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Olympus WS-801
Zoom H1
Top 15%297 points
Top 15%
Top 37%219 points
Top 37%
Olympus WS-801
Zoom H1
Top specs and features

Olympus WS-801 vs Zoom H1: 26 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 WS-801
Zoom H1
84% have it

2. volume

68.02% less body volume.
59.32cm³
Sony ICD-TX50: 26.71cm³
185.5cm³

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 WS-801
Zoom H1
50% have it

4. Has a noise cut function

The noise cut function make play-back clearer, with low background noise.
Olympus WS-801
Zoom H1
25% have it

5. 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 WS-801
Zoom H1
48% have it

6. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Olympus WS-801
Zoom H1
64% have it

7. has an LED-backlit display

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
Olympus WS-801
Zoom H1
48% have it

8. weight

3g lighter.
57g
Philips VTR5600/93: 37g
60g

9. 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 WS-801
Zoom H1
31% have it

10. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Olympus WS-801
Zoom H1
60% have it

11. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Olympus WS-801
Zoom H1
91% have it

12. Has a background noise filter

The device has a filter to reduce background noise.
Olympus WS-801
Zoom H1
26% have it

13. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
1
Grundig Digta 7 Push: 2
1

14. 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 WS-801
Zoom H1
47% have it

15. has a zoom microphone

Zoom microphones record very high quality audio, and enable you to record sound from a distance. This can be useful for recording meetings, lectures and presentations.
Olympus WS-801
Zoom H1
24% have it

16. Has a built-in USB male connector

The device comes with a built-in USB male connector and doesn't need a separate USB cable to connect with the computer.
Olympus WS-801
Zoom H1
8% have it

17. 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 WS-801
Zoom H1

18. 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 WS-801
Zoom H1
96% have it

19. Is capable to record voice

Voice recording feature allows you to record voice memos, notes, lectures, etc.
Olympus WS-801
Zoom H1
99% have it

20. USB version

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

21. number of microphones

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

22. Can synchronize your documents with a USB drive

The device can save and synchronize documents with the USB drive.
Olympus WS-801
Zoom H1
13% have it

23. 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 WS-801
Zoom H1
89% have it

24. thickness

16.2mm thinner.
14.8mm
Sony ICD-TX50: 6.4mm
31mm

25. height

35.8mm shorter.
100.2mm
Olympus DP-201: 95mm
136mm

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