52points

Olympus LS-12

77points

Zoom H2n

Olympus LS-12
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Olympus LS-12 vs Zoom H2n

Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n

Why is Olympus LS-12 better than Zoom H2n?

  • 49.26% less body volume
    166.69cm³vs328.485976cm³
  • Records onto a SD card
  • Can synchronize your documents with a USB drive
  • 15.02mm narrower
    52.58mmvs67.6mm
  • 19.84mm thinner
    22.86mmvs42.7mm

Why is Zoom H2n better than Olympus LS-12?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has an A-B repeat feature
  • Has a background noise filter
  • 35g lighter
    130gvs165g
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    2vs1
  • Has an audio editing feature
  • 24.88mm shorter
    113.8mmvs138.68mm

Top specs and features

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Design

1.has an LED-backlit display
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

2.volume

166.69cm³

328.49cm³

Best

Sony ICD-TX50

26.71cm³

3.weight

165g

130g

Best

Philips VTR5600/93

37g

4.Has a dedicated Record Button
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n

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

67.6mm

Best

Philips VTR5000/93

21.6mm

6.every pixel has three subpixels
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

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Audio

1.Has an automatic recording
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n

You can set your device to automatically record whenever sound above your designated level is detected.

2.has stereo speakers
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

3.has a microphone in
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

4.has a stereo microphone
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

5.Has a background noise filter
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n

The device has a filter to reduce background noise.

6.Has a Pre-Record mode
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n

When Pre-Record mode is activated, sound is buffered for five seconds prior to the moment when the Record key is depressed so you don't miss a word or note.

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Memory & Battery

1.has an external memory slot
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.Records onto a SD card
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n

You can record your lectures, music, notes, ect. directly to a SD card, which gives you more flexibility regarding storage.

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Connectivity

1.USB version

2

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Sangean DAR-101

2

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

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Features

1.Has an A-B repeat feature
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n

You can use the A-B repeat feature to mark the beginning and ending of a particular passage of a recording that you want to listen again and again.

2.Can synchronize your documents with a USB drive
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n

The device can save and synchronize documents with the USB drive.

3.Has an audio editing feature
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n

Some recorders allow you to edit and delete audio in recordings in playback.

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