It’s a hard thing to believe in the era of a mobile device – tablet PC & smartphone, has an ability to cast any radio’s channels on, we still need a standalone radio. However, we are human after all, each of us has our own ways of thinking, one wants to simplify all of activities in one device, while others want to place each of their activities in a dedicated device for certain purposes. If you thought you still need a standalone radio while you are having a high end smartphone in your hand, this new Sony pocket digital radio, XDR-S40DBP, could ease your pain.
Carrying eyes catching colors – white, black and red, with uncluttered buttons, 10DAB/DAB+ and 10 FM station presets in portable and lightweight design, this new radio could become your nice friend to company you while on your outdoor activities or at home to hear your favorite radio channels easily up to 13 hours by just plug in AA alkaline batteries into. If you have a time to peek more information around the show – song title or others, a mini LCD screen will display it gladly.
In addition, the XDR-S40DBP also comes with a headphone jack for your privacy and an AC jack for unlimited play.
The release date and pricing
Unfortunately, there is no a word from Sony about the pricing. The company only told this XDR-S40DBP is going to hit European market this month. US? Well, likely it will not enter US, but not so sure about it. Let’s wait and see! Do you still need a standalone radio?