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

Casio Exilim TRYX vs Nikon Coolpix AW100

Winner
Casio Exilim TRYX

58

Nikon Coolpix AW100

42

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

galleries

Explore our gallery of 21 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix AW100.

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-stop)
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
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
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
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
Lowest price
Much cheaper
$264.95 vs $939.90
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The best price we've seen is $675 cheaper (3.5x 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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recommendations

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
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              TRYX1x
              AW1005x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              Waterproof

              Movie format Records very high quality movies
              Wide angle Has a much wider 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
              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 - $539 body only

              $569 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

              Built-in flash Built-in flash
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

              Travel zoom

              $299

              Built-in flash Built-in flash
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Nikon 1 J4

              Nikon 1 J4

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $299 - $375 with 10-30mm lens

              Built-in flash Built-in flash
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon Rebel T4i

              Canon Rebel T4i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $525 body only

              $630 with 18-135mm lens

              Built-in flash Built-in flash
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

              Nikon Coolpix AW100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Waterproof

              $189

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Waterproof

              $240 - $347

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Larger
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Nikon Coolpix AW130

              Nikon Coolpix AW130

              Compact

              $327 - $347

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Canon PowerShot D20

              Canon PowerShot D20

              Waterproof

              $300

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Size Significantly larger
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS4

              Panasonic Lumix TS4

              Waterproof

              $350

              Aperture Wider aperture
              3D Takes 3D photos
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

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