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Oticon Zircon vs Signia Styletto IX

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

Oticon Zircon
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Signia Styletto IX
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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
1 model
Retail Price
$3,350
N/A

Sound Performance

Expert Choice
Untested
Sound Score
N/A
4.6
Speech in quiet
N/A
4.0
Speech in noise
N/A
2.6
My own voice
N/A
3.7
No feedback issues
N/A
4.4
Streaming quality
N/A
2.8

Audio Comparison

Busy Café
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Open Ear
Initial Fitting
Tuned Fitting
Quiet Office
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Open Ear
Initial Fitting
Tuned Fitting
Streaming Music
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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
  • Made for iPhone (MFi)
  • Android (ASHA)
  • Bluetooth® Low Energy (LE)
  • Bluetooth® Auracast™
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
Rechargeable Batteries
Battery Type
Lithium-ion
Battery Type
Lithium-ion
Telecoil
Yes
Volume Rocker
Yes
Water Resistant Coating
Yes
Yes

Software Features

Adjustment Bands
Adjustment Bands: 14
20
Adjustment Synchronization
e2e wireless 4.0
Direction Selection
  • 5/5
Directionality
Binaural Directionality
Spatial SpeechFocus
Ear Simulation
TruEar 360
Echo Reduction
Auto EchoShield
Environmental Adaptation
Conversation Dynamics Analyzer
Conversation Source Analyzer: 5/5
RealTime Conversation Enhancement: 5/5
Extended Dynamic Range
Yes
Extended bandwidth
12kHz
Feedback Suppression
Feedback Shield
SuperShield
Feedback cancellation
Frequency Lowering
Speech Rescue™
Listening Programs
6
Noise Reduction
SoundSmoothing™: 3
Own Voice Comfort
OVP™ 2.0
Processing Channels
Processing Channels: 48
48
Spatial Noise Cancellation
OpenSound Navigator™: On
Streaming Bass Boost
Yes
Sudden Loud Noise Reduction
Transient Noise Management: On/Off
Tinnitus Relief
Tinnitus SoundSupport™
Tinnitus Relief
Unique Amplification Strategy
Speech Guard™
Advanced Focus Streams: 3
Augmented Focus™
Conversation Booster: 5/5
Dynamic Soundscape Processing 3.0: 5/5
Speech & Noise Management: 5/5
SpeechStabilizer
Wind Noise Reduction
Wind Noise Management
eWindScreen binaural

Accessories

Battery Charger
  • Oticon charger
  • SmartCharger
  • Charger with Qi-Charger Pad
  • Styletto IX Dry&Clean Charger
Bluetooth Streamer
  • ConnectClip
  • StreamLine Mic
CROS System
  • CROS PX
Hearing Aid Dryer
  • Styletto IX Dry&Clean Charger
Landline to Streaming
  • Phone Adapter 2.0
Remote Adjustments
  • Companion App
Remote Control
  • Remote Control 3.0
  • ConnectClip
  • Companion App
  • miniPocket
Remote Microphone
  • ConnectClip
  • StreamLine Mic
Smartphone App
  • On App
  • Companion App
Smartphone Streamer + Hands Free
  • ConnectClip
  • StreamLine Mic
TV Streamer
  • TV Adapter 3.0
  • StreamLine TV