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 L120 and Canon SX50 HS side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Nikon L120 has external dimensions of 110 x 77 x 78 mm (4.33 x 3.03 x 3.07″) and weighs 431 g (0.95 lb / 15.20 oz) (including batteries). Canon SX50 HS has external dimensions of 123 x 87 x 106 mm (4.84 x 3.43 x 4.17″) and weighs 595 g (1.31 lb / 20.99 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Nikon L120 and Canon SX50 HS. Nikon L120 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 13mm narrower, 10mm shorter and 28mm thinner than Canon SX50 HS.
Here is the back view size comparison of Nikon L120 and Canon SX50 HS.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Nikon L120 and Canon SX50 HS.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Nikon L120 is significantly lighter (164g ) than the Canon SX50 HS which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Nikon Coolpix L120 nor Canon PowerShot SX50 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 Compact Cameras with Weather Sealing Top Bridge Cameras with Weather Sealing
LCD Screen Size and Features
Nikon L120's 3.00" LCD screen is slightly larger than Canon SX50 HS's 2.8" screen.