Best DAB radios

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...once you've established exactly what you need. Desktop? Pocket? In-car? The world of digital radios can seem a bit baffling - but feel free to turn on, tune in and chill out, as we deliver the best DAB radios around, across a range of prices.

Pocket DAB under £100

Pure Move T4

The Move T4 is a talented little radio with the additional benefit of Bluetooth streaming. If you want something neat and portable to get you through the Summer months, The T4's 15-hour battery life should serve you well.

SPECIFICATIONS

Rechargeable battery | DAB and FM radio | Bluetooth streaming

Reasons to Buy
Easy to use
Radio plus Bluetooth provides good versatility
Reasons to Avoid
Sound can’t stand up to a wireless speaker
Pricey for what you get

DAB radio under £100

Pure Evoke H2

Not much has changed from its predecessor, the D2. But as a four-time Award-winner, that's no bad thing. Sound quality has improved though, making this the budget DAB to beat.

SPECIFICATIONS

Dimensions (hwd): 180 x 115 x 120mm | DAB and FM | Portability option

Reasons to Buy
Clean midrange
Textured bass
Detailed sound
Low price
Reasons to Avoid
Outdated display
Not immediately portable

DAB radio under £200

Roberts Stream 94i

A replacement for the Award-winning Stream 93i, the 94i is a great upgrade - Spotify Connect, wi-fi and USB playback all come as standard and it sounds superb too.

SPECIFICATIONS

Spotify Connect | Bluetooth | Companion app

Reasons to Buy
Great sound
Modern design
Easy-to-use remote
Spotify Connect
Reasons to Avoid
Nothing of note

DAB radio under £300

Revo SuperConnect

At this price, the Revo is head and shoulders ahead of the pack. It's jam-packed with features, streaming tunes from just about any source you wish to pair it with.

SPECIFICATIONS

FM, DAB, internet radio | OLED display | Bluetooth

Reasons to Buy
Attractive retro/modern look
Packed with features such as Spotify Connect and aptX Bluetooth
Nice to use
Reasons to Avoid
Bass needs toning down a touch

Portable DAB

View Quest Retro Mk II

This portable DAB radio combines vintage style, a wide range of features and a solid sonic performance.

SPECIFICATIONS

Dimensions (hwd): 20.5 x 30.0 x 11.5cm | 20W power | 36hr battery life

Reasons to Buy
Stylish design
Lots of features
Decent dynamics
Satisfying bass
Reasons to Avoid
Buttons could feel nicer
Needs more detail

In-car DAB

Pure Digital Highway 300Di

As aftermarket in-car DAB solutions go this is a fine option, and it's simple enough for almost anyone to use.

SPECIFICATIONS

DAB | iPhone connectivity | 3.5mm aux in

Reasons to Buy
Pretty neat
Easy to use
Adds lots of extra stations to your car
Sounds crisp and clear
Reasons to Avoid
Requires rather invasive, Professional installation and a dedicated aerial
DAB coverage still patchy