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JLab Hear OTC vs ReSound Nexia

Check out our comparison of the JLab Hear OTC vs ReSound Nexia. 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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ReSound Nexia
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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
Retail Price
$79
$7,042

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
  • Made for iPhone (MFi)
  • Android (ASHA)
  • Bluetooth® Low Energy (LE)
  • Bluetooth® Auracast™
Disposable Batteries
Hands-Free Calling
Protocol
  • Bluetooth® (HFP)
Protocol
  • Made for iPhone (MFi)
  • Accessory required (Android)
IP Rating (Liquid)
4
8
IP Rating (Solid)
6
Made For iPhone
Lowest iOS Version
12.0
Mic + Speaker In Ear
Yes
Push Button
Push Button Options
  • Program control
  • Volume Control
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
Volume Rocker
Water Resistant Coating
Yes

Software Features

Active Noise Cancellation (ANC)
Yes
Adjustment Bands
17
Directionality
Yes
Front Focus
Synchronized SoftSwitching™
Environmental Adaptation
360 All Around
Environmental Optimizer II
Expansion
3 settings
Feedback Suppression
Yes
DFS Ultra III
Listening Programs
Fully flexible programs: 4
New User Adaptation
Synchronized Acceptance Manager
Noise Reduction
NoiseTracker™ II: 5 settings
Sudden Loud Noise Reduction
Impulse Noise Reduction: 3 settings
Tinnitus Relief
Tinnitus Sound Generator
Wind Noise Reduction
Wind Guard: 3 settings

Accessories

3.5mm Line to Streaming
  • Multi Mic
Battery Charger
  • Premium Charger
  • Standard Charger
  • Desktop Charger
Bluetooth Streamer
  • Unite Phone Clip+
CROS System
  • Nexia CROS
FM to Digital Streaming
  • Multi Mic
Remote Adjustments
  • ReSound Smart 3D app
Remote Control
  • Unite Phone Clip+
  • Unite Remote Control 2
  • ReSound Smart 3D app
Remote Microphone
  • Micro Mic
  • Multi Mic
Smartphone App
  • ReSound Smart 3D app
Smartphone Streamer + Hands Free
  • Unite Phone Clip+
TV Streamer
  • Unite TV Streamer 2
  • ReSound TV Streamer+
Telecoil Streamer
  • Multi Mic