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 ELPH 180 and Sony W830 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Canon ELPH 180 has external dimensions of 95 x 54 x 22 mm (3.74 x 2.13 x 0.87″) and weighs 126 g (0.28 lb / 4.44 oz) (including batteries). Sony W830 has external dimensions of 93 x 52 x 23 mm (3.66 x 2.05 x 0.91″) and weighs 122 g (0.27 lb / 4.30 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Canon ELPH 180 and Sony W830. Sony W830 is 2mm narrower and 2mm shorter than Canon ELPH 180 but it is also 1mm thicker.
Here is the back view size comparison of Canon ELPH 180 and Sony W830.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Canon ELPH 180 and Sony W830.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Sony W830 is 4g lighter than the Canon ELPH 180 but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
Unfortunately neither Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 nor Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830 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 ELPH 180 and Sony W830'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.