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 AW120 and Canon G9 X side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Nikon AW120 has external dimensions of 110 x 66 x 26 mm (4.33 x 2.6 x 1.02″) and weighs 213 g (0.47 lb / 7.51 oz) (including batteries). Canon G9 X has external dimensions of 98 x 58 x 31 mm (3.86 x 2.28 x 1.21″) and weighs 209 g (0.46 lb / 7.37 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Nikon AW120 and Canon G9 X. Canon G9 X is 12mm narrower and 8mm shorter than Nikon AW120 but it is also 5mm thicker.
Here is the back view size comparison of Nikon AW120 and Canon G9 X.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Nikon AW120 and Canon G9 X.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Canon G9 X is 4g lighter than the Nikon AW120 but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Nikon AW120 and Canon G9 X's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.