The Toshiba PDR-M4 is mostly gets compared to mirrorless. The Toshiba PDR-M4's top rivals come from Canon (such as the EOS M3)

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors the Toshiba PDR-M4 has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), takes much lower resolution photos (1.9 MP vs 24 MP), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't have a screen which flips out and has a slightly smaller sensor (1/2" 6.4x4.8mm vs APS-C 22.3x14.9mm).

Canon EOS M3

Canon EOS M3
16 years newer
$364 (body only)
$538 22mm lens

Significant advantages of the M3 (vs the PDR-M4)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"
  • Has a touch screen
  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 1.9 MP

Significant disadvantages of the M3 (vs the PDR-M4)

  • None found

common strengths of the M3 and PDR-M4

  • Fairly small: Mid size (111×68×44 mm) vs Mid size (112×42×68 mm)
  • Light weight: 366 g vs 290 g
  • Each has a built-in flash