Oticon Real

Oticon Real Hearing Aid Review

Oticon Real Reviews: Unveiling the Next-Gen Hearing Aid – Surpassing Oticon More. Discover how Oticon Real arrives as a trailblazer in the market, offering substantial improvements in areas like speech clarity in noisy settings, wind suppression, and overall comfort. This hearing aid is expertly engineered to provide a clear, natural sound, facilitating effortless communication even in the most intricate listening environments.

Key Features

Clear Natural Sound

Speech clarity is an area where Oticon Real excels. The hearing aids use a new speech processing algorithm that enhances speech clarity and reduces background noise, making it easier for users to understand conversations in noisy environments.

Sudden Noise Reducer

Have you ever been in the kitchen or a restaurant and someone has dropped a plate or slammed a door? I sure know I have. With most hearing aids that I have tried, these sounds are so intrusive and even painful at times that I am forced to reduce the volume. Oticon Real has pushed one step closer to providing clear and loud amplification whilst keeping sudden sounds at bay. Their Sudden Sound Stabiliser is a game changer and has transformed an already fantastic hearing aid (Oticon More – Predecessor) into a tool I can’t live without.

NEW Wind Noise Canceller.

Oticon’s NEW wind and handling noise reduction is another major improvement in the Oticon Real hearing aids. Research has shown that the new system provides up to 23dB greater speech understanding in windy conditions without introducing discomfort. If you are an active nature lover, golf fanatic or the like, there has never been anything better.

Numerous Colour Options to Suit Your Style

As seen above, the Oticon Real hearing aids come in a range of colours from Hear Pink to Diamond Black built to look great no matter how you like to accessorise!

iPhone and Android Connectivity

The Real hearing aids connect to both iPhone and Android, allowing for app controls and direct call and media streaming from the latest of phones. Experience the freedom and clarity of direct streaming today with an Oticon Real hearing aid.

For Android users and older iPhone users, always remember to keep your phone (iPhone or Android) close, as it uses the microphone in the phone to pick up your voice during phone calls.

For instructions on how to pair your Phone with your compatible Oticon hearing aids click here: iPhone or Android

Reliable App – Oticon ON App – Hearing aid controls

From my experience, the Oticon ON app has been the most reliable and responsive app on the market. They connect immediately on almost any phone and gives you the ability to control numerous settings. From volume controls to program switching, from battery percentages to equaliser settings, each adjustment is snappy and accurate.

To find out if your Phone is compatible with the Oticon ON app, click HERE

For a full tutorial on how to use the Oticon ON app, click HERE

Accessories

For streaming to any other Bluetooth-connected device like your laptop or desktop, the ConnectClip is a great option. 

Design and Comfort

Look and Feel

The Oticon Real hearing aid’s small and discrete nature along with their myriad of colour options make them a fantastic accessory whether you’re looking to match it with your hair or outfit. Each hearing aid is equipped with two buttons for volume and/or program controls which are tactile and easy to press. In my experience, the Real’s fit comfortably behind the ear and both their domes (eartips) and earmoulds fit well. The thin and small design also fit nicely behind the ear, even with glasses.

Onboard Controls

Oticon has added onboard controls and 2 way streaming on their latest Real hearing aids allowing iPhone users to have truly handsfree calling at the push of a button. 

Speaker Dome Options (Eartips)

Oticon has a wide variety of dome and earmould options ranging from open to occluding. With an experienced audiologist, they can select the right option to match your ear shape, hearing loss and cosmetic and dexterity needs.

Find out how to change domes HERE! 

domes

Battery Life and Battery Types

The Oticon Real hearing aids come in rechargeable and battery-operated models. The rechargeable option is set to last around 20-24 hours without streaming and 16-20 hours with streaming set to last you all day. You can choose from either a standard wall charger or a Smart-Charger depending on your lifestyle. The standard wall charger is reliable, easy to insert and great for the nightstand. The Smart-Charger is great for those with more active, travel-ready lifestyles who want an on the go option with a battery inside. It’s set to give you an extra 3-4 full charges.

For those of you who still prefer battery operated hearing aids, you can pick up a Oticon Real miniRITE T (Telecoil) which comes with a standard 312 battery.

Oticon own

For those of you who want this fantastic technology in an In-the-Ear form factor, consider Oticon’s NEW OWN line of custom hearing aids. Read more HERE.

Verdict

Overall, the Oticon Real is a significant improvement over the Oticon More. Its advanced features for better speech clarity, wind and handling noise reduction, and loud sound reduction, make it an excellent choice for those with demanding lives who simply want to have their hearing back. Its comfortable design, long battery life and flexible charging options make it a practical and convenient option for any lifestyle.

Mark Truong, Clinical Audiologist Melbourne Australia

How to Choose the Best Hearing Aid for You

The best hearing aid for you is the one that not only meets your unique hearing loss requirements but also suits your lifestyle, personal preferences and budget. Whether you want your hearing aids to be invisible or discreet, are looking for instruments that are easy to use or maintain, or those that have the maximum speech clarity, it all comes down to what’s best for YOU and your individual hearing needs. Therefore, deciding which hearing aid is most appropriate for you will be based on a variety of clinical and personal factors.