Compare Hearing Aid Models and Prices

Compare Hearing Aid Models and Prices

Hearing Aid Models & Prices

The average retail price of major name-brand hearing aids from local offices can range from $4,000 to $8,000 per pair depending on the level of technology and regional market. However, with Ideal Hearing Aids you can save thousands on brand-new, name-brand, premium, high-technology hearing aids starting at just $999 each.

Comparable Quality Hearing Aids

You can use the table below to compare various name-brand hearing aid models along with their relative prices. Click on one of the links below to learn more about that particular model of hearing aid.

Technology Level Brand with Model Name and Number
  Price Phonak
as low as
$999 ea.
ReSound
as low as
Call!
Rexton
as low as
$1,295 ea.
Signia
as low as
$1,249 ea.
Starkey
as low as
Call!
Widex
as low as
Call!
Oticon
Premium $$$$$ Audeo M90 LiNX Quattro 9 Emerald 80 Pure 7Nx Livio 2400 Evoke 440 Opn 1
Advanced $$$$ Audeo M70 LiNX Quattro 7 Emerald 60 Pure 5Nx Livio 2000 Evoke 330 Opn 2
Essential $$$ Audeo M50 LiNX 3D 5 Emerald 40 Pure 3Nx Livio 1600 Evoke 220 Opn 3
Economy $$ Audeo M30       Livio 1200 Evoke 110  

NOTE: The contents of this page are for informational and comparison purposes only. Brand and model names remain the trademarks of their respective owners.

Technology Levels

Premium – the highest technology, most features, superior speech processing and noise suppression, most programs, best directionality, highest automation, etc. Perfect for the most demanding listening environments; they also tend to be the most expensive.

Advanced – very-high technology a bit lower than premium, excellent speech processing and noise control, very good automation, suitable for all but the most demanding situations, great for most users and generally the best value for the money.

Essential – very good technology, basic essential features, very good speech processing, some automation, fewer programs, fewer connectivity options. In general, very good, easy-to-use hearing aids for those in non-challenging listening environments.

Economy – good technology, little or no automation, fewest programs, fewest or no connectivity options. In summary, good, basic hearing aids for those in relatively quiet environments and those on a budget.

All premium technology hearing aids contain the following features:

  • Auto Directionality – microprocessor technology uses frequency bands to automatically adjust the instruments to pick up the direction sounds are coming from.
  • Auto Focus on Speech – automatically tunes your hearing aids to detect the loudest speech regardless of which direction you are facing.
  • Auto Feedback Control – Virtually eliminates high-pitched squealing from sound coming from the hearing aid speaker or receiver back into the hearing aid
    microphones.
  • Water Resistance – High-Tech coatings provide superior resistance to water, sweat, humidity and dust for increased durability.

Major brands are available in these styles:

  • Receiver-in-Canal (RIC, also called RITE)
  • Behind-the-Ear (BTE)
  • Custom Styles – Invisible-in-Canal (IIC), Completely-in-Canal (CIC), In-the-Ear (ITE, Half-Shell and Full-Shell)

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