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 Casio EX-FC100 and Olympus XZ-2 iHS side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Casio EX-FC100 has external dimensions of 100 x 59 x 23 mm (3.94 x 2.32 x 0.91″) and weighs 156 g (0.34 lb / 5.50 oz) (including batteries). Olympus XZ-2 iHS has external dimensions of 113 x 65 x 48 mm (4.45 x 2.56 x 1.89″) and weighs 346 g (0.76 lb / 12.20 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Casio EX-FC100 and Olympus XZ-2 iHS. Casio EX-FC100 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 13mm narrower, 6mm shorter and 25mm thinner than Olympus XZ-2 iHS.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Casio EX-FC100 is significantly lighter (190g ) than the Olympus XZ-2 iHS which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Casio Exilim EX-FC100 nor Olympus XZ-2 iHS 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
Olympus XZ-2 iHS's 3" LCD screen is slightly larger than Casio EX-FC100's 2.7" screen.
In addition to the size advantage, Olympus XZ-2 iHS LCD screen also has a Tilting feature
where you can change the angle of the screen to make it easier to shoot from waist or over the head levels. On the other hand, Casio EX-FC100 has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to XZ-2 iHS.