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Ease of use
This rating includes our assessments for ease everyday ease of use, using the instruction manual and accessing more complex functions.
Style of radio
All radios listed also include FM, with the exception of some in-car adaptors or 'internet only' models. Radios classed as 'portable' can be used with batteries as well as on the mains power supply, however some may require you to buy a specific type of battery pack for portable use. Some portable models are lighter than others for carrying.
Alarm clock radio functions
Some portable and tabletop radios also include clock radio functionality, with alarm and snooze functions and showing the clock in standby. Use this filter to return all models with these functions.
Battery running time
Number of hours of DAB listening on one set of batteries - or one charge for models with rechargeables - as per our test measurements.
Does the radio have an iPod dock?
3.5mm auxiliary input
Does the radio have a 3.5mm auxiliary input jack for playing music from other devices through the radio's speakers?
Does the radio have standard bass and treble controls for adjusting the bass and treble?
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