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Nuheara IQbuds² MAX vs Oticon More

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

Nuheara IQbuds² MAX
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Oticon More
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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
$499
$7,176

Sound Performance

Expert Choice
Sound Score
3.7
4.6
Speech in quiet
2.4
4.3
Speech in noise
1.9
2.4
My own voice
2.2
3.1
No feedback issues
3.6
4.7
Streaming quality
4.7
3.3

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)
Protocol
  • Made for iPhone (MFi)
  • Android (ASHA)
Disposable Batteries
Hands-Free Calling
Protocol
  • Bluetooth® (HFP)
Protocol
  • Made for iPhone (MFi)
  • Accessory required (Android)
IP Rating (Liquid)
8
IP Rating (Solid)
6
Made For iPhone
Lowest iOS Version
9.2
Push Button
Push Button Options
  • Program control
  • Volume Control
  • Mute control
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
Telecoil
Yes
Volume Rocker
Yes
Yes
Water Resistant Coating
Yes

Software Features

AI Noise Removal
Neural Noise Suppression: 10 dB / 4 dB
Adaptive Adjustments
Yes
Adjustment Bands
24
Automatic Phone Program
AutoPhone
Better Ear Focus
Better-Ear Priority
Ear Simulation
Virtual Outer Ear: 3 configurations
Environmental Adaptation
Yes
Expansion
Yes
Extended Dynamic Range
Clear Dynamics
Extended bandwidth
Yes
Feedback Suppression
Yes
Feedback Shield
MoreSound Optimizer™
Frequency Lowering
Speech Rescue™
Listening Programs
  • 4 on device
  • 7 via app
4
Machine Noise Reduction
Yes
New User Adaptation
Adaptation Management
Noise Reduction
Hybrid Active Noise Cancellation
Occlusion Reduction
Yes
Phone Ear Focus
Yes
Power On Delay
Yes
Processing Channels
12
64
Self-fitting
  • Tuned based on hearing test through device
Soft Speech Boost
Soft Speech Booster
Spatial Awareness
Spatial Sound™: 4 estimators
Spatial Noise Cancellation
Spatial Balancer: 100%
Stereo Audio Streaming
Stereo streaming (2.4 GHz)
Streaming Bass Boost
Bass Boost
Sudden Loud Noise Reduction
Transient Noise Management: 4 configurations
Tinnitus Relief
Tinnitus SoundSupport™
Unique Amplification Strategy
Environment configuration: 5 Options
MoreSound Amplifier™
MoreSound Intelligence™: Level 1
Sound Enhancer: 3 configurations
Wind Noise Reduction
Wind Noise Management

Accessories

Battery Charger
  • Oticon charger
  • SmartCharger
Bluetooth Streamer
  • Bluetooth transmitter
  • ConnectClip
CROS System
  • CROS PX
Landline to Streaming
  • Phone Adapter 2.0
Remote Adjustments
  • Companion App
Remote Control
  • Remote Control 3.0
  • ConnectClip
  • Companion App
Remote Microphone
  • ConnectClip
Smartphone App
  • IQBuds App
  • On App
  • Companion App
Smartphone Streamer + Hands Free
  • ConnectClip
TV Streamer
  • IQstream TV
  • TV Adapter 3.0