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Phonak Bolero M vs Sony CRE-E10

Check out our comparison of the Phonak Bolero M vs Sony CRE-E10. Listen to audio samples and see how the two hearing aids differ in terms of sound performance, features, accessories, and more.

Phonak Bolero M
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Sony CRE-E10
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Product Overview

Form Factor
BTE-F
Earbud
User Rating
Hearing Loss Level
Suitable For
  • Mild
  • Moderate
  • Severe
Suitable For
  • Mild
  • Moderate
Product Family
1 model
Retail Price
$6,000
$1,299

Sound Performance

Expert Choice
Untested
Sound Score
N/A
5.0
Speech in quiet
N/A
4.4
Speech in noise
N/A
4.3
My own voice
N/A
1.7
No feedback issues
N/A
3.8
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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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
  • Bluetooth® (A2DP)
Protocol
  • Made for iPhone (MFi)
Disposable Batteries
Battery Size
312
Hands-Free Calling
Protocol
  • Bluetooth® (HFP)
Protocol
  • Made for iPhone (MFi)
IP Rating (Liquid)
8
8
IP Rating (Solid)
6
6
Made For iPhone
Lowest iOS Version
13.0
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
20
Adjustment Synchronization
QuickSync
Audio Stream Mixer
Environmental Balance
Automatic Phone Program
EasyPhone
Directionality
UltraZoom: Premium
Yes
Ear Simulation
Real Ear Sound
Echo Reduction
EchoBlock
Environmental Adaptation
AutoSense OS: 3.0
Feedback Suppression
WhistleBlock
Yes
Frequency Lowering
SoundRecover2
Listening Programs
3
New User Adaptation
auto Acclimatization
Noise Reduction
NoiseBlock
Yes
Occlusion Reduction
AOV
Phone in Stereo
DuoPhone
Preference Adaptation
User Preference Tuning
Self-fitting
  • Tuned based on hearing test through device
Spatial Noise Cancellation
SNR-Boost
Sudden Loud Noise Reduction
SoundRelax
Tinnitus Relief
Tinnitus Balance
Wind Noise Reduction
WindBlock
Yes

Accessories

3.5mm Line to Streaming
  • Roger EasyPen
Accessory Connectivity
  • RogerDirect™
Landline to Streaming
  • Roger Select™
Remote Adjustments
  • myPhonak App
Remote Control
  • myPhonak App
  • RemoteControl
  • Hearing Control App
Remote Mic Neckloop
  • Roger MyLink
Remote Microphone
  • Roger EasyPen
  • Roger Pen
  • Roger Select™
  • Roger Table Mic II
  • PartnerMic™
  • Roger On
Remote Microphone (Mesh)
  • Roger EasyPen
  • Roger Table Mic II
Smartphone App
  • myPhonak App
  • Hearing Control App
Smartphone Streamer
  • Roger Select™
Smartphone Streamer + Hands Free
  • Roger Select™
TV Streamer
  • Roger Select™
  • TV Connector
  • Roger On