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Oticon Zircon vs Starkey Evolv AI

Check out our comparison of the Oticon Zircon vs Starkey Evolv AI. 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
RITE
User Rating
Hearing Loss Level
Suitable For
  • Mild
  • Moderate
  • Severe
Suitable For
  • Mild
  • Moderate
  • Severe
Product Family
Retail Price
$3,350
$7,070

Sound Performance

Expert Choice
Untested
Sound Score
N/A
4.1
Speech in quiet
N/A
3.3
Speech in noise
N/A
2.1
My own voice
N/A
2.1
No feedback issues
N/A
4.7
Streaming quality
N/A
4.2

Audio Comparison

Busy Café
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Open Ear
Initial Fitting
Tuned Fitting
Quiet Office
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Initial Fitting
Tuned Fitting
Streaming Music
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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)
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
5
Made For iPhone
Lowest iOS Version
9.2
Lowest iOS Version
11
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
  • Play/Pause
  • Voice assistant
Telecoil
Yes
Yes
Volume Rocker
Yes
Yes
Water Resistant Coating
Yes
Yes

Software Features

Adjustment Bands
Adjustment Bands: 14
Directionality
  • 24
E2E Directionality
Environmental Adaptation
Environment Manager
Fall Detection
Fall Alert
Feedback Suppression
Feedback Shield
SuperShield
Feedback Control
Frequency Lowering
Speech Rescue™
Frequency Lowering
Machine Learning
Machine Learning
Machine Noise Reduction
E2E Machine Noise Adaptation: 4 options
Phone in Stereo
E2E Phone Streaming
Processing Channels
Processing Channels: 48
Sound Imaging: 24
Spatial Noise Cancellation
OpenSound Navigator™: On
Noise Control: 4 levels
Streaming Bass Boost
Yes
Sudden Loud Noise Reduction
Transient Noise Management: On/Off
Tinnitus Relief
Tinnitus SoundSupport™
Multiflex Tinnitus Pro
Unique Amplification Strategy
Speech Guard™
Edge Mode: Maximum
  • 24
Voice AI
Wind Noise Reduction
Wind Noise Management
E2E Wind Noise Management: 4 options

Accessories

3.5mm Line to Streaming
  • Remote Microphone +
  • TV
Battery Charger
  • Oticon charger
  • SmartCharger
  • Charger
  • Mini Turbo Charger
Bluetooth Streamer
  • ConnectClip
  • Remote Microphone +
CROS System
  • CROS PX
FM to Digital Streaming
  • Remote Microphone +
Heart Rate Monitoring
  • Thrive App
Landline to Streaming
  • Phone Adapter 2.0
Remote Adjustments
  • Companion App
  • Thrive App
Remote Control
  • Remote Control 3.0
  • ConnectClip
  • Companion App
  • Remote
  • Thrive App
Remote Microphone
  • ConnectClip
  • Remote Microphone +
  • Mini Remote Microphone
  • Table Microphone
Smartphone App
  • On App
  • Companion App
  • Thrive App
Smartphone Streamer + Hands Free
  • ConnectClip
  • Remote Microphone +
TV Streamer
  • TV Adapter 3.0
  • TV
Telecoil Streamer
  • Remote Microphone +