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Sony - Portable AM/FM Alarm Clock - Black-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.6 out of 5 stars with 94 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome little radio!

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    VltKpr
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    Bought this to use in the basement at work. If i put it in the right spot and position the antenna right, i can get most of my local stations. Sound is great, the only thing i wish it had was a calendar and 2-5-7 day alarm; I'd buy another and use it as my morning alarm clock. It's a shame that Sony has really backed off on manufacturing good quality clock radios anymore. Maybe the demand isn't there now that everybody uses their cell phones for a morning alarm but for me it's nice to have a traditional radio next to my bed that actually has good sound, rather than sounding like a tin can. Back to this radio, it has some nice features, like being able to bypass the speaker and plug in a set of headphones, as well as a line in jack, Bluetooth, and a built in battery! Great product!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good Bluetooth Speaker Plus

    Posted
    Odin
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    Got this for less than a month now as a Deal of the Day and it was a steal at $50! I use it as a bedside speaker and it is connected to Alexa. First off is the sound. It has a very good sound for its size and just like anything by Sony, it has a good solid build. Next is its ability to hold a charge. I have had to recharge it only once during the entire time I have owned it, albeit I am a light user. Lastly, the best thing is the flexibility to use as a standard radio. Call me old school but there are instances when I like listening to AM news. My two gripes are that I will have to press the power button on when I use Alexa as it has auto standby; and I am having difficulty pairing the Bluetooth. Not a big deal as I use an AUX cable to connect to it. Hence the 4 stars.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Can't Go Wrong with Sony Portable AM/FMClock Radio

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    epos1631
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    I have nothing but praise for this portable clock radio. I was looking for a clock/radio that didn't need to plugged in to be used around the house and outdoors. The additional benefit is the blue tooth connection so I can play the music already downloaded on my iPhone or iPad. The sound is good, though bass heavy, and it can get loud if you turn it up. The radio is a bonus too because sometimes I want to listen to the local news. It there is a negative to report it would be the price which I think is high. I bought it during a Best Buy Deal of the Day and I snatched it up because the price was right. A good radio, portable, and with blue tooth connection. Great Combination. I highly recommend this.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love my Sony radio

    Posted
    Walter
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    Bought this to replace an old manual tuning alarm clock radio that I used in bathroom when getting ready for work - old radio had poor reception, impossible to finely tune in radio station and if I didn't like programming being aired, too much hassle to find a different station. This Sony radio solved all those issues and takes up less counter space. Good reception and with 5 station presets I can change stations easily. Clock display is bright enough to serve as a night light if need to make night time trip to bathroom. With built-in rechargeable battery I can take with me when working in other rooms of the house/garage. Great sound.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great FM clock radio.

    Posted
    WB4ZIT
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    I love this Sony FM clock radio for my nightstand. The dimmer button for the display let's you set just the right brightness. The unit is easy to set up, easy to scan for stations and program to memory, and easy to set the wake time and turn that function on or off. I love that it has the internal lithium ion battery so it does not have to have the time reset every time we get a power blip out here in the country. I gave it 4 out of 5 starts because the AM reception is weak to non-existent but I don't listen to AM anyway so for FM listeners this unit is a 5.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Can’t read clock time when radio on

    Posted
    CathyInAlaska
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    I was looking for replacements for old clock radios in a couple of offices. I set one up and was impressed with sound quality and ease of set up. HOWEVER, all the pictures show the clock in large font. BUT when the radio is on it displays the station in a medium font and time is only about 1/4 inch high which cannot be read from any distance away. Loved the features except time display.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    This radio was a Steal on the best deal of the day

    Posted
    Catf
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    This radio puts out fantastic sound for such a small radio. I am very happy with this especially the fact that the charge lasts a long time without having to be plugged in. I bought another really big radio from Best Buy and I ended up returning it because this just gives off such a great sound and it has Bluetooth love it. The price I paid was awesome but even at the full price I probably still would’ve bought it. Very impressive! Happy listening

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best Clock/Radio Ever

    Posted
    KHawk65
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    I love to listen to the radio when I’m getting dressed for work in the morning. This one is just the right size, fits very nicely on my vanity and best of all it’s cordless. The sound and reception is amazing. There’s one station that I’ve never been able to get good reception on in my home, but not this one. I purchased this as a Deal of the Day and it was truly a steal.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    I paid 50 bucks for it. For the price I love it

    Posted
    JAYO
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    I charged it up and I use it at work all day ( about 5 hrs) I have owned it for a week and it’s still got all 3 bars.. the sound is good for the work atmosphere and the digital display is big. Hooks up to my Bluetooth phone real easy. Thinking about replacing my alarm clock at home with another one of these bad boys.. I would of gave it five stars but the volume is not the best

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Great Features with Weak FM Reception

    Posted
    Ivan
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    Great features & acceptable sound for its compact size with great mobility as single charge will provide use up to 20 hours long. However, very bad FM signal reception with lots of hissing distortion aounds for almost all FM Stations which makes this unit a total failure should one plans on heavy usage on this. Overall, please stay from this unit to avoid disappointment.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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      Hi Ivan, Sony takes into consideration all feedback to improve the performance and quality of our products and services. We're always looking to make Sony better. We appreciate your time sharing this feedback. Thank you -David sony_US

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    OK radio, not really portable

    Posted
    DrJohn
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    This clock radio from Sony is average but no better. It is advertised as "portable;" however, I believe that it is suited more for a nightstand rather than taking it on a picnic. The sound is average and its appearance is better than average with a lighted screen and small footprint on my bedside table. Unless you can get this at a steep discount, I would recommend looking around at other offers from Best Buy.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great reception and bass for its size

    Posted
    Dave
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    This radio delivers high quality stereo sound, with decent bass and has very good reception. You can control bass and treble independently for each source (AM/FM/Line in/Bluetooth). Good display size and a compact size, great to carry around the house (bedroom, kitchen, patio). Got one for my dad and he loved it, it’s his new favorite toy!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome sound, Its just awesome!

    Posted
    Jonnyenoch
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    It's a great value at 49.99! The sound is amazing for the size of the speaker! It does the job well. I mainly bought it for being an alarm clock. It is a slight bummer not have a snooze button. The antenna could be better. Those are the only negatives for me. It's a great quality product! Ignore all posts saying it's not loud enough. It's plenty loud!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Not to bad

    Posted
    chip
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    It is hard to find a good basic clock radio with out so many bells and whistles. Some of the controls on this unit are hard to get use to. I was looking for good reception and sound this unit has that. some of other features such as tuning radio kind of bizarre. I searched retuned many units until found decent radio, they don't last long anymore either. they start humming this one good so far

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    A little fussy, once learned it great

    Posted
    sheds2
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    NFC setting is not on my Samsung , cant tap, have to use manual buttons, put the easy connect app on and can not tap to connect either. I am a senior, have to wait for children to show me , which is unusual because I do everything myself with an ancient tech degree, Can I sell you an IBM, Before that apple takes over, lol !!!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Sound is so great!

    Posted
    Jajaja
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    I got one for myself as a replacement for my old Sony Bluetooth speaker and this became my speaker buddy everyday. Best thing is, it’s not just a speaker to play my downloaded music but an AM/FM radio as well. My aunt saw this and she just fell in love with how good the sound is. Now I ordered another one after I gave the other one to her.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    versatile radio

    Posted
    bichondaddy
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    this radio is being used in the kitchen, taking a very small footprint on the counter; big sound, audio in/out jacks, Bluetooth connect and ease of setup/operation. we like to listen to a community based FM station that has a weak broadcast signal; with the tuner for this radio, the signal for this station works great.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome radio and speaker

    Posted
    Philk
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    Long battery life. I bought this for the beach and when we are outside in our patio. It’s a Bluetooth speaker and an fm radio. I’ve had it unplugged for a week now and the battery still is full. It’s great for when my kids are outside or when I’m washing the cars. I’d recommend. Sony is the best.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice compact, versatile, cordless clock radio!

    Posted
    Technovice
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    Perfect compact radio for bath vanity. Rechargable feature eliminates power cord. Decent sound and station presets with very good reception gives it high marks. Bluetooth to ipnone or ipad works great. Navigating the mode changes from AM to FM to Bluetooth requires very quick manual effort. Practice helps. Purchased at a great sales price of $90. Would not have paid $150.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    I love it

    Posted
    Kookin
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    This radio is perfect for my use. I use it as a bedside radio to listen to stations. It is a great bluetooth radio also. It has several functions that are awesome, plus it is portable and has a rechargeable battery. I can not say enough good things about this radio. It rocks!!

    I would recommend this to a friend