80points

Zoom H1

89points

Zoom H4n

Zoom H1
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49 facts in comparison

Zoom H1 vs Zoom H4n

Zoom H1
Zoom H4n

Why is Zoom H1 better than Zoom H4n?

  • 51.56% less body volume
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    185.5cm³vs382.935cm³
  • Has a noise cut function
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  • 220g lighter
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    60gvs280g
  • 26mm narrower
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    44mmvs70mm
  • 4mm thinner
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    31mmvs35mm
  • 20.3mm shorter
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    136mmvs156.3mm

Why is Zoom H4n better than Zoom H1?

  • Has an LED-backlit display
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Has an A-B repeat feature
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  • Has a Pre-Record mode
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  • Has an audio editing feature
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Price comparison

Zoom H1

Buy used:

$160

ProductStorePrice
Zoom H1 AmazonZoom H1n Portable Recorder, Onboard Ster...Zoom H1n Portable Recorder, Onboard Stereo Microphones, Camera Mountable, Records to SD Card, Compact, USB Microphone, Overdubbing, Dictation, For Recording Music, Audio for Video, and Interviews
Amazon logo
$120
Zoom H1 AmazonZoom H1n Digital Handy Portable Recorder...Zoom H1n Digital Handy Portable Recorder and 16GB Deluxe Accessory Bundle with Xpix Pro Lavalier Mic + Tripod + AAA Batteries + Fibertique Cloth
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$149
Zoom H1 AmazonZoom H1n Portable Digital Recorder + Mic...Zoom H1n Portable Digital Recorder + Mic Windscreen +3.5 mm TRS to Dual 1/4 TS Cable + 32GB microSDHC Card + AAA Batteries (Black)
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$132
Zoom H1 AmazonZoom H1n 2-Input / 2-Track Portable Hand...Zoom H1n 2-Input / 2-Track Portable Handy Recorder with Onboard X/Y Microphone + 32GB microSDHC UHS-I Card with Adapter + Lavalier Condenser Mic + 4x AAA Alkaline Batteries + More (Black)
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$140
Zoom H1 AmazonAccessory USA AC DC Adapter for Zoom AD1...Accessory USA AC DC Adapter for Zoom AD17 H1, H2n, H5, H6, Q2HD, Q4, Q8 and R8 Recorders Power Supply Cord Cable PS Charger
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$13
Zoom H1 AmazonYOUSHARES Zoom H1 Recorder Short Furry O...YOUSHARES Zoom H1 Recorder Short Furry Outdoor Windscreen Muff, Pop Filter/Wind Cover Shield Fits Zoom H1 Handy Portable Recorder
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$9.99
Zoom H1 AmazonZoom Handy Recorder H1 USB Cable - Mini ...Zoom Handy Recorder H1 USB Cable - Mini USB
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$8.98
Zoom H1 AmazonPowerbeats Pro Wireless Earbuds - Apple ...Powerbeats Pro Wireless Earbuds - Apple H1 Headphone Chip, Class 1 Bluetooth Headphones, 9 Hours of Listening Time, Sweat Resistant, Built-in Microphone - Black
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$200

Design

1.volume

185.5cm³

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
Zoom H1
Zoom H4n
Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
3.weight

60g

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
Zoom H1
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
Zoom H1
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
Zoom H1
Zoom H4n
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
8.Has a remote control
Zoom H1
Zoom H4n
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
9.width

44mm

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
Zoom H1
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
Zoom H1
Zoom H4n
The noise cut function make play-back clearer, with low background noise.
3.Has an automatic recording
Zoom H1
Zoom H4n
You can set your device to automatically record whenever sound above your designated level is detected.
4.has a microphone input
Zoom H1
Zoom H4n
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
5.has a stereo microphone
Zoom H1
Zoom H4n
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
6.Has a background noise filter
Zoom H1
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
Zoom H1
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
Zoom H1
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
Zoom H1
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
Zoom H1
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.
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
Zoom H1
Zoom H4n
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

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
Zoom H1
Zoom H4n
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
5.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Zoom H1
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)
Zoom H1
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.
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
Zoom H1
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
Zoom H1
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
Zoom H1
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
Zoom H1
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 H1

Buy used:

$160

ProductStorePrice
Zoom H1 AmazonZoom H1n Portable Recorder, Onboard Ster...Zoom H1n Portable Recorder, Onboard Stereo Microphones, Camera Mountable, Records to SD Card, Compact, USB Microphone, Overdubbing, Dictation, For Recording Music, Audio for Video, and Interviews
Amazon logo
$120
Zoom H1 AmazonZoom H1n Digital Handy Portable Recorder...Zoom H1n Digital Handy Portable Recorder and 16GB Deluxe Accessory Bundle with Xpix Pro Lavalier Mic + Tripod + AAA Batteries + Fibertique Cloth
Amazon logo
$149
Zoom H1 AmazonZoom H1n Portable Digital Recorder + Mic...Zoom H1n Portable Digital Recorder + Mic Windscreen +3.5 mm TRS to Dual 1/4 TS Cable + 32GB microSDHC Card + AAA Batteries (Black)
Amazon logo
$132
Zoom H1 AmazonZoom H1n 2-Input / 2-Track Portable Hand...Zoom H1n 2-Input / 2-Track Portable Handy Recorder with Onboard X/Y Microphone + 32GB microSDHC UHS-I Card with Adapter + Lavalier Condenser Mic + 4x AAA Alkaline Batteries + More (Black)
Amazon logo
$140
Zoom H1 AmazonAccessory USA AC DC Adapter for Zoom AD1...Accessory USA AC DC Adapter for Zoom AD17 H1, H2n, H5, H6, Q2HD, Q4, Q8 and R8 Recorders Power Supply Cord Cable PS Charger
Amazon logo
$13
Zoom H1 AmazonYOUSHARES Zoom H1 Recorder Short Furry O...YOUSHARES Zoom H1 Recorder Short Furry Outdoor Windscreen Muff, Pop Filter/Wind Cover Shield Fits Zoom H1 Handy Portable Recorder
Amazon logo
$9.99
Zoom H1 AmazonZoom Handy Recorder H1 USB Cable - Mini ...Zoom Handy Recorder H1 USB Cable - Mini USB
Amazon logo
$8.98
Zoom H1 AmazonPowerbeats Pro Wireless Earbuds - Apple ...Powerbeats Pro Wireless Earbuds - Apple H1 Headphone Chip, Class 1 Bluetooth Headphones, 9 Hours of Listening Time, Sweat Resistant, Built-in Microphone - Black
Amazon logo
$200

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