Top 10 | Best Portable Audio Recorders of 2020

We crunched the numbers for January 2020. Below are the 10 most sought after audio recorders. We ranked based on a combination of customer reviews, brand reputation and product popularity.

Table: Best portable audio recorders
Rank audio recorder Price
1 Tascam
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2 Zoom
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3 Tascam
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4 Zoom
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5 Zoom
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6 Tascam
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7 Zoom
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8 Tascam
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9 Tascam
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10 Tascam
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Currently there are 40 best-selling audio recorders on the market - more than enough to get overwhelmed when choosing. We rounded up 10 options that are currently most popular.

In a nutshell: 3 most popular options

Top Brands and Price Ranges

As of January 2020 the most popular audio recorder brand is Tascam - it has 16 best-selling audio recorders, with Tascam DR-100mkIII and Tascam DP-008EX being the top two. Second most popular brand is Zoom.

Summary: Top Audio Recorder Brands
Brand Top 3 Bestsellers
#1 Tascam
Total bestsellers: 16
#2 Zoom
Total bestsellers: 9
#3 YEMENREN
Total bestsellers: 2

This month, out of 58 best-selling portable audio recorders the top 3 most popular ones are Tascam DR-100mkIII , Zoom H5 and Tascam DP-008EX .

Top audio recorders can be split into budget, premium and mid-range ones. #1 premium audio recorder is currently Tascam DR-100mkIII , followed by Zoom H5 .

The best budget audio recorders are Tascam DR-22WL and Tascam DR-40 . In the middle of the price range you have Tascam DP-008EX and Zoom H4n Pro .

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