• Best FM Transmitter in 2021

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Listening to your favorite tunes while driving is one of the best things you, as a casual driver, can do when getting from A to B. FM transmitters serve as a bridge between older car audio systems that lack connectivity and your phone. That said, FM transmitters are just as useful with newer audio systems. Moreover, they are a simple plug-and-play solution that allows instant connectivity. The market offers a great variety of FM transmitters, but these are some of the best options currently out there.

Nulaxy NX12

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Our first contender for the best FM transmitter comes from Nulaxy. Their NX12 model comes with a QC 3.0 USB-A outlet, which allows for very fast charging. There is also an optional 18W USB-C port. It’s also among the easiest to use since it features a raised Call button. This way, you don’t have to search for it among the rest of the buttons and distracting yourself while driving. From that same button, you can control most of NX12’s handy features like Google Assistant. For those that love the bass, there is a special “B” button that boosts the bass of certain music. This makes it easily one of the best FM transmitters for a car. The NX12 is available to order today!

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[Aphaca BT69 Wireless Car Bluetooth FM Transmitter]

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Aphaca’s BT69 is a wireless FM transmitter with Bluetooth connectivity. It boasts exceptional sound quality and features CVC technology delivering duplex sound and active noise cancellation, while even accounting for radio interference.
With this transmitter, you also benefit from effortless transmitting of calls through the car’s stereo system, while doubling as a handsfree. Upon receiving a call or dialing someone, the Bluetooth car adapter seamlessly switches to handsfree mode and then back to the car’s audio when you finish your call. Detecting new devices is easier and faster than ever with Bluetooth 4.2. You can also play music from 206 stereo channels as well as from a MicroSD card. The whole package is completed an elegant design featuring LED lettering. It also has a sleek elegant design with blue LED lettering.

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    • The iOS does not connect automatically after the first use
    • A bit expensive compared to other offers

Sumind BT70B Bluetooth FM Transmitter

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With the Sumind BT70B, you get the most adjustability of all the entries. With this model, the manufacturer has addressed one of the biggest issues you may come across with a Bluetooth FM transmitter – the placement. Since most 12V car sockets are not ideally placed for driver interaction the Sumind BT70B comes with a gooseneck with a 270-degree rotation. On the other end of that is the car adapter’s control panel, featuring a touchscreen and buttons for all main functions.
As far as car FM transmitters go, this one is one of the more versatile options. It features two USB ports that can be used for phone charging – a 2.0 smart port and a 3.0 Quick charge port. The device is quite versatile when it comes to connectivity as well. It can be connected through a normal aux cable or your phone’s Bluetooth. It also has the ability to read Micro SD cards. A bright 1.7-inch LCD screen is responsible for giving you adequate information, including song and phone info, as well as the car battery level. Available on Amazon today with free shipping.

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Doosl Rechargeable FM Transmitter

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This is probably the best FM transmitter for those who do not have a 12V outlet in their car. It features a 7000 mAh battery, which is good for 10 hours, after which it needs recharging. It also features a Bluetooth 4.1 through which you can connect to most smart devices as well as your car’s radio. For the latter, you need to tune the transmitter and the car’s radio to the same frequency. The device itself is very compact which means you can put it anywhere or carry it with you without being burdened. It also does not feature a display. According to some, this is good since it’s inconspicuous and there is less chance that someone will break your window in order to steal it. Find it on Amazon today!

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    • You have to tune the frequency for work with the car’s radio

SoundBot SB361

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The SB361 is not only competitively priced but also unique in terms of design and interface. This car FM transmitter features a dongle which you plug into your 12V socket, a round control panel with a LED display, and a magnetic mount bracket. The whole kit is highly-finished and would seamlessly blend with even the more luxurious of car interiors. It also comes with three USB ports. The device does not require charging or Bluetooth connectivity. The FM transmitter provides high levels of sound by adapting universal FM radio transmitter technology to play a continuous full spectrum HD Acoustics. Check the latest price on Amazon

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    • Some customers report a small background hiss
    • LED display gives little information

VicTsing QC 3.0

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The VicTsing QC 3.0 FM Transmitter offers a familiar style but with more modern execution. It features three USB ports and QC 3.0 functionality in one of them. It can work with either 12V or 24V input. Despite its small size, it offers great functionality. It’s highly compatible and able to recognize different devices such as Android, iOS or others. The VicTsing offers reliable Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity and supports Siri and Google Assistant too. They can be utilized by simply holding the call button.
In addition to quick pairing, the device also features automatic unused station search. Its exceptional sound quality is further enhanced by CVC noise cancellation. The 1.8-inch color screen gives ample information and features a flexible gooseneck for the ideal positioning. Order yours with free shipping today!

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Q & A

What is the best Bluetooth FM transmitter?

While this often depends on the needs and budget, VicTsing, Nulaxy, and Aphaca offer some of the best devices, if you are willing to pay a bit more.

Do Bluetooth FM transmitters actually work?

Yes. Most FM transmitters are able to pair instantly with your smartphone or car radio.

Do Apple Phones work with Bluetooth transmitters?

Yes, they are able to pair with all Bluetooth transmitters that are iOS compatible.

Will an FM Transmitter work with an MP3 player?

Yes. All you need to do is make sure the FM transmitter and MP3 Player are set to the same frequency.

Dim Angelov
Dim Angelov
Born in 1992, I come from a family of motoring enthusiasts. My passion for cars was awoken at the age of six, when I saw a Lamborghini Diablo SV in a magazine. After high school I earned a master’s degree in marketing and a Master of Arts in Media and Communications. Over the years, I’ve practiced and become skilled in precision driving and to date have test driven more than 250 cars across the globe. Over the years, I’ve picked up basic mechanical knowledge and have even taken part in the restoration of a 1964 Jaguar E-Type and an Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint. Lately, I’ve taken a fancy to automotive photography, and while modern cars are my primary passion, I also have a love for Asian Martial Arts, swimming, war history, craft beer, historical weapons, and car restoration. In time, I plan my own classic car restoration and hope to earn my racing certificate, after which I expect to establish my own racing team.  Read full bio
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