As well as being compared against other compacts, the Casio QV-R61 is also often compared to super zooms and digicams. The Casio QV-R61's top rivals come from Fujifilm (such as the FinePix 4700 Zoom) and Olympus (such as the SP-700)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio QV-R61 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.3) and has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (2" vs 3"), is slightly larger (compact (88×61×33 mm) vs compact (98×57×24 mm)), is older (august 2004 vs october 2005), is thicker (1.3" vs 0.9") and is slightly heavier (218 g vs 180 g).

Olympus SP-700

Olympus SP-700
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the SP-700 (vs the QV-R61)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2"
  • Significantly thinner: 0.9" vs 1.3"

Significant disadvantages of the SP-700 (vs the QV-R61)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the SP-700 and QV-R61

  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio QV-R61 compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.2), has a slightly larger screen (2" vs 1.8"), is slightly smaller (compact (88×61×33 mm) vs standard size (81×121×66 mm)), takes slightly higher resolution photos (5.9 MP vs 1.9 MP) and is newer (august 2004 vs june 2000).

However, on average it doesn't support an external flash and much shorter exposures (4 seconds vs 60 seconds).

Casio QV-2800UX

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4 years older

Significant advantages of the QV-2800UX (vs the QV-R61)

  • Supports an external flash
  • Much longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the QV-2800UX (vs the QV-R61)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the QV-2800UX and QV-R61

  • Very small: Standard size (81×121×66 mm) vs Compact (88×61×33 mm)
  • Very light: 295 g vs 218 g
  • Very thin: 2.6" vs 1.3"

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio QV-R61 compared to digicam competitors include: it is newer (august 2004 vs january 2000).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (39 mm vs 36 mm).

Fujifilm FinePix 4700 Zoom

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4 years older

Significant advantages of the 4700 Zoom (vs the QV-R61)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 36 mm vs 39 mm

Significant disadvantages of the 4700 Zoom (vs the QV-R61)

  • None found

common strengths of the 4700 Zoom and QV-R61

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Thin: 1.3" vs 1.3"
  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel