Excerpt: With this new 4-megapixel prosumerdigital camera, Casio has done it again, packing more features than you can use with performance in a compact configuration. This feature-packed camera is easy to use, with a quality stainless steel construction, and ergonomic and stylish design. There are fully automatic modes for beginners, with manual options for those who would like more control. You can use SD memory card along with its built-in f lash memory.
($499) is Casio's entry into the high resolution ultra-small camera
market. This market didn't get popular until about 6 months ago,
when Sony, Pentax, and Kyocera introduced their 4 Megapixel micro-cameras.
Pros: Very good photo quality, Small, elegant metal body, Manual control over shutter speed, aperture, focus, and white balance, Fast performance, Cool album, best shot features, Has an AF illuminator lamp, Impressive redeye test performance
Cons: Images kind of noisy/over-processed, No sound in movie mode, 11MB of memory on a 4 Megapixel camera? Come on!, No video out
Summary: Casio introduces two new versatile and compact digital cameras that come with a 3X optical zoom, a high-resolution primary color CCD and fit comfortably in the palm of your hand. The QV-R4, a 4.0 megapixel digital camera, and the QV-R3, a 3.0 megapixel digital camera measure 3.5 x 2.5 x 1.2 inches, making them two of the smallest, lightest and compact digital cameras available in the marketplace today.