This guide on the best portable radio will help you choose which is the best radio (AM/FM) depending on what your needs are. Technology has certainly come a long way since cassette tapes and CD’s! You may be a whizz at downloading music or have accouts with sites like Spotify where you have all your favourite playlists, however sometimes people want to go back to basics and listen to a good old fashion radio.
With a portable radio you don’t need to download music, or sync up your already downloaded playlist. You can quickly and easily be up and running within seconds with a radio so lets have a look at which are the best portable radios in 2016.
You don’t need to be sporty to reap the benefits of this portable radio although it certainly is a good option for you sporty people out there. It is designed with a non-slip rubberized finish to ensure it doesn’t slip out of your hand if you are doing active things whilst using it. You can also keep one step ahead of the weather due to its weather alert functionality.
A bestseller on Amazon and it’s very easy to see why! It has an array of features such as AM/FM/NOAA weather radio, LED illuminator and a portable battery charger. This very useful piece of kit can be used in an emergency or survival situation due to its super bright LED flash light. If your phone runs out of batteries then no need to panic as you can charge up your dead phone using the handy USB charging port. The Esky portable radio can be charged up 3 different ways; by placing the radio’s solar panel in direct sunlight, by using the hand crank or by connecting it to a computer using the mini USB jack. This is more than a just a radio and comes packed with useful extras.