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iQ5 microphone review: iOS accessory delivers solid sound from a small package

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At a Glance

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At a Glance

Zoom's Lightning-connector iQ5 Professional Stereo Microphone may look a little plasticky, but it delivers solid sound in a perfectly portable package.

Price when rated: $125

Pros

  • Produces good-sounding recordings
  • Flexible input-gain options
  • Positionable microphone head
  • HandyRecorder app adds useful options

Cons

  • Easy to dislodge from Lightning-connector port
  • HandyRecorder app's sharing options are limited
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