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 B500 and Canon SX700 HS side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Nikon B500 has external dimensions of 114 x 78 x 95 mm (4.49 x 3.07 x 3.74″) and weighs 541 g (1.19 lb / 19.08 oz) (including batteries). Canon SX700 HS has external dimensions of 113 x 66 x 35 mm (4.45 x 2.6 x 1.38″) and weighs 269 g (0.59 lb / 9.49 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Nikon B500 and Canon SX700 HS. Canon SX700 HS is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 1mm narrower, 12mm shorter and 60mm thinner than Nikon B500.
Here is the back view size comparison of Nikon B500 and Canon SX700 HS.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Nikon B500 and Canon SX700 HS.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Canon SX700 HS is significantly lighter (272g ) than the Nikon B500 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Nikon Coolpix B500 nor Canon PowerShot SX700 HS provides any type of weather sealing in their body, so you have to give extra care especially when you are shooting outdoors. If weather sealing is a must-have feature for you, check these sections: Top Bridge Cameras with Weather Sealing Top Compact Cameras with Weather Sealing
LCD Screen Size and Features
Nikon B500 and Canon SX700 HS's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
On the other hand, Nikon B500 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 Canon SX700 HS has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to B500.