Whether you’re looking for a large and bold display, a stylish look, a temperature reading, an alarm function, or a calendar display, we have rounded up the best in digital wall clocks.
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SVINZ Day Clock with Snooze Button, Large Display Wall Digital Calendar Alarm Clock
This digital wall clock has a large display which is designed to be useful for anyone with visual impairments, dementia, or memory loss, as it clearly displays the time along with the full spelling of the day, month, and whether it is morning, afternoon, evening, night, or pre-dawn. No abbreviations are used to avoid confusion.
The clock is set up with an automatic dimming function which lowers the brightness of the display between the hours of 7pm and 7am, though this can be switched off if required. It also has a snooze button and can be set up to have as many as five alarms each day, which can be helpful to remember mealtimes or when to take medication. The volume of alarms is adjustable, and the display has three color options.
The buttons on the clock are oversized for easy operation. This clock can be wall-mounted, or it has a stand for positioning on a surface. The clock itself is slimline and has a sleek modern look. It has eight language options and is powered by mains electric with backup batteries, so the clock keeps working in the event of a power outage. The dimensions of the clock are 8.5 inches in length, 0.4 inches in width, and 6.76 inches in height.
Users of this digital wall clock love pretty much everything about it. People living with dementia or memory loss problems found it especially helpful, regarding it as a ‘gamechanger’ for their family. It allows dementia sufferers to gain back some confidence and independence by knowing for certain what time, day, and month it is without having to rely on asking somebody else.
Users were pleased to find that the time could easily be read from at least twelve feet away from the clock. Users were impressed with the thorough three-page manual instructions that came with the clock, and also the fact that it is ready to go right out of the box; as soon as you plug it into a power source, it will turn on with the correct date and time already set. Some users had problems with the clock keeping time, but this seems to be a very rare fault with the clock.
- Easy to read bold display
- Shows day, month, and period of the day
- Backup battery
- Easy setup
- Thorough instructions
- Rare cases of the clock not keeping time
AcuRite Large Red Oversized LED Clock with Indoor Temperature, Date and Kickstand
This oversized digital clock has a red LED display against a black backdrop. It displays the time in a large and bold font, with the temperature, day, and date in smaller font at the side. This clock can be wall-mounted with keyholes in the back, or it has a fold-out stand. This clock is ideal for use in classrooms or offices, easily allowing people to read the time from the other side of the room. It measures 6.2 inches in height, 14.5 inches in width, and 2 inches in depth. Backup batteries ensure that the clock will continue to work in a power outage.
Users of this clock found it to be even bigger than they expected and note that it is most suitable for use in an auditorium as opposed to in a home, though the large size might be useful to anyone with visual impairments. Some users found the brightness of the red LED display to be too intense. Most users were pleased with the accurate timekeeping of the clock and the way it looked when mounted on the wall. Some users found the clock to be quite plastic and cheap-looking.
- Large display
- Accurate timekeeping
- Looks good
- It feels cheap and lightweight
- Very bright display
Marathon Round Digital Wall Clock with Date and Indoor Temperature
This is a large, round digital wall clock that displays the date, time, day, and indoor temperature. The clock works in three different languages can switch from Celsius to Fahrenheit and 12-hour format to 24-hour format. The clock has integrated keyholes for easy mounting on the wall, as well as a fold-out stand for use on a flat surface. The clock is battery-operated and comes with the necessary three AA batteries. The clock has a diameter of 8.27 inches and a thickness of 1.18 inches. The large LCD display is high contrast for easy reading and measures 6.5 inches across. This is framed in black stainless steel.
Users of this clock were pleased with how it looks and found it useful to be able to read the time from the opposite side of the room. Users indicate that the temperature function seems to be accurate; however, some people found that the clock lost somewhere in the region of two minutes each week. This clock needs to be manually set, which some users were disappointed by. Users note that the setup was easy, and the clock is easy to read.
- Looks good
- Easy to read
- Easy setup
- Not the most accurate
- Requires manual setup
Cloudnola Texttime Wood Wall and Tabletop Flip Clock and Wall Decor
This premium wall clock is Dutch designed in a modern style with a retro throwback feel. It is framed in solid bamboo and can be wall-mounted or sat on a shelf. When wall-mounted, the clock itself can act as a floating shelf, with plants or other small objects positioned on top of it. The time on the clock is displayed in words rather than digits and flips over to reveal the next minute or hour like a retro-style clock. The clock is backlit in a muted white, which makes the black font stand out. It runs on batteries that are not included, and it measures 23.62 inches by 3.15 inches by 3.15 inches. It is a luxury clock that works as both a functional clock and also a piece of art and conversation starter.
Users of this clock love the look of it and note that they receive many compliments on the style of the clock. Users found the clock to look even better in real life and enjoy the fact that it looks unique and fun. Some users reported that the clock was noisy, but most people did not find this to be a problem.
- Fun and quirky
- May be noisy
MARATHON CL030060WH Designer Atomic Wall Clock with Polished Acrylic Bezel
This clock uses radio frequencies to determine the time to ensure it is 100% accurate. It can be switched between 12 and 24 hour display formats and can be set to one of eight different time zones. It displays time, day, date, indoor temperature, and indoor humidity and can be set to one of seven different languages. It runs on batteries and can be set to daylight savings if required. The clock has an elegant polished acrylic frame and large numbers, which are easy to read. It can be wall-mounted or has a fold-out stand.
Users of this clock love the classy modern style of it. It was found to be easy to set up and easy to read even at distances over 20 feet. Users agreed that the clock was incredibly accurate and believed it represents exceptional value for money. This is a high-quality clock that comes highly recommended by users. One minor complaint among some users was that the humidity reading seemed to be off.
- Modern and stylish
- Accurate time telling
- Value for money
- The potentially inaccurate humidity reading
La Crosse Technology Atomic Full Calendar Clock with Extra Large Digits
This large rectangular wall clock is made from gray and black plastic in a brushed metal effect finish. It displays the time, date, month, and day of the week, with the latter being spelled out in full to eliminate issues for anyone who struggles with abbreviations. The clock is atomic, which means it is self-setting, though it can be switched to manual. It features an alarm and snooze function and runs on batteries.
Users of this clock found it very useful for elderly relatives, as the bold display helped them read the time better and be aware of the day and date. Many users were disappointed to find that the clock could not get a signal, and so the atomic feature would not work. Users also commented that the clock goes through batteries very quickly, and these typically need replacing once a month. Some users agreed that the finish of the clock was not as expected, and the clock could not be read at night due to not being backlit.
- Large display
- Atomic self-setting
- Weak signal
- Requires frequent battery changes
- Poor finish
- No backlight
Day Clock Extra Large Display LED Digital Desk & Wall Calendar Alarm Day Clock
This large digital wall clock has an LCD screen that displays the time, temperature, date, day, month, and year in bold blue easy-to-read digits and letters. It has alarm and snooze functions and can be dimmed or set brighter. It runs on mains electricity but comes with backup batteries to ensure the clock continues to work during power outages. It can be wall-mounted or set on a surface with a fold-out stand. It features two USB ports so that you can use it to charge phones or tablets.
Users of this clock rate it highly, especially to help with memory loss or visual impairments. Users like the look of the clock and the ability to alter the brightness. Users agree that the clock is easy to read and extremely easy to set up. The main problems with this clock come when you want to wall-mount it; it only has one hole in the back and won’t hang level because the power cord makes one side of the clock heavier, causing it to tilt. The alarm buttons of the clock are on the back, which makes it difficult to operate when wall mounted.
- Bold display
- Easy setup
- Buttons are on the back
- It won’t hang level when wall mounted
American Lifetime Day Clock Extra Large Impaired Vision Digital Clock
This clock is designed for those with vision impairments or memory loss, as it has a large 8-inch high-resolution display with the day and time of day spelled out in full. It features up to five alarm settings to help people remember mealtimes or when to take medication. It runs on mains power but has a battery backup to ensure it can run in the event of power outages. The clock automatically dims between 7pm and 7am and can be set to chime each hour. It has an instant setup and easy to use menu.
Users of this clock found it to be very helpful for family members with memory loss to regain some confidence and dignity. Users were pleased to find that there was no mention of dementia, memory loss, or visual impairments on the packaging so as not to embarrass or upset the recipient of the clock. Users found the display to be bold and easy to read. Some users were disappointed to find that once the backup battery runs out, it cannot be replaced, and some users also found the setup to be difficult and instructions unclear.
- Easy to read
- Good packaging
- Useful functions
- Poor instructions
- Battery not replaceable
- Difficult setup