Casio Exilim TRYX Review

Overall 44
Imaging 7
Features 18
Size 92
Price 100

Main Features

  • 12.0 MP 1/2.3" BSI-CMOS sensor
  • ISO 100 - 3200
  • Image Stabilization: No
  • 3″ Fully Articulated Screen
  • ViewFinder: No
  • fps Continuous Shooting
  • Video: 1920 x 1080 (30 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 432 x 320 (30, 240 fps), 224 x 160 (480 fps)
  • Built-in Wireless: Yes
  • Dimensions: 122 x 58 x 15 mm
  • Weight: g
  • Environmental Sealing: No
  • Built-in GPS: No

Casio Exilim TRYX Summary

This review is devoted to Exilim TRYX that Casio has first introduced to the public in Jan 05, 2011. This model is a Ultracompact camera with a resolution of 12.0 MP and a 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor.

In Ultracompact cameras (Top 10 Compact Cameras) this model has taken rank #177 out of 472. Its Overall Score has reached 44/100 and it takes a rank of #437 out of 1174 in all Cameras.

Casio Exilim TRYX Compared to other Compact Cameras

Now let's delve into more details of our Casio Exilim TRYX review by assessing its features and specs, as well as checking what pros and cons it has compared to other average products in this category.

PROs

  • Viewfinder: No
  • Weight: 137 g

CONs

  • Screen Type: Fully Articulated
  • Touch Screen: No
  • Viewfinder Coverage: No
  • Viewfinder Magnification: No
  • Image Stabilization: No
  • Built-In Flash: No
  • External Flash: No
  • Sensor Resolution: 12.0 MP
  • Max Native Iso: 3200
  • Af Phase Detection: No
  • AutoFocus Face Detection: No
  • Microphone Port: No

Complete Comparison of Casio Exilim TRYX With Other Cameras in Ultracompact Category

In this part of our review, we are going to take a closer look at the technical specs and features presented in Casio Exilim TRYX. In addition, we are going to define the main pros and cons of this model and, based on this info, compare it to other average Ultracompact cameras.

Physical Characteristics Of Casio Exilim TRYX

Casio Exilim TRYX has the following external dimensions 122 x 122 x 15 mm (48.03 x 22.83 x 5.91″) with the weight of g.

The typical weight for average Ultracompact type cameras is 137g. If we compare the average indicator of the weight of Casio Exilim TRYX, we can conclude that this model is lighter than many other similar products.

Talking about the camera’s thickness, it is worth saying that Casio Exilim TRYX is thinner than other average cameras from this class. Its thickness is 15mm.

Look at the pictures below to see the front and top view of Casio Exilim TRYX with the indication of this model’s dimensions:

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If you want to have a better idea of how big the Casio Exilim TRYX is, look at the pictures below to see how big it is compared to a credit card and a AA type battery.

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Finally, let's check how different are the weight and thickness of the Casio Exilim TRYX compared to other models from this class of cameras presented by the brand’s competitors:

Thickness

Casio Exilim TRYX — 15 mm
Min: 13 mm
Average: 20 mm
Max: 33 mm

Weight

Casio Exilim TRYX — g
Min: 87 g
Average: 137 g
Max: 221 g

Unfortunately, Casio Exilim TRYX comes without a waterproof feature, so if you want it to serve well and last longer, you will have to use it very carefully and avoid water.

Unfortunately, Casio Exilim TRYX comes without a dustproof feature, so if you want it to serve well and last longer, you will have to use it very carefully and protect your camera from external threats such as dust.

Casio Exilim TRYX Photo and Sensor Features

Casio Exilim TRYX comes with Exilim Engine HS processor. This model also boasts of a resolution of 12.0 MP and is equipped with a 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor.

The base of Casio Exilim TRYX has the following ISO range 100 - 3200 .

Unfortunately, the support of the RAW file is not included in Casio Exilim TRYX. However, if you are looking specifically for a Ultracompact camera with a RAW file support, you should check out one of the following models from the same class and within similar price range .

Casio Exilim TRYX features a 12.0 MP 1/2.3" sensor, which is not a good pick for high-quality and detailed pictures. However, we have an alternative option for you if you were looking for higher resolution.

Anti-Aliasing Filter

Casio Exilim TRYX is known for the lack of anti-alias (Low-pass) filter. It is one of its essential features of the sensor built in this model. The absence of this filter contributes to a higher level of details and sharpness in the pictures you take. Yet, the lack of an anti-alias filter also enhances the possibility of more occurring in certain conditions.

Now let’s check how we can compare the size of 1/2.3" sensor featured in Casio Exilim TRYX with other standard sensor sizes.

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Other Characteristics And Features of Casio Exilim TRYX

LCD and ViewFinder

Casio Exilim TRYX is equipped with a Fully Articulated 3" LCD screen. The resolution of this model’s screen reaches 461k dots.

In addition, this model comes with a built-in ViewFinder.

Max Shutter speed

Some of the other highlights of Casio Exilim TRYX are its fps max speed and 1/4000 sec max shutter speed, which allow you to shoot continuously.

Flash

Unlike some other cameras from this category, Exilim TRYX unfortunately, is not equipped with a built-in flash.

Video Features

As for the video quality characteristics of Casio Exilim TRYX, it gives you a possibility to shoot videos at the highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 You also have enough flexibility in terms of how you can save your files. Namely, Casio Exilim TRYX allows you to save files in MPEG-4 formats.

Casio Exilim TRYX provides full HD resolution, which means that this model shows decent performance in most situations.

Casio Exilim TRYX is not equipped with any ports that would allow you to connect external headphones and microphones to it.

Connectivity and Storage

You can connect Exilim TRYX to compatible devices via its USB 2.0 or HDMI ports.

How Good is Casio Exilim TRYX for Different Types of Photography?

In this part of our review, we are going to focus on Casio Exilim TRYX’s performance in various fields of photography. Each sub-section stands for a specific photography area. In every part, we will review Casio Exilim TRYX’s name performance and give it an overall score. This first spider web graph indicates how we can compare the Exilim TRYX to the average Compact camera.

Hover your mouse over the points to see the score details for each photography type.

Casio Exilim TRYX for Portrait Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Casio Exilim TRYX performs Portrait Photography, we gave it a score of 8. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Casio Exilim TRYX can be called a Underclass model for this type of photography.

If the score of this model doesn’t impress you and you are still looking for a model that is better suited for Portrait Photography, we recommend you to check out our Top 10 Cameras for Portrait Photography.

Advantages:

No Significant Advantages

Disadvantages:

  • Small 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sensor
  • No Image Stabilization

Casio Exilim TRYX for Street Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Casio Exilim TRYX performs Street Photography, we gave it a score of 30. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Casio Exilim TRYX can be called a Intermediate model for this type of photography.

Advantages:

  • Small size (122 x 58 x 15 mm)
  • Live View
  • Fully Articulated Screen

Disadvantages:

  • No Built-in View Finder
  • No Image Stabilization
  • Small 1/2.3"(6.17 x 4.55 mm) sensor

Casio Exilim TRYX for Sports Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Casio Exilim TRYX performs Sports Photography, we gave it a score of 12. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Casio Exilim TRYX can be called a 12 model for this type of photography.

Advantages:

  • No View Finder

Disadvantages:

  • Slow Continuous Shooting ( fps)
  • No Environmental Sealing
  • Slow Max Shutter Speed (1/4000s)
  • Small Number of CrossFocus Points (0)
  • Bad Max Native ISO (3200)
  • Small size (122 x 58 x 15 mm)

Casio Exilim TRYX for Daily Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Casio Exilim TRYX performs Daily Photography, we gave it a score of 50. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Casio Exilim TRYX can be called a Strong model for this type of photography.

Advantages:

  • Small weight ( g)
  • Small size (122 x 58 x 15 mm)
  • Live View
  • Wireless Connectivity
  • Video is available

Disadvantages:

  • Small 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sensor
  • No Built-in Flash
  • No Built-in View Finder

Casio Exilim TRYX for Landscape Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Casio Exilim TRYX performs Landscape Photography, we gave it a score of 23. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Casio Exilim TRYX can be called a 23 model for this type of photography.

If the score of this model doesn’t impress you and you are still looking for a model that is better suited for Landscape Photography, we recommend you to check out our Top 10 Cameras for Landscape Photography.

Advantages:

  • Live View

Disadvantages:

  • Small 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sensor
  • Low resolution sensor (12 MP)
  • No Environmental Sealing
  • No RAW Support
  • Bad Max Native ISO (3200)

Casio Exilim TRYX Detailed Specs

General
Brand Casio
Model Exilim TRYX
Announced Jan 05, 2011
Body Type Ultracompact
Lens
Manual Focus No
Lens Mount Fixed lens
Number of Lenses n/a
Focal Length Multiplier n/a
Macro Focus Range 8
Screen
Screen Type Fully Articulated
Screen Size 3″
Screen Resolution 461k dots
Live View Yes
Touch Screen No
ViewFinder
ViewFinder
ViewFinder Resolution 0k dots
ViewFinder Coverage %
ViewFinder Magnification
Photography Features
Min Shutter Speed 1/8 s
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 s
Continuous Shooting fps
Shutter Priority No
Aperture Priority No
Manual Exposure Mode No
Exposure Compensation No
Custom White Balance Yes
Image Stabilization No
Built-in Flash No
Flash Range 0
Flash Modes no built-in flash
External Flash No
AE Bracketing No
WB Bracketing Yes
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment Yes
Average No
Spot No
Partial No
AF-Area No
Center Weighted No
Sensor
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS
Sensor Size 1/2.3"
Sensor Dimensions 6.17 x 4.55 mm
Sensor Area 28.07 mm2
Sensor Resolution 12.0 MP
Max Image Resolution 4000 x 3000
Max Native ISO 3,200
Max Boosted ISO n/a
Min Native ISO 100
RAW Support No
AutoFocus
AF Touch No
AF Continuous No
AF Single Yes
AF Tracking No
AF Selective No
AF Center No
AF Multi Area No
AF Live View Yes
AF Face Detection No
AF Contrast Detection Yes
AF Phase Detection No
Number of Focus Points n/a
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Video Features
Video Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (30 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 432 x 320 (30, 240 fps), 224 x 160 (480 fps)
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4
Microphone Port No
Headphone Port No
Connectivity
Wireless Connectivity Yes
HDMI Yes
USB USB 2.0
Physical
Environmental Sealing No
Water Proof No
Dust Proof No
Shock Proof No
Crush Proof No
Freeze Proof No
Weight g
Physical Dimensions 122 x 58 x 15 mm
Battery Life n/a
Battery Type n/a
Battery Model n/a
Other Features
Self Timer Yes
Timelapse Recording No
GPS
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1

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