A walkie talkie is a simple device, a handheld set which is used for outdoor wireless communication. You may know more about this small device on many review websites. A basic walkie talkie device is a small device to use for license-free wireless communication and there are no other costs involved to use this way of communication. A basic set uses 466 MHz frequency (UHF) so that there is no issue of interference, but the communication range is limited up to a radius of 12 km. The walkie talkie handsets use rechargeable batteries that usually have long hours of life before they require a recharge.
Buying a walkie talkie with additional features
The advanced models of the walkie talkie are encompassed with additional features to give more benefits to the users of this device. These features may include LED torch for night use, hands-free use, waterproofing to use in wet conditions, desktop charging lock, etc. When you visit a review website, you may get details of the features available in various models based on which make a decision to buy a specific model. The price is, however, escalated for every extra feature induced in the model, but you may opt-out for the feature that is not relevant for you and buy the model without an extra feature.