Best Wireless Bluetooth Transmitters for Gaming with Bluetooth Headphones iMore 2020

Not all game systems offer Bluetooth support, but that doesn't mean you can't use your wireless headphones for gaming. Offerings like the TaoTronics Bluetooth 5.0 Transmitter and Receiver are perfect additions to your gaming setup — even offering a built-in battery for gaming on the go. There are a variety of models to suit your needs. No matter where you are or what you're playing, you can use your favorite Bluetooth headphones.

Our Pick: Avantree Oasis Long Range Bluetooth Transmitter

With an insanely high rating, the Oasis is a fan-favorite. Boasting a 2-year warranty, it has no lip-sync delay and a 295ft range.

$50 at Amazon

For AptX: TROND Bluetooth V4.1 Transmitter

This unit supports aptX & aptX low latency; it also has multiple modes, ability to pair with two Bluetooth devices, and an 18-month warranty.

$33 at Amazon

On The Go: TaoTronics Bluetooth 5.0 Transmitter and Receiver

Best for portability, this transmitter has aptX low latency & can pair with 2 devices. The battery lasts 10 hours so that you can bring it along.

$30 at Amazon

Forever Power: Avantree Priva IIA Bluetooth Transmitter

This unit powers up with TV or game consoles, so it never needs charging. Connects to a 3.5mm jack, RCA or USB.

$40 at Amazon

Hi-Fi Sound: 1Mii B03 Long Range Bluetooth Transmitter

With dual antenna and 230 feet of range, this is a true powerhouse. It supports both analog and digital outputs, powered by a USB adapter.

$55 at Amazon

Built-in Battery: Avantree Priva III aptX Low Latency Bluetooth 4.2 Audio Transmitter

It can be used at home or on the go with a 7-hour battery. Connect it to the 3.5mm port on your console for gaming on the go.

$40 at Amazon

Bottom line

With a variety of support and features, there is certainly no shortage of great Bluetooth transmitters for your wireless gaming needs. Some make for great in-home listening, while others boast battery power for all of your portable console needs. Our favorite is the Avantree Oasis Long Range Bluetooth Transmitter for its long-range (295ft) and fast transmission. With less lag and more range than most competitors, this transmitter will give you more bang for your buck. And it comes with a 2-year warranty to boot!

If you need portability, however, then TaoTronics Bluetooth 5.0 Transmitter and Receiver would be our second choice for its 10-hours of battery life and lightweight design. There's no reason to buy a wired headset just for gaming when you can easily use an inexpensive transmitter along with your favorite Bluetooth headphones!

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