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 Nikon A100 and Canon ELPH 360 HS side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Nikon A100 has external dimensions of 95 x 59 x 20 mm (3.74 x 2.32 x 0.79″) and weighs 119 g (0.26 lb / 4.20 oz) (including batteries). Canon ELPH 360 HS has external dimensions of 100 x 58 x 23 mm (3.94 x 2.28 x 0.91″) and weighs 147 g (0.32 lb / 5.19 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Nikon A100 and Canon ELPH 360 HS. Nikon A100 is 5mm narrower and 3mm thinner than Canon ELPH 360 HS but it is also 1mm taller.
Here is the back view size comparison of Nikon A100 and Canon ELPH 360 HS.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Nikon A100 and Canon ELPH 360 HS.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Nikon A100 is significantly lighter (28g ) than the Canon ELPH 360 HS which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Nikon Coolpix A100 nor Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS 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 ELPH 360 HS's 3" LCD screen is slightly larger than Nikon A100's 2.7" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.