70points

Roland R-05

89points

Zoom H4n

Roland R-05
Comparison winner
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49 facts in comparison

Roland R-05 vs Zoom H4n

Roland R-05
Zoom H4n

Why is Roland R-05 better than Zoom H4n?

  • 59.65% less body volume
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    154.5cm³vs382.935cm³
  • 140g lighter
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    140gvs280g
  • Records onto an SD card
    ?
  • 10mm narrower
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    60mmvs70mm
  • 10mm thinner
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    25mmvs35mm
  • 53.3mm shorter
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    103mmvs156.3mm

Why is Zoom H4n better than Roland R-05?

  • Has an LED-backlit display
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • 1 more microphone(s)
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    2vs1

Price comparison

Zoom H4n

ProductStorePrice
Zoom H4n AmazonZoom H4n Pro 4-Track Portable Recorder, ...Zoom H4n Pro 4-Track Portable Recorder, All Black, Stereo Microphones, 2 XLR/ ¼“ Combo Inputs, Battery Powered, for Stereo/Multitrack Recording of Music, Audio for Video, and Podcasting
Amazon logo
$250
Zoom H4n AmazonZoom H4n Pro All Black 4-Track Portable ...Zoom H4n Pro All Black 4-Track Portable Recorder (2020 Model) with Zoom AD-14 AC Adapter, Windbuster, 16GB Memory Card & USB Cable Bundle
Amazon logo
$275
Zoom H4n AmazonZoom H4N PRO Digital Multitrack Recorder...Zoom H4N PRO Digital Multitrack Recorder (Blue)
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$230
Zoom H4n AmazonZoom H4n Pro 4-Input / 4-Track Portable ...Zoom H4n Pro 4-Input / 4-Track Portable Handy Recorder with Onboard X/Y Mic Capsule (Black) + 32GB Memory Card + Professional Lavalier Condenser Microphone + 4 AA Batteries and Charger
Amazon logo
$285
Zoom H4n AmazonZoom Bass Amplifier Stack (H4nPro-cr) (R...Zoom Bass Amplifier Stack (H4nPro-cr) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$188
Zoom H4n AmazonZoom H4n Pro All Black 4-Track Portable ...Zoom H4n Pro All Black 4-Track Portable Recorder (2020 Model) with Windscreen, Mic Attenuator Cable, 16GB Memory Card & Remote Control Bundle
Amazon logo
$275
Zoom H4n AmazonZoom H4n Pro 4-Input/4-Track Portable Ha...Zoom H4n Pro 4-Input/4-Track Portable Handy Recorder with Onboard X/Y Mic Capsule (Black) + Over-Ear Stereo Headphones + 32GB Memory Card + Table Tripod Hand Grip + 4 AA Batteries and Charger
Amazon logo
$275
Zoom H4n AmazonZoom H4n Pro Four-Channel Handy Audio Re...Zoom H4n Pro Four-Channel Handy Audio Recorder (Black)– Deluxe Accessory Pack Kit with 16GB, Windscreen, Table Tripod, Fibertique Cloth along with Xpix Battery & Charger Set
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$280
Zoom H4n AmazonZoom H4n Pro 4-Track Portable Recorder, ...Zoom H4n Pro 4-Track Portable Recorder, Stereo Microphones, 2 XLR/ ¼“ Combo Inputs, Guitar Inputs, Battery Powered, for Stereo/Multitrack Recording of Music, Audio for Video, and Podcasting
Amazon logo
$250
Zoom H4n AmazonZoom Handy H1 H2 H4 H4N H5 H6 Portable H...Zoom Handy H1 H2 H4 H4N H5 H6 Portable Handy Digital Audio Recorder Replacement USB Cable Branded Master Cables
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$9.99

Design

1.volume

154.5cm³

382.94cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
2.has an LED-backlit display
Roland R-05
Zoom H4n
Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
3.weight

140g

280g

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
Roland R-05
Zoom H4n
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
Roland R-05
Zoom H4n
You can clip your device to your clothes and carry it easily, e.g. in a gym.
6.screen size

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1.9"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
7.has a touch screen
Roland R-05
Zoom H4n
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
8.Has a remote control
Roland R-05
Zoom H4n
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
9.width

60mm

70mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Roland R-05
Zoom H4n
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
Roland R-05
Zoom H4n
The noise cut function make play-back clearer, with low background noise.
3.Has an automatic recording
Roland R-05
Zoom H4n
You can set your device to automatically record whenever sound above your designated level is detected.
4.has a microphone input
Roland R-05
Zoom H4n
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
5.has a stereo microphone
Roland R-05
Zoom H4n
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
6.Has a background noise filter
Roland R-05
Zoom H4n
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.
8.Is capable to record voice
Roland R-05
Zoom H4n
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

1.has an external memory slot
Roland R-05
Zoom H4n
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
Roland R-05
Zoom H4n
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.internal storage

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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
Roland R-05
Zoom H4n
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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2GB

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
Roland R-05
Zoom H4n
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.USB ports

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1

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
Roland R-05
Zoom H4n
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
5.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Roland R-05
Zoom H4n
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.
6.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Roland R-05
Zoom H4n
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.
7.Has a built-in USB male connector
Roland R-05
Zoom H4n
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
Roland R-05
Zoom H4n
Hi-Z simply refers to “hi-impedance”, with the Hi-Z input you can connect a guitar to the device.

Features

1.Has an A-B repeat feature
Roland R-05
Zoom H4n
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.
8.Has a Voice-to-text function
Roland R-05
Zoom H4n
Voice-to-text is a type of speech recognition program that converts spoken to written language.
9.Has a voice-to-email function
Roland R-05
Zoom H4n
Audios are converted into text files and sent to an email account.

Miscellaneous

1.pixel density

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75ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.

Price comparison

Zoom H4n

ProductStorePrice
Zoom H4n AmazonZoom H4n Pro 4-Track Portable Recorder, ...Zoom H4n Pro 4-Track Portable Recorder, All Black, Stereo Microphones, 2 XLR/ ¼“ Combo Inputs, Battery Powered, for Stereo/Multitrack Recording of Music, Audio for Video, and Podcasting
Amazon logo
$250
Zoom H4n AmazonZoom H4n Pro All Black 4-Track Portable ...Zoom H4n Pro All Black 4-Track Portable Recorder (2020 Model) with Zoom AD-14 AC Adapter, Windbuster, 16GB Memory Card & USB Cable Bundle
Amazon logo
$275
Zoom H4n AmazonZoom H4N PRO Digital Multitrack Recorder...Zoom H4N PRO Digital Multitrack Recorder (Blue)
Amazon logo
$230
Zoom H4n AmazonZoom H4n Pro 4-Input / 4-Track Portable ...Zoom H4n Pro 4-Input / 4-Track Portable Handy Recorder with Onboard X/Y Mic Capsule (Black) + 32GB Memory Card + Professional Lavalier Condenser Microphone + 4 AA Batteries and Charger
Amazon logo
$285
Zoom H4n AmazonZoom Bass Amplifier Stack (H4nPro-cr) (R...Zoom Bass Amplifier Stack (H4nPro-cr) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$188
Zoom H4n AmazonZoom H4n Pro All Black 4-Track Portable ...Zoom H4n Pro All Black 4-Track Portable Recorder (2020 Model) with Windscreen, Mic Attenuator Cable, 16GB Memory Card & Remote Control Bundle
Amazon logo
$275
Zoom H4n AmazonZoom H4n Pro 4-Input/4-Track Portable Ha...Zoom H4n Pro 4-Input/4-Track Portable Handy Recorder with Onboard X/Y Mic Capsule (Black) + Over-Ear Stereo Headphones + 32GB Memory Card + Table Tripod Hand Grip + 4 AA Batteries and Charger
Amazon logo
$275
Zoom H4n AmazonZoom H4n Pro Four-Channel Handy Audio Re...Zoom H4n Pro Four-Channel Handy Audio Recorder (Black)– Deluxe Accessory Pack Kit with 16GB, Windscreen, Table Tripod, Fibertique Cloth along with Xpix Battery & Charger Set
Amazon logo
$280
Zoom H4n AmazonZoom H4n Pro 4-Track Portable Recorder, ...Zoom H4n Pro 4-Track Portable Recorder, Stereo Microphones, 2 XLR/ ¼“ Combo Inputs, Guitar Inputs, Battery Powered, for Stereo/Multitrack Recording of Music, Audio for Video, and Podcasting
Amazon logo
$250
Zoom H4n AmazonZoom Handy H1 H2 H4 H4N H5 H6 Portable H...Zoom Handy H1 H2 H4 H4N H5 H6 Portable Handy Digital Audio Recorder Replacement USB Cable Branded Master Cables
Amazon logo
$9.99

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