Current Options for Bionic Hands

Bionic Hand on Keyboard

The number of bionic hands on the market is growing with each passing year. Competition is heating up and helping to drive prices down.

This is wonderful news for potential users. But with 19 commercial devices now available, each with different capabilities and sold at significantly different prices, prospective purchasers are well-advised to thoroughly research their options.

Below, you will find brief descriptions and links to more detailed articles for each of these options.

COVVI Nexus Hand

The Nexus Hand has quickly become one of the most impressive bionic hands on the market, driven mainly by exceptional engineering principles.

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Ottobock bebionic Hand

Ottobock’s bebionic hand is well established in the bionic hand industry. But surging competition and underwhelming reviews from our User Satisfaction Surveys suggest that it may be in need of an upgrade.

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Mobius Bionics LUKE Arm

The LUKE Arm is one of two bionic arms to come out of DARPA’s Revolutionizing Prosthetics program, and the only commercial arm to offer a powered shoulder option.

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Motorica Manifesto Hand

Motorica’s Manifesto Hand is a multi-articulating bionic hand with some interesting enhancements including contactless payment, a screen, and a GSM module.

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Ottobock Michelangelo Hand

Ottobock’s Michelangelo Hand is one of the most robust and technologically advanced bionic hands on the market. At $60,000 to $70,000 US, it’s also one of the most expensive. The question is: is it worth it?

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Ossur i-Limb Hand

Ossur’s i-Limb hand is one of the world’s most advanced bionic hands. It is also one of the most expensive. The question is: is it worth it?

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BrainRobotics Prosthetic Hand

BrainRobotics is currently undergoing a transition from a single 8-channel bionic hand to two products: a 2-channel hand and an 8-channel hand. We will update this article when that transition is complete.

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For information on pricing, see our bionic hand price list.

For above-the-elbow bionic arm solutions, see Current Options for Above-the-Elbow Bionic Arms.

For a comprehensive description of all current upper-limb technologies, devices, and research, see our complete guide.

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