32 Ohm Review

FiiO FT3 32 Ohm Review

FiiO FT3 32 Ohm Review – 60mm Large Dynamic Driver Over-Ear Headphones

FiiO has released a new 32Ω high-sensitivity variant for its highly acclaimed FT3 open-back headphones. The new FT3 32Ω headphones house a newly-developed 60mm large-sized dynamic driver with LCP aluminum metal-plated and aluminum metallic alloy diaphragm. The FT3 promises high-resolution music enjoyment and easy drivability with the high-sensitivity design of the FT3 32Ω headphones.

FiiO FT3 32 Ohm Review

FiiO FT3 features 3-way swiveling ear cups with a semi-open back design. The drivers are placed inside in an angled direction bringing them in completely parallel to the ears of the listeners. FiiO FT3 32Ω is perfect for people who would like to have a headphone with a high-sensitivity design.

The FiiO FT3 32Ω variant features a newly-developed 60mm large-sized driver unit with a high-sensitivity design. It has a 32Ω impedance rating and 110dB sensitivity, so you will be able to enjoy your favorite music on the go.

FiiO FT3 32 Ohm

To produce true audiophile-grade sound performance, FiiO has designed the 60mm dynamic drivers for FT3 with high-quality LCP Metallic Alloy and Aluminum Metallic Alloy diaphragm. The diaphragm is solid in structure and has an ultra-thin design.

FiiO FT3 features a dual magnetic structure design. The driver has asymmetrical internal and external magnetic circuit systems that produce a powerful magnetic flux resulting in swift movement of the diaphragm coil and enhancing the output with ultra-low distortion and improved driver control.

FiiO FT3 32 Ohm Review

FiiO FT3 headphones have a premium all-metallic design with premium aluminum alloy construction. It has a semi-open back design with hollow construction that helps in achieving a comfortable, lightweight, and solid build structure. FiiO has designed the ear cups in such a manner that the drivers come in parallel to the ears of the listeners.

The headphones have a 3-axis swiveling design. The ear cups can be swiveled at their place easily, which helps in achieving a comfortable fit.

FiiO FT3 32 Ohm Review

FiiO FT3 includes a high-purity silver-plated monocrystalline copper cable. The high-quality 22AWG wire cores ensure high-resolution sound performance with rich, lush definitions for vocals and instruments. FiiO includes four types of termination for easy usage for everyone. This includes swappable 3.5mm and 4.4mm plugs along with 4.4mm to 4-pin XLR and 3.5mm to 6.35mm adapters.


  • 60mm Large dynamic driver unit.
  • LCP Aluminum Metal-Plated+Aluminum Metal Diaphragm.
  • Asymmetric Internal & External Dual-Magnetic Circuit System.
  • Angled Placement for Drivers.
  • Open-Back Design.
  • 3-Axis Swiveling Design.
  • 392-core high-purity silver-plated monocrystalline copper cable.
  • Exquisite Aluminum Alloy Construction.
  • Lightweight Hollow Design.
  • 4-Different Audio Plugs Included.
  • Two Types of Ear Pads Included(Suede & Protein Leather Pads).

Technical Specifications

  • Impedance: 32Ω.
  • Sensitivity: 110dB.
  • Frequency Response Range: 7Hz-40kHz.
  • Driver Type: 60mm Dynamic Driver.
  • Diaphragm Material: Beryllium-plated Gasket + DLC Diaphragm.
  • Weight: Approx 391 grams.
  • Earpad Pressure: 4.0N±0.3N.
  • Cable Length: Approx 3m.
  • Price: $299.99

I want to thank FiiO for providing me with the review sample of the FiiO FT3.

FiiO FT3 32 Ohm Review


The FiiO FT3 32Ω appears to be easily powered at 32Ω, but don’t underestimate it. Although it sounds good when connected to a regular DAP or cell phone, it greatly improves with additional power.


The FiiO FT3 32Ω has a warm and musical sound profile. The bass is linear and a bit lean on mobile sources, but it offers one of the smoothest dynamic driver bass experiences.

The FiiO FT3 32Ω bass has a rich and heavy texture with deep tones. The bass hits with a moderate force, making it moderately engaging in terms of slam effect and physicality. It is not too soft or too harsh on impact.

The bass offers impressive depth and extension, with a satisfying level of rumble and intensity that caters to various music genres, from electronic to metal. Only true bass enthusiasts might crave even more rumble and depth.

The FiiO FT3 32Ω enhances the warmth and fullness of the overall sound without any noticeable midbass bump or muddiness. The midbass is lively, giving drums a textured and natural sound, and bass guitars a warm and full-bodied tone. If you prefer a linear and smooth bass, this earphone delivers it in its original state.


The FiiO FT3 32Ω has a forward sound. It offers excellent clarity, airiness, and detail retrieval. The lower midrange is intense and full, giving male vocals an emotional and musical presentation without being muddy or dry. Male vocals sound deep and full, with good resolution and clarity.

The female vocals in the FiiO FT3 32Ω are emphasized and have a lot of intricate details. The instrument presentation has a slightly warm and melodious tone. All the sounds, whether it’s guitars or violins, have a very natural quality to them. The acoustic guitars sound warm, with a touch of bass, yet they still maintain a clean and clear sound.

The upper midrange of the FiiO FT3 32Ω is lively and has a strong intensity, leaning towards a bright tone. It provides transparency and a sense of airiness. The FiiO FT3 32Ω excels in extending and retrieving details from female vocals to instruments in this range.

FiiO FT3 32 Ohm Review


The FiiO FT3 32Ω provides an invigorating high-frequency response. Its treble range offers a balanced tonality, good extension, and a touch of airiness. The lower treble is emphasized and intricate, standing out from the upper treble. This well-tuned lower treble section contributes to a clear and defined sound presentation. The speed and extension in this region are commendable.

The FiiO FT3 32Ω offers an abundance of intricate details and a clear, resolving performance. It excels in controlling the treble, ensuring that higher frequency sounds are natural and free from any harshness or sibilance, even when vocals reach extended high notes. This well-tuned treble allows for extended listening without causing fatigue.

FiiO FT3 32 Ohm Review

Soundstage – Imaging

FiiO FT3 32Ω has excellent sound separation. You will enjoy the way the sound is spread out. The depth and width of the sound are quite remarkable, and because of this, you won’t feel like the sound is coming from inside your head, but rather it surrounds you. It’s almost like listening to stereo speakers.

Let’s talk about the impressive imaging capabilities of the FiiO FT3 32Ω. This new model by FiiO offers exceptional layering and separation, allowing you to concentrate on specific instruments, vocals, or any other elements in a recording. Its delivery is flawless, combining remarkable separation, sharpness, and focus to create a truly immersive experience.

FiiO FT3 32 Ohm Review

The FiiO FT3 32Ω excels in providing intricate details, boasting excellent overall resolution and transparency. Its exceptional micro detail capability, authentic timbre, and cohesive performance make it a top choice among dynamic driver headphones within its price range.


The FiiO FT3 32Ω is a top-notch open-back headphone that offers a genuine and expansive sound experience, justifying its price. With its pleasant and slightly warmer sound profile, it caters to individuals who appreciate this type of headphone.

FiiO FT3 32 Ohm Review

The headphones can be easily driven by almost any amplifier due to their low impedance and high sensitivity, but they perform even better when paired with a higher-quality source. Additionally, they offer great comfort thanks to the optimal clamping force and ear pad design.

The FiiO FT3 32Ω is an excellent choice for those seeking top-notch open-back headphones that provide a genuine, expansive sound and offer an outstanding listening experience at an affordable price.