Hearing Aid Compatible Phone List
The following pricing is subject to change without notice, and assumes service with Pine Cellular.
Pine Cellular offers a variety of phone models. Many of the models offered are considered hearing-aid compatible (HAC) to meet the needs of wireless users with hearing disabilities. Models are presented here by category of price for easy selection.
ADVANCED: $225 or more; generally offer enhanced features such as higher quality camera, Bluetooth, video capabilities, internet access, high-speed processing, touch or tilt screen, and email.
AVERAGE: $125-$224; generally offers lower-quality camera (compared to advanced models), Bluetooth,internet access,increased memory capabilities,larger phonebook capacity,enhanced color display and increased talk time (over basic models). However, may be older, less stylish phones.
BASIC: Less than $125; offers the necessary wireless features, may have lower quality camera, Bluetooth or internet capabilities.Typically offers smaller phonebook capacity and average talk time. Most of these models are generally larger in size compared to more advanced models and lack features such as MP3 players, expandable memory and download capabilities.
|Make/Model||Rating||Level of Functionality|
|HTC One M7||M3T3||Advanced|
|HTC One M8||M3T3||Advanced|
|Samsung A5 (2016)||M4T3||Advanced|
|Moto G (3rd Gen.)||M3T3||Average|
|Samsung Grand Prime||M3T3||Average|
|Alcatel Pixi 3 (4.5)||M3||Basic|
|Alcatel Pop 3 (5.0)||M3T3||Average|
|Apple IPhone 6||M3T4||Advanced|
|Apple IPhone 6 Plus||M3T4||Advanced|
|Apple IPhone 6S||M3T4||Advanced|
|Apple IPhone 6S Plus||M3T4||Advanced|
|Apple IPhone SE||M3T4||Advanced|
|Apple IPhone 7||M3T4||Advanced|
|Alcatel Pixi 4||M3T3||Average|
|Alcatel Idol 4S||M4T3||Advanced|
|Apple IPhone 7 Plus||M3T4||Advanced|
|Apple IPhone 8||M3T4||Advanced|
|Apple IPhone 8 Plus||M3T4||Advanced|
|Samsung A5 (2017)||M4||Advanced|
|Samsung J2 Prime||M3||Basic|
|Samsung J5 Prime||M3||Average|
|Samsung J5 Pro||M4||Advanced|
|Samsung J7 Neo||M3||Average|
|Samsung J7 Pro||M4||Advanced|
|Samsung Note 8||M4/T3||Advanced|
|Samsung S8 Plus||M4/T3||Advanced|
These phones have been tested and rated for use with hearing aids for some of the wireless technologies that it uses. However, there may be some newer wireless technologies used in these phones that have not been tested yet for use with hearing aids. It is important to try the different features of these phones thoroughly and in different locations, using your hearing aid or cochlear implant, to determine if you hear any interfering noise. Consult your service provider or the manufacturer of these phones for information on hearing aid compatibility. If you have questions about return or exchange policies, consult your service provider or phone retailer.