The Casio QV-4000 is mostly gets compared to travel zooms and entry-level DSLRs. The Casio QV-4000's top rivals come from Fujifilm (such as the FinePix JZ700) and Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-ZS10)

Competitor classes

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio QV-4000 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a significantly wider aperture (f/2 vs f/3.6), has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none) and significantly longer exposures (60 seconds vs 8 seconds).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (34 mm vs 24 mm), doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), is much larger (standard size (118×75×65 mm) vs compact (99×57×23 mm)) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens).

Fujifilm FinePix JZ700

Fujifilm FinePix JZ700
12 years newer

Significant advantages of the JZ700 (vs the QV-4000)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 34 mm
  • Much smaller: Compact (99×57×23 mm) vs Standard size (118×75×65 mm)
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the JZ700 (vs the QV-4000)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.6 vs f/2
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel
  • Much shorter max exposures: 8 seconds vs 60 seconds

common strengths of the JZ700 and QV-4000

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10
9 years newer
$450

Significant advantages of the DMC-ZS10 (vs the QV-4000)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 34 mm
  • Has a GPS
  • Much smaller: Compact (105×58×33 mm) vs Standard size (118×75×65 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-ZS10 (vs the QV-4000)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the DMC-ZS10 and QV-4000

  • Very long exposure times: 60 seconds vs 60 seconds

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio QV-4000 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it is much smaller (standard size (118×75×65 mm) vs prosumer size (127×94×64 mm)), is slightly lighter (420 g vs 540 g) and much longer exposures (60 seconds vs 30 seconds).

However, on average it takes much lower resolution photos (3.8 MP vs 8 MP), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (2 fps vs 2.8 fps), has a much smaller sensor (1/1.8" 7.18x5.32mm vs APS-C 22.2x14.8mm), has a lower quality type of viewfinder (tunnel vs pentamirror) and is older (june 2001 vs february 2005).

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT

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3 years newer
$400 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel XT (vs the QV-4000)

  • Much higher true resolution: 8 MP vs 3.8 MP
  • Has a through-the-lens viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Tunnel
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel XT (vs the QV-4000)

  • Much larger: Prosumer size (127×94×64 mm) vs Standard size (118×75×65 mm)
  • Much shorter max exposures: 30 seconds vs 60 seconds

common strengths of the Rebel XT and QV-4000

  • Very small: Prosumer size (127×94×64 mm) vs Standard size (118×75×65 mm)
  • Very thin: 2.5" vs 2.6"