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

Casio Exilim TRYX

Winner
Casio Exilim TRYX

60

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Nikon Coolpix AW100

44

Nikon Coolpix AW100

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim TRYX

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
21 mm
Size
Really small
Super compact 121x58x15 mm
Thickness
Thin
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
 
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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 $279.00 vs $960.00
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The best price we've seen is $681 cheaper (3.4x 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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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 Common Weaknesses
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Thickness Thin Help
              TRYX:0.6"
              AW100:0.9"
              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

              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              Waterproof

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens

              Casio Exilim TRYX Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Casio EX-TR150

              Casio EX-TR150

              Compact

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Casio Exilim EX-TR10

              Casio Exilim EX-TR10

              Compact

              $1,187

              Built-in flash Built-in flash
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Lowest price More expensive
              Casio Exilim EX-TR15

              Casio Exilim EX-TR15

              Compact

              $953

              Built-in flash Built-in flash
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

              Travel zoom

              $249

              Built-in flash Built-in flash
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Size Significantly larger
              Olympus VR-350

              Olympus VR-350

              Travel zoom

              $99

              Built-in flash Built-in flash
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Significantly larger
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Nikon Coolpix AW100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Waterproof

              $229 - $340

              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

              $247 - $266

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

              Canon PowerShot D20

              Waterproof

              $170 - $320

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

              Panasonic Lumix TS4

              Waterproof

              $294

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Aperture Wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Fujifilm FinePix XP70

              Waterproof

              $145 - $169

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

              appearance

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              discussion

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