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 G16 and Nikon AW120 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Canon G16 has external dimensions of 109 x 76 x 40 mm (4.29 x 2.99 x 1.57″) and weighs 356 g (0.78 lb / 12.56 oz) (including batteries). Nikon AW120 has external dimensions of 110 x 66 x 26 mm (4.33 x 2.6 x 1.02″) and weighs 213 g (0.47 lb / 7.51 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Canon G16 and Nikon AW120. Nikon AW120 is 10mm shorter and 14mm thinner than Canon G16 but it is also 1mm wider.
Here is the back view size comparison of Canon G16 and Nikon AW120.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Canon G16 and Nikon AW120.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Nikon AW120 is significantly lighter (143g ) than the Canon G16 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Canon G16 and Nikon AW120's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.