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Sony XDR-V1BTD review

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Key features
  • Portable-ready

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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First reviewed by Which?

August 2019

Released

May 2016

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We have tested 71 radios and found that there are 9 Don't Buys and 13 Best Buys.
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