If your car’s stereo system doesn’t have an input for an aux cable or support Bluetooth, you’re missing out on the fun of listening to your personal playlist on your car’s stereo speakers. There are a variety of ways to overcome this handicap and the simplest of them is the FM Transmitter. FM Transmitters are small devices that connect to the 3.5mm audio jack of your iPhone and to the cigar lighter dock of your car (to draw power from) and create their own little radio station by broadcasting whatever is playing on your iPhone on a frequency set by you. Here are the top 10 best FM transmitters for iPhone SE, 6, 6s and earlier models such as iPhone 5.
To play the songs on your car stereo, you just have to tune in your car’s radio to the same frequency at which your transmitter is transmitting on, and voila! You can easily listen to you’re the music on your iPhone via your car’s speakers without having to buy a new stereo system.
The only thing to keep in mind is that you should set the transmitting frequency to that of a vacant band or otherwise, there will be interference between the music you’re playing and the sound will become distorted.
Since you’ve probably not heard of a FM Transmitter before, it’ll be quite difficult for you to go out and buy one for yourself, which is why we’ve taken the liberty of making a list of the Top 10 Best FM Transmitters available for your iPhone 6, 6s and 5.
10 Best FM Transmitters for iPhone 6/6s,SE
iKross FM Transmitter offers multiple features which include FM Transmitter, USB Charger and Hands-Free Calling. The Transmitter plays music from your iPhone and charges your device simultaneously. It has a built-in microphone which allows hands free calls and is designed with a full frequency range of 88.1MHz to 107.9MHz. The iKross FM Transmitter supports the standard 3.5mm audio jack and has a clear LED screen to display FM channels.
The MPow Steamboat Oval FM Transmitter is a small FM transmitter with minimal styling that offers rich and full sound. The device supports a 3.5mm audio jack and has the ability to charge your device as well as stream music. It provides a full frequency range of 88.1 to 107.9MHz to avoid disturbances and comes with an additional USB port.
The Ai-laiker TM Wireless Audio FM Transmitter is designed with Digital PLL and High Fidelity Stereo. Enjoy the convenience of driving safely with the hands-free option that the Ai-laiker FM transmitter offers. It stores the lastly played frequency in memory and has a back-lit LCD screen which displays the FM Station being played. The transmitter offers a full frequency range of 88.1 to 107.9MHz and is ideal for casual use.
iClever IC-F40 FM Transmitter comes with state-of-the-art FM transmission technology that allows for hands-free communication and connects to your car speakers via its aux cable. It supports an Auto-scan function that lets you find an empty station by pressing a specific button combination. It supports the standard 3.5mm audio jack and comes with a built-in USB port that charges your iPhone on-the-go. The iClever IC-F40 has user-friendly button controls and a high-contrast, simple display runs on a long lasting Li-on battery that gives you enough juice to last your day. The iClever FM Transmitter offers full frequency range and covers an effective range of about 5m.
Number 6 on our list of the top 10 best FM transmitters for the iPhone 5 and 6 in 2016 is the Breett FM Transmitter. It is a multifunctional transmitter with decent audio transmission that lets you listen to your personal favorites through car stereos. Like most other FM Transmitters, the Breett FM Transmitter offers a USB Port to charge your iPhone, supports hands-free calls and track manipulation with different button combinations. It supports the full frequency range from 88.1MHz to 107.9MHz.
Grantwood Technology’s FM Transmitter is primarily built to interface with your car. It connects to your car’s lighter socket to charge and supports the standard 3.5mm audio jack to interface with your iPhone. It also charges your device with a USB cable while streaming music. Offering a full frequency range of 87.6MHz – 107.9MHz, it has a transmission range of about 10m.
VicTsing FM Transmitter is a high quality device that can transmit your music over a range of 10m. The FM transmitter offers High fidelity stereo. It has a user-friendly and an intuitive design along with a back-lit LCD. Like most other FM Transmitters, the VicTsing Foldable Transmitter offers hands-free calling, supports a 3.5mm audio jack and is cable of transmitting over the entire range of the FM spectrum.
The VicTec FM Transmitter is number 3 on our list of the Top 10 Best FM Transmitters because of its compact size. It offers more or less the same functionality as many other FM Transmitters available in the market, but its standout feature is its small size. It easily connects to your iPhone via the standard 3.5mm audio cable and offers hands free calling and other standard features. It supports all the FM frequencies (from 88.1MHz to 107.9MHz).
The VicTec Smart Stand Transmitter is different from other FM Transmitters available in the market because it is built into a mount for your iPhone. It connects to the cigar lighter port in your car and comes with a Micro SD card port, which supports playback of MP3 files. It also sports a USB charging interface and a 3.5mm audio extension plug. It is a portable and lightweight transmitter, with a 360-degree view angle (due to the Smart Stand), which helps you select your preferred angle. It offers a full frequency range transmission of 87.5 to 108.0 MHz and has a transmission range of approximately 5m.
The JETech Wireless FM Transmitter is number 1 on our list of the top 10 best FM transmitters for the iPhone 5 and 6 because in addition to the standard features available on most of the other transmitters available in the market, the JETech Transmitter provides an extra USB Port to charge more than one cell phone at a time and also offers GPS and other digital services while you’re driving. The JETech Transmitter is a high quality FM Transmitter which is extremely easy to set up and comes with a 6-months manufacturer’s warranty.
We hope above selected and best FM transmitters for iPhone 6s,6 and other models will suite your need and fit in most of the cars. You can buy them from Amazon for cheap price in 2016.