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 S6900 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 S6900 has external dimensions of 99 x 58 x 28 mm (3.9 x 2.28 x 1.1″) and weighs 181 g (0.40 lb / 6.38 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Canon G5 X and Nikon S6900. Nikon S6900 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 13mm narrower, 18mm shorter and 16mm thinner than Canon G5 X.
Here is the back view size comparison of Canon G5 X and Nikon S6900.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Canon G5 X and Nikon S6900.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Nikon S6900 is significantly lighter (172g ) than the Canon G5 X which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Canon PowerShot G5 X nor Nikon Coolpix S6900 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 G5 X and Nikon S6900'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.