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 FujiFilm S2500HD and Nikon S5100 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. FujiFilm S2500HD has external dimensions of 110 x 73 x 81 mm (4.33 x 2.89 x 3.19″) and weighs 337 g (0.74 lb / 11.89 oz) (including batteries). Nikon S5100 has external dimensions of 97 x 57 x 22 mm (3.82 x 2.24 x 0.87″) and weighs 132 g (0.29 lb / 4.66 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of FujiFilm S2500HD and Nikon S5100. Nikon S5100 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 13mm narrower, 16mm shorter and 59mm thinner than FujiFilm S2500HD.
Here is the back view size comparison of FujiFilm S2500HD and Nikon S5100.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of FujiFilm S2500HD and Nikon S5100.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Nikon S5100 is significantly lighter (205g ) than the FujiFilm S2500HD which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither FujiFilm FinePix S2500HD (FinePix S2600HD) nor Nikon Coolpix S5100 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 Bridge Cameras with Weather Sealing Top Compact Cameras with Weather Sealing
LCD Screen Size and Features
FujiFilm S2500HD's 3" LCD screen is slightly larger than Nikon S5100's 2.7" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.