Olympus WS-801

Olympus WS-801

Olympus WS-801 review: specs and price

Olympus WS-801

Why is Olympus WS-801 better than the average?

  • Volume

  • Weight

  • Width

  • Thickness

  • Height


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Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
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.
Dedicated Record Button makes recording fast and simple because you need only to press it to start and stop the recording.
5.Has built-in clip
Olympus WS-801
You can clip your device to your clothes and carry it easily, e.g. in a gym.
6.screen size

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The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
7.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
8.Has a remote control
Olympus WS-801
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.


1.has stereo speakers
Olympus WS-801
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
The noise cut function make play-back clearer, with low background noise.
You can set your device to automatically record whenever sound above your designated level is detected.
4.has a microphone input
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
5.has a stereo microphone
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A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
The device has a filter to reduce background noise.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
Voice recording feature allows you to record voice memos, notes, lectures, etc.
9.audio output power

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Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.

Memory & Battery

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.
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
The internal storage refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
4.Records onto an SD card
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You can record lectures, music, notes, etc., directly onto an SD card, which provides more storage flexibility.
5.battery power

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Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
6.included SD card (memory size)

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Some manufacturers include a memory card in the box. An SD card with a higher storage capacity allows you to extend the storage space on your device with ease, providing you with more space for your data.
7.has a removable battery
Olympus WS-801
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.


With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
4.supports Wi-Fi
Olympus WS-801
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
The device comes with a built-in USB male connector and doesn't need a separate USB cable to connect with the computer.
8.Has a Hi-Z input
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Hi-Z simply refers to “hi-impedance”, with the Hi-Z input you can connect a guitar to the device.


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.
This feature allows you to send and synchronize documents with your email account directly from the device.
The device can save and synchronize documents with Dropbox.
The device can save and synchronize documents with Evernote.
The device can save and synchronize documents with Google Drive.
The device can save and synchronize documents with SharePoint.
The device can save and synchronize documents with internal network.
Voice-to-text is a type of speech recognition program that converts spoken to written language.
Audios are converted into text files and sent to an email account.

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