With Esentia™, you'll enjoy superior sound clarity, comfort and universal connectivity. Our new technology, Hearing Reality™, helps you hear in the most challenging environments.
To hear comfortably in challenging environments
Hearing Reality™ is effective in even the noisiest environments, comfortable in loud settings and quiet in quiet settings, and allows you to enjoy newly enhanced speech clarity.
The convenience of adjustments on the go
Easily make adjustments to your hearing aids anytime, anywhere with the Thrive™ app.
Rechargeable and reliable hearing aids
A small rechargeable device with 24 hours of superior hearing on one charge.*
*Only available in RIC Rechargeable style. Results will vary based on wireless and feature usage.
Better wireless streaming
New technology provides consistent wireless performance through your smartphone while streaming cell phones, TV, music and other media.
A solution for single-sided hearing loss
Great sound quality, clarity and consistency with new CROS technology that allows streaming between your hearing aids.
Hearing that happens intuitively
Geotagged memories that automatically switch modes when the GPS feature in your smartphone detects you are in a tagged location. For example, a "home" memory activates when you arrive at home.
Hearing that's personalized for you
Personalized Control in the Thrive app that lets you make adjustments to suit your preferences in different listening environments.
No buzzing or whistling
Our best-in-class feedback cancellation system providing feedback-free, comfortable listening all day long.
Durable, dependable hearing aids
Surface™ NanoShield, our pioneering water, wax and moisture repellent system, to protect and ensure durability and dependability.
Music the way it was meant to be heard
A whole new way to experience music – adjustable via the Thrive app. Now you can hear every note the way the artists intended – with pure, refined sound quality.
Customizable tinnitus relief
Advanced MultiFlex Tinnitus Technology, adjustable via the Thrive app, to bring relief to those who suffer from ringing in the ears.
Thrive Hearing Control app
Esentia intuitively connects to your Apple and Android devices via Bluetooth technology and MicroTech's easy-to-use Thrive Hearing app. Thrive offers additional features designed to enhance your listening experience anywhere you go. Learn more about the Thrive Hearing Control app
Hearing aid accessories
Our new hearing aid accessories are powered with wireless connectivity to help users fully engage the world around them. Easily stream audio from your TV and a variety of audio sources directly to your hearing aids. Learn more about hearing aid accessories
The Thrive Hearing Control app lets you easily connect your Esentia Edge AI, Esentia AI and Esentia hearing aids to your Apple® and Android™ devices.
Thrive Hearing Control app runs on iOS 13 or higher. For best performance, we recommend using the most current iOS version. iOS UPDATE NOTE: When updating the version of iOS on your iPhone, the hearing aids may lose connection, requiring you to un-pair and re-pair the hearing aids with your iPhone. The following devices have been tested for compatibility:
iPhone 11 Pro Max
iPhone 11 Pro
iPhone XS Max
iPhone 8 Plus
iPhone 7 Plus
iPhone 6s Plus
iPhone 6 Plus
iPad Pro (12.9-inch 2nd generation; 12.9-inch 1st generation; 10.5-inch; 9.7-inch)
iPad Air 2
iPad (6th generation; 5th generation)
iPad mini 4
iPad mini 3
iPad mini 2
iPod touch (6th generation)
Thrive Hearing Control app runs on Android 7.0 or higher. The following phones have been tested for compatibility.
Streams directly using Bluetooth technology (requires Android 10):
Samsung Galaxy® S20
Samsung Galaxy® S10
Samsung Galaxy® S10+
Samsung Galaxy® S9
Samsung Galaxy® S9+
Samsung Galaxy® Note 10
Google Pixel 4
Google Pixel 4 XL
Google Pixel 3a
Google Pixel 3a XL
Google Pixel 3
Google Pixel 3 XL
The following smartphones require use of the Starkey Hearing Technologies Remote Microphone + accessory for Thrive Hearing Control app streaming functionality:
Samsung Galaxy® S10e
Samsung Galaxy® S8+
Samsung Galaxy® S8
Samsung Galaxy® S7 Edge
Samsung Galaxy® S7
Samsung Galaxy® S6 Edge
Samsung Galaxy® S6
Samsung Galaxy® Note 9
Samsung Galaxy® Note 8
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 XL
HTC One M8
HTC U11 Life
Motorola Moto G7
We are constantly evaluating Android products and their compatibility with our hearing aids. Due to the complex nature of the Android platform and many different types of products utilizing this platform, we test each product separately and will provide compatibility information as we complete our rigorous testing.
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Wireless connectivityLearn more
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