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Casio QV-R40

alaTest has collected and analyzed 246 reviews of Casio QV-R40. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and usability. The portability and price also get good feedback, whereas many are less positive about the flash and shutter.

performance, price, portability, usability, size

shutter, flash

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Casio QV-R40 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 96 user reviews of Casio QV-R40 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on People really like the size and portability. The usability and performance are also appreciated. There are some mixed reviews about the storage, and there are some negative reviews about the flash and shutter.

price, performance, usability, portability, size

shutter, flash

88% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2020

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Sep, 2003

Expert review by : Sally Wiener Grotta, Daniel Grotta (

Casio Exilim QV-R40


The Casio QV-R40 offers a slew of features, compact size, good-looking pictures, and a low price.

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Sep, 2003

Expert review by : Steve's Digicams (

Casio QV-R40


Continue on to Features & Controls Casio QV-R40 Specifications Image File Record Format Still Images: JPEG (Exif. Ver. 2.2), DCF standard, DPOF compliant Movies: AVI (Open DML Motion JPEG standard) Recording Medium 10MB built-in Flash memory; SD MEMORY...

Sep, 2003


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Casio QV-R40 review


The 24th of July 2003 Casio introduced a new compact digital camera world-wide. This model is now also available in the Netherlands and I think it is time to actually start using this camera. This small compact model is a very welcoming addition to the...

Casio really created a nice camera with this QV-R40. The images taken with this camera look good, they have a nice contrast and real life colours. The Casio QV-R40 is a camera meant for those users that are looking for an easy to handle camera but with...

Expert review by : Dc Resource (

Expert Review


The CasioQV-R40 ($299) is an updated version of the ultra-compactQV-R4, which was introduced in 2002. Both models feature a3X optical zoom lens and a 4 Megapixel CCD. The biggest newfeatures on the R40 include faster performance and the useof AA...

Compact, mostly-metal body, Robust performance, especially startup speed, Manual white balance, focus, Lots of useful "best shot" (scene) modes, Cool calendar, favorites, album features in playback mode, Uses AA batteries; nice rechargeables included,...

Images are too noisy, No AF illuminator (the camera the R40 replaces had one), Needs slower shutter speeds, Redeye, Outdated movie mode, Sluggish zoom and scroll feature in playback mode, 10MB of onboard memory isn't much, No video out port, Bundled...

Jan, 2004

DIWA Silver Awards!

Expert review by : DIWA (

Casio QV-R40


It has been determined through DIWA's unique aggregated testing procedure that the Casio QV-R40 has achieved the criteria required for the award of a DIWA Silver medal in the category of Amateur Compact camera. DIWA noted the QV-R40 for its design that...

Feb, 2004

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Casio QV-R40


The Casio QV-R40 is a small fast 4MP digital camera with a 3x Optical zoom lens (F=8-24, 1:2.8-4.9). The camera boast a 1 second startup time (you may need to turn off the startup animation!) and is housed in a small aluminium alloy body. The camera...

Play / Record buttons ; Fast start-up time and operation ; Small size ; Metal body ; Takes 'AA' batteries - rechargables provided

An extremely quick, small and stylish camera, available for an exceptional price refurbished - recommended if you can get it for £99! The camera produces good images and is very easy to use - however the camera is let down slightly by noise levels,...

May, 2004

Expert review by : Darren (digital photography blog)

Casio QV-R40


The Casio QV-R40 is one of the speediest compact digital cameras currently on the market. It is just 88 x 60 x 32.5mm in dimension and weighs only 160g but packs a punch worthy of a much bigger camera. The camera has a 4 megapixel sensor, 3x Optical...

The Casio QV-R40 has a wide array of easy to use features, including a three shot self timer mode and a HTML thumbnail creation mode for ease of use if using your pictures on a website

Nov, 2003

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4 mp's and you still have money for accessories


This is my first digital camera so I do not have anything to compare it to but overall this is an excellent camera for the price you are paying. First you are getting a 4 MP camera at well below what regular 4MP's sell for. I like the fact that this is...

CompactConstructionPriceFunctionsBattery Life

Lack of shutter speed adjustmentPhoto software

Jun, 2004

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First digicam, expectations exceeded


I researched a few brands before deciding on this little camera. I'm very happy with it. I bought it because I thought the price was very good for a 4 MP camera and the reviews were good. My only concern was the namebrand. (Cameras aren't the first ...

Price, compact, pic quality (great for me), zoom features

software troublesome, no camera case

May, 2004

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