This product review was written by Ainsley Hunter
This product review was written by Ainsley Hunter
|1byOne HDTV Aerial||Inexpensive, lightweight and compact||£|
|August DTA240 HDTV Antenna||Lightweight, compact, magnetic base and suitable for both indoor and outdoor||££|
|Pendoo TV Aerial||Lightweight and compact, dual Cables and supports 760p and 1080p resolution||££|
|OgryR Black Amplified HDTV Aerial||16.5 feet long cable, 100 miles coverage and upgraded amplifier||££|
|OgryR Amplified Digital HDTV Aerial||16.5 feet long cable, amplifier signal booster and 100 miles reception range||££|
|XXDEAL HDTV Aerial||Light wight, 60 miles range and supports 1080p to 4k resolution||££|
|TS-ant IndoorT TV Aerial||Long coaxial cable, adjustable range, and two-color variable||££|
|Labgear 1 Bayfessional High Gain TV Aerial||Easy to install, suitable for areas with low signals and built-in 4G mobile signal filter||££|
|POPDEALS Indoor TV Aerial||150 miles reception, supports 1080 resolution and made with eco-friendly material||££|
|RGTech Monarch 50 Black Indoor HDTV Aerial||UWB technology, 4G mobile signal filter and suitable for both indoor and outdoor||££|
Best TV Antenna UK
Let’s face it, the era of TV has long gone. This is not the time when people used to be crazy about TV and spent hours binging shows. Nowadays everyone has internet but that does not mean that TV is completely useful. But still, paying for cable monthly when you only watch TV once a blue moon is unfair to your bank account. TV antennas are used to catch local channel signals. This means NO MONTHLY BILL and no waste of money.
But buying an aerial online can be hectic for some people when you do not know which brand to buy from and what antenna is the best for you. No one wants to research hours and hours on the internet for such a small device. That is why we have done the research for you so you can spend your time watching free TV. All of the products are under 30 pounds which is a good deal but every product has different qualities so choose the one which suits you the best. You might want one for indoor or maybe for your mobile home, we gave got you covered.
The first mention in our list is not only the most inexpensive one but also an Amazon Choice product. This 0.7 mm black 5.5 x 20 x 15.6 cm antenna is light as a feather and weighs 99.8 g. It is so compact that you can hide it behind your television, bookshelf or even a picture frame. The aerial has a 10 feet high-quality coaxial cable. Center copper wire is covered with dielectric and 3 aluminum shields. The outer layer of the cable is PVC which makes it durable.
The device is easy to set up, you can either lay it on a flat surface or hang it vertically on a wall but 1byOne recommend to place the antenna on a high window for better signals coverage. Tuning channels will take only a couple of minutes and the aerial will provide you the available local channels in high definition.
- Lightweight device
- Compact body
- Long durable cable with a copper center and outer layer of PVC
This 158 x 14 x 6.8 cm antenna with a weight of 49.9 g is also an Amazon choice. The aerial contains a magnetic base which makes it easier to mount the device higher up on a metallic object for better signals. The 4.9 feet long flexible and durable cable is long-lasting.
This device could be used both indoor and outdoor as long as there is a metallic surface to stick it on. August DTA240 HDTV antenna is also ideal for mobile homes because of the compact body and magnetic base. The device is small but it can find not only the available TV channels but also radio stations as well, that too within minutes even if you are in a remote valley village.
August is an English company and in case of any other or product inquiry, the UK based customer support provides fast service. Make sure you also check our guide to the best indoor TV aerials for freeview.
- Lightweight and compact body
- Magnetic base for easy installation
- Under budget
- Suitable for both indoor and outdoor use equally
This Pendoo TV aerial is 27.5 x 7.5 x 0.1 cm in size and weighs about 141 g. The antenna comes in 2 variables, one which can cover signals within 50 miles of range and other with the reception of 80 to 120 miles. The aerial shows both 760p and 1080p resolution. The device is lightweight and compact which makes hiding the device behind TV easy. The products come with 2 cables, one 10 feet long thick and durable coaxial cable and other 3.2 feet amplifier cable.
This antenna from Pendoo has the frequency Coverage of VHF (47-240MHz) / UHF(470-862MHz) and LAN Gain: 4 dBi (Max). The product came already assembled, just unwrap it, plug it, scan the channels and enjoy your free TV. If you see any problem in the product after purchase, Pendoo provides a 30 days money-back guarantee. Not only that but the brand also offers a 12 months warranty and customer support.
- Lightweight and compact body
- 80 to 120 miles coverage range
- Can support both 760p and 1080p resolution
- 30 days refund and a 12-month warranty
This device is 33.8 x 26.2 x 3 cm in size and weighs 581 g. The device is easy to set up and can capture signals within 65 to 100 miles range. It offers 4K 1080P HD, VHF, and UHF on TV. The ultra-thin design of the antenna makes it easier to hide behind furniture. But even if you lay it on a table, the matte black finish makes the device looks presentable.
OgryR HDTV Aerial is compatible with all types of televisions. The 16.5 feet long coax cable gives the freedom to place the device at the best signal receiving area. The center of the cable is made up of copper and the outer layer has a long life. If you are not satisfied with the product, OgryR promises a 3 months replacement offer. Free 12 months of warranty is offered with the antenna. An upgraded amplifier signal booster comes with the product which increases the range up to 80+ miles with ease.
- 5 feet long cable
- 100 miles coverage range
- Upgraded amplifier signal booster for better signal coverage
- 3 months replacement guarantee and 12 months free warranty
This recommended antenna is also by OgryR. The device size is 35.8 x 27.6 x 3.2 cm and weight is 322 g. It can easily get signals of FM, VHF and UHF channels for free. Unlike most of the other HDTV aerials, you can paint OgryR amplified digital antenna to match your home décor. The manufacturer has created this ultra-thin antenna for fast and good signals coverage.
This device is light and can be placed anywhere. The unique plastic body is covered with silver slurry for extra protection and durability. This product comes with a 16.5 feet long coaxial cable and an amplifier booster. The upgraded amplifier helps the device range and add 80+ miles to the range. In case of any fault in the product, OgryR promises a 3 months replacement guarantee. The brand also sends a 12 months warranty along with the HDTV aerial. If you’re also interested in high-quality sound, check out our roundup of the best soundbars under £300.
- The long coaxial cable of 16.5 feet
- Amplifier for boosting signals for better signal reception
- 3 months replacement guarantee
- 12 months free warranty
This black antenna weights 222 grams and has a compact size of 26.2 x 25 x 2.8 cm. Unlike other antennas, this one does not get interrupted because of the unique structural and IC design. With the aerial, you will get a high quality, durable coax cable.
This aerial also requires power to work which can be delivered via a USB cable that comes with it. It has a long-range of 60 miles and can provide from 1080p to 4K resolution image quality. The manufacturer advises not to use an amplifier with 35 miles of the device. Also, make sure your HDTV has a built-in tuner or else you’d have to install a Freeview box separately. Moreover, although it is interruption-free, do make sure you keep it from electrical appliances like machines, microwaves, etc.
- The device is compatible with ISDB-T, DVB-T, ATSC, DMB-T/h and FM/DAB radios
- 60 miles range
- 1080 to 4k resolution
- Lightweight body
Another slim, lightweight aerial (2.6cm in size and weighs 256 g) but this is the product if you want a smoother and color-accurate experience. It can broadcast in 65 fps and true tone color quality with the resolution ranging from 1080p to 4K. You can stream all your favorite channels seamlessly within 80 miles of the area. In addition to that, it also has a built-in signal amplifier which can allow you to get maximum reception even if you are far away from your nearest broadcast tower. You can manually adjust the range as well which is quite simple; if the range is below 60 miles, turn on the yellow light and if it’s above 60 miles, turn on the green light.
You should keep any electronic devices like hairdryers, air conditioners, microwaves, etc from interfering with the signals. Signal reception can also vary depending upon the distance from the tower and weather. Related: Best Satellite Receivers guide – enjoy more channels with satellite TV
- Easy to install
- Comes with long coax cable which allows you to install it anywhere in the home
- High adjustable range for getting better signals
- It comes with two-faced design (black and white) which can match most color schemes
If you live in a small town or village where the broadcasting towers are nowhere near to be found and signal strength isn’t impressive, weighing in 2.06kg, this next product is an old school antenna to set up on the top of your house. It’s quite heavy and you are advised to set it on one optimal location because relocating it will be a task. It is best suited to be used in weak and medium strength signal areas. It has long-range and you can use it with a signal booster amplifier for optimum functioning. The antenna has a gain of 15.0dBi and is suited with all digital TV signals. It has been tuned to minimize reception from all frequencies above 790Mhz and also comes with a built-in 4G filter to prevent interference from mobile phone transmissions and LTE800 signals.
- Simple installation
- Good for areas with weak signals
- Has a built-in 4g mobile phone signal filter to avoid interference from cellphone towers
- Can capture all available signals for all digital TV channels
This aerial comes with an antenna, a cable and a detachable signal enhancing amplifier. It has a working frequency from 170-240Mhz (VHF) and 470-860Mhz (UHF) and Comes with an impedance of 75 ohms with an LNA gain of 25dB. The device requires power to function and comes with a USB power supply.
The installation process and fast and consists of three steps: unwrap, plug and scan. It has a flat, ultra-slim 0.9mm design and comes with the 13 ft coaxial cable which allows you to install the antenna at the optimal position you found. The antenna has an amazing range and works perfectly up to 150 miles.
Do keep in mind to keep the aerial from interference for that may weaken the signal and weather, obstacles or surrounding environment can affect the reception capacity. Also, you may rescan after relocating the antenna.
- Easy installation and comes with a user manual
- Has a reception range of 150 miles and comes with detachable signal booster
- 720p up to 1080p resolution
- Made with eco-friendly, soft and flame redundant material
This product is 18cm thick and weighs only 136 grams because of its flat paper-thin design and has a 50-mile multidirectional reception with a 4G filter. This device, unlike the conventional aerials, can provide seamless performance on any digital TV.
Its design was developed in the USA by NASA hall of fame scientist for remote sensing applications, Dr. Argy Petros. It has Ultra-Wideband technology which is used in radars. It delivers broadcasts in amazing image quality that is second to none. Thanks to its space tech design and 4G filter, it allows you to watch your channels in 1080p to 4k resolution.
This device can easily be installed in your house, office, car or even a yacht and doesn’t require any assembly or power to work. Simply plug the aerial and start watching your Freeview HD channels.
- Integrated radar technology (UWB) and 4G filter for seamless indoor usage
- Long-range HDTV antenna with true multidirectional reception and supports UHF VHF, HD, DAB-RADIO, FM, DBV-T
- Can be used with motorhomes, caravans, boats, and yachts and even in areas of the office or home without cable or satellite connection
- Comes with a risk-free 30-day money-back guarantee and 5-year warranty
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