Pure has announced a new digital radio in its line-up – the Pure Oasis Flow – a weatherproof, splashproof, rechargeable portable digital radio.
According to Pure, the Oasis Flow will retail for around £170, and is ideal for the bathroom, beach, garden, DIY, boating and barbecues. Pure claims the design of the Oasis Flow includes a splash-resistant case, waterproof vents, a durable cast aluminium frame and rubber seals.
The Oasis Flow is an updated version of Pure’s Oasis digital radio, but with added internet radio functionality, touchscreen control, and an OLED display which Pure says is viewable from any angle.
Which? has reviewed more than 80 digital radios, including the , and Pure Elan II. We’ve also tested the converter for in-car digital radio listening.
Rechargeable DAB radio and iPod speaker
At the heart of the Oasis Flow’s portability is the Pure ChargePak battery which Pure claims will give up to 10 hours of listening on a single charge. Which? will put this claim to the test in our Pure Oasis Flow review.
As well as being a digital and internet radio, the Pure Oasis Flow can also be used as a portable iPod speaker, thanks to an integrated dock and an audio input for MP3 players.
Digital radio in the bathroom
For consumers wanting to listen to digital radio in the bathroom, Pure announced earlier this year that many of its digital radios have been certified for safe use in the bathroom.
According to the company, packaging for its One Mini, One Classic, One Elite and Pure Move models feature an ‘attractive and prominent rubber duck icon’ signifying that they can be used in bathrooms when powered by either conventional batteries or Pure’s proprietary rechargeable ChargePak battery.
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