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JLab Hear OTC vs Oticon Intent

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

JLab Hear OTC
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JLab Hear OTC
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Oticon Intent
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Product Overview

Form Factor
Earbud
RITE
User Rating
Hearing Loss Level
Suitable For
  • Mild
  • Moderate
Suitable For
  • Mild
  • Moderate
  • Severe
Product Family
1 model
1 model
Retail Price
$79
$7,097

Sound Performance

Expert Choice
Sound Score
3.6
4.7
Speech in quiet
2.7
4.2
Speech in noise
1.0
3.3
My own voice
1.8
1.3
No feedback issues
5.0
5.0
Streaming quality
4.6
4.0

Audio Comparison

Busy Café
Open Ear
Initial Fitting
Tuned Fitting
Open Ear
Initial Fitting
Tuned Fitting
Quiet Office
Open Ear
Initial Fitting
Tuned Fitting
Open Ear
Initial Fitting
Tuned Fitting
Streaming Music
Open Ear
Initial Fitting
Tuned Fitting
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
  • Bluetooth® (A2DP)
  • SBC
  • AAC
Protocol
  • Made for iPhone (MFi)
  • Android (ASHA)
  • Bluetooth® Low Energy (LE)
  • Bluetooth® Auracast™
Gyroscope
Yes
Hands-Free Calling
Protocol
  • Bluetooth® (HFP)
Protocol
  • Made for iPhone (MFi)
  • Android (ASHA)
  • Bluetooth® Low Energy (LE)
IP Rating (Liquid)
4
8
IP Rating (Solid)
6
Made For iPhone
Lowest iOS Version
15.3
Push Button
Push Button Options
  • Program control
  • Volume Control
  • Mute control
  • Power on/off
  • Call accept/reject
  • Tinnitus volume
  • Airplane Mode
Rechargeable Batteries
Battery Type
Lithium-ion
Battery Type
Lithium-ion
Tap Controls
Tap Options
  • Change program
  • Accept/end calls
Tap Options
  • Accept/end calls
Telecoil
Yes

Software Features

AI Noise Removal
Neural Noise Suppression: 12 dB / 6 dB
Active Noise Cancellation (ANC)
Yes
Adjustment Bands
24
Better Ear Focus
Better-Ear Priority
Directionality
Yes
Ear Simulation
Virtual Outer Ear: 3 configurations
Extended Dynamic Range
Clear Dynamics
Extended bandwidth
Yes
Feedback Suppression
Yes
Feedback Shield
MoreSound Optimizer™
Frequency Lowering
Speech Rescue™
Handling noise reduction
Wind & Handling Stabilizer
Listening Programs
4
New User Adaptation
Adaptation Management
Processing Channels
64
Soft Speech Boost
Soft Speech Booster
Spatial Awareness
Spatial Sound™: 4 estimators
Spatial Noise Cancellation
Spatial Balancer: 100%
Streaming Bass Boost
Power bass
Sudden Loud Noise Reduction
SuddenSound Stabilizer: 6 Configurations
Tinnitus Relief
Tinnitus SoundSupport™
Unique Amplification Strategy
Environment classifier: 5 configurations
MoreSound Amplifier 3.0
MoreSound Intelligence 3.0: Level 1
Sound Enhancer: 3 configurations
Wind Noise Reduction
Wind & Handling Stabilizer

Accessories

Battery Charger
  • Desktop Charger
Bluetooth Streamer
  • ConnectClip
Landline to Streaming
  • Phone Adapter 2.0
Remote Adjustments
  • Companion App
Remote Control
  • Companion App
  • ConnectClip
  • Remote Control 3.0
Remote Microphone
  • ConnectClip
Smartphone App
  • Companion App
Smartphone Streamer + Hands Free
  • ConnectClip
TV Streamer
  • TV Adapter 3.0