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 Panasonic ZS50 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). Panasonic ZS50 has external dimensions of 111 x 65 x 34 mm (4.37 x 2.56 x 1.34″) and weighs 243 g (0.54 lb / 8.57 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Nikon L120 and Panasonic ZS50. Panasonic ZS50 is 12mm shorter and 44mm thinner than Nikon L120 but it is also 1mm wider.
Here is the back view size comparison of Nikon L120 and Panasonic ZS50.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Nikon L120 and Panasonic ZS50.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Panasonic ZS50 is significantly lighter (188g ) than the Nikon L120 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Nikon Coolpix L120 nor Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 (Lumix DMC-TZ70) 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
LCD Screen Size and Features
Nikon L120 and Panasonic ZS50's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.