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Zoom H1 Handy Portable Digital Recorder Review


Zoom H1 Handy Portable Digital Recorder Review: First of all I like to thank you all for landing this article, if you are planning to purchase portable digital recorder under 10k rupee then I must say you are on the right place. Great product for voice recording projects like interviews, vlogging, voice overs and many more as per your requirement. Easy to operate and understand too. Performance wise very good and with one AA battery it runs for hours and beyond So here are things which I like, Dislike and worth to mention about Zoom H1 Handy Portable Digital Recorder.

Technical Details:

Item Weight 59 g
Product Dimensions 17 x 9.7 x 4.5 cm
Batteries: 1 AA batteries required. (included)
Item model number ZH1
Country Produced In Imports
Colour Screen No
Screen Size 1.4

Zoom H1 Handy Portable Digital Recorder Review

If you record video far away from camera than this product should be buy for best quality sound wireless. This have lot of key for sound play record, delete, file conversation and more.. but 1 most important key hold to inaccessible other key for recording better sound and don’t miss to record to record.

Build Quality: Overall, its made from plastic. But, the quality is nice. It looks like a premium branded product. The microphone is light weight and easily slips into pocket. You can carry it anywhere and use it.

Battery Backup: It runs on AA Battery Cell. If you use this microphone alone, then the backup is really good. But, if you attach it with your camera, then the battery drains out quickly.

Sound: I have done a detailed sound comparison review on YouTube. You can search “Best Budget Microphones for YouTube by the Indian Dreamer”.

You can add micro sd card in it. Recording sterero sound with two Channels. You can use it for mic also for anytime, it have aux input and aux out put. It also with speaker but speaker sound is not good.

Note: You can use Spectacles’ Box as a Case for Zoom H1 as I am Using.

Easy to Operate: There is single button to start stop recording. Even a child can operate it.

The Mic is very Compact , The Recording Quality is also Excellent.There is also a speaker given on the Bottom just to Check the Audio before final Recording.

Price: As per the price is concern Zoom H1 Handy Portable Digital Recorder comes with the price tag of Rs. 6,199.


  • Great stereo mic with very clean audio recording
  • Records 24-bit/96kHz WAV audio
  • Small & lightweight
  • Not expensive


  • All plastic construction
  • Mounting thread is plastic
  • Battery & SD card covers are flimsy.

My Final Words:

According to me this is one of the best digital voice recorder under 10k rupee. 100% perfect for clear and great audio quality, all what you need. If you really planning to purchase it then simply go for it now, you surely going to love it.