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Philips HearLink vs ReSound Nexia

Check out our comparison of the Philips HearLink vs ReSound Nexia. See how the two hearing aids differ in terms of technology features, accessories, and more.

Philips HearLink
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ReSound Nexia
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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
$1,499
$7,042

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)
Protocol
  • Made for iPhone (MFi)
  • Accessory required (Android)
IP Rating (Liquid)
8
8
IP Rating (Solid)
6
6
Made For iPhone
Lowest iOS Version
14.0
Lowest iOS Version
12.0
Mic + Speaker In Ear
Yes
Push Button
Push Button Options
  • Program control
  • Volume Control
Push Button Options
  • Program control
  • Volume Control
Rechargeable Batteries
Battery Type
Lithium-ion
Battery Type
Lithium-ion
Tap Controls
Tap Options
  • Accept/end calls
Telecoil
Yes
Volume Rocker
Yes
Water Resistant Coating
Yes
Yes

Software Features

AI Noise Removal
Noise Reduction Mode: 4 options
Speech Clarifier: 3 options
Adjustment Bands
24
17
Adjustment Synchronization
Binaural Volume and Program Change
Directionality
Adaptive Directionality
Dynamic Directionality: 3 options
Fixed Directional
Front Focus
Synchronized SoftSwitching™
Ear Simulation
Pinna Mode: 2 options
Environmental Adaptation
360 All Around
Environmental Optimizer II
Expansion
3 settings
Extended Dynamic Range
Yes
Extended bandwidth
10kHz
Feedback Suppression
Feedback Canceller
DFS Ultra III
Frequency Lowering
Yes
Listening Programs
4
Fully flexible programs: 4
New User Adaptation
Synchronized Acceptance Manager
Noise Reduction
Comfort Control: 4 options
Soft Noise Management
NoiseTracker™ II: 5 settings
Spatial Noise Cancellation
Binaural Noise Management
Sudden Loud Noise Reduction
SoundProtect Transient Noise Reduction: 6 options
Impulse Noise Reduction: 3 settings
Tinnitus Relief
Tinnitus SoundSupport
Tinnitus Sound Generator
Wind Noise Reduction
SoundProtect Wind Noise Management
Wind Guard: 3 settings

Accessories

3.5mm Line to Streaming
  • Multi Mic
Battery Charger
  • Standard Charger
  • Charger Plus
  • Premium Charger
  • Standard Charger
  • Desktop Charger
Bluetooth Streamer
  • Unite Phone Clip+
CROS System
  • CROS MNR T R
  • Nexia CROS
FM to Digital Streaming
  • Multi Mic
Remote Adjustments
  • HearLink 2 app
  • ReSound Smart 3D app
Remote Control
  • AudioClip
  • HearLink 2 app
  • Remote Control
  • Unite Phone Clip+
  • Unite Remote Control 2
  • ReSound Smart 3D app
Remote Microphone
  • AudioClip
  • Micro Mic
  • Multi Mic
Smartphone App
  • HearLink 2 app
  • ReSound Smart 3D app
Smartphone Streamer + Hands Free
  • AudioClip
  • Unite Phone Clip+
TV Streamer
  • TV Adapter
  • Unite TV Streamer 2
  • ReSound TV Streamer+
Telecoil Streamer
  • Multi Mic