It wouldn’t make sense to use some $10 Headphones with an Expensive TV, right?
Well, switch to some good quality wireless headphones for TV today and enjoy your favorite TV series like never before.
Here we have assembled in-depth reviews of the best Wireless headphones for TV in 2018. Headphones included in this list are usually from the most viral brands like Sennheiser, Sony, Bose, and few others.
Best Wireless Headphones for TV – Quick Look
|Sennheiser RS 120 |
|300 Feet||20 Hours|
|Sennheiser RS 175|
|300 Feet||18 Hours|
|150 Feet||25 Hours|
Sound Link 2
|30 Feet||15 Hours|
|Sennheiser SET840||100 Feet||9 Hours|
|Avantree Tv Headphones||100 Feet||40 Hours|
|Sennheiser RS 170||240 Feet||24 Hours|
|Sennheiser RS 180||320 Feet||24 Hours|
|Simolio TV Headphones||100 Feet||7 Hours|
|Tv Ears Headphones||100 Feet||10 Hours|
1. Sennheiser RS 120 – Best Wireless Headphones For TV 2018
We are a big Sennheiser fan, no doubt on that. And, luckily we got to feature RS 120 from Sennheiser at the top of this list.
After having a look at the price tag, which is quite low, we doubted if they could be any good for the customers, and that mixed feeling led to the intense testing of these TV headphones, and Voila! they were truly exceptional.
Perfect pricing, powerful features and great out of the box design, all of these excellent features made these TV headphones earn the first spot on this list.
These can be perfect for anyone looking for a budget oriented headphones, plus, the trust from such a big brand will never make you regret regarding after sales services .
Our Detailed Review:
These are certainly the cheapest yet greatest headphones in our review and there are several reasons for it. Equipped with advanced technology at a very low price tag makes them the best choice for customers.
The wireless technology is exceptionally great, and it truly offers you a connectivity of up to 300 feet. Battery installed does a great job providing a range of up to 20 hours. You can expect a range of up to 2-3 days assuming that you don’t invest more than 5 hours daily watching TV.
These are the open back headphones, the design which allows the sounds to pass freely and surrounding sounds to enter easily. We can’t refer to it as an ambient sound technology, but still, it creates a good balance between external and internal sounds.
Above all the headphones weigh dead less and will barely make you feel that you got something on top of your head.
The wireless headphones transmitter that comes along withSennheiser RS120 is compatible with all the dveices that come with analog inputs. This include Televisions, Laptops, Tablets, computers and cellphones with standard 3.5mm jack or 6.5mm headphone sockets or RCA jacks
- Multiple Dock connectivity up to 100 receivers
- Up to 300 feet of insane wireless connectivity
- Interference-free channels for clear reception
- 20 hours of long operational battery life
- No cons
RS 120 can save you some good bucks if you are gonna go for them. Being the best selling wireless headphones for TV till date, we can surely say that you will not find a reason for not buying them. From battery range to the connectivity range, everything works great, and also do not forget the exclusive multiple connectivity option that comes along with it.
2. Sennheiser RS 175 – With Multiple Modes for Bass and Surround Sound
Sennheiser RS 175 is another addition to the RS series as closed-back circumaural headphones with some brilliant features and build quality. These are the highly recommended TV headphones by us if you are seeking something extra ordinary or advanced.
Sennheiser started from RS 120 and went up higher both in terms of feature and quality. To the end of the line, we do have RS195 but we recommend RS175 above all as we found RS175 more superior as compared to RS195 and RS185 in terms of overall performance.
Our Detailed Review:
Rf series from Sennheiser is the best series of wireless TV headphones, and Rs 175 is a great addition to it. With high connectivity range on these TV headphones, you can easily enjoy music from your bed, while the TV is mounted far away on the wall.
The headphones come with some new options which were not there is previous RS120 TV headphones mentioned above, that are options to change virtual surround modes and bass controls, the control buttons to which are present on the driver itself so that you can turn on the features when you need them.
The design and build quality are top notched, and the work is done on the comfort level is also petty solid. Not to forget, they come with cushion pads on both drivers and headbands for better comfort to ears. You also get an excellent battery life of 18 hours with them.
The design on RS175 is closed back, around ear, which means there would be absolutely no sound leakge from headphones, which can be sometimes disturbing to the pople around. And, the around ear design works as a noise cancelling features, making sure you don’t get disturbed by the outside noises as well.
- Up to 100m of Connectivity/Delivery range
- Transmitter Supports both Analog and Digital inputs
- Multi Headphones connectivity option
- Dedicated Bass and Virtual Surround sound modes
- No Cons
The price tag is set to be in mid-budget, which would be a good investment for such power packed headphones. They come with options of a pack of 2 headsets and 1 headset, so you can choose a package depending on your preference. The overall sound and bass performance on Rs175 is extraordinary and you also get the buttons on top to play with different audio modes.
3. Sony MDRRF985RK – With Noise Reduction Technology
Sony has been in the market for quite a very long time and needless to say it is one of the most trusted brands when it comes to anything related to sound devices. Be it headphones, Speakers or music system in smartphones, the quality is always excellent.
Today here, we are reviewing the great MDRRF985RK, which are the best and most cost-effective wireless headphones for TV from Sony.
With that said, let’s dive in into the specifications of these great wireless TV headsets.
Equipped with standard 40mm drivers, the headphones may still feel like a bulky stuff to some users. Though it must be kept in mind that the large drivers favor the noise reduction technology that comes along with the headphones, better the ears are covered, better the use of noise reduction technology.
Our Detailed Review:
If you are looking for the branded wireless TV headphones that should also perform well on the terms of noise cancellation, then these would work great, but if you come down to getting the perfect headphones for TV with excellent build quality then you might be certainly disappointed.
With the matte black finish on top manufacturer have tried to give them a great look, but at some point, you may feel like they failed to do good in terms of build quality. However, looking at the price tag at which you can get them, a single minor issue is doable.
The headphones come with an excellent connectivity range of 50m, which will never let you into the interference issue. Setting it up is dead easy with any TV or FM radio, plus with 900mhz frequency, the sound is very clear and brilliant and it is really hard to say any negative things about those aspects. Also if you have been troubled by battery issues on your previous headphones then it is not going to be the same case with these TV headphones as the average battery range on these headphones is about 24 hours.
- Expressive sound system
- Automatic tuning for optimum signal reception
- Superior Noise Reduction technology
- Excellent battery life of up to 25 hours on a single charge.
- Could be a little bit bulky for a few users
- Not so good overall build quality
The headphones are one of the lowest priced wireless TV headphones from Sony and perform really well in all the technical aspects. So If you don’t want to compromise in terms of features and also like to stay under the budget then this could be a great deal for you. We assure you that they are never going to disappoint you when it comes to sound quality or battery range.
4. Bose Sound Link 2 -Best Bluetooth Headphones For TV
When its Bose, you do not dare to doubt. Sound Link 2, It might be little expensive but its perfect. Deep immersive sound, best in class EQ, and a neat design on top which is enough to evoke a user.
Use it with your TV or with your phone, the advanced Bluetooth technology loaded in it makes it easy to use with all of the music devices on the market.
Bose has been existing for a long time in the market and has been known for producing excellent gadgets like headphones and speakers. We also agree that they are expensive manufacturers but if we compare the quality with the price then everything invested is totally worth.
Our Detailed Review:
Bose Sound Link II can’t be compared with any other headphones in our list, as the technology on which the other TV headphones and these wireless TV headphones run is different. Bose Sound Link 2 doesn’t feature RF transmission and that is its plus point, as this allows the easy connectivity to Smart TVs and gadgets that have Bluetooth as a connectivity option.
The sound Link 2 features intense, immersive and improved EQ with best in class performance. As mentioned, these TV headphones make it easy to switch between multiple devices connected simultaneously. Also not to be mentioned but these TV headphones do come with a mic system allowing you to take calls on the go.
- Unsurpassed Crisp Sound
- Convenient Physical controls over drivers for seamless switching
- 15 hours of excellent Battery range
- Latest wireless Bluetooth technology
- No Cons
Pricing is a bit higher than average, but as it comes from leading brand, that thing is acceptable. They are packed with all the robust features including great bass and the best in the class equalizer. So If you want to get the multi-purpose headphones to use with TV and other devices running on Bluetooth then these would end up being an excellent choice.
5. Sennheiser SET840
Sennheiser SET820 TV headphones are a little bit different from what you have seen in the RS series from Sennheiser. First of all, they are in-ear headphones, and that’s what makes them special.
The headphones are ideally built for Home listening and can only be connected to RAC point with the help of an RF transmitter that comes along with them. Ergonomic controls and visual response of some operations makes them easy to use.
The devices that are compatible with these headphones are TV, Hi-Fi system or Radio.
Now let’s have a look at all the specifications of SET840
Our Detailed Review:
Since this headset is slightly different from RS series, we want to give you a brief introduction of things. In the package, you get a headphone pair and a base. The battery inside the headset is removable and is expected to last for at least 9 hours.
You can charge the battery by keeping the headphone on the base. If you quite a listener or the headphone is always acquired by one of the family members then you can just buy a spare battery and keep it on charge all the time. In this way, your headphones will never run out of battery.
In the package comes a great user manual, which will help you hook up the headphones to your TV accurately.
The connectivity, as usual, is excellent and the headphones deliver a connectivity range of up to 100 feet, while the battery range is up to 9hours on a single charge.
Since they are in-ear headphones that make a very big impact on the overall weight and comfort of the headphones. The headphones overall are very lightweight and extremely comfortable to wear.
The in-ear design makes a big difference when it comes to audio experience. first of all, unlike the over-ear and on-ear headphones, they are fitted inside the ear, which leaves no room for the audio interception, hence no disturbance to the surrounding people. Also, these can be ideal headphones for impaired people.
- High connectivity range of up to 100feet
- Uninterrupted wireless connections
- Comfortable and Lightweight
- Ergonomic controls and visual feedback
- Average Battery range
Set840 are little different headphones in terms of design as compared to the RS series from Sennheiser or any other normal wireless TV headphones. They are in-ear lightweight headphones that has some excellent features like high connectivity range and ergonomic controls. The sound quality in them in awesome and there are absolutely no negative thoughts about i.
6. Avantree Wireless Headphones for TV – With Bluetooth Transmitter
If you are looking for wireless headphones for TV and you are not obsessed with Sennheiser and other big brands the Stop right here!
These headphones from Avantree are by far the best Bluetooth headphones for TV that you will find under 100 bucks, and we do not say that just because they cost less or have great sound quality, instead our conclusion is backed up by several other pointers which we are going to list below.
These headphones from Avantree don’t work on the RF technology, instead, they work on Bluetooth technology. But your TV doesn’t have Bluetooth right? No worries! These headphones come with an Avantree transmitter that when plugged into a TV, converts that TV into a Bluetooth integrated TV and creates a seamless wireless connection between the TV and the Avantree TV headphones.
Our Detailed Review:
A few days back we did a roundup for the Best Wireless Headphones and the number one headphones that came up were one from Avantree. Yes, they got great sound quality, great wireless connectivity range, and everything, but one thing that forced us to keep them at number one position was the insane battery range they come up with.
Now, we don’t say Bluetooth transmitter headphones are better than the traditional RF headphones for TV. RF headphones are the best technology you could ever have in any TV headphones, period! but still, Bluetooth as a technology for TV headphones is no bad.
Have you ever seen any Bluetooth headphones with a connectivity range of 100 feet? Well, we got one for you over here. The Avantree TV headphones despite running on wireless Bluetooth technology has a connectivity range of up to 100 feet.
The sound quality is amazing and the ear cups are decent big enough to cover all type of ears properly. Also, since it runs on Bluetooth, you can create a direct connection to your cell phone, tablet or laptop. Also in case the battery is dead and you still want to listen to some music or watch YouTube videos, you get the option to use it with 3.55mm audio cable that comes with it.
- Great Sound quality
- High connectivity and Battery range
- No Lip Sync delays.
- Perfect for TV, Cell phones or any other device.
- Ideal TV headphones for gamers.
- Ultra-soft ear cup cushions
- No Cons
Don’t think twice if you are under $100 and want to get something that doesn’t only work with the TV but also works with other devices. These wireless headphones for TV from Avantree are beasts and they got everything any good headphones should have. The 40 hours battery range is something which can not be found in any other TV headphones.
7. Sennheiser RS 170
Sennheiser by far is the most popular brand when it comes to wireless TV headphones and it is definitely ruling the market when it comes down to RF technology.
RS170 is a mid-priced headset with some great features like multi-receiver transmission and dynamic bass. Overall these are the power-packed TV wireless headphones by Sennheiser which we believe are worth your attention.
RS 170 features the Dynamic Bass Boost and Surround Sound simulation mode for the best of music experience, that can be turned on from the buttons provided over the headphones.
Little heating has been the problem with Sennheiser in most of the TV headphones. The headphones may start making you feel little warm near the ear if you are going to use it for longer term, but again looking at the comfort level it provides, you are going to feel it in very rare situations, and if you are going to use them in intervals and not continuously for several hours, then we don’t see any problem over there
Our Detailed Review:
Sennheiser RS 170 are great TV headphones which can be bought around for $150. Talking about the features, they come with multiple headphones connectivity option, utilizing which a complete family of up to 4 people can connect 4 headphones to the same audio source, be it TV or Home theater. We do have seen other headphones from the same brand with options up to 2 headphones connectivity, but this one seems to be a step ahead than it.
I hope you will agree to it when we say that Bass is the most important part of the headphones, and in RS 170 turning on the surround and Bass has been made extremely easy with the physical buttons on top, the driver also includes separate buttons for volume controls.
With the use of neodymium ferrous magnet, the manufacturer has completely focused on clear sound reproduction so that you never feel like you compromised in terms of audio clarity.
The design is not much different from Rf 180 but is quite different as compared to other headphones from the series. The overall weight of these wireless TV headphones is just 216gms, which is an excellent thing.
As similar to Rs 160 and Rs 180, these headphones also have the Kleer audio technology integrated with them which offers loss free audio reception at up to 260 feet. Kleer technology is built in such a way that it doesn’t interfere with any other wireless technology or 2.4Ghz technology.
- Multi-receiver transmission allowing up to 4 headphones connectivity
- Easy to switch surround sound and dynamic bass modes
- Closed back design with detailed audio reproduction
- Light weight and premium overall design
- Minor heating of drivers after continuous use for a couple of hours
- Control buttons are difficult to discren
If you are somehow stuck in mid-budget and want a transmitter which can be used by complete family at a time, then you can and you should give this a chance. It also comes with special add-ons like Neodiym ferrous magnet and Kleer audio technology, that will take your overall audio listening experience to the next level.
8. Sennheiser RS 180 Digital Wireless – Best Open Back TV headphones
The Sennheriser Rs 180 are completely different headphones as compared to RS 185. They have integrated Kleer technology, which, Rs 185 doesn’t have. They are open back classy set of TV headphones, which would definitely be an eye candy for you.
The headphone works on the same RF technology like any other RS headphones which makes them compatible with all the devices with Analog and RAC inputs.
RS 180 are absolutely built to delight. The shiny smooth metal finish on top is something you must look out for.
Looking at the features even a non-audiophile can say how great these headphones are. Great Sound, multiple headphones connectivity, and high connectivity range, these headphones have got everything in there.
So let’s move one step ahead and have a look at our detailed review.
Our Detailed review:
Rs 180 comes equipped with a bigger and better battery life which not only lasts long but also performs well. The design of the headphone is kept as an open back, unlike other Sennheiser TV headphones, giving an extra hand over the other models. It comes with the standard audio jack of 3.5mm and no 6.3mm jack, unlike other few TV headphones. They also come equipped with automatic level control for the optimum sound level so the audio never hits you in the ear.
As said, you also get the option to connect up to a maximum of 4 headphones to the same source. This could be a very convenient option for a family who likes to enjoy watching TV together.
The open-air design on RS 180 delivers the most natural sounds to your ears. A detailed, full-bodied sound is pumped into the ears of the listener, filling the ear cups with extremely smooth audio.
Last but not the least, the audio and bass performance is superb and clear, plus with 320feet of connectivity range you will never notice any interference issue even if you roam around the house.
- Multi receiver transmission for upto 4 device connectivity
- Automatic audio level control
- Excellent and premium design
- Long Battery life of up to compleye one day
- slightly uncomfortable when used continuos for multiple hours.
The RS 180 are tough competition to other Sennheiser TV headphones from the same series with Kleer audio technology. If you are an audiophile and looking for some open back TV headsets then these are the ones. Though as compared to similar headphones from Sennheiser, you will not find something very new in technical terms, but in regards to design, it simply outlasts all the other TV headphones.
9. TV Ears Wireless Headphones System
According to the company TV Ear’s, the one who have designed these headphones, these headphones are recommended by the Doctors and have helped millions of people hear the television dialogues in better quality without any complaints of loud volume or any need to buy any type of hearing aids.
These headphones are very similar to the one from Simolio, despite the fact that they run on a different technology than them.
They come with a mute function that lets you mute the TV so as to not disturb the other people in the room and still keep enjoying everything on the headphones.
With that said, let’s have a look at all the features of these headphones.
Our Detailed Review:
These TV Ears Original Wireless headphones are surely good headphones with some exclusive technology build especially keeping impaired people in mind.
Headphones from TV Ears Comes with their proprietary voice clarifying circuitry that automatically balances the audio curve to enhancing the quality of television dialogue and decreasing the volume of all the backgrounds sounds such as music. In this way words seem to stand out of the music, making even the whispers understandable.
TV Ears headphones use SoLIT (Speed of light infrared technology) to send the audio over to the headphones from transmitters, which is comparably faster than Bluetooth and RF technology.
With the tech like dialogue sound enhancement, TV Ears headphones have twice the power as compared to other headphones, that results in the twice the maximum volume.
- Integrated Speed of Light Infrared Technology
- Functionality to Mute TV
- 2X maximum volume
- Advanced Dialogue enhancement technology.
- Not so comfortable design
We will only suggest these headphones if you are buying them for someone who is impaired. They are specially built for people who have a problem with hearing and works very fine in that case. Rest, they don’t carry anything much special to talk about and if you don’t have kind of hearing issues you are free to choose from so many other TV headphones.
10. Simolio Wireless TV Headsets
The next up are the wireless headsets from Simolio. Though, not a very popular pair among customers, but a really a good pair for listening. Something that is an absolute value for money.
The headsets from Simolio carry quite a different technology as compared to the other headphones/headsets, and as stated by the manufacturer, this technology is better than the normal RS technology and 2.4g technology.
Well, the technology integrated into these Simolio headsets is called to be as 2.4 GHz digital FHSS (Frequency hopping spread spectrum), that is completely free with any kind of interruption and provides a great connectivity range.
Our Detailed Review:
Woohoo! These headphones from Simolio have so much to talk about. They got good audio quality, advanced audio balance, excellent connectivity range and barely any negative thing that we should talk about.
The Simolio TV headphones are compatible with any device that comes with analog RCA Audio Outputs. Again talking about the latest 2.GHz Digital FHSS technology, these headphones produce excellent sound, they don’t need any frequency modulation to avoid noises, no lip-syncing delay, no interruption etc.
The one thing that we have all went through while enjoying watching Television is that sudden bump in sound, which is painful to ears. With Simolio TV headphones you don’t have to worry about that at all as it comes with an auto signal control which automatically balances the sound whenever there is any kind of sudden bump.
- Interruption-free Connectivity
- Advanced 2.4GHz digital automatic FHSS
- The auto sound balance system
- Up to 100 feet of connectivity range
- Short battery range
The headphones are good in terms of sound quality and with the new connectivity technology, you will get interruption free connectivity. Though the battery range is quite low as compared to other TV headphones, but, considering the price you pay for, they are really good.
Wireless Headphones for TV – Buyer’s Guide
Points to be Considered while buying Wireless Headphones for TV:
Before you buy some wireless TV headphones you need a keep some of the points in considerations. In order to get the most out of your investment, the headphones should fulfill all of your needs. Below you get to see the most important point which should be considered