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John Lewis Spectrum Solo review

£40.00 Typical price

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Key features
  • Portable
Expert review

The John Lewis Spectrum Solo is a portable DAB+/FM digital radio available in a range of bright colours. It can run off the mains or batteries and is attractively priced. But is it a bargain buy or should you give it a miss? Our experts at the Which? test lab found out all the answers. Read our full review of this portable DAB radio to see whether it’s worth buying.

What's included:
  • Pros and cons
  • What is it?
  • What’s the sound like?
  • What’s it like to use?
  • Is John Lewis a good brand?
  • Is there anything I should watch out for?
  • Is there anything else I should know?
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Last checked by Which?

March 2021

First reviewed by Which?

August 2019

Released

November 2015

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Best Buys and Don't Buys
We have tested 62 radios and found that there are 8 Don't Buys and 10 Best Buys.
Range of Radio scores
  1. 38%
    Lowest score
  2. 58%
    Average score
  3. 83%
    Highest score
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