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

Casio Exilim TRYX vs Nikon Coolpix AW100

Winner
Casio Exilim TRYX

59

Nikon Coolpix AW100

44

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
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
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
Help
More than 30% smaller
Thickness
Thinner
0.6" vs 0.9"
Help
More than 30% thinner
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/1500s
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2.7x faster max shutter speed
Weight
Lighter
157 g vs 178 g
Help
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
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
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
1 cm vs 8 cm
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Focus on subjects 8x closer to the lens
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Lowest price
Much cheaper
$239.00 vs $900.00
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The best price we've seen is $661 cheaper (3.8x less)
Waterproof
Waterproof
Yes vs No
Help
Great for vacations and holidays at the beach, or around the pool
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
              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
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens

              Casio Exilim TRYX Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Casio EX-TR150

              Casio EX-TR150

              Compact

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Sanyo VPC-X350

              Sanyo VPC-X350

              Compact

              Built-in flash Built-in flash
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Casio Exilim EX-TR50

              Casio Exilim EX-TR50

              Compact

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Casio Exilim EX-TR15

              Casio Exilim EX-TR15

              Compact

              $870

              Built-in flash Built-in flash
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Fastest shutter speed Much slower max shutter speed
              Size Slightly larger
              Pentax Optio W30

              Pentax Optio W30

              Waterproof

              Built-in flash Built-in flash
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Nikon Coolpix AW100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Waterproof

              $189 - $347

              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

              $241 - $314

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $237

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Nikon Coolpix AW130

              Nikon Coolpix AW130

              Compact

              $347

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Canon PowerShot D20

              Canon PowerShot D20

              Waterproof

              $199 - $300

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Size Larger
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR

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