The Casio QV-R3 is mostly gets compared to travel zooms. The Casio QV-R3's top rivals come from Casio (such as the Exilim ZR100)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio QV-R3 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (compact (90×59×31 mm) vs compact (105×59×29 mm)) and has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 24 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.6" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (85k dots vs 460k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift) and takes significantly lower resolution photos (3.1 MP vs 9.7 MP).

Casio Exilim ZR100

Casio Exilim EX-ZR100
8 years newer
$1,489

Significant advantages of the ZR100 (vs the QV-R3)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 38 mm
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.6"
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the ZR100 (vs the QV-R3)

  • Larger: Compact (105×59×29 mm) vs Compact (90×59×31 mm)
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the ZR100 and QV-R3

  • Very small: Compact (105×59×29 mm) vs Compact (90×59×31 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.1" vs 1.2"
  • Light weight: 204 g vs 240 g