Best Massage Chair 2018 – Expensive, Under $1000 list and Comparison

searching for best massage chair 2018 ? Here we listed down some heavily expensive, some below 1000 and some zero gravity massage chair for you. while listing all of these massage chair we keep close eyes on best massage chair consumer reports. 

Introduction of massage chairs

Massage chair is one of the essential goods for adult and aged persons to relax their body after week or days of hard work. In city areas people are giving high price for massage using massage chair. In urban or rural areas you might not see any massage parlor for body massage. So instead of going to the massage parlor why not take massage in your home. Instead of weekly massage you can take body massage everyday. This will definitely feel you more comfortable after a tense working days. In this post we listed down some best expensive massage chair as well as some best massage chair below 1000 dollar.

Best Massage Chair 2018

List Of Best Massage Chair 2018

First of all, we listed down some best expensive massage chairs. In this section we will talk about some expensive (mean more that >> $1000) massage chairs. Now a question might arise on your mind. i.e, when I can get a massage chair by spending $$$ then why to $$$$ on massage chairs.

let’s check these points, This below points will clarify you why we give too much importance to the expensive massage chairs.

  1. No of Airbags – Comparatively in expensive massage chair you will get more airbags. More air bags means you will feel more comfort during massage. Airbags are very important to grab shoulder join (to prevent any occurrence of pain).
  2. No. of programs – Multiple program means you will get different types of massage. like – Kneading, Rolling, Shiatsu, Swedish, Tapping. But in below $500 massage chair or Below $1000 message chair you might get only one or two massage program.
  3. Broadest Massage Coverage – In expensive massage chair you will get full body massage with zero gravity experience. while in cheap massage chair you might get only head, neck and shoulder massage.

These are the basic reasons that force us to buy expensive massage chairs.

Comparison 10 Best Expensive massage chairs ( $$$$)


Massage Chair Name Airbags Weight Warranty Massage Type No of Programs Check price
iRobotics 7 Medical Massage Chair 104 Bags 217 lbs 2 Years Full Body Massage 9 Inbuilt + Limitless customizable
Inada Sogno Dreamwave Massage Chair 100 Bags 265 lbs 3 Years Full Body Massage 8
3D Kahuna Exquisite Rhythmic Massage Chair 100+ Bags 305 lbs 3 Years Full Body Massage 15
Kahuna Spirit SL-Track Electric Massage Chair Black 216 lbs 3 Years Full Body Massage
Medical Breakthrough 4 Massage Chair 220 lbs 3 Years Full Body Massage 6
Osaki OS4000TA Model OS-4000T Zero Gravity Massage Chair 213 lbs Varies on home service, parts and structure Full Body Massage 6
RELAXONCHAIR  Full Body Zero Gravity Shiatsu Massage Chair 20 Bags 197 lbs 5 Years Full Body Massage 5
Panasonic Luxury Heated Massage Chair 100+ Bags 218 lbs Varies on home service, parts and structure Full Body Massage 6 Inbuilt + upto 110 customizable
Authentic Beautyhealth Shiatsu Arm Hand Massage Chair 10+ Bags 300 lbs Varies on home service, parts and structure Full body Massage 24
ideal massage Full Featured Shiatsu Chair 200 lbs 3 Years Full body Massage 4

iRobotics 7 Medical Massage Chair  – Our Favorite

Despite of high price iRobotics 7 Medical Massage Chair is extremely popular and highest rated massage chair in massage chair industry. This is the first robotic massage chair that was assemble in USA by Luraco Technologies. Like Inada Sogno Dreamwave Massage Chair it also has 100+ air bags with zero gravity massage, foot rolles music systems and many more.

Features –

  1. Extremely Comfortable – No need to explain its seats built quality. Once you sit on that, you will feel the how comfortable and how soften leather is been use to made that seats.
  2. 100+ Airbags – 100+ air cells, means you will feel much more comfortable during massage.
  3. Body Scan Technology – unlike other Chinese massage chair, who’s are only scan the users upper portion ( shoulder to skull) to ensure that the roller shouldn’t go too high or too low. But iRobotics 7 Medical Massage Chair will do a full body scan and after that it will start full body massage.
  4. 3D Roller Technology – After full body scan it will start rolling 3d roller from lower back to below shoulder. Even you can adjust the intensity of the 3d roller.
  5. Seat massage – Not only in back massage through seat you will get a swivel motion of the seat from side to side.
  6. Shoulder, Thigh, Head Massage – As I said in Chinese massage chair you get only back massage. But in iRobotics Massage Chair you will get shoulder, thigh, head, calf massage.
  7. Shiatsu Program – This massage chair has automatically programmed with shiatsu program.  It also has inbuilt 6 different massage program.
  8. Zero Gravity – Zero gravity condition is when chair is tilt in 30 degree angel and the angel between chair and seat back is 120 degree. That means your body weight will be equally distributed and no pressure point will not generate. That’s why this position is called zero gravity position.
  9. Mechanical foot roller – Even below feet you will get  foot roller, which you might missed most of the massage chairs.
  10. Remote control – A smartphone like touchpad remote control will give you ultimate power to control all the programs and full features. According to massage chair consumer reports iRobotics Massage Chair has best and easy to use remote control.
  11. Music System – BTW iRobotics 7 Medical Massage Chair has also inbuilt music system. Just you have to insert the SD card on the back of the massage chair.

What I like in this iRobotics 7 Medical Massage Chair  – Pros

  • First of all I like the no. of airbags. Which always feel me more comfortable.
  • Then The remote control. By pressing icons I can easily manipulate all the setting. It’s as easy than anyone can do that without reading the user manual.
  • Full body massage is obviously another pros. Most of the below $500 and $1000 massage chair have shoulder and back massage. But in irobotic medical massage chair I can get full body massage. Which truly worth my money.
  • Foot roller is another pros. old users are always want to add that feature in their massage chair.
  • Zero gravity just take the comfort level to the sky high.
  • Music system is also a plus point.

Overall it’s a best massage chair if you want to put some hefty money for your comfortness. If you are going to buy a expensive massage chair then always go with these one. If you have budget problem then check our below $500 massage chair section and $1000 massage chair section.

Top 5 Best Massage Chair Below $1000

I already explain why I like expensive massage chair instead of under $1000 massage chair. But if you have moderate budget then you can go with these below $1000 massage chair.

Comparison 5 Best Massage Chair Under $1000

Massage Chair Name Airbags Weight Warranty Massage Type Check price
Electric Full Body Shiatsu Brown Massage Chair 30 Bags 300 lbs 1 Years Full Body Massage
Real Relax Massage Chair Recliner 50 Bags 200 lbs 3 Years Full Body Massage
Seven Oaks Power Lift 125 lbs 3 Years Back Massage
New Full Body Shiatsu Brown Massage Chair 200 lbs 1 Years Calf and back massage
iJoy-2580 Premium Robotic Massage Chair 88 lbs 1 Years Back Massage

Electric Full Body Shiatsu Brown Massage Chair Recliner Stretched Foot Rest

This is the most popular full body shiatsu massage chair under $1000. Even some of the well known massage parlor and spa center’s are recommend this massage chair.

Features –

  1. Comfortable – Not as much comfortable as you feel in costliest massage chairs, but according price its worth it value.
  2. 30+ Airbags – 30+ air cells with heat massage technology.
  3. Head and neck Massage – In $1000 you will see less no of massage chairs. Thats are offering full body massage. But this massage chair is offering full body heat massage. which definitely help you to reduce yout muscle stress, reducing fatigue and rejuvenating the mind.
  4. Shiatsu Program – This massage chair has automatically programmed with shiatsu program.
  5. Remote control – Massage chair attached remote control is also very helpful to setting all the related programs and massage options.

What I like In this Electric Full Body Shiatsu Brown Massage Chair – Pros

  1. Below $1000 we are getting full body massage with foot rest feature is the best positive feature among all others.
  2. Now in below $1000 we can also access the shiatsu massage from this massage chair.
  3. easy to use remote control gives full power to control all programs and features of this massage chair.
  4. In $$$ we can get all of these features means no need to check any other massage chair until you have big budget.


 Top 5 Massage Chair Below $500 -Cheap Massage Chair

Now if you have low budget you can check this below $500 massage chair. But before checking this massage chair you should know that none of these massage chair offer full body massage with feet massage. If you want to get full body massage then increase your budget and check above under $1000 list. Or if you want to get 5-8 massage programs with detachable remote with feet massage then check our list of expensive massage chair.

Comparison of Cheap Massage Chair 2018

Massage Chair Name Airbags Weight Warranty Massage Type Check price
HomCom Deluxe Heated Vibrating PU Leather Massage Recliner Chair


109 lbs 1 Years Vibration Massage
Relaxzen Leisure Recliner Chair


57.2 lbs 1 Years Vibration Massage
EARTHLITE Avila II Portable Massage Chair Package


25 lbs  Vibration Massage
Esright Massage Recliner Chair


92.61 lbs 1 Years  Vibration Massage

 HomCom Deluxe Heated Vibrating PU Leather Massage Recliner Chair

Features – 

  1. Recline Features – Using its built-in remote control you can recline this massage chair as you want.
  2. Heat Massage – Heat massage is another feature which give you relief from muscle pain as well as back pain and neck pain.
  3. Vibration – This massage chair didn’t use any 3D roller technique for massage. This massage chair completely works on vibration techniques. It has inbuilt 3-6 vibration programs. Even using remote you can change the intensity of the vibration.
  4. Drink holder – Two drink holder is another sweet feature in this massage chair. You can keep your drink in the drink holder while taking massage.

What I like in this HomCom Deluxe Heated Vibrating PU Leather Massage Recliner Chair – Pro’s

  1. Price is obviously a big plus point. Now you can buy this massage chair under $300
  2. heat massage is another point which I like.
  3. Drink holder and recline is also good options.

Above all if you are not a fascinating person of body massage then you can go with these cheap massage chair. Otherwise at-least go with above $500 massage chair.

 Best Massage Chair 2018 – Buyer’s Guide

What are things you should check before buy any massage chair.

  1. Budget – First of all before buying any massage chair set your budget. Here we listed down some best massage chair according expensive, under $1000, under $500 and Under $300. So set your budget first then go and check that section and pick best among them according to your budget.
  2. Comfortness – 3D rollers moving technique is determine the comfortness of massage chair. Having multiple no. of 3D roller means more effective massage for back pain, shoulder pain and head pain. By the way 3D massage techniques mostly used in expensive massage chair. In moderate budget you will get normal roller which generally roll from back to below shoulder. In cheap you might miss the roller features, mostly cheap massage chair is use vibration massage techniques.
  3. Zero Gravity Feature – Zero gravity is another excellent features in high budget massage chair. Where the massage chair is tilt in 30 degree angel and the angel between chair and seat back is 120 degree. on that condition you will feel your body weight almost zero.
  4. No. of Programs – Different programs means you can enjoy your body massage in different ways. In expensive massage chair you may found 10+ programs while in below $1000 massage chair you can only see one or two massage program.
  5. Remote Control – Generally in expensive massage chair remote controls are detachable while in moderate budget massage chair remote controls are attached with massage chair. So choose massage chair according to your need.
  6. Miscellaneous – Some other features that you might check while purchasing any massage chair. 1) no. of air bags, 2) availability of foot roller, 3) no of massage programs, 4) heat massage facility available or not 5) zero gravity feature 6) music system and 7) drink holding facility.

Benefits of Massage Chairs

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Working principle of Massage Chairs

Conclusion – I hope this post clears your all massage chair related queries. I always recommend you either go with irobotics massage chair or goes with kahuna massage chair if you want to get an ultimate massage.


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