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Hear.com Horizon AX vs Oticon Real

Check out our comparison of the Hear.com Horizon AX vs Oticon Real. Listen to audio samples and see how the two hearing aids differ in terms of sound performance, features, accessories, and more.

Hear.com Horizon AX
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Product Overview

Form Factor
RITE
RITE
User Rating
Hearing Loss Level
Suitable For
  • Mild
  • Moderate
  • Severe
Suitable For
  • Mild
  • Moderate
  • Severe
Product Family
Retail Price
$199
$6,944

Sound Performance

Expert Choice
Untested
Sound Score
N/A
4.5
Speech in quiet
N/A
4.0
Speech in noise
N/A
2.6
My own voice
N/A
2.4
No feedback issues
N/A
4.0
Streaming quality
N/A
3.9

Audio Comparison

Busy Café
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Open Ear
Initial Fitting
Tuned Fitting
Quiet Office
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Open Ear
Initial Fitting
Tuned Fitting
Streaming Music
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Open Ear
Initial Fitting
Tuned Fitting
HearingTracker partners with HearAdvisor to provide recordings and performance data from an acoustic laboratory that follows the standard scientific procedures described in this whitepaper. All hearing aids are fitted and performance-tested for mild sloping to moderate hearing loss. All audio samples cutoff above 10kHz.

Hardware Features

Accelerometer
Yes
Bluetooth® Audio
Protocol
  • Made for iPhone (MFi)
  • Android (ASHA)
Protocol
  • Made for iPhone (MFi)
  • Android (ASHA)
Disposable Batteries
Hands-Free Calling
Protocol
  • Made for iPhone (MFi)
  • Accessory required (Android)
IP Rating (Liquid)
8
8
IP Rating (Solid)
6
6
Made For iPhone
Lowest iOS Version
12.0
Lowest iOS Version
9.2
Push Button
Push Button Options
  • Program control
  • Volume Control
  • Mute control
Rechargeable Batteries
Battery Type
Lithium-ion
Battery Type
Lithium-ion
Telecoil
Yes
Volume Rocker
Yes
Water Resistant Coating
Yes

Software Features

AI Noise Removal
Neural Noise Suppression: 10 dB / 4 dB
Adjustment Bands
20
24
Adjustment Synchronization
e2e wireless 4.0
Automatic Phone Program
TwinPhone
AutoPhone
Better Ear Focus
Better-Ear Priority
Directionality
Binaural Directionality
Yes
Spatial SpeechFocus
Ear Simulation
Virtual Outer Ear: 3 configurations
Echo Reduction
EchoShield
Expansion
Yes
Extended Dynamic Range
Yes
Clear Dynamics
Extended bandwidth
12kHz
Yes
Feedback Suppression
Feedback cancellation
Feedback Shield
MoreSound Optimizer™
Frequency Lowering
Frequency Compression
Speech Rescue™
Handling noise reduction
Wind & Handling Stabilizer
Listening Programs
6
4
New User Adaptation
Adaptation Management
Noise Reduction
SoundSmoothing™: 3
Speech and noise management: 7
Own Voice Comfort
OVP™
Phone Ear Focus
Yes
Power On Delay
Yes
Processing Channels
48
64
Soft Speech Boost
Soft Speech Booster
Spatial Awareness
Spatial Sound™: 4 estimators
Spatial Noise Cancellation
Spatial Balancer: 100%
Stereo Audio Streaming
Stereo streaming (2.4 GHz)
Streaming Bass Boost
Bass Boost
Sudden Loud Noise Reduction
SuddenSound Stabilizer: 6 Configurations
Tinnitus Relief
Tinnitus Relief
Tinnitus SoundSupport™
Unique Amplification Strategy
Augmented Focus™
Dynamic Soundscape Processing 2.0
Sound Clarity: 5/5
Speech Quality: 5/5
Environment configuration: 5 Options
MoreSound Amplifier™ 2.0
MoreSound Intelligence™ 2.0: Level 1
Sound Enhancer: 3 configurations
Wind Noise Reduction
eWindScreen binaural
Wind & Handling Stabilizer

Accessories

Battery Charger
  • Charger with Qi-Charger Pad
  • Oticon charger
  • SmartCharger
Bluetooth Streamer
  • StreamLine Mic
  • ConnectClip
CROS System
  • CROS PX
Hearing Aid Dryer
Landline to Streaming
  • Phone Adapter 2.0
Power Pack
Remote Adjustments
  • Horizon App
  • Companion App
Remote Control
  • Horizon App
  • miniPocket
  • Remote Control 3.0
  • ConnectClip
  • Companion App
Remote Microphone
  • StreamLine Mic
  • ConnectClip
Smartphone App
  • Horizon App
  • On App
  • Companion App
Smartphone Streamer + Hands Free
  • StreamLine Mic
  • ConnectClip
TV Streamer
  • StreamLine TV
  • TV Adapter 3.0