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 S3500 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 S3500 has external dimensions of and weighs 129 g (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Canon G9 X and Nikon S3500. Canon G9 X has the same height with Nikon S3500. On the other hand, with a width of 98mm, it is 1 wider and also with a thickness of 31mm, it is 10mm thicker than Nikon S3500.
Here is the back view size comparison of Canon G9 X and Nikon S3500.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Canon G9 X and Nikon S3500.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Nikon S3500 is significantly lighter (80g ) than the Canon G9 X which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Canon PowerShot G9 X nor Nikon Coolpix S3500 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 G9 X's 3" LCD screen is slightly larger than Nikon S3500's 2.7" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.