The Casio QV-R40 is mostly gets compared to other compacts. The Casio QV-R40's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cybershot DSC-W550)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio QV-R40 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (39 mm vs 26 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.6" vs 3"), is significantly larger (compact (88×61×33 mm) vs super compact (96×57×19 mm)), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift) and takes significantly lower resolution photos (4 MP vs 9.8 MP).

Sony Cybershot DSC-W550

Sony Cybershot DSC-W550
8 years newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-W550 (vs the QV-R40)

  • Much better wide angle: 26 mm vs 39 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.6"

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W550 (vs the QV-R40)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the DSC-W550 and QV-R40

  • Wide aperture: f/2.7 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash