If you’re a camping nut, in charge of a construction site or just a way to keep in touch with someone without cell coverage, the walkie-talkie will be your best friend. Walkie-talkies have come a long way, with a wide range of qualities that don’t necessarily cost much. Read through our list of the 7 best modern walkie-talkies available in Malaysia. Be impressed by what these can do!
The Baofeng UV-5RE 5W is a dual-band programmable walkie-talkie and multiband FM transceiver with extensive frequency coverage. Its highlighted features include 128 channels to choose from, an LCD screen for easy reading, a hands-free headset and a built-in flashlight. The price stated is for a single unit, so you’d have to get two units to use it.
If you have a large area to cover, then you may need a long-range walkie-talkie set. The Motorola TLKR T80 has a range of up to 10 kilometres while staying a license free radio communication set. Its robust and features are designed to be rugged, making it ideal for extreme conditions.
The TLKR80 also offers a splash-proof exterior for wet and rainy conditions as well as a built-in high powered LED torch light, backlit LCD, headset connectors for additional headsets and long lasting NIMH batteries for extended usage.
Kenwood is a well-known brand when it comes to professional walkie-talkies. The TK-3107 which comes as a pair passes on its Kenwood traditions by continuing its offers of their proven design and ease of use.
It offers built-in VOX, NIMH batteries, priority scan, a handy voice scrambler, long range of up to 5 kilometres, weatherproof casing and many other features which make it ideal for a variety of situations.
If you want a cheap walkie-talkie set, look no further than the Baofeng BF-888S. It is a full functioning lightweight set of two units for the price of RM80 below. Capable of covering 3 kilometres range in urban areas and up to 5 kilometres in open spaces, the BF888S can store up to 16 channels and is made of sturdy ABS plastic to withstand minor drops. What a steal!
The Xiaomi Mijia is part of a new breed of modern walkie-talkies combined with handphone features. The Mijia was designed to be used for easy communication among a large group of similar devices at once via Team Talk without the need to set up complicated frequencies.
Being one of the few walkie-talkies with built-in Bluetooth capabilities, this allows pairing with a wide range of accessories including headsets. The device has a wide range of up to 10 kilometres, large LCD, a long-lasting battery, GPS location sharing, FM radio function and micro USB charging for ease of use.
The Radiotone RT4 by Zello is a walkie-talkie like no other. This handset is a hybrid of an Android smartphone and a walkie-talkie, all into an impressive package. With the RT4 you can the internet using either the built-in 4G module or WIFI. Featuring a 2.4-inch QVGA touchscreen and dual SIM card capacity, its use time clock in at 20 hours with a standby time of up to 96 hours. Suited for long trips and those who wish to carry only one communication device.
If you’re planning an outdoor excursion with your kids or just an easy way to keep tabs on them, perhaps the QNIGLO Q-168 can help you. The Q-168 comes in a set of two and an assortment of vibrant colours. Besides, it is tailored to suit your child with its kid-friendly menu and lightweight design. It is also capable of linking more than 2 Q-168’s as long as everyone is tuned to the same channel. With a range of up to 3kms in urban areas, fuss-free communication with your kids has never been this easy.
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