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JLab Hear OTC vs Signia Styletto IX

Check out our comparison of the JLab Hear OTC vs Signia Styletto IX. 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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Signia Styletto IX
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Product Overview

Form Factor
Earbud
RITE
Hearing Loss Level
Suitable For
  • Mild
  • Moderate
Suitable For
  • Mild
  • Moderate
  • Severe
Product Family
1 model
1 model
Retail Price
$79
N/A

Sound Performance

Expert Choice
Sound Score
3.6
4.6
Speech in quiet
2.7
4.0
Speech in noise
1.0
2.6
My own voice
1.8
3.7
No feedback issues
5.0
4.4
Streaming quality
4.6
2.8

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

Bluetooth® Audio
Protocol
  • Bluetooth® (A2DP)
  • SBC
  • AAC
Protocol
  • Made for iPhone (MFi)
  • Android (ASHA)
  • Bluetooth® Low Energy (LE)
  • Bluetooth® Auracast™
Hands-Free Calling
Protocol
  • Bluetooth® (HFP)
Protocol
  • Made for iPhone (MFi)
IP Rating (Liquid)
4
8
IP Rating (Solid)
6
Made For iPhone
Lowest iOS Version
14.0
Rechargeable Batteries
Battery Type
Lithium-ion
Battery Type
Lithium-ion
Tap Controls
Tap Options
  • Change program
  • Accept/end calls

Software Features

Active Noise Cancellation (ANC)
Yes
Adjustment Bands
20
Adjustment Synchronization
e2e wireless 4.0
Direction Selection
  • 5/5
Directionality
Yes
Binaural Directionality
Spatial SpeechFocus
Ear Simulation
TruEar 360
Echo Reduction
Auto EchoShield
Environmental Adaptation
Conversation Dynamics Analyzer
Conversation Source Analyzer: 5/5
RealTime Conversation Enhancement: 5/5
Extended Dynamic Range
Yes
Extended bandwidth
12kHz
Feedback Suppression
Yes
Feedback cancellation
Listening Programs
6
Noise Reduction
SoundSmoothing™: 3
Own Voice Comfort
OVP™ 2.0
Processing Channels
48
Tinnitus Relief
Tinnitus Relief
Unique Amplification Strategy
Advanced Focus Streams: 3
Augmented Focus™
Conversation Booster: 5/5
Dynamic Soundscape Processing 3.0: 5/5
Speech & Noise Management: 5/5
SpeechStabilizer
Wind Noise Reduction
eWindScreen binaural

Accessories

Battery Charger
  • Charger with Qi-Charger Pad
  • Styletto IX Dry&Clean Charger
Bluetooth Streamer
  • StreamLine Mic
Hearing Aid Dryer
  • Styletto IX Dry&Clean Charger
Remote Control
  • miniPocket
Remote Microphone
  • StreamLine Mic
Smartphone Streamer + Hands Free
  • StreamLine Mic
TV Streamer
  • StreamLine TV