Retekess V115 Compact Shortwave AM Radio

Last updated: January 18, 2023

If you're looking for an AM radio with all the bells and whistles, this model is your best bet. It comes with a large digital display screen, a built-in recording microphone and a sleep timer. It also doubles as a clock.

We looked at the top AM Radios and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best AM Radio you should buy.

Product Details

Key Takeaway: Although this AM radio is battery operated, it also has a USB port and can be used as an MP3 player.

In our analysis of 93 expert reviews, the Retekess Compact Shortwave AM Radio placed 5th when we looked at the top 12 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The sound is loud for this V115 little radio,and you can using the radio in the living room ,chicken,bedroom.And you can also enjoy the portable radio when walking ,running,having a travel,having a square dancing and so on. The pocket radio is easy to display with a bracket ,and the little lay-up-on a angle mount which is good for a desk. 3.5mm earphone Jack for the V115 shortwave radio,you can use your any earphone with 3.5 mm earphone. With the headphone jack , you are able to own some private space without disturbing others surround.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

The Retekess V115 is a portable option with an ultra-long extendable antenna perfect for picking up high-frequency signals in the great outdoors. Additionally, it has a built-in microphone for recordings, which can be saved to a micro SD card.
This device is so compact that it could fit into a shirt pocket with ease. It also offers quite impressive transmission capabilities and can pick up frequencies from pretty impressive distances. This radio can be pick up AM and FM transmissions, and it can also be used as an MP3 speaker; just plug in a AUX input and connect it to your MP3 player.
This radio is on the whole fully-equipped karaoke tailgater. It has the USB charger and 50 hours of battery life.

What reviewers didn't like

A few users said that the signal strength was weak and that they had difficulty tuning to certain frequencies.
It has no wheels for transporting.
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