Hearing aids come in a range of models – from economy through to premium devices. Use the chart below to get an understanding of the different performance levels you can expect from each.

Individual specifications may vary depending on each manufacturer’s technology and devices. The table is only a guide. Use it as the basis of any conversation with your audiologist or hearing specialist.

 
BUDGET

4-6 Channels
$1,800-$2,000

ECONOMY

8-10 Channels
$2,200-$2,700

ADVANCED
12-16 Channels
$3,000-$3,600
PREMIUM
16-20 Channels
$4,000-$4,700

Quiet Listening

 

Watching TV

 

 

 

Small groups 2-3 people

Medium groups 5-7 people

   

Larger groups 7-10 people

     

Outdoor environments

   

Restaurant/Cafe

   

Social gatherings

   

Tinnitus masker *

Adaptive feedback cancellation

Automatic microphones

Adaptive microphone

 

Binaural Synchronisation

   

Ear-to-ear signal processing

     

Automatic telephone

   

Conversations in Car

   

Tele-coil compatible

Binaural telephone streaming

   

Wireless device accessory option (eg TV, mobile phone, home phone)