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Lucid Hearing Engage vs Nuheara IQbuds² MAX

Check out our comparison of the Lucid Hearing Engage vs Nuheara IQbuds² MAX. Listen to audio samples and see how the two hearing aids differ in terms of sound performance, features, accessories, and more.

Lucid Hearing Engage
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Nuheara IQbuds² MAX
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Product Overview

Form Factor
RITE
Earbud
User Rating
Hearing Loss Level
Suitable For
  • Mild
  • Moderate
Suitable For
  • Mild
  • Moderate
Product Family
1 model
1 model
Retail Price
$699
$499

Sound Performance

Expert Choice
Sound Score
4.5
3.7
Speech in quiet
4.4
2.4
Speech in noise
2.4
1.9
My own voice
4.3
2.2
No feedback issues
2.6
3.6
Streaming quality
2.4
4.7

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
  • Made for iPhone (MFi)
  • Android (ASHA)
Protocol
  • Bluetooth® (A2DP)
Hands-Free Calling
Protocol
  • Bluetooth® (HFP)
IP Rating (Liquid)
2
IP Rating (Solid)
2
Made For iPhone
Lowest iOS Version
12.0
Rechargeable Batteries
Battery Type
Lithium-ion
Battery Type
Lithium-ion
Tap Controls
Tap Options
  • Volume Control
  • Play/Pause
  • Next track
  • Previous track
  • Audio passthrough on/off
  • Voice assistant
  • Change program
Volume Rocker
Yes
Yes

Software Features

Feedback Suppression
Yes
Listening Programs
  • 4 on device
  • 7 via app
Noise Reduction
Hybrid Active Noise Cancellation
Processing Channels
12
Self-fitting
  • Tuned by user directly
  • Tuned based on audio preference selections
  • Tuned based on hearing test through device

Accessories

Bluetooth Streamer
  • Bluetooth transmitter
Smartphone App
  • IQBuds App
TV Streamer
  • IQstream TV