Phonak are a world leading Swiss company with their UK headquarters in Warrington, Cheshire, where they make ALL their custom products for the whole of Europe.
Phonak are owned by the Sonova Group, who also own the Unitron hearing aid company. Read more.
Phonak Hearing Aids – the current portfolio
Coming soon – Phonak Virto Black and Naida Marvel
Phonak hearing aids are spread over 4 technology levels – 30, 50, 70, 90 – with 90 being the best.
The latest hearing and best Phonak hearing aids are called ‘Marvel‘ – and are labelled M.
Marvel hearing aids have direct streaming to ANY Bluetooth enabled mobile phone – more info here.
The slightly older models are called Belong – and are labelled B.
So, be sure you buy the latest hearing aid models – M supersedes B, and B superseded the V range.
The latest Phonak hearing aids are:
|Style of hearing aid >>>||In Ear||Receiver-in-canal||Behind Ear||Rechargeable|
|Top Range||Virto B90 (inc Nano & Titanium)||Audeo Marvel 90||Bolero Marvel 90 / Naida B90||Audeo & Bolero M90 R & RT/ Naida B90-R|
|Upper Mid-Range||Virto B70 (inc Nano & Titanium)||Audeo Marvel 70||Bolero Marvel 70 / Naida B70||Audeo & Bolero M70 R & RT / Naida B70-R|
|Lower Mid-Range||Virto B50 (inc Nano)||Audeo Marvel 50||Bolero Marvel 50 / Naida B50||Audeo & Bolero M50 R & RT / Naida B50-R|
|Entry Level||Virto B30||Audeo Marvel 30||Bolero Marvel 30 / Naida B30||Audeo & Bolero M30 R & RT / Naida B30-R|
Also: CROS and BiCROS hearing aids – for single sided deafness
Phonak Hearing Aid Accessories
Remote controls, wireless connectivity and battery charging units.
As of 2020 this app is now THE app for all Phonak hearing aids – with regards to the following features:
- Mobile streaming – any Bluetooth mobile phone (Android, iPhone, Windows etc)
- TV streaming control
- Remote control – programmes / volume etc
- ‘My Hearing Aids’ feature – learn all about your hearing aids
- ‘Remote support’ – for programming via face-time call.
- Hearing care diary – more info
So, for any hearing aid that has direct streaming (like Phonak Marvel) or older aids that connect via a ComPilot this is the app to use.
Phonak MyCall-to-Text App
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This app translates live calls to text so that you can follow conversations in the most demanding environments
It’ll be interesting to see how this works on quick languages, or dialects even, that people often struggle with!
- Hearing and read your phone calls to confidently communicate
- The other person can use any phone for this to work without using the app
- Save the transcription for later use
- Available in USA, Canada, UK and Germany app stores
- In 80 different languages
- In 3 font sizes