A comparison between the audio and the video capabilities of the Zoom Q2 HD and the Nokia Lumia 920. The Zoom has an excellent mid-side mic array but appalling video. The Lumia has very good optical stabilised video (this is the Pro camera app on Amber) and also has an excellent HAAC three-mic array itself. The Zoom has a Maplin large foam windshield on (which fits nicely, actually) and there was an amount of wind around, which typically would have driven the Zoom to distortion, so I turned the gain of the Zoom almost right up to make it even more difficult for it. The Lumia has no control over audio gain, so the background ambience is much lower, but it picked up a bit of wind noise toward the end of the clip.

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