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Oticon Real vs ReSound Key

Check out our comparison of the Oticon Real vs ReSound Key. 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
$6,813
$3,966

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
  • Accessory required
IP Rating (Liquid)
8
8
IP Rating (Solid)
6
5
Made For iPhone
Lowest iOS Version
9.2
Lowest iOS Version
10
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
Volume Rocker
Yes
Water Resistant Coating
Yes
Yes

Software Features

AI Noise Removal
Neural Noise Suppression: 10 dB / 4 dB
Adjustment Bands
24
6
Adjustment Synchronization
Synchronized push button
Synchronized volume control
Automatic Phone Program
AutoPhone
PhoneNow™
Bass Boost
Low Frequency Boost: Basic
Better Ear Focus
Better-Ear Priority
Directionality
MultiScope Adaptive Directionality™
Natural Directionality™ II
SoftSwitching™
Synchronized SoftSwitching™
Ear Simulation
Virtual Outer Ear: 3 configurations
Environmental Adaptation
Environmental Classifier
Expansion
Yes
On/Off
Extended Dynamic Range
Clear Dynamics
Extended bandwidth
Yes
Feedback Suppression
Feedback Shield
MoreSound Optimizer™
Auto DFS™
DFS Ultra™ II
Music Mode™
Frequency Lowering
Speech Rescue™
Handling noise reduction
Wind & Handling Stabilizer
Listening Programs
4
Fully flexible programs: 4
New User Adaptation
Adaptation Management
Synchronized Acceptance Manager
Noise Reduction
NoiseTracker™ II: On/Off
Phone Ear Focus
Yes
Comfort Phone™
Power On Delay
Yes
SmartStart™
Processing Channels
64
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
SuddenSound Stabilizer: 6 Configurations
Impulse Noise Reduction: On/Off
Tinnitus Relief
Tinnitus SoundSupport™
Tinnitus Sound Generator
Unique Amplification Strategy
Environment configuration: 5 Options
MoreSound Amplifier™ 2.0
MoreSound Intelligence™ 2.0: Level 1
Sound Enhancer: 3 configurations
WARP compression: 12
Wind Noise Reduction
Wind & Handling Stabilizer
Wind Guard: On/Off

Accessories

3.5mm Line to Streaming
  • Multi Mic
Battery Charger
  • Oticon charger
  • SmartCharger
  • Charger
Bluetooth Streamer
  • ConnectClip
  • Unite Phone Clip+
CROS System
  • CROS PX
FM to Digital Streaming
  • Multi Mic
Landline to Streaming
  • Phone Adapter 2.0
Remote Adjustments
  • Companion App
  • ReSound Smart 3D app
Remote Control
  • Remote Control 3.0
  • ConnectClip
  • Companion App
  • Unite Remote Control 2
  • Unite Phone Clip+
  • ReSound Smart 3D app
  • ReSound Smart 3D app [Watch]
  • Control+
Remote Microphone
  • ConnectClip
  • Multi Mic
  • Micro Mic
Smartphone App
  • On App
  • Companion App
  • ReSound Smart 3D app
  • Control+
Smartphone Streamer + Hands Free
  • ConnectClip
  • Unite Phone Clip+
Smartwatch App
  • ReSound Smart 3D app [Watch]
TV Streamer
  • TV Adapter 3.0
  • Unite TV Streamer 2
Telecoil Streamer
  • Multi Mic