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10 best DAB radios

Get ready for the radio revolution

Secure the perfect sound for music or chatter ( Como Musica ) ( Como Musica )

Earlier this year there was a landmark event in radio. For the first time in the UK, more than half of Brits listened to radio digitally, which was the benchmark set by the government for putting the UK’s digital switchover in motion.

If you’re a discerning audiophile now is the time to futureproof your listening with a DAB set that will let you tune into your favourite stations, as well as effortlessly discover new ones through features like wi-fi Internet radio, which allows you to dial into stations all around the world.

Sound quality is key to make the most of these features and you’ll need a radio that will be able to deliver the best audio experience, whether you’re listening to political interviews, sports commentary or streaming a playlist over a Bluetooth connection.

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The verdict: DAB radios 

Quality British build meets quality sound with the VQ Susie-Q. It does everything that you need a DAB radio to do in terms of sound and functionality and does it all while looking very good indeed. The Pure Highway 600 is also a must buy for anyone who needs to update their older car’s stereo capability with a DAB makeover.

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