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JLab Hear OTC vs Phonak Virto Paradise

Check out our comparison of the JLab Hear OTC vs Phonak Virto Paradise. 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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Phonak Virto Paradise
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Product Overview

Form Factor
Earbud
ITC
User Rating
Hearing Loss Level
Suitable For
  • Mild
  • Moderate
Suitable For
  • Mild
  • Moderate
  • Severe
Product Family
1 model
Retail Price
$79
$6,850

Sound Performance

Sound Score
3.6
N/A
Speech in quiet
2.7
N/A
Speech in noise
1.0
N/A
My own voice
1.8
N/A
No feedback issues
5.0
N/A
Streaming quality
4.6
N/A

Audio Comparison

Busy Café
Open Ear
Initial Fitting
Tuned Fitting
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Quiet Office
Open Ear
Initial Fitting
Tuned Fitting
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Streaming Music
Open Ear
Initial Fitting
Tuned Fitting
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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

Bluetooth® Audio
Protocol
  • Bluetooth® (A2DP)
  • SBC
  • AAC
Protocol
  • Bluetooth® (A2DP)
Disposable Batteries
Battery Size
312
Hands-Free Calling
Protocol
  • Bluetooth® (HFP)
Protocol
  • Bluetooth® (HFP)
IP Rating (Liquid)
4
IP Rating (Solid)
Push Button
Push Button Options
  • Program control
  • Volume Control
Rechargeable Batteries
Battery Type
Lithium-ion
Tap Controls
Tap Options
  • Change program
  • Accept/end calls
Telecoil
Volume Rocker
Yes

Software Features

Active Noise Cancellation (ANC)
Yes
Adjustment Bands
20
Adjustment Synchronization
QuickSync
Audio Stream Mixer
Environmental Balance
Automatic Phone Program
Directionality
Yes
UltraZoom: Premium
Echo Reduction
EchoBlock
Environmental Adaptation
AutoSense OS: 4.0
Feedback Suppression
Yes
WhistleBlock
Frequency Lowering
SoundRecover2
Listening Programs
4
New User Adaptation
auto Acclimatization
Noise Reduction
NoiseBlock
Occlusion Reduction
AOV
Phone in Stereo
DuoPhone
Preference Adaptation
User Preference Tuning
Spatial Noise Cancellation
Dynamic Noise Cancellation
Sudden Loud Noise Reduction
SoundRelax
Tinnitus Relief
Tinnitus Balance
Unique Amplification Strategy
Speech Enhancer
Wind Noise Reduction
WindBlock

Accessories

Accessory Connectivity
  • RogerDirect™
Remote Adjustments
  • myPhonak App
Remote Control
  • myPhonak App
  • RemoteControl
Remote Microphone
  • PartnerMic™
Smartphone App
  • myPhonak App
TV Streamer
  • TV Connector with AirStream™