Denon's first network audio player comes with AirPlay

Denon DNP-720AE

Denon has announced its first network audio player, the DNP-720AE.

The streamer is Apple AirPlay enabled, DLNA 1.5-certified and can access music services such as Napster and

There's no integrated amplification so you'll need to connect the DNP-720AE to an amplifier via the analogue RCA or digital optical connections.

The Denon has a 24-bit/192kHz DAC, is capable of connecting to your network via a wireless or wired connection, and can be controlled using the Denon Remote app for iPhone and iPod Touch or the bundled remote.

Alongside the OLED display there are quick buttons for accessing favourite internet stations and a USB input for direct playback from a portable device.

File formats supported include WAV, AAC, WMA lossless, FLAC and FLAC 96/24.

Available in silver or black and set to go on sale later this month, it's yours for £430.

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Joe Cox
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Joe is the Content Director for What Hi-Fi? and Future’s Product Testing, having previously been the Global Editor-in-Chief of What Hi-Fi?. He has worked on What Hi-Fi? across the print magazine and website for almost 20 years, writing news, reviews and features on everything from turntables to TVs, headphones to hi-fi separates. He has covered product launch events across the world, from Apple to Technics, Sony and Samsung; reported from CES, the Bristol Show, and Munich High End for many years; and written for sites such as the BBC, Stuff, and the Guardian. In his spare time, he enjoys expanding his vinyl collection and cycling (not at the same time).