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-G1 and Olympus TG-860 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Casio EX-G1 has external dimensions of 104 x 64 x 20 mm (4.09 x 2.52 x 0.79″) and weighs 154 g (0.34 lb / 5.43 oz) (including batteries). Olympus TG-860 has external dimensions of 110 x 64 x 28 mm (5.12 x 2.52 x 1.1″) and weighs 224 g (0.49 lb / 7.90 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Casio EX-G1 and Olympus TG-860. Casio EX-G1 is 6mm narrower and 8mm thinner than Casio EX-G1 but they have the same height of 64mm.
Here is the back view size comparison of Casio EX-G1 and Olympus TG-860.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Casio EX-G1 and Olympus TG-860.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Casio EX-G1 is significantly lighter (70g ) than the Olympus TG-860 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Olympus TG-860's 3" LCD screen is slightly larger than Casio EX-G1's 2.5" screen.
In addition to the size advantage, Olympus TG-860 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-G1 has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to TG-860.