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JLab Hear OTC vs Sony CRE-E10

Check out our comparison of the JLab Hear OTC vs Sony CRE-E10. 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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Sony CRE-E10
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Product Overview

Form Factor
Earbud
Earbud
User Rating
Hearing Loss Level
Suitable For
  • Mild
  • Moderate
Suitable For
  • Mild
  • Moderate
Product Family
1 model
1 model
Retail Price
$79
$1,299

Sound Performance

Expert Choice
Sound Score
3.6
5.0
Speech in quiet
2.7
4.4
Speech in noise
1.0
4.3
My own voice
1.8
1.7
No feedback issues
5.0
3.8
Streaming quality
4.6
4.2

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)
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
13.0
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
Directionality
Yes
Yes
Feedback Suppression
Yes
Yes
Noise Reduction
Yes
Self-fitting
  • Tuned based on hearing test through device
Wind Noise Reduction
Yes

Accessories

Remote Control
  • Hearing Control App
Smartphone App
  • Hearing Control App