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 Panasonic ZS80 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). Panasonic ZS80 has external dimensions of 112 x 69 x 42 mm (4.41 x 2.72 x 1.65″) and weighs 327 g (0.72 lb / 11.53 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Nikon AW120 and Panasonic ZS80. Nikon AW120 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 2mm narrower, 3mm shorter and 16mm thinner than Panasonic ZS80.
Here is the back view size comparison of Nikon AW120 and Panasonic ZS80.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Nikon AW120 and Panasonic ZS80.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Nikon AW120 is significantly lighter (114g ) than the Panasonic ZS80 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Nikon AW120 and Panasonic ZS80's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
On the other hand, Panasonic ZS80 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 Nikon AW120 has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to ZS80.