High-resolution audio: everything you need to know

Is hi-res audio worth it? Our handy guide will help you decide

After years of niche positioning in the music world, “high-resolution audio” (or “hi-res audio”) has finally hit the mainstream, thanks to a huge raft of support in recent years in streaming services (such as Amazon Music HD) and products (from smartphones to most digital hi-fi components).

So why should you care about hi-res audio? If you want the best digital music experience possible or at least better sound quality than you’re currently used to (and why wouldn’t you?), hi-res audio is certainly worth investigating.

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