Bluetooth and Mobile App Compatibility

Bluetooth Compatibility Information for Marvel CI Sound Processors

The Marvel CI sound processors are Bluetooth 4.2 certified. Any mobile device that supports Bluetooth, Hands Free Profile (HFP) and/or Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) should work with your Marvel CI sound processor.

  • For phone calls, any phone supporting Bluetooth 2.1 and newer should work without problems.
  •  Phones with Bluetooth versions prior to 2.1 may still work.

The list below identifies compatibility with commonly used mobile devices. If your device is not on this list but uses Bluetooth 4.2 or newer, you may still be able to connect your device to your Marvel CI sound processor.


  • Apple iPhone SE, SE (2020)
  • Apple iPhone 6, 6S, 6S Plus
  • Apple iPhone 7, 7 Plus
  • Apple iPhone 8, 8 Plus
  • Apple iPhone X, XR, XS, XS Max
  • Apple iPhone 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max
  • Apple iPhone 12, 12 mini, 12 Pro, 12 Pro Max
  • Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge
  • Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+
  • Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9
  • Samsung Galaxy S10, S10+
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10, 10+
  • Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+, S20 Ultra
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 20
  • Google Pixel 4, 4a, 4 XL
  • Google Nexus 6P

AB Remote App Compatibility Information

Minimum System Requirements:

  • Bluetooth 4.2 or newer
  • Apple iOS 11.0.2 or newer or Android 6.0.1 or newer

The AB Remote app is compatible and has been tested with the following operating systems:

  • Apple iOS 11.0.2, 11.2.6, 12.1.3, 12.4.1, 13.1.3
  • Android 6.0.1, 8.0, 9.0, 10

We recommend installing the AB Remote app to try it on your device using Demo Mode.



The list below identifies compatibility with commonly used devices. If your device is not on this list but uses Bluetooth 4.2 or newer, you may still be able to connect your Smartphone and the AB Remote App to your Marvel CI sound processor.


  • Apple iPhone 5, 5C, 5S
  • Apple iPhone SE, SE (2020)
  • Apple iPhone 6, 6S, 6S Plus
  • Apple iPhone 7, 7 Plus
  • Apple iPhone 8, 8 Plus
  • Apple iPhone X, XR, XS, XS Max
  • Apple iPhone 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max
  • Apple iPhone 12, 12 mini, 12 Pro, 12 Pro Max
  • Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge
  • Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+
  • Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9
  • Samsung Galaxy S10, S10+
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10, 10+
  • Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+, S20 Ultra
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 20
  • Google Pixel 4, 4a, 4 XL
  • Google Nexus 6P

NOTE Compatibility information should be used as a reference guide only, because hardware and software levels and releases may vary, and numerous hardware and software combinations are possible. Advanced Bionics assumes no responsibility for the compatibility; thus, it is the user's responsibility to do product compatibility testing by themselves before making purchasing decisions on smartphones and other Bluetooth-enabled devices.