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Zoom H1
Zoom H4n
Top 37%219 points
Top 37%
Top 30%244 points
Top 30%
Zoom H1
Zoom H4n
Top specs and features

Zoom H1 vs Zoom H4n: 25 facts in comparison

1. volume

51.56% less body volume.
185.5cm³
Sony ICD-TX50: 26.71cm³
382.94cm³

2. Has an automatic recording

You can set your device to automatically record whenever sound above your designated level is detected.
Zoom H1
Zoom H4n
84% have it

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.
Zoom H1
Zoom H4n
50% have it

4. has an LED-backlit display

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
Zoom H1
Zoom H4n
48% 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.
Zoom H1
Zoom H4n
48% have it

6. 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.
Zoom H1
Zoom H4n
31% have it

7. weight

220g lighter.
60g
Philips VTR5600/93: 37g
280g

8. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Zoom H1
Zoom H4n
64% have it

9. Has a noise cut function

The noise cut function make play-back clearer, with low background noise.
Zoom H1
Zoom H4n
25% have it

10. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Zoom H1
Zoom H4n
60% have it

11. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Zoom H1
Zoom H4n
91% have it

12. Has a background noise filter

The device has a filter to reduce background noise.
Zoom H1
Zoom H4n
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. number of microphones

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

15. Is capable to record voice

Voice recording feature allows you to record voice memos, notes, lectures, etc.
Zoom H1
Zoom H4n
99% have it

16. 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.
Zoom H1
Zoom H4n
96% have it

17. included SD card size

0MB bigger MicroSD card included.
2GB
Yamaha POCKETRAK W24: 2GB
2GB

18. USB version

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

19. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Zoom H1
Zoom H4n

20. Has a Pre-Record mode

When Pre-Record mode is activated, sound is buffered for five seconds prior to the moment when the Record key is depressed so you don't miss a word or note.
Zoom H1
Zoom H4n
21% have it

21. Has an audio editing feature

Some recorders allow you to edit and delete audio in recordings in playback.
Zoom H1
Zoom H4n
26% have it

22. 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.
Zoom H1
Zoom H4n
89% have it

23. height

20.3mm shorter.
136mm
Olympus DP-201: 95mm
156.3mm

24. thickness

4mm thinner.
31mm
Sony ICD-TX50: 6.4mm
35mm

25. width

26mm narrower.
44mm
Philips VTR5000/93: 21.6mm
70mm

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