This sound changes everything
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Widex - “High Definition Hearing”
The Copenhagen, Denmark-based company is known for its singular focus on audiophile-pleasing hearing aids.
Widex's current claim to fame is its flagship MOMENT hearing aids, which have the fastest sound processing of all the major hearing aids on the market. The result, is you hear sound the moment it happens, resulting in the natural sound quality Widex is known for.
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Widex hearing aid reviews
Read what a few of our favorite ZipHearing providers have to say about Widex
What I like
Widex may not be a household name, but in the hearing industry, Widex is recognized to be a pioneer and leader in hearing aid technologies. Widex has the most advanced true-input chip technology at all price points, making it affordable and accessible for everyone’s budget. Widex hearing aids provide extraordinary hearing performance in noise and consistent ability to hear in a variety of everyday environments, including superior music representation with the widest frequency fidelity and highest input range. Widex’s hearing aids can connect to a greater variety of BlueTooth enabled devices than any other brand and provides the most clean, pure, and best sound quality in the world. As far as batteries, Widex, having the industry’s best battery life, has a full range of products that use either rechargeable lithium-ion or standard disposable batteries. Widex revolutionized tinnitus management with their patented ZEN tinnitus and relaxation therapy management system and is the most effective sound therapy system available in an ear level worn device.
What needs improving
As advanced as Widex hearing aids are, particularly those rechargeable instruments using Lithium-ion batteries, the device will eventually need to have the battery replaced at the factory and this interruption can be inconvenient to patients using the hearing aids. It is for this reason that we stock loaner hearing aids for patients to use as they will be without their hearing aid while it is being serviced and/or replaced. Also, Widex only offers rechargeable batteries in the Receiver-in-the-Canal style hearing aids. Rechargeable batteries in custom hearing aids, as well as replaceable rechargeable batteries in RIC style hearing aids would be a significant feature to be able to offer our patients.
What I like
We recommend Widex devices quite often at our clinic and have phenomenal patient outcomes! In addition to what they’re known for, which is excellent sound quality and clarity for speech, they also have a diverse product platform which enables us to meet the needs of our patients, whether you’re a musician, have tinnitus, looking for something discreet, want comprehensive app features, etc. Bonus points for Widex customer service being one of the best in the industry! The Widex Moment has proven to be a fantastic hearing aid time and time again!
What needs improving
Although the wired version offers more stability with streaming, we would love to see Widex come out with a wireless option for their remote microphone system. It would also be great if they added a custom rechargeable option to their Moment lineup for those patients who are interested or would benefit from those features.
What I like
The Widex line of hearing instruments has been very successful with our patients. Patients report that they have better clarity of speech than they had before with other products. Lately, they also enjoy how natural the new PureSound technology sounds to them with the new Moment line of hearing aids. The app is streamlined and easy to use, for the beginner to the more tech-savvy. As a practice, we enjoy seeing our patients be successful from the benefits with Widex hearing aids.
What needs improving
The transition to the Moment line of products with Android streaming capabilities has had some issues with bluetooth connectivity, but those issues have been resolved with current firmware and software updates.
What I like
I love Widex Hearing aids & so do my customers. I love how easy they are to fit, and my customers love the exceptional sound quality. Widex Moment implements a new technology for natural-sounding hearing. While most hearing aids have delayed processing times that interfere with the natural sound and can create echoes, Widex has significantly sped up these processing times so wearers hear sounds the “moment” that it happens. MOMENT hearing aids currently have the fastest processing time in the industry. I have fit many musicians with the Widex Moment Hearing Aids, and they have been thrilled with the natural sound quality. I have heard comments such as “The Widex has a cleaner, more precise sound quality that allows me to hear all the various textures and colors of sound I’ve not been able to hear with other hearing aids.” The comfortable fit, attractive design, superior sound quality, and robust connectivity features make them a particularly attractive option for anyone looking for great hearing aids!
What needs improving
I’d like to see more styles such as in-the-ear hearing aids available with rechargeable capabilities & direct to Bluetooth options. I would also like to see recharger options such as portable rechargers that can recharge without being plugged in, or rechargers that have Dry Aid kits built in to help those with moisture issues.
What I like
Absolutely the most natural sounding hearing aids available currently. Digital hearing aids have always had a bit of a delay to process all the sounds of life and, as a result, that makes them sound artificial - such as voices sounding like they are through a “tin can”. With Widex, especially now with their “PureSound” program and blazing fast processing, the sound is more comparable to normal/natural hearing. In other words, audiophiles, musicians, people who have had perfect hearing until recently, only have one ear that needs some help, and/or people who are otherwise used to normal hearing or high end audio, absolutely LOVE the sound of the Widex Moment hearing aids. Their app is also excellent - very comprehensive, versatile, and consistent.
What needs improving
Inside the devices are excellent, however the design of the Moment RIC is a bit clunky and not as streamlined in my opinion. If you have hair to cover the devices, it’s a non-issue, but for those of us with limited hair available, it could be. Additionally, while most people tend to want to adjust their hearing aids via the app, there is limited manual control available outside the app.
What I like
The Widex Moment is the smallest rechargeable hearing device in the industry. It has a superior sound quality and excellent device reliability. It has a very slim design on the case for comfort and discreet looking fit. Widex has the longest lasting battery life for devices in the industry. It will connect to many optional accessories seamlessly and without other components needed.
What needs improving
It is unfortunately only able to connect directly through Bluetooth capability to Apple phone devices at this time. It is not scheduled to be Android compatible until fall of 2021.
What I like
One of the biggest questions I always get from new patients is which hearing aid brand will deliver the best sound quality. When it comes to clear and natural sound, my go to is Widex. The extended bandwidth and Pure Sound program, although not appropriate for all hearing losses, provides patients with a pleasant listening experience. Another great feature is their Cell Phone Application. The app gives users the freedom to make adjustments and create their own personalized settings without coming into the office, which I find is very helpful for those with busy schedules.
What needs improving
While the sound quality and overall appearance of Widex hearing aids are major benefits, one limiting factor is lack of direct Bluetooth connectivity and Streaming to Android devices. Although this shouldn’t be deal breaker for patients, the fact of the matter is that people want to stream, and many of them are Android users. Widex does have accessories patients can purchase that will allow them to stream, however it is another thing that someone has to buy and carry around in their pocket, which in my opinion is dated and inconvenient by today’s technology standards.
Latest user reviews
Can’t say enough good things about it
Hello, I’m Bob and I’ve got a story to tell about the Widex Moment 440 hearing aid. I’m 75 years old and I’m a retired physician, and I have had a hearing loss for about, oh, almost 12 years, and in those 12 years I’ve tried 5 different major manufacturers of hearing aids, and haven’t found one until now, that duplicates the high and low frequencies and the onset of sound, the crescendos, in music, popular music, classical music, it’s just a remarkable amount of authenticity and immediacy to listening to music, I mean, like I was 20 to 30 years younger than my 75 years of age. So I chose these hearing aids because I read about, a long review, done by Michael Fremer, who for 30 or more years, has been a contributing editor to stereophine magazine, he wore these hearing aids for 2 months, and highly recommended them, in the “pure sound” mode for listening to classical or any other kind of music, and I thought, this is what I really want to try and I was amazed at how good they do sound with music as well as speech recognition, all the nuances, the settings are amazing, so I really think there’s all sorts of good reasons to get the Widex Moment 440 hearing aids, I can’t think of anything as a drawback, and the one piece of advice I would give to anyone considering hearing aids is, find one that you enjoy, particularly in terms of hearing people clearly, and hearing music in a way that you haven’t heard for years. Mead Killion who is a dean of audiology and an expert of music replication, feels that the Widex alone is a hearing aid that really does an amazing job of replicating the immediacy and the power of music. So that’s the highest recommendation I think a person can offer. And here’s what they look like- that is the Widex Moment, the 440, great hearing aid, can’t say enough good things about it. Thank you so much, bye.
My quality of life has really improved
Hi, my name is Mike C., I’m 61 years old and I spent 41 years in the volunteer fire service, and also 31 years in an industrial complex, and when it got time to retire, I noticed that my hearing wasn’t as good as it used to be, so I decided to get my hearing checked by a local audiologist. When I went in I was not really surprised to find that I had some hearing loss and that I needed some help. So they recommended that I purchase Widex brand hearing aids and told me that they were high quality and that I would really have a good experience with it, and they were right on the money on that. I’ve been very pleased with them, my quality of life has really improved since I started wearing them. I was having trouble understanding my grand kids, I could hear them talk, but I couldn’t tell what the words were, and I missed out on a lot of conversations because of that. Once I got the hearing aids my life improved quite a bit, and I’ve had no trouble with them at all, in fact this morning I was coming back from making an ambulance call and when I took my respirator off, my one hearing aid got flipped off and I didn’t even know it. I got home and found out that I had a hearing aid missing, and one of the features of the Widex brand is there’s a locator to search for your hearing aid. I used that with my cell phone app and was able to locate the hearing aid at the fire station. These things are so comfortable that a lot of times you don’t even realize you have them on. I highly recommend them and thank you for your time.
This model is their least expensive model, but it’s sufficient.
Hello my name is Jay, I’m a retired disability specialist, I live in Ocean City, Maryland, and I’m here to to talk about my choice of hearing aids, which in this instance is Widex Moment 110 model. My hearing loss history is basically a gradual degradation, and moderate degradation of hearing that I became aware of when I had difficulty listening to my wife speak to me, in a relatively normal tone of voice, and I would kind of like catch it mid way, missing like the subject of the sentence and I would had to ask her about that, and then she would kinda raise her voice to make it more clear for me to understand and sometimes I would get that adrenaline rush in the back of my neck, and not very pleasant, so I agreed to get my hearing tested and you know, if it ended up that I really could use some help in this area that I would have no problem getting a hearing aid system. And that’s what happened you know I got tested and I found out that I had a moderate degree of degradation especially in my left ear, especially regarding the treble or high end range of the sonic spectrum. So, I had seen a promotional video by the guitarist from the band Toto and he was raving about these Widex hearing aids. I’m a guitarist and I still play and I love listening to music, and you know he was speaking to me, I kinda understand what he was saying, especially when he was talking about dynamic range and things like that. So you know after I found out that because of my age and because I’m a Medicare recipient that you know, most of this would be paid for, this is a pretty expensive system, you know I decided to go right off the bat with this system that the guy from Toto recommended. This is what they look like, they’re, you know you can’t see them when they’re in. This is the charger, this is the right hearing aid, this is kind of a charger you can take with you, this is like the travel case in case you don’t want to wear them, instruction manuals, cleaning system, this is the guide to the Widex Moment application which is really neat because you have some set patterns for different hearing situations like for music or for speaking some one you know vis-a-vis, face to face, and a third selection if you’re in a noisy room with like boomy acoustics or something like that, it kinda like mutes the background noise, and then you have customizable settings that you can make up your own setting, and you can adjust the treble, you can adjust the mid range, you can adjust the base, it’s very nice, it’s very cool, you just download the app, it’s free, get it, hook it up, Bluetooth, Bluetooth is included, so it’s a very modern system. What I like about it the most is you know I can hear when I put this in, so it does what they advertise it to. What I don’t like about it is that it’s expensive, there’s occasional feedback, but you are able to adjust the frequencies and the volume to taste, so that’s just something the more I live with them the better I get at it. So would I recommend this hearing aid to a friend? Yes especially if you’re over age 65 and have Medicare, but I have to give you the caveat that I have no experience with any other brand so this is just me telling you about my experience with the Widex system. And this model is their least prohibitively expensive model, but it’s sufficient to the requirements of the moderate loss of hearing that I experience. The one piece of advice I would give to someone that’s considering purchasing hearing aids is that you gotta be certain you’re not better off not hearing what’s going on the world, I mean there’s a lot of noise and you know, I’m hearing it everyday and you get to hear it really really crystal clear. Of course you can always remove them from your ears, and that’s an option. I had an uncle that never wore his hearing aids because he said there’s nothing worth hearing, except that when I went to talk to him, he put them in! Alright so that’s my little, you know, testimonial about the Widex hearing aid system, happy hearing, have a great life, take care.
I’m real happy with the Widex Moment
Hello my name is Jim and I’m here to tell you about my new hearing aids, the Widex Moment. I’ve worn hearing aids probably for over a dozen years, I have a history of hearing loss, particularly high frequencies, I have difficulty understanding people and separating words and particularly higher frequencies, higher pitched voices. And I previously owned some Widex hearing aids but they were the old ones that required batteries, and I’m real happy with the Widex Moment that I got a couple months ago actually, and you can see they’re quite small and, when I wear them, they’re hardly visible at all, most people don’t even know that I’m wearing them. Couple things that I like about these hearing aids, #1, the digital adjustment that they make is just phenomenal. I was having some difficulty separating some sounds and they tweaked them and it made a huge difference and the adjustments they can make are endless. I really love the recharge, and no longer do I have to carry batteries with, try to find batteries, or have batteries die at the least opportune moment. Instead I have a charger here that I just keep plugged into a USB port next to my bed, every night I take off my hearing aids, just put them in there, and every morning when I get up they’re fully charged. I have never had the charge run out on me and I wear them most days all day long, from the time I get up until the time I go to bed. So, it’s really a nice feature. Another thing that I really like about these that I didn’t have before is the Bluetooth capability, where these automatically hook to my phone so if I have a phone call come in, or I’m listening to anything on the phone it automatically goes to my hearing aids and I really like that. The one thing I found that these don’t do very well with although, through Bluetooth, you can stream music from your phone for example, to hear that on your hearing aids, but they’re just not made for music and high quality sound like that so, if you ever compare them to Airpods or anything like that I think you’ll be disappointed, but face it that’s not what they’re designed for. I am a college professor and have had difficulty hearing students, particularly during the pandemic and students were wearing masks, I can’t see them, I can’t see what they’re saying, I can’t read their lips any longer, and so being able to get the newest technology of hearing aids has really helped me in the classroom, helped me understand students. It helps me a great deal in my relationship because I don’t have to ask my wife to repeat herself all the time. Anyway I strongly recommend the Widex Moment hearing aid, I think that it’s just, it’s amazing the quality of life when you’re able to hear, and you feel a part of things again, in many cases, when I kinda felt left out when I couldn’t hear things, or I couldn’t follow conversations, particularly in situations where there was a lot of background noise. One of the beauties of the Widex Moment is that you have the capability to filter out a lot of that background noise. Like I said the adjustments are endless, the ability to adjust them yourself and setup custom settings on your phone is wonderful, and certainly the professionals that I’ve had to assist me throughout the process with these hearing aids has just been wonderful, so, I recommend them wholeheartedly and definitely think that if you’re having trouble hearing I think it’s definitely something that you should look into. Of course I would be remiss if I didn’t talk about ZipHearing and the fact that they made it very easy for me to get these hearing aids, they were very responsive and quite frankly was able to get these high quality Widex hearing aids at a much lower cost than I could anywhere else, but they were responsive, I was able to get them very quickly, and the professional help I’ve had in fitting and adjusting them has been top notch. So definitely recommend them and like I said if you’re having difficulty hearing or are interested in upgrading your hearing aids I think this is definitely a wise choice. Hope this has helped.
I’m real happy with the Widex Moment
Good, with issues
I really like the controls I have for the hearing aids with the app on my phone. I have about 7-8 programs saved and can easily switch between them through the app. If I think a program is not right for the environment I am in, I make adjustments to volume, tone, etc. I can save this as a new program if I want, but I don't always do that because I don't want to have so many programs that I spend too much time trying to get to the perfect sound fit. Simply make an adjustment.
Lastly, the hearing aids stay charged all day. I wear them between 12-14 hours a day. There is no loss of sound or quality. I don't stream music or other sounds through them often, but I do use them consistently as a phone earbud. The hearing quality on my end works great. I do notice sometimes that the person on the other end may not hear me completely. So far when that has happened, I have been 3-5 feet away from my phone, which may be the cause. When I hold the phone or keep it near me, their reception improves.
Hearing like I'm 20
Overall very happy
We are both extremely happy. They are state of the art
and are providing us with excellent hearing ability in a
variety of situations.
Common questions about Widex hearing aids
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1. Make sure that your phone's Bluetooth is on. Go to Settings > Bluetooth, and make sure the toggle switch is set to On.
2. Open and close the battery doors on your hearing device. Or, if you use rechargeable Widex hearing aids, switch the hearing aids off and on again, by pressing and holding the push button for 3 seconds to turn them off, and repeating to turn them back on.
3. On your Apple device, go to Settings > Accessibility > Hearing, and select Hearing Devices.
4. Your Apple device will search for your hearing device.
5. Under MFi Hearing Devices, tap the name of your hearing device.
6. Tap Pair when you see the pairing request on the screen. If you have two hearing devices, you'll get two requests. Pairing could take up to a minute.
7. You can start using your hearing device when you see it under MFi Hearing Devices with a check mark.
1. Go to the Android phone’s home screen and tap on the “Settings” icon.
2. In the settings menu, tap on the Bluetooth icon.
3. Tap on the slider button to turn Bluetooth on.
4. Open and close the hearing aid battery doors. Or, if you use rechargeable Widex hearing aids, switch the hearing aids off by pressing and holding the push button for 3 seconds, then repeating to turn them back on again.
5. Open the “Settings” app on your phone
6. Tap “Connected devices”, and “Pair new device.”
7. If you have more than one hearing aid: Wait for the first hearing aid to connect, then tap the other hearing aid in the list of available devices.
8. Your Android phone is now connected to your Widex hearing aids.
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