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Motorola Walkie Talkie Talkabout Review

Motorola Walkie Talkies

Motorola have now replaced their range with the brand new T42, T62 and T82 Motorola Walkie Talkie collection. All these radios are suitable for a range of outdoor activities including climbing, skiing, walking and camping. These Licence Free radios are a perfect way to communicate with others with a simple Push to Talk (PTT) button. Making it easier for yourself, the T62 and T82 Motorola Walkie Talkie range are ready to take out of the box and start using, no hassle or additional fees of a license.

So, the question people asking is what the difference is between the Motorola Talkabout Walkie Talkie Models? 

Motorola T42 Talkabout Walkie Talkies

The Motorola T42 Walkie Talkies have been designed for the family in particular the kids for day trips and adventures in the woods or whilst on day trips. The Motorola Walkie Talkies offer a simple, compact easy to use radio that operates with AAA Batteries and offer a range of 4km line of sight perfect for the rural environment. In urban areas the range is dramatically reduced but would be perfect for kids living in the street to talk to each other.

The Walkie Talkies come with an easy to see display and low battery warning. The Motorola T42 Walkie Talkie is available in red or blue twin packs or a triple pack with its own unique colours which we think is great for the family.

The Walkie Talkies are very low cost, which make them perfect for kids and because it is made by Motorola it comes with 12 months warranty and a brand you can trust.

Motorola T42 Walkie Talkies
The Motorola T42 Brochure can be download at the bottom the page
The Motorola T42 Walkie Talkie Promotional Video from Motorola.

 Motorola T62 Talkabout Walkie Talkies:

The Motorola T62 Walkie-Talkie is compact, licence free, lightweight and easy to carry, with 16 channels to choose from and up to an 8 km range.

This Licence Free Motorola T62 Walkie Talkie has a back-lit display allowing you to see in low light conditions perfect or night camping. 

The Motorola T62 offer a longer range than the T42 and are slightly bigger and designed more for adult use when caring out leisure activities.

Motorola T62- Blue Motorola T62- RED

Available in blue and red the Motorola T62 Walkie Talkie has an easy pairing group call function means set up is simple. The Motorola TLKR T62 can be powered by the supplied rechargeable battery however accepts standard AA batteries.

The Motorola T62 Brochure can be download at the bottom the page.

The Motorola T62 Walkie Talkie Promotional Video from Motorola.

 Motorola T82 Talkabout Walkie Talkies:

The Motorola T82 Walkie Talkie has a slim design, finished with a sleek stylish packaging. The line of sight range for this Walkie Talkie is 10km.

The Talkabout T82 is a tough, splash proof radio with a hidden display. The TLKR 82 Walkie Talkie has a simple easy pairing button making the set-up easier.

The twin pack Motorola walkie talkie radios include rechargeable Batteries, but standard AA alkaline batteries can also be used, offering great flexibility for longer adventures.

Motorola Walkie Talkies offer a high capacity battery which allows you to enjoy 26 hours battery life whilst exploring, they can be purchased from Radio Shop UK.

The radio also has 20 call tones which you can choose from when you receive a call from another user and a vibrate alert function with the ability to use it hands-free. It will detect speech then transmit when the feature is activated.

Tip of the day - make sure you turn off the hands-free off you have a habit of talking to yourself or you may find yourself in


Motorola T82 Walkie Talkies


The Motorola T82 Brochure can be download at the bottom the page.

Motorola Talkabout T82 Extreme Walkie Talkies:

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Motorola Talkabout T82 EXTREME

The Motorola T82 EXTREME walkie talkie is the perfect Licence Free Two-Way Radio you need on your wildest adventures.

This radio comes in a handy carry case and is available in three versions: Twin, Quad and RSM (Remote speaker Microphone) Walkie Talkie packs.

Motorola Walkie Talkies

The built-in LED torch provides you with emergency light when needed, offering a range of up to 10km the TALKABOUT 82 Extreme Walkie Talkie keeps you in touch on the roughest treks or highest peaks.


The Motorola T82 Extreme Walkie Talkie comes with vibrate alert, USB charging, hands-free and IPx4 Weatherproof rating. The display also dims prolonging the battery life and easy pairing makes it simple to use.

The Walkie Talkie radios comes a with selection accessories including lanyards to carry the radios, belt clips, USB main Chargers and Earpieces at no additional cost.

The T82 Extreme Walkie Talkie Quad Pack is great value which is why it is so popular. If you were to purchase one of the other models, then purchase the accessories separately the cost would be a lot more than the T82 Extreme.

The beauty is it all packs together nicely in the carry case making it easy to store and stops you losing or damaging the accessories.

Motorola Walkie Talkies
The Motorola T82 Extreme Brochure can be download at the bottom the page.
The Motorola T82 Extreme Walkie Talkie Promotional Video from Motorola. 

The Best Walkie Talkies

If you are looking for a Walkie Talkie for the Kids, I would definitely purchase the Motorola T42 Walkie Talkie. It is low cost, short range radio and very easy to use.

If you are wanting the best of the Talkabout Walkie Talkies with all the accessories I would purchase the Motorola T82 Extreme Walkie Talkie. It is great value for money and comes with that extra weatherproof rating that helps it last longer.

Please remember the Motorola Talkabout range has been created for occasional leisure use and are not designed to be used every day for business. They are just not robust enough to be used for that. If you require a licence free business radio, I would suggest you look at the Motorola XT420 or Motorola XT460.

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Motorola Walkie Talkies


Talkabout Family Brochure