Casio TRYX vs Leica D-Lux 6

Portability
99
Imaging
37
Features
25
Overall
32
Casio Exilim TRYX front
 
Leica D-Lux 6 front
Portability
86
Imaging
36
Features
60
Overall
45

Casio TRYX vs Leica D-Lux 6 Key Specs

Casio TRYX
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Display
  • ISO 100 - 3200
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 21mm (F2.8) lens
  • n/ag - 122 x 58 x 15mm
  • Launched January 2011
Leica D-Lux 6
(Full Review)
  • 10MP - 1/1.7" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 80 - 6400 (Expand to 12800)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 24-90mm (F1.4-2.3) lens
  • 298g - 111 x 68 x 46mm
  • Launched September 2012
  • Succeeded the Leica D-LUX 5
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Casio TRYX vs Leica D-Lux 6 Overview

Below, we are reviewing the Casio TRYX versus Leica D-Lux 6, former being a Ultracompact while the other is a Small Sensor Compact by rivals Casio and Leica. The sensor resolution of the TRYX (12MP) and the D-Lux 6 (10MP) is very well matched but the TRYX (1/2.3") and D-Lux 6 (1/1.7") possess totally different sensor size.

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The TRYX was announced 20 months before the D-Lux 6 making the cameras a generation apart from one another. Both of the cameras come with different body type with the Casio TRYX being a Ultracompact camera and the Leica D-Lux 6 being a Compact camera.

Before getting straight into a step-by-step comparison, below is a quick view of how the TRYX matches up against the D-Lux 6 in the way of portability, imaging, features and an overall rating.

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Reasons to pick Casio TRYX over the Leica D-Lux 6

 TRYX D-Lux 6 
Display typeFully ArticulatedFixed Fully Articulating display
Selfie screen Easy selfies

Reasons to pick Leica D-Lux 6 over the Casio TRYX

 D-Lux 6 TRYX 
LaunchedSeptember 2012January 2011Fresher by 20 months
Focus manually Very precise focus
Display resolution920k461kClearer display (+459k dot)

Common features in the Casio TRYX and Leica D-Lux 6

 TRYX D-Lux 6 
Display dimension3"3"Identical display size
Touch friendly display Missing Touch friendly display

Casio TRYX vs Leica D-Lux 6 Physical Comparison

For those who are planning to carry your camera, you have to take into account its weight and proportions. The Casio TRYX has got physical measurements of 122mm x 58mm x 15mm (4.8" x 2.3" x 0.6") with a weight of n/a grams (0.00 lbs) while the Leica D-Lux 6 has measurements of 111mm x 68mm x 46mm (4.4" x 2.7" x 1.8") with a weight of 298 grams (0.66 lbs).

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Always remember, the weight of an ILC will vary dependant on the lens you are working with at that moment. The following is the front view over all size comparison of the TRYX against the D-Lux 6.

Casio TRYX vs Leica D-Lux 6 size comparison

Taking into consideration dimensions and weight, the portability rating of the TRYX and D-Lux 6 is 99 and 86 respectively.

Casio TRYX vs Leica D-Lux 6 top view buttons comparison

Casio TRYX vs Leica D-Lux 6 Sensor Comparison

Normally, its tough to envision the contrast between sensor sizing merely by checking a spec sheet. The graphic underneath will help provide you a stronger sense of the sensor measurements in the TRYX and D-Lux 6.

Clearly, both cameras have got different megapixel count and different sensor sizing. The TRYX using its tinier sensor will make achieving shallower DOF tougher and the Casio TRYX will give you extra detail with its extra 2 Megapixels. Greater resolution will let you crop photos much more aggressively. The older TRYX is going to be behind when it comes to sensor innovation.

Casio TRYX vs Leica D-Lux 6 sensor size comparison

Casio TRYX vs Leica D-Lux 6 Screen and ViewFinder

Casio TRYX vs Leica D-Lux 6 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Casio TRYX Portrait photography features
Leica D-Lux 6 Portrait photography features
22
manual focus not available
lack of manual exposure
cannot use external flash
low resolution (12 megapixels)
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
has no RAW files
41
has manual focus
supports RAW files
resolution not great (10 megapixels)
sensor size is tiny (1/1.7")
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Street Comparison

Casio TRYX Street photography advice
Leica D-Lux 6 Street photography advice
59
screen can move to multiple angles
no image stabilization
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
has no RAW files
58
has image stabilization (Optical)
supports RAW files
screen does not articulate
sensor size is tiny (1/1.7")
more heavy than others in class (298g)
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Sports Comparison

Casio TRYX Sports photography info
Leica D-Lux 6 Sports photography info
18
focal length is fixed (21mm)
no shutter priority mode
no image stabilization
low resolution (12 megapixels)
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
has no phase detect auto focus
43
has image stabilization (Optical)
supports tracking focus
good battery pack (330 per charge)
resolution not great (10MP)
sensor size is tiny (1/1.7")
no phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Casio TRYX Travel photography factors
Leica D-Lux 6 Travel photography factors
57
selfie friendly screen
does not have Timelapse mode
low resolution (12 megapixels)
slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
64
good battery pack (330 per charge)
has built in flash
decently wide (24mm)
very good max aperture (f1.4)
more heavy than others in class (298 grams)
resolution not great (10MP)
display isn't selfie friendly
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Landscape Comparison

Casio TRYX Landscape photography highlights
Leica D-Lux 6 Landscape photography highlights
29
pretty good screen size (3 inches)
manual focus not available
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
focal length is fixed (21mm)
slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
lack of manual exposure
no image stabilization
low resolution (12 megapixels)
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
has no RAW files
does not have Timelapse mode
58
has manual focus
decently wide (24mm)
very good max aperture (f1.4)
screen size is good (3")
has image stabilization (Optical)
supports RAW files
good battery pack (330 per charge)
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
resolution not great (10MP)
sensor size is tiny (1/1.7")
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Vlogging Comparison

Casio TRYX Vlogging info
Leica D-Lux 6 Vlogging info
63
selfie friendly screen
high res video (1920 x 1080 resolution)
slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
no image stabilization
does not have microphone port
32
decently wide (24mm)
very good max aperture (f1.4)
has image stabilization (Optical)
high res video (1920 x 1080 resolution)
display isn't selfie friendly
lack of microphone port
more heavy than others in class (298g)
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Casio TRYX vs Leica D-Lux 6 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Casio TRYX and Leica D-Lux 6
 Casio Exilim TRYXLeica D-Lux 6
General Information
Company Casio Leica
Model Casio Exilim TRYX Leica D-Lux 6
Category Ultracompact Small Sensor Compact
Launched 2011-01-05 2012-09-17
Body design Ultracompact Compact
Sensor Information
Processor Chip Exilim Engine HS Venus Engine
Sensor type BSI-CMOS CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/1.7"
Sensor measurements 6.17 x 4.55mm 7.44 x 5.58mm
Sensor area 28.1mm² 41.5mm²
Sensor resolution 12MP 10MP
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3 and 3:2 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Peak resolution 4000 x 3000 3648 x 2736
Highest native ISO 3200 6400
Highest enhanced ISO - 12800
Min native ISO 100 80
RAW data
Autofocusing
Manual focus
Touch to focus
Autofocus continuous
Autofocus single
Autofocus tracking
Selective autofocus
Center weighted autofocus
Multi area autofocus
Autofocus live view
Face detect focus
Contract detect focus
Phase detect focus
Number of focus points - 23
Cross focus points - -
Lens
Lens mount fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 21mm (1x) 24-90mm (3.8x)
Max aperture f/2.8 f/1.4-2.3
Macro focus distance 8cm 1cm
Focal length multiplier 5.8 4.8
Screen
Display type Fully Articulated Fixed Type
Display diagonal 3" 3"
Resolution of display 461k dot 920k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch capability
Display tech Super Clear TFT color LCD TFT Color LCD
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None Electronic (optional)
Features
Min shutter speed 1/8 seconds 60 seconds
Max shutter speed 1/4000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Continuous shutter speed - 11.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation - Yes
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash range no built-in flash 8.50 m
Flash settings no built-in flash Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync
External flash
Auto exposure bracketing
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Supported 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) 1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 30, 25 fps), 1280 x 720p (60, 50, 30, 25 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 25 fps)
Highest video resolution 1920x1080 1920x1080
Video file format MPEG-4 MPEG-4, AVCHD
Microphone jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless Eye-Fi Connected None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight - 298 grams (0.66 pounds)
Dimensions 122 x 58 x 15mm (4.8" x 2.3" x 0.6") 111 x 68 x 46mm (4.4" x 2.7" x 1.8")
DXO scores
DXO Overall score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery life - 330 photos
Form of battery - Battery Pack
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 seconds, custom) Yes (2 or 10 sec, 10 sec (3 images))
Time lapse feature
Storage media SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Storage slots Single Single
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