84points

Olympus WS-801

66points

Zoom H1

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26 facts in comparison

Olympus WS-801 vs Zoom H1

Olympus WS-801
Zoom H1
Olympus WS-801
Zoom H1

Why is Olympus WS-801 better than Zoom H1?

  • 68.02% less body volume
    59.32cm³vs185.504cm³
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • Has an A-B repeat feature
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • 3g lighter
    57gvs60g
  • Records onto a SD card
  • Has a zoom microphone
  • Has a built-in USB male connector

Why is Zoom H1 better than Olympus WS-801?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    2vs1

Top specs and features

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Design

1.has an LED-backlit display
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Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

2.volume

59.32cm³

185.5cm³

Best

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26.71cm³

3.weight

57g

60g

Best

Philips VTR5600/93

37g

4.Has a dedicated Record Button
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Dedicated Record Button makes recording fast and simple because you need only to press it to start and stop the recording.

5.every pixel has three subpixels
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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.

6.thickness

14.8mm

31mm

Best

Sony ICD-TX50

6.4mm

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Audio

1.Has an automatic recording
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You can set your device to automatically record whenever sound above your designated level is detected.

2.has stereo speakers
Olympus WS-801
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.

3.Has a noise cut function
Olympus WS-801
Zoom H1

The noise cut function make play-back clearer, with low background noise.

4.has a microphone in
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Zoom H1

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.

6.Has a background noise filter
Olympus WS-801
Zoom H1

The device has a filter to reduce background noise.

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Memory & Battery

1.has an external memory slot
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Zoom H1

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
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.Records onto a SD card
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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 ports

1

1

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

Best

Grundig Digta 7 Push

2

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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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.

Best

Sangean DAR-101

2

4.Has a built-in USB male connector
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Zoom H1

The device comes with a built-in USB male connector and doesn't need a separate USB cable to connect with the computer.

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Features

1.Has an A-B repeat feature
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Zoom H1

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
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Zoom H1

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

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