Lucid Tala
Expert
Choice

Lucid Tala Expert Review

Released 
2023
Mid-Priced OTC
Summary
The Lucid Tala is a mid-priced OTC hearing aid that fits in the ear and uses rechargeable batteries. It achieved a SoundGrade of A which places it in the top 10% in its category and the top 5% of all devices tested.
In the initial fit condition, the Lucid Tala performed well above average on speech in quiet, well above average on speech in noise, well below average on feedback handling, above average on occlusion results, and above average on music streaming quality. The overall fit score in the initial condition for the Lucid Tala was well above average.
In the tuned fit condition, the Lucid Tala performed well above average on speech in quiet, well above average on speech in noise, well below average on feedback handling, above average on occlusion results, and above average on music streaming quality. The overall fit score in the tuned condition for the Lucid Tala was well above average.

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Score
A
SoundGrade
Initial Score
4.7
Tuned Score
4.5
Expert
Choice
Speech in quiet

Speech intelligibility improvement in quiet and moderate environments

best
4.5
Top score
5.0
Own voice

Does your voice feel natural and not “boomy”

best
2.6
Top score
5.0
Speech in noise

Speech intelligibility improvement in loud environments

best
3.3
Top score
5.0
Music streaming

Streaming music provides a full range of bass and treble

best
3
Top score
5.0
Feedback handling

How well the device limits feedback / squealing – even when your hand is near your ear

best
3.3
Top score
5.0
Speech in quiet

Speech intelligibility improvement in quiet and moderate environments

best
4.5
Top score
5.0
Own voice

Does your voice feel natural and not “boomy”

best
2.6
Top score
5.0
Speech in noise

Speech intelligibility improvement in loud environments

best
3.3
Top score
5.0
Music streaming

Streaming music provides a full range of bass and treble

best
3
Top score
5.0
Feedback handling

How well the device limits feedback / squealing – even when your hand is near your ear

best
1.7
Top score
5.0
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Specs
Visible in Ear
Visible in Ear
Rechargeable Batteries
Rechargeable Batteries
iPhone Streaming
iPhone Streaming
Android Streaming
Android Streaming
Hands-Free
Hands-Free