New Radios Released in 2017

New Radios Released in 2017

Last updated: May 5th, 2017

Here’s an overview of some of the new radios released to the UK market in 2017.


Majority Barton Retro DAB Radio

The Barton Retro DAB Radio is the latest addition to Majority’s range of affordable digital radios that are designed in Cambridge, England. It’s named after the village of Barton near Cambridge.

The Barton has an upright design with an attractive wood-effect finish reminiscent of Pure’s Evoke range.


  • FM/DAB radio
  • 20 preset stations (10 on FM and 10 on DAB)
  • Alarm clock
  • Sleep function
  • LCD display
  • Headphone jack

Dimensions: 19 cm high x 12 cm deep x 12 cm wide

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Suzuki Boombox Portable CD Player

This radio is a CD player boombox with AM/FM radio and a USB port. It’s not clear if the boombox is made by the Japanese motorcycle manufacturer Suzuki, or if another company is using its name.

Early reviews of this boombox suggest that it is quite unreliable and has poor build quality.


  • Programmable CD player that can play MP3 CDs
  • AM/FM radio
  • USB port for playing music from a USB drive
  • LCD display
  • Can be powered by the mains or 6 x 1.5V batteries

Dimensions: 23 cm wide x 23 cm high x 15 cm deep
Weight: 1.45kg

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John Lewis Note

John Lewis Note Radio

The John Lewis Note is a small and compact FM/DAB radio that comes in a range of colours. The Note is reasonably priced and has an attractive, stylish design.

Early reviews suggest it has decent sound quality and offers good value for money.


  • FM/DAB radio
  • Saves 20 preset stations
  • Mains or battery powered (with 4 AA batteries)
  • 5mm headphone jack

Dimensions: 17.7 cm wide x 12 cm high x 5.3 cm deep
Weight: 375g

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