Reviews & hands-on

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    Roberts Radio Vintage hands-on

    By 28 July 2011

    The Roberts Radio Vintage is the latest DAB from the British brand, following on from its hugely popular Revival radio and being launched as part of Roberts' 80th anniversary celebrations. Sporting similar retro styling to the distinctive Revival model,...

  • Audio 4 out of 5

    Roberts Sound 53 DAB radio iPod speaker review

    By 15 June 2009

    With music coming in so many different formats, getting a unit to play all of them can be a challenge. In steps the Roberts MP-Sound 53, an iPod, CD, USB, SD, DAB, FM Hi-Fi offering from Roberts that hopes to cover all your bases. But does it? We get...

  • Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Roberts ecologic 6 DAB clock radio review

    By 29 May 2009

    Technology might be pushing us ever forward with new innovations, but that doesn't mean we should leave behind all that is old. That's probably the thinking behind the Roberts ecologic 6 DAB radio as it sports the latest cutting edge innovation in radio...

  • Audio 3 out of 5

    Roberts iDream DAB iPod clock radio review

    By 21 April 2009

    You've got your iPod and you need to wake up in the morning. Wouldn't it be good if you could plug your iPod into your alarm clock and then wake up to your favourite tunes? Oh wait, that's what the Roberts iDream promises. But does it live up to the billing?...

  • Audio 4 out of 5

    Roberts RDK-2 DAB radio review

    By 9 December 2008

    Radio has for a long time become an indulgence for the kitchen: it's great to listen to programmes and music whilst you cook. Roberts have recognised this fact and released the RDK-2, a radio designed specifically for the kitchen. First-up, this is no...

  • Audio 3 out of 5

    Roberts Gemini 21 DAB digital radio review

    By 3 March 2008

    The Gemini 21 comes in two colour options, black or silver. The front of the radio is dominated by the grill covering the two speakers that deliver the crisp sound you’d expect from a Roberts radio. All the controls fall onto the top of the unit, the...

  • Audio 4 out of 5

    Roberts Gemini 46 DAB digital radio review

    By 29 February 2008

    I was going to start this review by saying that DAB radios are languishing in something of a design wilderness. To confirm this suspicion I ventured into a high street electrical goods store and took in their array of DAB and FM radios and reached a shocking...

  • Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Roberts MP16 DAB Hi-Fi radio review

    By 20 August 2007

    Roberts has been making radios since 1932 and its latest, the MP16, follows the company's heritage as well as adding some new tech into the mix, but has this offering got what it takes to match the new boys on the block? We get listening to find out....

  • Audio 4 out of 5

    Roberts Terrain FM radio review

    By 16 August 2007

    The Roberts Terrain is a rugged three-band radio with a water and impact resistant casing, but is it any good? We get tough to find out. When it comes to design, there is no mistaking the Terrain is out there on its own. While it looks very cool, oh and...

  • Audio 3 out of 5

    Roberts Sound 39 DAB digital radio review

    By 18 February 2006

    The next wave of digital radio is here and Roberts, makers of radios for longer than we care to remember, has launched a new bedside DAB digital radio that comes with live pause, but can its latest attempt match up to the competition? The Roberts Sound...

  • Audio 4 out of 5

    Roberts Radio Gemini 1 review

    By 4 November 2004

    Unlike some of the DAB products that pocket-lint has seen recently, the Gemini 1 DAB digital radio is built around radio's age-old strength of portability. Long before Wi-Fi, radio was wireless. A useful household radio should be portable. Tying a radio...