The Casio QV-R4 is mostly gets compared to other compacts. The Casio QV-R4's top rivals come from Fujifilm (such as the FinePix XP20)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio QV-R4 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a significantly wider aperture (f/2.6 vs f/3.9) and has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 28 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.6" vs 2.7"), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (200 ISO vs 3,200 ISO) and is older (june 2002 vs january 2012).

Fujifilm FinePix XP20

Fujifilm FinePix XP20
9 years newer

Significant advantages of the XP20 (vs the QV-R4)

  • Much larger screen: 2.7" vs 1.6"
  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 38 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the XP20 (vs the QV-R4)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.9 vs f/2.6
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the XP20 and QV-R4

  • Very small: Compact (99×68×24 mm) vs Compact (90×59×31 mm)
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 1.2"