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Sony XDR-S3HD - HD / AM / FM clock radio - cherrywood

alaTest has collected and analyzed 153 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the design and portability. The usability and value for money are also appreciated, whereas some have doubts about the battery.

sound, price, usability, portability, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Sony XDR-S3HD - HD / AM / FM clock radio - cherrywood is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 148 user reviews of Sony XDR-S3HD - HD / AM / FM clock radio - cherrywood from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on

sound, value for money, usability, portability, design


78% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony XDR-S3HD HD RadioSony XDR-S3HD HD Radio (Old Version)

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I bought this radio on eBay (used) and hooked it up. At first I couldn't pick up any digital broadcasts on AM or FM. I ended moving my FM dipole antenna over the window inside my apartment and was able to pick up one HD station. While listening in HD,...

Good AM/FM reception on analog tuner only. Remote control is nice (aim it away from radio and still works)

Poor digital reception. The speakers do not sound that great for a table radio

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I've had this radio for almost a year and like the sound quality. I put an antenna up on my roof to get distant stations so reception is great.

Price, Classy Looks

Turning Alarm On/Off, Doesn't Dim Enough


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I had bought the Sangean RS-330 but that one broke down on me in 3 days. The Sony is it's replacement. The sound quality is great and reception is great if you use an antenna. I in NY so I get a lot of stations. The only things that prevent me from...

great sound

no snooze, no dual alarm

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Bought this to be used as an alarm clock but will return. Useless without the snooze and if I have to look at my watch when the radio turns on, then it defeats the purpose for a CLOCK/radio.

Nice look

No snooze on alarm; time does not display when radio is on

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I've been thinking about purchasing an HD

Excellent AM reception; Good FM reception

All presets reset if unplugged

Product Specifications

Experience more choices, crystal clear sound, and no subscription fees. HD radio gives you more channels to choose from so you can hear more of what you like. Enjoy music the way it was meant to be heard with AM stations that deliver FM sound quality and FM stations that sound like your favorite CDs. All you need is an HD radio receiver. HD Radio, Discover It.

Audio System

Functions (KB):HD radio / Radio
Subcategory (KB):Boomboxes, radios, clock radios
Type:HD / AM / FM clock radio


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony




Preset Station Qty:40
Tuner Bands:AM/FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type:Remote control