Most 3D TV sets come with two pairs of glasses. The problem becomes more obvious when one breaks or if more than two are needed. For example a family of four will require two more pairs which are not provided initially when the TV is purchased. The same thing goes when having a few friends over to watch a movie. To avoid such situations in which viewing a 3D movie with several other people is not an option is worth checking out some aftermarket models or glasses that are made by the manufacturer who also made the TV.
Best 3D TV Glasses in 2023
Out of all the models available we went ahead and selected the most popular models that are compatible with a wide range of 3D TVs and offer a good deal for the money. Here are the top 10 best 3D TV glasses in 2023.
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10. JK Passive Circular Polarized Clip On 3D Glasses
The JK Passive Circular polarized clip on 3D glasses were designed to work mostly with Sony 3D TVs and other compatible models. It is a rather interesting pair of glasses with a clip on system that might cause a bit of discomfort if used for longer periods of time but they are extremely affordable and easy to store. They use advanced polarized lens that protect the eye from intense light reducing fatigue. The model is quite light and do not significantly alter the image quality by darkening it like most regular 3D glasses.
9. SainSonic SSZ-200DLB 144Hz 3D Infrared Active Rechargeable Shutter Glasses
SainSonic SSZ-200DLB 144Hz 3D infrared glasses are an excellent choice for the ones that need an aftermarket pair of glasses that works with DLP compatible TVs. It is a simple model with two clear lens and a green tint that offer clear image quality without altering the colors too much. They require charging via an USB cable that needs to be purchased separately. A full charge should offer about 50 hours of operation. The model uses the latest 144Hz technology which is significantly superior to most models currently available on the market.
8. eDimensional 3D Glasses
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The eDimentional 3D glasses come as a kit that includes 4 pairs. They are passive glasses that work with most TVs. The model is actually RealID compatible and come with polarized lens that make them significantly more comfortable to wear for long periods of time due to their ability to prevent eye fatigue and filter intense light. Also they are scratch resistant and come with a convenient cleaning cloth. What makes them an interesting purchase is also the fact that they are probably the most affordable model in our list.
7. 3DHeaven Ultra-Clear HD Glasses
3DHeaven Ultra-Clear HD glasses use the latest 144Hz technology to deliver realistic 3D images with crystal clear image quality. The model is compatible with a wide range of TVs as it supports refresh rates of 144Hz or lover. It has a built-in battery and can be charged using a simple USB cable. The model also works with 3D projectors and features an auto turn-off function. Compared with other models the 3DHeaven is fairly affordable and its compatibility with a wide range of TVs make them one of the more popular models.
6. EStar America ESG601 DLP Link 3D Glasses
EStar America ESG601 DLP Link 3D glasses are an excellent model for the ones that works with any DPL capable TV. The model has its own built-in battery that can be recharged using an USB cable. On average, a full charge will last about 60 hours. Its lends provide a crystal clear image due to the absence of any kind of tinting. The lightweight design make the comfortable to wear even for long periods of time while the lens themselves prevent eye fatigue.
5. True Depth 3D Firestorm LT Glasses Kit
The True Depth 3D Firestorm LT kit offers great value for the price. It is actually one of the more affordable DLP compatible 3D glasses. It comes as a kit of 4 pairs of glasses with a lightweight design and clear lens that do not alter the image quality. The model offers refresh frequencies of 144Hz, 120Hz and 96Hz. It is compatible with almost any DLP 3D TV due to its ability to work with multiple refresh frequencies which also eliminates sync problems as it has an improved receiver.
4. GMYLE 144Hz 3D Glasses
GMYLE’s 3D glasses are considered extremely versatile in terms of compatibility. The model uses the latest technology offering refresh rates of up to 144Hz but it is also backwards compatible with lower refresh rates. This makes it compatible with a wide range of 3D TVs. The battery it comes with can be recharged with a USB cable and offer an operation time of 20 hours of a full charge. Its lightweight frame offers a bit of extra comfort as the model does not cause fatigue. Its lens has a stretch proof built and offer clear images without affecting picture quality.
3. IncrediSonic Vue Series Active 3D Glasses
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The IncrediSonic Vue 3D glasses and an excellent option for all users that own a Samsung 3D TV. They were made to work with any Samsung 3D which means that it is difficult to go wrong with them. The model is actually an active pair of glasses that comes with its own battery that can be recharged with a micro USB cable. A full charge would offer an operation time of up to 40 hours. The design of the frame makes them comfortable and lightweight while the lens offers clear images.
2. SainSonic Rainbow Series Black 3D Active Glasses
The SainSonic Rainbow Series 3D glasses are probably the most affordable active model in our list. They use a lightweight design that makes them both portable and comfortable to wear. The model uses an advanced receiver and supports refresh rates of up to 144Hz. It is compatible with older TV models and can be recharged using a regular USB cable. The battery can offer 35 hours of operation on a full charge.
1. True Depth 3D Firestorm XL Glasses Kit
True Depth 3D Firestorm XL glasses kit is a popular choice amongst the ones that own a DPL-compatible TV. Unlike other models, the XL has a larger frame that makes them look just like the ones in a cinema. They are still lightweight and quite comfortable to wear. The model works with TVs that have a refresh rate of 96, 120, or 144Hz. It has its own battery that can be recharged and does not require a dedicated emitter.
Before buying a pair of TV glasses it is important to determine which type works with the TV. So far there are passive and active models. The active models may come with multiple refresh rates. Our top 10 includes models from both categories making it a bit more convenient to find a compatible pair of 3D glasses that offers clear images and comes with a decent price tag.