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!
Baofeng UV-5RE VHF/UHF Dual Band Walkie Talkie
Best walkie-talkie with headset
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.
Motorola TLKR T80 Extreme Consumer Walkie-Talkie
Best long range walkie-talkie
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 Wireless Walkie-Talkie Heavy Duty TK-3107
Best for heavy duty use
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.
BaoFeng BF-888S 5KM Walkie Talkie 16 Channel Radio
Best cheap walkie-talkie
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!
Original Xiaomi Mijia Smart Walkie Talkie
Best Bluetooth walkie-talkie
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.
Radiotone RT4 4G LTE zello wifi PTT walkie-talkie
Best walkie talkie with WiFi – can go online
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.
QNIGLO Q-168 Radio for Child Walkie-Talkie
Best walkie-talkie for kids
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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