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 ZS40 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 ZS40 has external dimensions of 111 x 64 x 34 mm (4.37 x 2.52 x 1.34″) and weighs 240 g (0.53 lb / 8.47 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Nikon AW120 and Panasonic ZS40. Nikon AW120 is 1mm narrower and 8mm thinner than Panasonic ZS40 but it is also 2mm taller.
Here is the back view size comparison of Nikon AW120 and Panasonic ZS40.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Nikon AW120 and Panasonic ZS40.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Nikon AW120 is 27g lighter than the Panasonic ZS40 but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Nikon AW120 and Panasonic ZS40'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.