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TOP 10 BEST WALKIE-TALKIES OF 2021

The talkie-walkie or two-way radio is a great way to communicate easily and instantly with your teams, regardless of your industry. But given the multitude of devices on the market, it is sometimes difficult to choose one.

Which walkie-talkie is right for you? Onedirect helps you make the right choice with a top 10 of the best two-way radios of 2021!

Motorola T92 H2O

1. Motorola T92 H2O

Let's start with our favourite: The Motorola T92 H2O, a walkie-talkie that's both waterproof (up to 1m) and floats! Do you work or play around bodies of water? Are you a swimming instructor, lifeguard, or even a hunter? Then you need a solid device like this to communicate. For simplicity, in the event of an involuntary fall into the water, it floats and its LED flashlight activates automatically. This makes it easy to find, even in the dark.

 

Why you'll love it:

  • Free communications
  • Floating and waterproof up to 1m: IP67
  • Activation of the LED flashlight in contact with water

 

Pack talkies walkiesAlso available in packs of 4 and 6 walkie-talkies.

Motorola

Range
Range
10 Km
IP rating
IP rating
IP67
Battery life
Battery life
9 hours
In stock.

£84.99 £66.99 £80.39 Incl. VAT


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Motorola T82 Extreme

2. Motorola T82 Extreme

The Motorola T82 Extreme is one of the industry's best performing and most popular licensed two-way radios. Compact and easy to use, it is the best way to communicate during your daily activities: shops, warehouses, camping etc. In addition to its long range (10 km) and its ruggedness, it has many essential features: Emergency call button, flashlight, room surveillance, VOX function etc.

 

Why you'll love it:

  • Free communications
  • Splashproof: IPx4
  • Voice command communications (Vox function)

 

Pack talkies walkiesAlso available in packs of 4 and 6 walkie-talkies.

Motorola

Range
Range
10 Km
IP rating
IP rating
IPx4
Battery life
Battery life
18 hours
In stock.

£69.99 £56.99 £68.39 Incl. VAT


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Motorola XT420

3. Motorola XT420

The Motorola XT420 walkie-talkie is designed with an ultra-durable metal case and IP55-certified to meet all the demands of professionals working in challenging environments. It is suitable for heavy-duty use and has incredible performance: durability, voice clarity, long range (9 km), long battery life (20 hours), antimicrobial coating, voice encryption etc.

 

Why you'll love it:

  • Free communications
  • Resistant to dust and powerful splashes: IP55
  • Very robust: compliant with MIL810 C/D/E/F/G military standards

 

Pack talkies walkiesAlso available with display.

Motorola

Range
Range
9 Km
IP rating
IP rating
IP55
Battery life
Battery life
20 hours
In stock.

£106.99 £89.99 £107.99 Incl. VAT


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Motorola T62

4. Motorola T62

The Motorola Talkabout T62 is an entry-level two-way radio that is very comprehensive and easy to use, ideal for outdoor activities such as festivals, camping and hiking. Available in 2 colours (blue and red), it offers a range of up to 8km and charges via USB, making it especially practical. It can also work with standard AA batteries and offers 20 selectable dial tone alerts.

 

Why you'll love it:

  • Free communications
  • Voice command communications (Vox function)
  • USB charging

 

Pack talkies walkiesAlso available in packs of 4 and 6 walkie-talkies.

Motorola

Range
Range
8 Km
IP rating
IP rating
0
Battery life
Battery life
18 hours
In stock.

£53.99 £36.99 £44.39 Incl. VAT


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Kenwood TK-3501

5. Kenwood TK-3501

The Kenwood TK-3501 is a lightweight walkie-talkie with impressive range and ruggedness features: its high-performance antenna offers improved reception and withstands drops of up to 1.80m on concrete! With a powerful speaker, it allows you to always hear your caller even in the noisiest environments (construction site, factory, airport etc.).

 

Why you'll love it:

  • Free communications
  • Clear communication in noisy environments (audio amplifier)
  • Withstands drops up to 1.80m

 

Pack talkies walkiesAlso available in packs of 2, 4 and 6 walkie-talkies.

Kenwood

Range
Range
10 Km
IP rating
IP rating
IP54
Battery life
Battery life
14 hours
In stock.

£126.99 £99.99 £119.99 Incl. VAT


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Motorola XT180

6. Motorola XT180

In 6th place, the user-friendly Motorola XT180 is a device that will go with you for all your everyday use. Developed specifically for business and retail, it features automatic channel scanning, which helps you respond quickly to multi-channel communications.

 

Why you'll love it:

  • Free communications
  • Splash-resistant: IPx2
  • Voice command communications (Vox function)

 

Pack talkies walkiesAlso available in packs of 4 and 6 walkie-talkies.

Motorola

Range
Range
10 Km
IP rating
IP rating
IPx2
Battery life
Battery life
14 hours
Out of stock

£69.99 £62.99 £75.59 Incl. VAT


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Mitex General UHF

7. Mitex General UHF

The Mitex General UHF is a walkie-talkie with the unique feature of being licensed: It requires a subscription from Ofcom, which is £75 for 5 years. In return, you get more features than an unlicensed device: greater range, private frequency for 100% secure communications, etc. it is still very user-friendly, since it is supplied pre-programmed and ready to use.

 

Why you'll love it:

  • Licensed device: Greater range and private frequency
  • Pre-programmed: No configuration required
  • Voice command communications (Vox function)
Mitex

Range
Range
25 Km
IP rating
IP rating
0
Battery life
Battery life
12 hours
In stock.

£145.99 £124.99 £149.99 Incl. VAT


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Motorola CL446

8. Motorola CL446

Ideal for discreet, professional use, the Motorola CLP446 has a built-in antenna for minimal size and weight. It is therefore popular with customer-facing professionals in the service sector, such as those who work in hospitality, catering, retail, healthcare etc. Adapted for intensive use, it offers loud and clear sound, in order to facilitate exchanges even in noisy environments. If you're looking for even more privacy, you can also choose the Bluetooth version, which allows you to connect a headset to the walkie-talkie.

 

Why you'll love it:

  • Free communications
  • Small size and lightweight
  • Rugged, designed for intensive use

 

Pack talkies walkiesAlso available in packs of 2, 4, 6 and more.

Motorola

Range
Range
5 Km
IP rating
IP rating
0
Battery life
Battery life
9 hours
Discontinued

£159.99 £143.99 £172.79 Incl. VAT


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Mitex General Xtreme

9. Mitex General Xtreme

Let's finish these rankings with the Mitex General Xtreme, a licensed device designed for extreme professional or outdoor use. It is resistant to dust, water and shocks. By virtue of its licence (which must be purchased from Ofcom at £75 for 5 years), it is 10 times more powerful than an unlicensed two-way radio. It also offers greater range, as well as always confidential communications through the use of a private, user-specific frequency.

 

Why you'll love it:

  • Licensed device: Greater range and private frequency
  • Resistant to powerfull jets of water, dust and shocks: IP66
  • Pre-programmed: No configuration required
Mitex

Range
Range
25 Km
IP rating
IP rating
IP66
Battery life
Battery life
12 hours
In stock.

£199.99 £158.99 £190.79 Incl. VAT


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Kenwood PKT-23

10. Kenwood PKT-23

Let's finish these rankings with the Kenwood PKT-23, a two-way radio which is as small as a credit card! But don´t be put off, as this lightweight radio has a battery life of 15 hours. Additionally, at a mere 110g this radio will have no trouble fitting in your pocket and staying put. Simplicity is another quality here with the PKT-23: as this radio operates using PTT (push to talk), Kenwood have designed a portable and efficient two-way radio in the PKT-23. It meets military standards and is resistant to the elements.

 

Why you'll love it:

  • Free communications
  • Small size and lightweight
  • Resistant to shocks, drops and jets of water: IP54

 

Pack talkies walkiesAlso available in pack of 2 walkie talkies.

Kenwood

Range
Range
8 Km
IP rating
IP rating
IP54
Battery life
Battery life
15 hours
In stock.

£94.99 £83.99 £100.79 Incl. VAT


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