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 G5 X and Fujifilm HS30EXR side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Canon G5 X has external dimensions of 112 x 76 x 44 mm (4.41 x 2.99 x 1.73″) and weighs 353 g (0.78 lb / 12.45 oz) (including batteries). Fujifilm HS30EXR has external dimensions of 131 x 97 x 126 mm (5.16 x 3.82 x 4.96″) and weighs 687 g (1.51 lb / 24.23 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Canon G5 X and Fujifilm HS30EXR. Canon G5 X is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 19mm narrower, 21mm shorter and 82mm thinner than Fujifilm HS30EXR.
Here is the back view size comparison of Canon G5 X and Fujifilm HS30EXR.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Canon G5 X and Fujifilm HS30EXR.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Canon G5 X is significantly lighter (334g ) than the Fujifilm HS30EXR which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Canon PowerShot G5 X nor Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR 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 Top Bridge Cameras with Weather Sealing
LCD Screen Size and Features
Canon G5 X and Fujifilm HS30EXR's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
Fujifilm HS30EXR features a Tilting only screen
which is mostly only good for shooting from waist or over the head levels. On the other hand, Canon G5 X sports a Fully Articulated screen
which is more flexible and useful especially for taking Selfie shots and video.