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Lexie B1 Powered by Bose

Lexie B1 OTC Hearing aids are receiver-in-canal devices that you can fit, program, and control on your own, without assistance from a health care professional.

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Lexie B1 Hearing Aids

Lexie B1 hearing aids are designed and powered by Bose. These are self-fitting over the counter hearing aids that could help people who have mild to moderate hearing loss to see some improvement in their ability to hear in most environments. They are designed to be the first of their kind with a receiver in canal design. Compared to other products on the market, they are also some of the most innovative, thanks to the presence of environmental settings and personalization features.

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  • Control volume & settings on your smartphone via Lexie app
  • Fit, program, and control on your own
  • Access to free support from Lexie representatives


  • Has Bluetooth, but not enabled for streaming calls/music
  • Only for people with mild to moderate hearing loss
  • Not rechargeable

Key Features of the Lexie B1 Hearing Aids

The Lexie B1 hearing aids link to the Lexie app to provide users with the ability to adjust their hearing aid to meet their needs. Designed to be easy to use and with some pretty impressive features, these hearing aids could be an ideal option for many people. Take a closer look at some of the key features of these hearing aids and what helps them to stand out in the industry.

First FDA-Cleared Direct to Consumer Hearing Aid

Though there are many hearing aids on the market, most require an appointment with an audiologist and a formal hearing test. For some people with minimal hearing loss, this may not be necessary. The Lexie B1 hearing aids are the first FDA-cleared hearing aids sold directly to consumers. The key here is that consumers need to be able to adjust and fit their hearing aids properly, which can be done using the app available. 

Hard to See

For many people, having a hearing aid that is obvious is a problem. They do not want others to know they are using them, or they simply don't want the distraction of an ill fit. The Lexie B1 hearing aids create a nearly invisible look. It is very difficult for anyone to see them in the ear unless they are looking for them or they are not fitted properly.

Self-Fit Comfort

These hearing aids provide users with multiple dome sizes. It also comes with an ear measuring tool. Within just a few minutes, it is then possible for users to properly size the hearing aid to fit the unique shape and size of their ear canal. For those who take the time to do this well, it can mean improved sound quality.

Setting Up the Device Is Easy with the App

Once the hearing aids are fitted, users can then download the Lexie App. This app, available for Android and Apple smartphones, allows users to follow a step-by-step process for setting up the hearing aids. This allows for the hearing aids to be adjusted to fit the type of hearing loss you have. 

Within the app, there are various tools to allow for the adjustment of hearing aids and their overall functionality. For example, using the app, it is possible to turn the volume up or down. It also allows for automatic adjustments during normal wear so that when a person steps into a loud environment, more of the sounds they want to hear are clear, and those they do not are filtered away.

The app also provides other setting controls as well. This includes treble and bass settings that let users adjust the tone so that sounds are more natural and comfortable. When the treble is turned up, this can help to create a crisp, brighter sound quality. The base helps to make sounds deeper and richer.

Users can also adjust the direction of the sound. This allows users to adjust the sound to focus on where they need to, such as in front of them when speaking to someone. This can be very helpful in noisy environments. The Everywhere setting allows for a more robust hearing to allow a person to hear what's around them in all directions. 

For watching TV or other activities, it is possible to adjust the hearing aid to provide better hearing based on what a person is doing. It can also save these settings, so they are used next time. It offers four hearing environment settings: outdoors, music, noisy indoors, and every day.

The hearing aids do not stream music or phone calls, though.

Who Should Consider the Lexie B1 Hearing Aids?

For those who have started to notice their hearing is not as good as it used to be, it may be possible to get some improvement using the Lexie B1 hearing aids. These hearing aids are best suited for people with mild to moderate hearing loss and may not be effective for those who need more powerful hearing control. They use directional microphones to amplify the sounds.

Their low cost makes them a good entry level option for many people. Having a professional hearing test and fitting is always the better option for significant improvement, but these hearing aids may be a good option for over the counter fits and functions. 

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