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 AW130 and Pentax MX-1 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Nikon AW130 has external dimensions of 110 x 66 x 27 mm (4.33 x 2.6 x 1.06″) and weighs 221 g (0.49 lb / 7.80 oz) (including batteries). Pentax MX-1 has external dimensions of 122 x 61 x 51 mm (4.8 x 2.4 x 2.01″) and weighs 391 g (0.86 lb / 13.79 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Nikon AW130 and Pentax MX-1. Nikon AW130 is 12mm narrower and 24mm thinner than Pentax MX-1 but it is also 5mm taller.
Here is the back view size comparison of Nikon AW130 and Pentax MX-1.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Nikon AW130 and Pentax MX-1.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Nikon AW130 is significantly lighter (170g ) than the Pentax MX-1 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
With its weather sealed body, we believe that AW130 has a big advantage over MX-1 which doesn't provide any kind of environmental sealing.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Nikon AW130 and Pentax MX-1's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
On the other hand, Pentax MX-1 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 AW130 has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to MX-1.