54points

Olympus LS-12

63points

Zoom H1

Olympus LS-12
Zoom H1
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23 facts in comparison

Olympus LS-12 vs Zoom H1

Olympus LS-12
Zoom H1

Why is Olympus LS-12 better than Zoom H1?

  • 10.14% less body volume
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    166.69cm³vs185.504cm³
  • Has an LED-backlit display
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Records onto an SD card
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  • Can synchronize your documents with a USB drive
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  • Has a Pre-Record mode
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  • 8.14mm thinner
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    22.86mmvs31mm

Why is Zoom H1 better than Olympus LS-12?

  • Has a noise cut function
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  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Has a background noise filter
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  • 105g lighter
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    60gvs165g
  • 1 more microphone(s)
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    2vs1
  • 8.58mm narrower
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    44mmvs52.58mm
  • 2.68mm shorter
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    136mmvs138.68mm

Price comparison

Zoom H1

ProductStorePrice
Zoom H1 AmazonZoom H1n Portable Recorder, Onboard Ster...Zoom H1n Portable Recorder, Onboard Stereo Microphones, Camera Mountable, Records to SD Card, Compact, USB Microphone, Overdubbing, Dictation, For Recording Music, Audio for Video, and Interviews
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$119.99
Zoom H1 AmazonZoom H1n Digital Handy Portable Recorder...Zoom H1n Digital Handy Portable Recorder and 16GB Deluxe Accessory Bundle with Xpix Pro Lavalier Mic + Tripod + AAA Batteries + Fibertique Cloth
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$139.99
Zoom H1 AmazonZoom F1-LP Lavalier Body-Pack Recorder, ...Zoom F1-LP Lavalier Body-Pack Recorder, Audio for Video Recorder, Records to SD Card, Battery Powered, Includes Lavalier Microphone
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$169.99
Zoom H1 AmazonZoom H1n Portable Digital Recorder + Mic...Zoom H1n Portable Digital Recorder + Mic Windscreen +3.5 mm TRS to Dual 1/4 TS Cable + 32GB microSDHC Card + AAA Batteries (Black)
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$131.98
Zoom H1 AmazonZoom H6 All Black (2020 Version) 6-Track...Zoom H6 All Black (2020 Version) 6-Track Portable Recorder, Stereo Microphones, 4 XLR/TRS Inputs, SD Card, USB Audio Interface, Battery Powered
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$329.99
Zoom H1 AmazonZoom H4n Pro 4-Track Portable Recorder, ...Zoom H4n Pro 4-Track Portable Recorder, Stereo Microphones, 2 XLR/ ¼“ Combo Inputs, Guitar Inputs, Battery Powered, for Stereo/Multitrack Recording of Music, Audio for Video, and Podcasting
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$219.99
Zoom H1 AmazonSony ICD-UX570 Digital Voice Recorder, I...Sony ICD-UX570 Digital Voice Recorder, ICDUX570BLK
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$71.00
Zoom H1 AmazonZoom H1n Handy Portable Digital Recorder...Zoom H1n Handy Portable Digital Recorder Bundle with Movo Deadcat Furry Outdoor Windshield
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$159.98
Zoom H1 AmazonZoom H1n Digital Handy Portable Recorder...Zoom H1n Digital Handy Portable Recorder and 32GB Premium Accessory Bundle with Xpix Pro Lavalier Mic + Headphones + Tripod + 4X AAA Batteries & Charger + Fibertique Cloth + Cable
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$167.99

Design

1.volume

166.69cm³

185.5cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
2.has an LED-backlit display
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H1
Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
3.weight

165g

60g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
4.Has a dedicated Record Button
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H1
Dedicated Record Button makes recording fast and simple because you need only to press it to start and stop the recording.
5.width

52.58mm

44mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
6.thickness

22.86mm

31mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.

Audio

1.Has a noise cut function
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H1
The noise cut function make play-back clearer, with low background noise.
2.Has an automatic recording
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H1
You can set your device to automatically record whenever sound above your designated level is detected.
3.has stereo speakers
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H1
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
4.has a microphone input
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H1
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
5.has a stereo microphone
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H1
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
6.Has a background noise filter
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H1
The device has a filter to reduce background noise.

Memory & Battery

1.has an external memory slot
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H1
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H1
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.Records onto an SD card
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H1
You can record lectures, music, notes, etc., directly onto an SD card, which provides more storage flexibility.

Connectivity

1.USB ports

1

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H1
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
3.USB version

2

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Features

1.Can synchronize your documents with a USB drive
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H1
The device can save and synchronize documents with the USB drive.

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