Size and weight are big decision factors when you are trying to find the ideal camera for your needs.
In this section, we are going to illustrate the Fujifilm S9800 and Sony QX30 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Fujifilm S9800 has external dimensions of 123 x 87 x 116 mm (4.84 x 3.43 x 4.57″) and weighs 670 g (1.48 lb / 23.63 oz) (including batteries). Sony QX30 has external dimensions of 68 x 65 x 58 mm (2.68 x 2.56 x 2.28″) and weighs 193 g (0.43 lb / 6.81 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front-view size comparison of the Fujifilm S9800 and the Sony QX30. Sony QX30 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 55mm narrower, 22mm shorter and 58mm thinner than Fujifilm S9800.
Here is the back view size comparison of the Fujifilm S9800 and Sony QX30.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Fujifilm S9800 and Sony QX30.
Weight is another important factor, especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Sony QX30 is significantly lighter (477g ) than the Fujifilm S9800 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither the Fujifilm S9800 nor Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX30 provides any type of weather sealing in their bodies, 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 S9800's 3.00" LCD screen is slightly larger than Sony QX30's screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.