Hearing aid technology

Hearing aid manufacturers offer their hearing aids in different technology levels. Depending on your lifestyle you may not require all the bells and whistles to hear perfectly well. If you are regularly in challenging hearing environments you may benefit from more advanced sound processing technology.

 

Ultimate
£3,695

Premium
£2,995

Advanced
£2,395

Select
£1,495

Home Suitable Suitable Suitable Suitable
1:1 Conversation (2 people) Suitable Suitable Suitable Suitable
Watching TV Suitable Suitable Suitable Suitable
Conversation (2-4 people) Suitable Suitable Suitable Suitable
Wind Noise Management Suitable Suitable Suitable Not Suitable
Ear to Ear Processing Suitable Suitable Suitable Not Suitable
Impact Noise Protection Suitable Suitable Suitable Not Suitable
Café (4-6 people) Suitable Suitable Suitable Not Suitable
Party (6-8 people) Suitable Suitable Not Suitable Not Suitable
Own Voice Control Suitable Not Suitable Not Suitable Not Suitable
Crowd (10+ people) Suitable Not Suitable Not Suitable Not Suitable
Rechargeable * Suitable Not Suitable Not Suitable Not Suitable
  Resound One 9
Phonak Paradise 90
Starkey Livio AI i2400
Unitron Move 9
Oticon More 1
Resound One 7
Phonak Paradise 70
Starkey Livio AI i2000
Unitron Move 7
Oticon More 2
Resound Quattro 5
Phonak Paradise 50
Starkey Livio AI i1600
Unitron Move 5
Oticon More 3
Oticon Siya 2
Resound Enya 3

Technology levels are indicative. See your audiologist for manufacturer specific product information.

* Advanced and Premium can be upgraded to rechargeable for £150. Ultimate can be upgraded to rechargeable for free.