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 Panasonic FZ1000 II 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). Panasonic FZ1000 II has external dimensions of 136 x 97 x 132 mm (5.35 x 3.82 x 5.2″) and weighs 808 g (1.78 lb / 28.50 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Nikon B500 and Panasonic FZ1000 II. Nikon B500 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 22mm narrower, 19mm shorter and 37mm thinner than Panasonic FZ1000 II.
Here is the back view size comparison of Nikon B500 and Panasonic FZ1000 II.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Nikon B500 and Panasonic FZ1000 II.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Nikon B500 is significantly lighter (267g ) than the Panasonic FZ1000 II which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Nikon Coolpix B500 nor Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ1000 II 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
LCD Screen Size and Features
Nikon B500 and Panasonic FZ1000 II's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
Nikon B500 features a Tilting only screen
which is mostly only good for shooting from waist or over the head levels. On the other hand, Panasonic FZ1000 II sports a Fully Articulated screen
which is more flexible and useful especially for taking Selfie shots and video.