Size and weight is a big decision factor when you are trying to find the ideal camera for your needs.
In this section, We are going to illustrate Canon IXUS 165 and Nikon A10 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Canon IXUS 165 has external dimensions of 95 x 54 x 22 mm (3.74 x 2.13 x 0.87″) and weighs 128 g (0.28 lb / 4.52 oz) (including batteries). Nikon A10 has external dimensions of 96 x 59 x 29 mm (3.78 x 2.32 x 1.14″) and weighs 160 g (0.35 lb / 5.64 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Canon IXUS 165 and Nikon A10. Canon IXUS 165 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 1mm narrower, 5mm shorter and 7mm thinner than Nikon A10.
Here is the back view size comparison of Canon IXUS 165 and Nikon A10.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Canon IXUS 165 and Nikon A10.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Canon IXUS 165 is significantly lighter (32g ) than the Nikon A10 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Canon IXUS 165 nor Nikon Coolpix A10 provides any type of weather sealing in their body, so you have to give extra care especially when you are shooting outdoors. If weather sealing is a must-have feature for you, check these sections: Top Compact Cameras with Weather Sealing
LCD Screen Size and Features
Canon IXUS 165 and Nikon A10's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 2.7".
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.