At this year’s CES, I wrote about a new wave of smart hearing tech. Some were assistive devices designed for those with only mild problems. Others were full-fledged hearing aids stuffed with smart features. This year, hearing technology continues to move away from stuffy medical devices to the more razzmatazz world of consumer electronics.
Two of the biggest brands, Phonak and Widex, each have new flagship offerings this year. Both products come laden with tech, and for those who need a hearing aid every day, your next device could integrate into your connected world like never before. I tested the new flagships (the Phonak Paradise and Widex Moment) head to head to see which one has the most “tech appeal” (and, of course, which one sounds the best).
Both the Phonak Paradise and the Widex Moment offer all the features you’d expect from a