The Ten Best Wi-Fi Radios

Listen out for the sounds of summer with our guide to the best wi-fi radios

David Phelan
Monday 23 June 2008 16:51

Tangent Quattro, £179.95

The Quattro sounds good, not least because of its wooden cabinet. You can choose from walnut or black options, with high-gloss red and white models clocking in at £20 extra.

www.firebox.com; 0844 922 1010

Intempo GX-01 £119.99

Internet radios use your home broadband network to receive radio stations using the internet. This also lets you stream music from your PC to this radio via your home network.

www.intempodigital.com; 0161 828 5248

BT Internet Radio £99.99

The looks of this portable model may divide opinions, but the sound is strong. There's an alarm clock built in and media-player controls to skip to the next track.

www.shop.bt.com

Revo Pico Wi-Fi, £149.95

Revo's portable is said to be the first self-powered internet radio. The internal rechargeable battery means you can easily carry it from room to room or even out to the garden.

www.revo.co.uk; 01555 666 161

Orange Liveradio, £99.99

You can use this with the included batteries to take it anywhere within the range of your broadband network. You can capture artist and title detail on the Liveradio website.

www.orange.co.uk; 0800 801 080

Tivoli NetWorks Global Radio, £494.95

Tivoli's radios have exceptional sound and classic looks (there are different wooden finishes to choose from, too). This new model has simple controls and great performance.

www.tivoli-uk.com; 01279 501 111

Roberts WM202, £149.99

A versatile radio - along with Wi-Fi there are also FM and DAB tuners built in. It also streams music from your computer, there are two alarm timers and it works on batteries too.

www.robertsradio.co.uk; 01709 571 722

Bush TR2015 WIFI, £69.99

This is easy to set up and has good sound. Stations are listed by name and genre so you can pick the pleasantly-named Martini in the Morning station or just plump for "jazz".

www.argos.co.uk; 0870 600 1010

Revo Blik Radio Station, £150

The styling of this receiver might not be to everyone's tastes but it's a great gadget. As well as streaming Wi-Fi radio, it picks up DAB and FM transmissions and has a remote control.

www.revo.co.uk; 01555 666 161

Intempo Daisy £150

Out later in the summer, the Daisy is portable and receives internet as well as FM stations - so, since it's easily moved, this FM capability is handy for taking the Daisy to the park, say.

www.intempodigital.com; 0161 828 5248

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