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Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n
Top 44%197 points
Top 44%
Top 29%250 points
Top 29%
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n
Top specs and features

Olympus LS-12 vs Zoom H2n: 24 facts in comparison

1. Has an automatic recording

You can set your device to automatically record whenever sound above your designated level is detected.
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n
84% have it

2. volume

49.26% less body volume.
166.69cm³
Sony ICD-TX50: 26.71cm³
328.49cm³

3. has an external memory slot

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.
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n
50% have it

4. has an LED-backlit display

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n
48% have it

5. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n
64% have it

6. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n
48% have it

7. Has an A-B repeat feature

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.
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n
31% have it

8. weight

35g lighter.
165g
Philips VTR5600/93: 37g
130g

9. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n
60% have it

10. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n
91% have it

11. Has a background noise filter

The device has a filter to reduce background noise.
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n
26% have it

12. Records onto a SD card

You can record your lectures, music, notes, ect. directly to a SD card, which gives you more flexibility regarding storage.
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n
47% have it

13. Has a dedicated Record Button

Dedicated Record Button makes recording fast and simple because you need only to press it to start and stop the recording.
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n
96% have it

14. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Zoom H2: 4
2

15. Is capable to record voice

Voice recording feature allows you to record voice memos, notes, lectures, etc.
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n
99% have it

16. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n

17. USB version

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
2
Sangean DAR-101: 2
2

18. Can synchronize your documents with a USB drive

The device can save and synchronize documents with the USB drive.
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n
13% have it

19. Has a Pre-Record mode

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.
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n
21% have it

20. Has an audio editing feature

Some recorders allow you to edit and delete audio in recordings in playback.
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n
26% have it

21. height

24.88mm shorter.
138.68mm
Olympus DP-201: 95mm
113.8mm

22. every pixel has three subpixels

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.
Olympus LS-12
Zoom H2n
89% have it

23. width

15.02mm narrower.
52.58mm
Philips VTR5000/93: 21.6mm
67.6mm

24. thickness

19.84mm thinner.
22.86mm
Sony ICD-TX50: 6.4mm
42.7mm

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