Which Radios Have the Best Reception?


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The Polk Audio I-Sonic ES2, iLuv iHD171 and Sony XDR-S1HDIP radios all feature excellent reception, according to Top Ten Reviews. Of the three, the Sony XDR-S1HDIP has an especially strong tuner. All radios are tabletop models and offer portability, easily moving to other areas.

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Which Radios Have the Best Reception?
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In addition to excellent HD reception, Sony's XDR-S1HDIP radio offers 40 presets, an alarm clock function and iPod compatibility. This radio lacks several features, such as ports and functionality, but has a sleek, contemporary look and large monitor screen.

Polk Audio's I-Sonic ES2 radio also features a quality HD tuner. This model offers 30 presets that can split between AM, FM and high definition tuning. There is an alarm clock option that sounds as a tone or picks up signals from the radio or iPod. IPod functionality includes a tagging capacity of 50 songs.

The iLuv iHD171 radio includes an HD tuner with 20 AM and FM presets. This radio is not as customizable as the Sony or Polk Audio units, but features similar perks, such as iTunes tagging, an alarm clock and a docking station for iPods. Winner of the Top Ten Reviews Silver Award, iLuv's radio includes a 12-month warranty and solid technical support.

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