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Sony XDR-V1BTD review

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Key features
  • Portable-ready
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The futuristic-looking Sony XDR-V1BTD DAB radio is one we’ve been eager to examine. Sony manufactures only a handful of DAB radios, and they usually offer some surprises. This tall, cuboid-shaped premium-looking radio promises to give full-range stereo sound, but will it please our discerning professional listening panel and ace our expert lab tests? Read our full review to find out.

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  • What is it?
  • What's it great at?
  • What's the sound like?
  • What's it like to use?
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  • Should I buy it?
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We have tested 84 radios and found that there are 11 Don't Buys and 13 Best Buys.
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  2. 58%
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  3. 86%
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