83points

Olympus WS-801

63points

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Olympus WS-801
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26 facts in comparison

Olympus WS-801 vs Zoom H1

Olympus WS-801
Zoom H1
83
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Olympus WS-801
63
points
Zoom H1

Why is Olympus WS-801 better than Zoom H1?

  • Has an LED-backlit display
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  • 68.02% less body volume
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    59.32cm³vs185.504cm³
  • Has an A-B repeat feature
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • 3g lighter
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    57gvs60g
  • Records onto an SD card
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  • Has a zoom microphone
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  • Has a built-in USB male connector
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Why is Zoom H1 better than Olympus WS-801?

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

Price comparison

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Design

1.has an LED-backlit display
Olympus WS-801
Zoom H1
Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
2.volume

59.32cm³

185.5cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
3.weight

57g

60g

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.
4.Has a dedicated Record Button
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Zoom H1
Dedicated Record Button makes recording fast and simple because you need only to press it to start and stop the recording.
5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
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Zoom H1
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.
6.thickness

14.8mm

31mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
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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.
2.Has a noise cut function
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Zoom H1
The noise cut function make play-back clearer, with low background noise.
3.Has an automatic recording
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Zoom H1
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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Zoom H1
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
5.has a stereo microphone
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Zoom H1
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.

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) 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.
2.has a rechargeable battery
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Zoom H1
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.Records onto an SD card
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Zoom H1
You can record lectures, music, notes, etc., directly onto an SD card, which provides more storage flexibility.

Connectivity

1.USB ports

1

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
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.
4.Has a built-in USB male connector
Olympus WS-801
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.

Features

1.Has an A-B repeat feature
Olympus WS-801
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
Olympus WS-801
Zoom H1
The device can save and synchronize documents with the USB drive.

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