Best Wireless Doorbells of 2022

best wireless doorbells

Last Updated on February 20, 2022

Our editors independently research the best products online to produce this list. We may receive commission on purchases made from the links below but this will never affect our product choices.


Top 10 Best Wireless Doorbells

  1. NOVETE Long Range, IP55 Waterproof, Electric Cordless (Editor’s Choice)
  2. BOIFUN 2.4G WiFi Smart with Camera (Luxury Choice)
  3. TeckNet Waterproof Wall Plug-in (Best Value)
  4. PewinGo Waterproof IP55, Wall Plug-in Cordless Door Chime Kit (Best Battery Operated)
  5. 1 BY ONE Easy Kit (Best with Chime)
  6. TeckNet Waterproof Twin Wall Plug-in (Best Traditional)
  7. esLife White (Best with Two Receivers)
  8. AVANTEK 1000ft Long Range (Best Black)
  9. Secrui USB and Battery Operated (Best Waterproof)
  10. Honeywell DC313NHGBS (Best with Additional Portable Unit)

Ever found the annoying slip of paper to tell you that you have missed a delivery when you have been sitting at home all day? Or been rung by friends to say that they had popped by, but you were out? If you have, then what you need in your life is a new wireless doorbell.

The best wireless doorbells give you freedom from needing electrical work done to fit them, meaning that you can easily fit them yourself at home with very little DIY skills.

You will need to decide from various key features, such as whether you require a smart doorbell that connects to your phone and sends you alerts or whether you need HD video to accompany your chime. Wireless doorbells can now offer extra security for your home by having night vision and motion detectors, so really, the choice is yours as to how advanced you want your wireless doorbell to be.

Below we have listed our top ten best wireless doorbells and our buyer’s guide, where you will find help and advice for all the key features that you need to consider before deciding on the best wireless doorbell UK stores have to offer you!

How we Compared Wireless Doorbells

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To find the right wireless doorbells we considered multiple factors, including:

  • Range
  • Receivers
  • Ringtones and LED alerts
  • Video and smart features

Our team independently examined and compared hundreds of products to help satisfy different needs. We spent our time researching wireless doorbells and consulting customer reviews to ultimately bring you what, in our opinion, are the best options on the market right now.

To find out more about our editorial process, take a look here.

Wireless Doorbell Reviews – Top 10 Picks

NOVETE Long Range, IP55 Waterproof, Electric Cordless (Editor’s Choice)

With our editor’s choice, you are getting a lot of doorbells for your money. The Novete wireless doorbell set comes with two receivers with a wireless range and can connect to the chime unit from over 400 m away! Additionally, you can choose from up to 52 different chimes and has five adjustable volume settings. There is also an LED indicator that the doorbell is ringing for anyone with a hearing impairment.

This best wireless doorbell in the UK is easy to install, and you have a choice of being able to attach it with an adhesive patch or with the supplied mounting kit. You simply prise off the back of the doorbell before attaching it to your wall or door and remove the film from the lithium battery. The doorbell system has a battery life of up to 3 years, so you won’t find yourself having to change it at regular intervals!

Finally, this waterproof wireless doorbell is certified to IP55 and withstand -4° to 140° C temperatures.

Pros:

  • Waterproof IP55 rating
  • 52 chime tunes
  • Five noise levels
  • Two receivers
  • Long-life battery

Cons:

  • The ‘ding dong’ chime isn’t traditional sounding, so if you wanted a traditional chime, this might not be the unit for you.
  • The plug is at the top of the receiver, so if you have a low socket, you may struggle to have space to fit the receiver.
  • The second unit may not have the 400 m range.

BOIFUN 2.4G WiFi Smart with Camera (Luxury Choice)

If you want to be able to see who is at your door before you answer it, or be able to speak to the delivery man when you are not in, then this is the perfect video doorbell for you! The clear, full HD 1920 x 1080p resolution lets you see who is at the door, even when it is dark outside, using its built-in night vision mode.

This doorbell works integrated with your smartphone to send you real-time updates about who is at your door, so you have an extra layer of home security. The motion sensor uses PIR motion detection and can detect human shapes and temperatures of 36° C at a distance of up to 2 ft.

The wireless doorbell kit is powered by two rechargeable lithium batteries and will last for up to 3 months before you need to recharge them. The video doorbell has an automatic sleep mode that conserves power when no heat or motion is detected.

Finally, a 32 G SD card is included in the price when you purchase this video doorbell so that images and video can be stored on it for future reference, but it can take up to a 128 G SD card if you want additional storage without having to overwrite data so often.

Pros:

  • HD video
  • PIR motion detection
  • Two-way communication
  • SD memory card included
  • IP66 waterproof rating

Cons:

  • The audio may be out of synch and slower than the video.
  • The batteries may require recharging more often than the three months specified.
  • Once the batteries have been in use for a couple of months, they may stop charging to full capacity, exacerbating the issue above.

TeckNet Waterproof Wall Plug-in (Best Value)

The TeckNet wireless doorbell comes with a transmitter and receiver and is available in both black and white. The receiver is charged through an electric socket and has 32 different ringtones that you can adjust via a push button on the device. The volume can also be customised between four different levels and muted if you are hearing impaired or wish to have it off for a while. A blue LED will light up to alert you that someone is at the door.

This wireless doorbell is not only inexpensive, but it also has a range of 250 meters, even if there are obstacles between your front door and the receiver. Additionally, the battery-operated doorbell is weatherproof rated to IP44 and will function outside, even in temperatures down to -20° C.

The TeckNet wireless doorbell comes with lifetime technical support and 18 months warranty. The doorbell can be attached to your door with either screws or adhesive tape.

Pros:

  • Available in black and white
  • Four volume levels and can also be muted
  • 32 ringtones in the device
  • Range of 250 m
  • Inexpensive

Cons:

  • There is a small gap where the seal for the lithium battery is pulled out from. This is at the top of the unit, leaving a small hole open to the elements.
  • The volume may not be loud enough to hear through closed doors.
  • There are not many more traditional chime options.

PewinGo Waterproof IP55, Wall Plug-in Cordless Door Chime Kit (Best Battery Operated)

We love this battery wireless doorbell as it has a maximum lifespan of up to 3 years before you need to change it: no need to take it from its fixing and change the battery every few weeks with this doorbell!

There are 55 different chimes to select from and five different volume levels, including a mute mode for when you don’t want disturbing. It also has a flashing LED light to alert you if you are hearing impaired.

This doorbell has an operating range of 300 m, but that is in the open air, and it may be less with doorway and wall obstructions. It is rated as IP55 waterproof and can withstand temperatures down to -30° C.

Finally, another positive feature of this doorbell is that it has a memory function that will recall your last chime and volume setting and revert to it once it is plugged back in after being powered down.

Pros:

  • Long lifespan of the battery (up to 3 years)
  • 55 chimes
  • Five volume options
  • Waterproof and operates down to -30° C
  • Able to remember your last chime and volume preference when it is unplugged and plugged back in again

Cons:

  • The range is specified as 300 m if unobstructed but may be considerably less if used where there are lots of obstructions.
  • The volume may not be loud enough to hear by those hard of hearing or through thick walls.
  • If the doorbell is directly facing wet weather, it may not be fully waterproof.

1 BY ONE Easy Kit (Best with Chime)

The 1 BY ONE Easy Chime Wireless Doorbell has one transmitter and two receivers. This ensures that no one coming to your door is missed, as the receivers can be placed in separate rooms or on different floors.

The 36 different chimes can be adjusted using the buttons on the sides of the receiver, and the ring tones are designed to be CD quality. The volume is adjustable between 25 and 110 decibels, and there is a flashing LED for when the volume is muted. You can set this for when you don’t wish to be disturbed, if you have a baby sleeping or if you are hard of hearing and need a visual alert.

The doorbell can be attached with screws or adhesive tape to your front door or wall. The receivers are plugged into a power supply where you need. Lastly, there is a 12-month warranty for peace of mind when you buy this doorbell.

Pros:

  • 36 ringtones
  • Adjustable volume button
  • LED flashlight for when it is muted
  • 12-month warranty
  • The two receivers mean that you can have one upstairs and one downstairs if you require

Cons:

  • The range may not be great indoors with walls and doors between the bell and the receiver
  • They may work on the same frequency as other doorbells and car key fobs and ring when not activated
  • The loudest volume may still be too quiet for the hard of hearing

TeckNet Waterproof Twin Wall Plug-in (Best Traditional)

This traditional wireless doorbell with chime comes inclusive of two receivers and a doorbell. It is very simple to set up; you simply plug in the receivers where they are most useful and select one of the three modes available, which are chime, chime and LED, or just the LED for when you want the sound muted or if you are hard of hearing.

The doorbell is IP44 weatherproof rated and can work in temperatures of -10° C, and it is easy to install, using either the fixing pack included or the adhesive tape. The TeckNet wireless doorbell has an operating distance of over 300 m and shouldn’t interfere with any other devices in your household.

There are 38 different door chimes to choose from and four levels of volume going from 25 to 85 decibels. The upper end of 85 decibels is still lower than other wireless doorbells in our top ten, so it may be worth considering whether this is loud enough for you if you are hard of hearing.

With an 18-month warranty, rest assured, you can be confident in your purchase.

Pros:

  • 38 different chimes
  • Four volume options
  • 300 m range
  • IP44 weatherproof device
  • 18-month warranty

Cons:

  • 85 decibels as its loudest setting is lower than other doorbells in our review
  • There are not many traditional doorbell chimes out of the 38 options
  • The product details do warn against getting this product wet, even when it is a waterproof doorbell

esLife White (Best with Two Receivers)

The esLife wireless doorbell comes as a pack of one transmitter and two receivers, and what we really love about it is that it is completely battery-free for both the doorbell and receiver! Kinetic energy powers the chime unit without the need for a battery or electricity, and the receivers are plugged into a power socket, so these also don’t need batteries.

The operating range for the receivers is 150 meters in the open air, but only 50 m once walls interrupt the signal. The receivers are small and compact and won’t overlap onto a double socket as a larger plug-in receiver may do. Additionally, the esLife wireless doorbell boasts 58 ringtones and has four adjustable volume settings. A blue LED will alert you to someone at the door if the doorbell is on mute. In the event of a power outage, the unit will remember your last tune and volume selection to save you from scrolling back through the options again.

Being installed on your front door or doorframe does mean that the doorbell is exposed to all elements, but this one is IP55 rated and is, therefore, less susceptible to fog, dust or moisture in the air. The sound level is below some of the other doorbells in our review, only going up to 80 decibels, so bear that in mind if you live in a large house or are hard of hearing.

Pros:

  • Range of 150 meters
  • Memory function
  • No battery required for the doorbell unit or receivers
  • 58 ringtones
  • IP55 rated

Cons:

  • The sound level only goes up to 80 decibels which is lower than other wireless doorbells
  • The tunes last for a long time and would be better shortened
  • The range may not be long enough if you want to install a receiver in an outbuilding behind the house

AVANTEK 1000ft Long Range (Best Black)

This is a stylish and sleek long-range wireless doorbell with an operating distance of 300 m! Two receivers are included when you buy the Avantek doorbell, and it boasts an impressive 52 chimes to choose from. Additionally, this doorbell’s small but useful feature is a next and previous option when going through the chime selection.

A 29 mm speaker also means that the black wireless doorbell delivers great sound quality, and there are five volume levels to select from, going up to 115 decibels which puts it at the top with some of our best wireless doorbells. This will be a great wireless doorbell if you are hard of hearing or live in a large house.

The doorbell unit is IP55 rated and can withstand more extreme weather conditions such as frost and direct sunlight. Finally, the doorbell chime does require batteries, but the lithium battery supplied has a 3-year lifespan, so it does not require regular changing.

Pros:

  • 115-decibel doorbell
  • IP55 rated
  • Two receivers
  • 300 m range
  • Long-life battery supplied

Cons:

  • There may be a limited choice for a more traditional chime out of the 52 available
  • It may be difficult to get the second receiver to work if it is further away from the doorbell than the first
  • The sound quality may not be brilliant

Secrui USB and Battery Operated (Best Waterproof)

The Secrui unit is one of our best wireless doorbells for a couple of reasons! It has four volume levels, and the highest is 120 decibels, putting this at the top of our ring doorbells for noise level! It is also IP55 rated, which means that it can still provide optimum performance even in temperatures ranging from -20° C to 60° C, and it is also dust and water-resistant!

There are 39 tune options to choose from with this wireless doorbell, and both the receiver and chime unit are battery powered, meaning that you are completely free to choose where you wish the receiver to be placed. A USB cable is also supplied so that that can also charge the unit.

The doorbell requires batteries; they are not supplied when you make the purchase, so that is something to be aware of. But the fixing kit is included if you choose to use that rather than the adhesive strips to attach the doorbell to the wall.

Pros:

  • Loud maximum volume of 120 decibels
  • 39 tunes to choose from
  • IP55 rated
  • USB power lead supplied for charging
  • This is not a plug-in chime unit. The receivers and chime are both battery-powered.

Cons:

  • Three AA batteries are required per unit
  • The USB lead does not charge the batteries but charges the unit instead of the batteries
  • The doorbell button may fail or start to get sticky over time

Honeywell DC313NHGBS (Best with Additional Portable Unit)

This wireless doorbell by Honeywell has lots of clever features, like the ability to mute the unit indefinitely or for a period of 3, 6, 9 or 12 hours if required. It also includes a completely portable unit so that you can take it anywhere you like around your house or garden and not worry about missing someone at your door again.

There are six different melodies to choose from, and the unit goes up to 84 decibels, which is lower than some of the other wireless doorbells in our review. Still, with a portable unit, you won’t need an incredibly loud doorbell chime!

The design is stylish, too, with its halo LED lighting, which will alert you to the door if the chime is on mute or if you are hard of hearing. Additionally, it is ready to go out-of-the-box, so it is very little you need to do to set it up!

Pros:

  • Portable unit
  • Stylish design
  • Mute timing options
  • High-quality sound
  • Paired and ready to go out of the box

Cons:

  • The button may stick or not press down sufficiently to ring the doorbell
  • The instructions are pictogram based and may be difficult to follow
  • It may not have a long lifespan

Buyer’s Guide

The options available for wireless doorbells is much greater than it was, and so we have listed out a few items below for you to consider:

Range

Wireless doorbells can transmit radio signals across different distances. If you have a large house or would like to have a receiver in an outbuilding in your garden, you need to look for a wireless doorbell with a long range, even with obstructions in the way.

A wall mounted device near the door

Receivers

The right wireless doorbell for you may come with two receivers, allowing you to have one placed downstairs and perhaps one upstairs or at the back of the house, where it is harder to hear the bell. You can even purchase a wireless doorbell with three receivers, so be careful to think through what number would work best for you.

Ringtones and LED Alerts

One of the key features to look out for when selecting a wireless doorbell is the number of chimes you can choose from and whether these also include a standard ding dong; if you are a traditionalist, where do these things stand!

The option to mute your wireless doorbell is also important if you have conference calls or a baby taking a nap. Some of our wireless doorbells have the option to mute the device for a set amount of time, so you don’t need to remember to unmute it!

LED light indicators are very useful on a wireless doorbell if you are heard of hearing or if you have set your doorbell to mute.

Video and Smart Features

A video doorbell offers you the opportunity to speak to people at your door if you are out or just vet who it is at the door before you answer it! Good video doorbells will give you great day and night vision and will keep the audio in sync with the video.

You can also get a smart doorbell that can connect to a smart device of your choosing and that uses a motion sensor to identify when someone is by your door and send an alert to your phone.

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Smart doorbells can link to cloud storage, so you do not have to supply an SD card, but often one will be supplied to start you off. Subscription services are sometimes offered, so be careful to fully do your homework on these.

Conclusion

We hope that you have been able to find the best wireless doorbell UK stores have to offer in our review and that the information and guidance in our buyer’s guide were useful to you! But if you are still unsure which wireless doorbell to go for, then why not try our editor’s choice – the NOVETE Long Range, IP55 Waterproof, Electric Cordless Doorbell.

The Novete wireless doorbell set comes with two receivers that have a wireless range and can connect to the chime unit from over 400 m away! This doorbell has other key features: choosing from up to 52 different chimes and 5 volume settings. If you are hard of hearing, an LED indicator tells you that the doorbell is ringing.

Wireless doorbells offer ease of installation, and you have a choice of being able to attach this one with an adhesive patch or with the supplied mounting kit. We love this doorbell because it has a battery life of up to 3 years, so you won’t find it running out or you having to change it at regular intervals!

Finally, this wireless doorbell is certified to IP55 standards and can operate in temperatures as low as -4°.

Never miss that delivery driver again with your new wireless doorbell!

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