64points

Olympus LS-20M

72points

Zoom H4n

Olympus LS-20M
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27 facts in comparison

Olympus LS-20M vs Zoom H4n

Olympus LS-20M
Zoom H4n
64
points
Olympus LS-20M
72
points
Zoom H4n

Why is Olympus LS-20M better than Zoom H4n?

  • 59.8% less body volume
    153.96cm³vs382.935cm³
  • 126g lighter
    154gvs280g
  • Records onto an SD card
    ?
  • Has a zoom microphone
    ?
  • 5.26% bigger screen size
    ?

    2"vs1.9"
  • Can synchronize your documents with a USB drive
    ?
  • 16.8mm thinner
    18.2mmvs35mm
  • 7.2mm narrower
    62.8mmvs70mm

Why is Zoom H4n better than Olympus LS-20M?

  • Has an LED-backlit display
    ?
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has a Pre-Record mode
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has an LED-backlit display
?

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

Olympus LS-20M
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2.volume
?

Best

Sony ICD-TX50

26.71cm³

153.96cm³

382.94cm³

3.weight
?

Best

Philips VTR5000/93

40g

154g

280g

4.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-20M
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5.screen size
?

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Olympus LS-20M

2"

2"

1.9"

6.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
?

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

Olympus LS-20M
Zoom H4n

Audio

1.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-20M
Zoom H4n
2.has a stereo microphone
?

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

Olympus LS-20M
Zoom H4n
3.has a microphone input
?

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

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Zoom H4n
4.Has an automatic recording
?

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

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Zoom H4n
5.Has a background noise filter
?

The device has a filter to reduce background noise.

Olympus LS-20M
Zoom H4n
6.Has a zoom microphone
?

Zoom microphones record high-quality audio and enable you to record sound from a distance. They can be useful for recording meetings, lectures, and presentations.

Olympus LS-20M
Zoom H4n

Memory & Battery

1.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-20M
Zoom H4n
2.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Olympus LS-20M
Zoom H4n
3.Records onto an SD card
?

You can record lectures, music, notes, etc., directly onto an SD card, which provides more storage flexibility.

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Zoom H4n

Connectivity

1.USB ports
?

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Grundig Digta 7 Push

2

1

1

2.USB version
?

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Sangean DAR-101

2

2

2

3.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-20M
Zoom H4n

Features

1.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-20M
Zoom H4n
2.Has an audio editing feature
?

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

Olympus LS-20M
Zoom H4n
3.Can synchronize your documents with a USB drive
?

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

Olympus LS-20M
Zoom H4n

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