Otofonix Encore
Expert
Choice

Otofonix Encore Expert Review

Released 
2018
Budget Rx
Summary
The Otofonix Encore is a budget Rx hearing aid that fits behind the ear and uses disposable batteries. It achieved a poor SoundScore of 1.7 which makes it the 20th best (out of 21) in its category and the 61st best (out of 66) of all devices tested.
In the initial fit condition, the Otofonix Encore performed well below average on speech in quiet, well below average on speech in noise, above average on feedback handling, below average on occlusion results, and below average on music streaming quality. The overall fit score in the initial condition for the Otofonix Encore was well below average.
In the tuned fit condition, the Otofonix Encore performed well below average on speech in quiet, well below average on speech in noise, above average on feedback handling, well below average on occlusion results, and below average on music streaming quality. The overall fit score in the tuned condition for the Otofonix Encore was well below average.

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Score
D
SoundGrade
Initial Score
1.8
Tuned Score
1.4
Expert
Choice
Speech in quiet

Speech intelligibility improvement in quiet and moderate environments

best
0
Top score
5.0
Own voice

Does your voice feel natural and not “boomy”

best
2.3
Top score
5.0
Speech in noise

Speech intelligibility improvement in loud environments

best
-0.8
Top score
5.0
Music streaming

Streaming music provides a full range of bass and treble

best
0
Top score
5.0
Feedback handling

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

best
5
Top score
5.0
Speech in quiet

Speech intelligibility improvement in quiet and moderate environments

best
0
Top score
5.0
Own voice

Does your voice feel natural and not “boomy”

best
0.1
Top score
5.0
Speech in noise

Speech intelligibility improvement in loud environments

best
-0.8
Top score
5.0
Music streaming

Streaming music provides a full range of bass and treble

best
0
Top score
5.0
Feedback handling

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

best
4.7
Top score
5.0
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Specs
Behind Ear
Behind Ear
Disposable Batteries
Disposable Batteries