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Sony ICF-C273L

Sony ICF-C273L
alaScore 75

111 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 111 reviews of Sony ICF-C273L. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Sony ICF-C273L is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 111 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 user reviews of Sony ICF-C273L from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on

80% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony ICF-C273L Clock RadioSony ICF-C273L Clock Radio

Feb, 2018

Consumer review by: Allie (

Morning Music


This radio is so great for waking you up in the morning. And it has the option of saving like 5 radio stations, the choice between being woken up by the radio or a buzzer. A really simple to use operation and setup, 2 set alarms (you can set your alarm...

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: Lisa (

is NOT reliable 100% of the time


Have had this alarm clock for over a year and it is NOT reliable at all. I set it dual alarms...only ONE will go off...or none. If an alarm clock isn't reliable....then it isn't an alarm clock!! It's just a radio. Sometimes it works....sometimes it...

Apr, 2011

Consumer review by: ngbdq (

I wanted to keep it; but too bright for sleep


I could not sleep with this thing; so I returned it after two days.

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: dm (

dumb design


do people who design clock radios actually use them? I honestly wonder. this radio has a DST change button right on the TOP where you can -- and will -- casually press it as you are fumbling around with it in the dark. Have an alarm set for a certain...

Aug, 2010

Consumer review by: Purchaser (

Sony ICF-C273


can preset five radio stations ; quite easy to set up once you get used to it ; small and compact

no battery back up so if power goes off you have to set EVERYTHING again

Feb, 2010

Consumer review by: Notavidlistener (



This product is bad for Sony's image. The sound quality is poor; you would not want to use it for anything else but waking you up in the morning. The buttons are hard to locate - turning the alarm off (as opposed to using the slumber bar) is almost...

Jan, 2010

Consumer review by: 3391 (

Sony ICFC273L


Reserve & Collect is very useful - saves delivery hassles. The radio is good for use in more isolated spots (with no DAB) FM/AM?LW is useful and I like the separate alarm indicators so you usually don't need to bother checking/resetting. A good little...

May, 2009

Consumer review by: Abeoteus (

Great clock radio


Couldnt disagree more with other review. I find this the best clock radio around, so good that both my wife and I have one and I'm getting one for my son.

Dec, 2007

Consumer review by: kaw123 (

Total waste of money


This is the WORST designed clock radio in the world.

Nov, 2007

Product Specifications

Sony's worldwide reputation for creating unique, attractive, high-quality, advanced technology products rests on a long line of innovations embraced by people from all walks of life. With a diverse product lineup serving a variety of lifestyles and industries, Sony continuously strives to introduce new products and technologies to meet changing market needs. PRODUCT FEATURES: AM/ FM Digital Tuner; Stylish Design; 5 Direct access preset function; Dual Alarm; Triple display for your convenience; Nap and extendable Snooze function; Brightness Control.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio System

Functions (KB):Radio
Sound Output Mode:Mono
Subcategory (KB):Boomboxes, radios, clock radios
Type:Clock radio

Cassette System

Type: None

CD System

Type: None

Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight



Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony ICF

MD System

Type: None




Preset Station Qty:15
Tuner Bands:AM/FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type: None