Bernafon was founded in Switzerland in 1946 and now provides hearing aids across more than 70 countries. Their latest product the Viron 9 is their first True Environment Processing hearing aid which brings the hearing experience closer to reality.
|Viron 9||£1,700 (Per aid)||£1,695 per aid or £2,995 per pair|
|Viron 7||£1,400 (Per aid)||£1,295 per aid, or £2,495 per pair|
|Viron 5||£1,200 (Per aid)||£1,095 per aid, or £2,095 per pair|
|Zerena 9||£1,700 (Per aid)||£1,695 per aid, or £2,895 per pair|
|Zerena 7||£1,400 (Per aid)||£1,395 per aid, or £2,295 per pair|
|Zerena 5||£1,150 (Per aid)||£1,095 per aid, or £1,795 per pair|
This hearing aid is a Behind-The-Ear model that is for severe hearing losses, as it is the strongest in their range. It is a strong and very durable model that has high standards of dust and moisture protection.
The Zerena 1 hearing aid is a discreet Receiver-In-The-Ear model that is for mild to profound hearing losses. Available as a rechargeable option, it has a long-lasting microbattery.
This model can be connected to any Bluetooth device and also features transient noise reduction. Suitable for people who have busy lifestyles with changing background noise.
The Viron 5 features True Environment Processing for more natural sound perception and makes listening less tiring, particularly in situations where listening is difficult. Offers full-day use after charging.
Another model that features True Environment Processing, this model is easy to use and is fully automatic (in most situations).
This model sees even more improvements to help users experience closer to reality sound with the True Environment Processing feature. Like all Viron models, it is able to reduce listening effort and improves speech understanding.
Hearingaidknow.com reviewed the Zerena 9 hearing aid which is overall very positive and the reviewer was very happy with the Soundclip-A. Here is some of what he said about the Zerena 9 model:
- The overall sound quality of the Zerena is excellent.
- The aids deliver a nice sharp sound on first fit.
- The sound experience is pretty natural, or at least as natural as I have come to expect.
- There is a difference to the way speech is presented from everyone else.
Hearingtracker.com has received 3 reviews for Bernafon, scoring 4/5 stars.
Scrivens hearing care rated Beranfon’s Viron 7:
Clarity – 3/5
Customisation – 4/5
Noise reduction 4/5
Earguru.co.uk had the following to say about Bernafon Viron:
- Bernafon Viron is a very good hearing aid
- Excellent customer service and support from the Bernafon team.
- Bernafon hearing aids are definitely on the up.
- Value for money
- Great customer service
- Stylish designs
- True Environment Processing for closer to reality hearing
- Good speech clarity in tough sound environments
- App has poor connectivity and features compared to competitors
- Less colour options
- Customers reporting hissing on low frequencies
- Also some complaints about streaming performance
You can see more information about the Bernafon products on their website – bernafon.co.uk