Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Casio Exilim TRYX vs Nikon Coolpix AW110

Casio Exilim TRYX

Winner
Casio Exilim TRYX

61

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Nikon Coolpix AW100

44

Nikon Coolpix AW100

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim TRYX

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.8
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
21 mm
Really small
Size
Super compact 121x58x15 mm
Thin
Thickness
0.6"
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix AW100

Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Size
Really small
Compact 110x64x22 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

differences

Advantages of the Casio TRYX

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Aperture
Significantly wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3.9
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At its widest zoom, the TRYX's lens captures slightly more light (1 f-stop)
Wide angle
Significantly better wide angle
21 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 30% better wide angle
Size
Smaller
121x58x15 mm vs 110x64x22 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Thickness
Thinner
0.6" vs 0.9"
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More than 30% thinner
Weight
Lighter
157 g vs 178 g
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More than 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Nikon AW100

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Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Yes vs No
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A built-in flash is useful for taking indoor shots where there is little light
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
1 cm vs 8 cm
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Focus on subjects 8x closer to the lens
High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Waterproof
Waterproof
Yes vs No
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Great for vacations and holidays at the beach, or around the pool
Lowest price
Much cheaper
$274.00 vs $958.88
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The best price we've seen is $685 cheaper (3.5x less)
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
5x vs 1x
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25x more zoom
Longest exposure
Slightly longer exposures
4s vs 1/8s
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32x longer exposures
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Thickness Thin Help
              TRYX:0.6"
              AW100:0.9"
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              TRYX:1/8s
              AW100:4s
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              TRYX:1x
              AW100:5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10

              Sony Cybershot TX10

              Waterproof

              $245

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              Casio Exilim TRYX Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Casio Exilim EX-TR50

              Casio Exilim EX-TR50

              Compact

              $1,223

              Built-in flash Built-in flash
              True resolution Higher true resolution
              Size Slightly larger
              Lowest price More expensive
              Kodak EasyShare Mini M200

              Kodak EasyShare Mini M200

              Ultra compact

              $77

              Built-in flash Built-in flash
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Casio EX-TR150

              Casio EX-TR150

              Compact

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Olympus VR-350

              Olympus VR-350

              Travel zoom

              $125

              Built-in flash Built-in flash
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Significantly larger
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Casio Exilim EX-TR15

              Casio Exilim EX-TR15

              Compact

              $925

              Built-in flash Built-in flash
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Slightly heavier

              Nikon Coolpix AW100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Waterproof

              $189 - $297

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Size Larger
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Waterproof

              $266

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Size Larger
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Canon PowerShot D20

              Canon PowerShot D20

              Waterproof

              $169 - $320

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Size Larger
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              Waterproof

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Waterproof

              $128 - $169

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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