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Oticon Real vs Philips HearLink

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

Oticon Real
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Product Overview

Form Factor
RITE
RITE
User Rating
Hearing Loss Level
Suitable For
  • Mild
  • Moderate
  • Severe
Suitable For
  • Mild
  • Moderate
  • Severe
Product Family
Retail Price
$6,859
$1,499

Sound Performance

Expert Choice
Untested
Sound Score
4.5
N/A
Speech in quiet
4.0
N/A
Speech in noise
2.6
N/A
My own voice
2.4
N/A
No feedback issues
4.0
N/A
Streaming quality
3.9
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
  • Made for iPhone (MFi)
  • Android (ASHA)
Protocol
  • Made for iPhone (MFi)
  • Android (ASHA)
Disposable Batteries
Hands-Free Calling
Protocol
  • Made for iPhone (MFi)
  • Accessory required (Android)
Protocol
  • Made for iPhone (MFi)
IP Rating (Liquid)
8
8
IP Rating (Solid)
6
6
Made For iPhone
Lowest iOS Version
9.2
Lowest iOS Version
14.0
Push Button
Push Button Options
  • Program control
  • Volume Control
  • Mute control
Push Button Options
  • Program control
  • Volume Control
Rechargeable Batteries
Battery Type
Lithium-ion
Battery Type
Lithium-ion
Telecoil
Yes
Yes
Volume Rocker
Yes
Yes
Water Resistant Coating
Yes
Yes

Software Features

AI Noise Removal
Neural Noise Suppression: 10 dB / 4 dB
Noise Reduction Mode: 4 options
Speech Clarifier: 3 options
Adjustment Bands
24
24
Adjustment Synchronization
Binaural Volume and Program Change
Automatic Phone Program
AutoPhone
Better Ear Focus
Better-Ear Priority
Directionality
Adaptive Directionality
Dynamic Directionality: 3 options
Fixed Directional
Ear Simulation
Virtual Outer Ear: 3 configurations
Pinna Mode: 2 options
Expansion
Yes
Extended Dynamic Range
Clear Dynamics
Yes
Extended bandwidth
Yes
10kHz
Feedback Suppression
Feedback Shield
MoreSound Optimizer™
Feedback Canceller
Frequency Lowering
Speech Rescue™
Yes
Handling noise reduction
Wind & Handling Stabilizer
Listening Programs
4
4
New User Adaptation
Adaptation Management
Noise Reduction
Comfort Control: 4 options
Soft Noise Management
Phone Ear Focus
Yes
Power On Delay
Yes
Processing Channels
64
Soft Speech Boost
Soft Speech Booster
Spatial Awareness
Spatial Sound™: 4 estimators
Spatial Noise Cancellation
Spatial Balancer: 100%
Binaural Noise Management
Stereo Audio Streaming
Stereo streaming (2.4 GHz)
Streaming Bass Boost
Bass Boost
Sudden Loud Noise Reduction
SuddenSound Stabilizer: 6 Configurations
SoundProtect Transient Noise Reduction: 6 options
Tinnitus Relief
Tinnitus SoundSupport™
Tinnitus SoundSupport
Unique Amplification Strategy
Environment configuration: 5 Options
MoreSound Amplifier™ 2.0
MoreSound Intelligence™ 2.0: Level 1
Sound Enhancer: 3 configurations
Wind Noise Reduction
Wind & Handling Stabilizer
SoundProtect Wind Noise Management

Accessories

Battery Charger
  • Oticon charger
  • SmartCharger
  • Standard Charger
  • Charger Plus
Bluetooth Streamer
  • ConnectClip
CROS System
  • CROS PX
  • CROS MNR T R
Landline to Streaming
  • Phone Adapter 2.0
Remote Adjustments
  • Companion App
  • HearLink 2 app
Remote Control
  • Remote Control 3.0
  • ConnectClip
  • Companion App
  • AudioClip
  • HearLink 2 app
  • Remote Control
Remote Microphone
  • ConnectClip
  • AudioClip
Smartphone App
  • On App
  • Companion App
  • HearLink 2 app
Smartphone Streamer + Hands Free
  • ConnectClip
  • AudioClip
TV Streamer
  • TV Adapter 3.0
  • TV Adapter