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 G9 X and Nikon AW100 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Canon G9 X has external dimensions of 98 x 58 x 31 mm (3.86 x 2.28 x 1.21″) and weighs 209 g (0.46 lb / 7.37 oz) (including batteries). Nikon AW100 has external dimensions of 110 x 65 x 23 mm (4.33 x 2.56 x 0.91″) and weighs 178 g (0.39 lb / 6.28 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Canon G9 X and Nikon AW100. Canon G9 X is 12mm narrower and 7mm shorter than Nikon AW100 but it is also 8mm thicker.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Canon G9 X and Nikon AW100.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Nikon AW100 is significantly lighter (31g ) than the Canon G9 X which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Canon G9 X and Nikon AW100'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.