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 A1000 and Olympus TG-5 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Nikon A1000 has external dimensions of 114 x 72 x 41 mm (4.49 x 2.83 x 1.61″) and weighs 330 g (0.73 lb / 11.64 oz) (including batteries). Olympus TG-5 has external dimensions of 113 x 66 x 32 mm (4.45 x 2.6 x 1.26″) and weighs 250 g (0.55 lb / 8.82 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Nikon A1000 and Olympus TG-5. Olympus TG-5 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 1mm narrower, 6mm shorter and 9mm thinner than Nikon A1000.
Here is the back view size comparison of Nikon A1000 and Olympus TG-5.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Nikon A1000 and Olympus TG-5.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Olympus TG-5 is significantly lighter (80g ) than the Nikon A1000 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Nikon A1000 and Olympus TG-5's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
On the other hand, Nikon A1000 features a Tilting screen
where you can change the angle of the screen to make it easier to shoot from waist or over the head levels whereas the Olympus TG-5 has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to A1000.