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 Nikon P900 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). Nikon P900 has external dimensions of 140 x 103 x 137 mm (5.51 x 4.06 x 5.39″) and weighs 899 g (1.98 lb / 31.71 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Canon G5 X and Nikon P900. Canon G5 X is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 28mm narrower, 27mm shorter and 93mm thinner than Nikon P900.
Here is the back view size comparison of Canon G5 X and Nikon P900.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Canon G5 X and Nikon P900.
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 (546g ) than the Nikon P900 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Canon PowerShot G5 X nor Nikon Coolpix P900 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 Nikon P900's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
Both cameras feature Fully Articulating screens
where you can change the angle of the screen to make it easier to shoot from waist or over the head levels. Fully articulating screens are also useful for taking Selfie shots and video.