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 Olympus SP-590 UZ 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). Olympus SP-590 UZ has external dimensions of 116 x 84 x 81 mm (4.57 x 3.31 x 3.19″) and weighs 413 g (0.91 lb / 14.57 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Nikon B500 and Olympus SP-590 UZ. Nikon B500 is 2mm narrower and 6mm shorter than Olympus SP-590 UZ but it is also 14mm thicker.
Here is the back view size comparison of Nikon B500 and Olympus SP-590 UZ.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Olympus SP-590 UZ is significantly lighter (128g ) than the Nikon B500 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Thanks to the weather sealed body of SP-590 UZ, you can use this camera with more confidence under conditions where there is risk of exposure to water and dust compared to B500.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Nikon B500's 3" LCD screen is slightly larger than Olympus SP-590 UZ's 2.7" screen.
In addition to the size advantage, Nikon B500 LCD screen also has a Tilting feature
where you can change the angle of the screen to make it easier to shoot from waist or over the head levels. On the other hand, Olympus SP-590 UZ has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to B500.