The best Alarm Clocks as of July 2020

Last Updated on October 23, 2020

School is about to start. And even if you don’t have to go to school, you still need to make sure you wake up in time so not be late for work. Regardless of what you actually need to wake up to do, you need the best alarm clock (because the smartphone is not always good enough for this purpose; mine doesn’t always wake me up).

ProductOur Score
Sonic Bomb Dual Extra Loud Alarm Clock with Bed Shaker100/100
Digital Alarm Clock, with Wooden Electronic LED Time Display95/100
Digital Travel Alarm Clock – No Bells, No Whistles100/100
Peakeep 4 inches Twin Bell Alarm Clock95/100
iHome iPL24 Alarm Clock100/100
iLuv Morning Call 5Q Charging Bedside Digital Alarm Clock100/100
Products at a glance

Sonic Bomb Dual Extra Loud Alarm Clock with Bed Shaker

(best for heavy sleepers)

Let’s say you tried different alarms, yet still oversleep. In this case this alarm clock is the best for you. Power up the alarm clock by plugging it into the outlet, and put the shaker under your pillow. This bead shaler will wake you up with both vibration and sound. And if you don’t want to wake up the whole house, just shut the sound off and have the clock wake you up with vibration only (perfect for college dorms). Different color options are available. Please note, if you are a light sleeper, this alarm clock might not be too loud for you.

Sonic Bomb Dual Extra Loud Alarm Clock with Bed Shaker

This dual alarm clock has been proven to wake up even the heaviest sleepers for years. Wake up early but don’t want to disturb others? Turn off the volume and wake silently with the adjustable strength bed shaker. It’s great for the dorm room or for those early birds who like to get a jump on their day.

Digital Alarm Clock, with Wooden Electronic LED Time Display

(best stylish alarm clock)

If you like minimalism, this alarm clock is best for you, as it seems to have aesthetics built into them. It will let you set 3 alarm and can also monitor indoor humidity and temperature.

This alarm clock doesn’t take up much space and the digits can easily be seen from any part of a medium-sized room. This particular model runs on batteries, note.

Digital Alarm Clock, with Wooden Electronic LED Time Display

We’re aiming at providing the minimalism design for customers. JALL wooden alarm clock is stylish and simple enough to fit your house and furniture. It’s not only an alarm clock, but a nice extra decoration for your bedside.

Digital Travel Alarm Clock

(best travel alarm clock)

This alarm clock is simple and lightweight, and best for travelling. It features only 5 buttons, thus it is very easy to operate. It has a large screen display and an easy to locate snooze button. This alarm clock is foldable, to it will not take up much space in your travelling backpack. It also has a backup battery functionality.

Digital Travel Alarm Clock – No Bells, No Whistles

WHILST MOST TRAVEL CLOCKS on the market contain extras like date, temperature, stopwatch, timer; our customers told us that they never use them and it makes the clock more complicated to use and set up. So, we listened, and have removed them completely. We also redesigned the time and alarm functionality based on customer feedback.

Peakeep 4 inches Twin Bell Alarm Clock

(best analog alarm clock)

My profession is technology. I get enough technology at work. So when it comes to alarm clocks, my personal preference are analog alarm clocks.

If you are like me, and like analog alarm clocks, you will find this particular model to be the best alarm clock with twin bells.

Having no snooze button, this alarm clock forces you to get out of bed to shut off the rather loud mechanical alarm sound. Despite the alarm sound being powerful, the clock hands are silent at night, so you will not feel any discomfort. Keep in mind, however, that such old-school alarms have to be set every night, and this model is no exception.

This retro-looking alarm clock has many color options you can chose from. I like the green, because it matches my room design perfectly.

Peakeep 4 inches Twin Bell Alarm Clock

  • Peakeep Advantage: Neat dial with stereoscopic numbers instead of printed cardboard found in common market. Plus with the white hour and minute hands with perfect accuracy offer an awesome clearly legible look.
  • Silent with non-ticking hands, nice for a good working and learning environment, also for a soothing sleep.
  • Button for backlight: hold the light button, time will be clearly visible at night.

iHome iPL24 Alarm Clock

(best phone dock alarm clock)

What I found to be convenient about this particular alarm clock aside the actual alarm clock functionality is the fact that you can charge two devices with its help. You can, for example, dock your iPhone to it and connect another device via USB.

As for the actual alarm, you can wake up to an FM radio station, music from your smartphone or just the buzzer (there is a backup battery, just in case).

You could also listen to music while falling asleep, and your alarm clock will make sure to lower the volume as time goes by. To be honest with you, that’s what I found myself using most of the time while testing this gadget.

iHome iPL24 Alarm Clock

  • Flexible Lightning connector plays and charges Lightning-capable iPhone/iPod models
  • Dual alarms for separate wake times and alarm sources,Sleep to FM radio, iPhone or iPod with auto-shutoff
  • Auto Sync instantly sets clock to iPhone time,Display dimmer control
  • USB port to charge mobile devices like iWatch,Fitness Trackers
  • Compatible with iPhone XR iPhone XS iPhone XS Max iPhone X iPhone 8 iPhone 8 Plus iPhone 7 iPhone 7 Plus iPhone 6 iPhone 6s iPhone 5 iPhone 5s.

iLuv Morning Call 5Q Wireless Charging Bedside Digital Alarm Clock

(best wireless phone charger alarm clock)

If you have a newer smartphone, there’s a good chance it supports wireless charging. And this alarm clock has just an additional feature you need – a wireless charging pad on top of it. And an additional USB port for those like me, who had to borrow a phone with wireless charging to test this alarm clock fully.

Tis alarm clock allowed me to set two different alarms, the screen is large enough (and you can dim the brightness on it), plus the FM radio has 10 presets available (for those like me, who like listening to the radio).

iLuv Morning Call 5Q Wireless Charging Bedside Digital Alarm Clock

This clock has everything I wanted and was cheap.

  • Two alarms that can be set for all 7 day, weekdays or weekends.
  • You can have the alarm buzz or wake up to the radio.
  • And best of all it wirelessly charges my cell phone and removes the charging base from my nightstand.

    I love having one less thing on my nightstand.

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