Casio Exilim TRYX vs Nikon Coolpix AW100

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Casio Exilim TRYX

57

Nikon Coolpix AW100

41

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 (122×58×15 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
  1. Lens
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures

Items often bought with the Casio TRYX or Nikon AW100

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differences

Advantages of the Casio TRYX

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Wide angle
Much better wide angle
21 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 30% better wide angle
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-stops)
Size
Smaller
122×58×15 mm vs 110×65×23 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Thickness
Significantly thinner
0.6" vs 0.9"
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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
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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
  1. 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
1.0 cm vs 8.0 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
$260.00 vs $729.90
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The best price we've seen is $470 cheaper (2.8x less)
Waterproof
Waterproof
Yes vs No
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Great for vacations and holidays at the beach, or around the pool
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
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 30fps
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Thickness Thin Help
              TRYX0.6"
              AW1000.9"
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              TRYX1/8s
              AW1004s
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              TRYX1x
              AW1005x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant shared competitors found.

              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
              Casio Exilim EX-TR15

              Casio Exilim EX-TR15

              Compact

              $1,119

              Built-in flash Built-in flash
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Fastest shutter speed Much slower max shutter speed
              Size Slightly larger
              Casio Exilim EX-TR10

              Casio Exilim EX-TR10

              Compact

              $1,187

              Built-in flash Built-in flash
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Fastest shutter speed Much slower max shutter speed
              Size Slightly larger
              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
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $259

              Built-in flash Built-in flash
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Size Larger

              Nikon Coolpix AW100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Waterproof

              $180

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Larger
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Waterproof

              $179

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              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
              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Nikon Coolpix S33

              Waterproof

              $117 - $161

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

              Waterproof

              $249

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Size Significantly larger

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