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Oticon Zircon vs Sony CRE-C10 Self-Fitting OTC

Check out our comparison of the Oticon Zircon vs Sony CRE-C10 Self-Fitting OTC. 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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Product Overview

Form Factor
RITE
Instant-Fit CIC
User Rating
Hearing Loss Level
Suitable For
  • Mild
  • Moderate
  • Severe
Suitable For
  • Mild
  • Moderate
Product Family
1 model
Retail Price
$3,350
$999

Sound Performance

Expert Choice
Untested
Sound Score
N/A
4.1
Speech in quiet
N/A
3.9
Speech in noise
N/A
2.6
My own voice
N/A
2.6
No feedback issues
N/A
4.0
Streaming quality
N/A
N/A

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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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)
Disposable Batteries
Battery Size
10
Hands-Free Calling
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
Telecoil
Yes
Volume Rocker
Yes
Water Resistant Coating
Yes

Software Features

Adjustment Bands
Adjustment Bands: 14
Adjustment Synchronization
Ear-to-Ear Wireless Link
Directionality
Yes
Environmental Adaptation
Situation Analyzer
Extended bandwidth
Extended bandwidth: 12kHz
Feedback Suppression
Feedback Shield
SuperShield
Yes
Frequency Lowering
Speech Rescue™
Noise Reduction
Yes
Processing Channels
Processing Channels: 48
Processing Channels: 48
Self-fitting
  • Tuned based on hearing test through device
Spatial Noise Cancellation
OpenSound Navigator™: On
Ear-to-Ear Wireless Link
Streaming Bass Boost
Yes
Sudden Loud Noise Reduction
Transient Noise Management: On/Off
Yes
Tinnitus Relief
Tinnitus SoundSupport™
Unique Amplification Strategy
Speech Guard™
Wind Noise Reduction
Wind Noise Management
Yes

Accessories

Battery Charger
  • Oticon charger
  • SmartCharger
Bluetooth Streamer
  • 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
  • Hearing Control App
Remote Microphone
  • ConnectClip
Smartphone App
  • On App
  • Companion App
  • Hearing Control App
Smartphone Streamer + Hands Free
  • ConnectClip
TV Streamer
  • TV Adapter 3.0