Updated November 13, 2018 by Jeff Newburgh

The 9 Best Pocket Radios

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We spent 21 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top picks for this wiki. If you're growing weary of always interrupting your morning workout routines with constant checks of your smartphone just to get the latest news updates, try slipping one of these handy pocket radios into your jogging pants instead. We've included a wide variety of options that offer strong AM and FM signals, multiple memory functions, and a durable construction for withstanding drops and impacts. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best pocket radio on Amazon.

9. AGPtek R09

8. DreamSky Portable

7. Sony Transistor

6. Horologe Portable

5. Tecsun 4-in-1

4. Sangean HDR-14

3. Prunus Anjan Portable

2. C. Crane Weather

1. Sangean DT-800

Editor's Notes

November 12, 2018:

Added the Sangean DT-800 for its ability to accept all NOAA stations as well as its dynamic boost feature for audio clarity. Also included the Prunus Anjan due to its copper core antenna and digital signal processing functionality for improved reception. The Tecsun 4-in-1 is extremely versatile and capable of scanning international broadcasts.


Jeff Newburgh
Last updated on November 13, 2018 by Jeff Newburgh

Jeff is a dedicated writer and communications professional from San Francisco with a bachelor of arts in anthropology from UC Berkeley. He began his career in computer consulting and later branched out into customer service. Jeff focuses on making complex topics easy to understand. With over 10 years' experience in research, his relentless curiosity fuels a love of writing and learning how things work, and has helped to build expertise in categories such as heavy-duty power tools and computer equipment. Jeff's passion for animals affords him a strong understanding of pet products, including dog houses, beds, and grain-free foods. When he's not writing, he prefers spending time with his family and three dogs, while kicking back and relaxing with a nice glass of red wine.


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