Product Comparison: Motorola MS350R vs Midland GXT1000VP4


General Specifications
About the Product
Motorola's Talkabout MS350R 35 Mile Range, Waterproof, Two-Way Radio is by no means a fair weather radio. This high performance, ultra durable waterproof radio is right for the extreme outdoors
With 50 channels, this top-selling NOAA weather alert two-way radio gives you maximum output power with Xtreme Range Technology.
Brand
Motorola
Midland
Model
MS350R
GXT1000VP4
Origin
China
China
Key Specs
Packaged Quantity
2
2
Frequency Band
FRS, GMRS
GMRS, FRS
Frequency Range
462.550 - 467.7125 MHz
462.550 - 467.7125 MHz
Communication Range
35 miles
36 miles
Number Of Channels
22
50
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Motorola MS350R 35-Mile Talkabout Waterproof 2-Way Radio
  • The range is about 1-2 miles when I am inside the house and the other walkie is at the beach.
  • They are very solid radios, with easy to access functions. Of importance to me was the ability to work with GMRS repeaters.
  • After work I forgot to it off and I could still hear my co-workers clearly from about 14miles away.
  • For shorter range, very good little radios. I use these on offroad trips with my friends all the time, excellent.
  • The range is incredible and they are sturdy and lightweight.
Midland GXT1000VP4 Two-Way Radio
  • Radios are solid and feel better than most consumer FRS/GMRS radios.
  • I have gotten as far a 5-6 miles away down hills and in thick tree cover and still gotten reception. Pretty good reception.
  • Sound quality is great, transmission distance is adequate and terrain dependent.
  • Range and clarity is excellent; noticed very little interference and excellent clarity at 4-mile distances.
  • For these standard radios I feel the distance was up to pair with similar devices. The clarity was awesome. Much better than what was expected.
Size & Weight
Height
8.36 in.
7.91 in.
Width
2.4 in.
2.44 in.
Depth
1.5 in.
1.52 in.
Weight
0.50 lb.
0.475 lb.
Features
Display Type
LCD Display
LCD Display with backlight
Headset
Yes
Yes
Keypad lock
Yes
Yes
Protection
IP67
JIS4
Accessories Included
2 belt clips, Dual drop-in charger, Charging adaptor
2 belt clips, 2 boom mic headsets, 120V dual desktop charger, AC adapter, DC adapter
Extras
11 Weather Channels, Hands-free Communication, Vibrating Alert, Flashlight
eVOX, Vibrating Alert, SOS Siren, 10 Weather Channels, X-TRA TALK Power
What customers say about "Features"
Motorola MS350R 35-Mile Talkabout Waterproof 2-Way Radio
  • These are a decent quality radio with ok range, definitely waterproof.
  • They have so many built in features that its more than i want. They work well for being waterproof.
  • Distance is excellent, they ate durable (took a 5' fall onto pavement and not even a scratch), worked great in pouring rain for 3 hours.
  • The fact that they are waterproof and have NOAA weather capability added to the mix.
  • Completely waterproof, good solid construction, and great range. The flashlight is a nice feature.
Midland GXT1000VP4 Two-Way Radio
  • Comes with everything you could need including a 12v adapter for the charger base.
  • Wow, the first time I have EVER heard clear voices on a GMRS radio.
  • The option to hear the weather newscast/alert on each radio at the push of a button is nice.
  • The quality is great!! It’s awesome they come with the option for ear pieces.
  • The headsets they come with were wonderful. While not fully comfortable, they worked like they should without issues.
Power
Battery Type
NiMH rechargeable battery pack / 3 AA
NiMH rechargeable battery pack / 4 AA
Battery life
23 hours
What customers say about "Power"
Motorola MS350R 35-Mile Talkabout Waterproof 2-Way Radio
  • The rechargeable batteries lasted about 10 hours of on time where they were in use for transmitting/receiving about 6 hours.
  • Long battery length. Lasted me a double shift (16hrs) on many occasions depending on how frequently I used it.
  • Battery lasts all day, which is more than I can say for my cell phone.
  • The battery life was impressive as well, holding a single charge for a three night camping trip.
  • Built-in flashlights are very handy on camping trips. They are not terribly bright but it is sufficient to prevent tripping over rocks and branches.
Midland GXT1000VP4 Two-Way Radio
  • These Midland Radios gave us excellent result: durable, good quality, easy of use, good volume, great battery life, and have a good price.
  • After a 10 hour day of wheeling the battery level only dropped one bar.
  • Easy access to batteries, nowhere near as difficult as the less expensive Midland products.
  • Battery life is pretty darn good, around 5-6 hours and still working.
  • I like how if the battery does drain, I can always fall back on AAs.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer warranty
1 year
3 year
Certifications
CE
CE
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
89.99 $

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