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 L24 and Pentax MX-1 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Nikon L24 has external dimensions of 98 x 61 x 28 mm (3.86 x 2.4 x 1.1″) and weighs 182 g (0.40 lb / 6.42 oz) (including batteries). Pentax MX-1 has external dimensions of 122 x 61 x 51 mm (4.8 x 2.4 x 2.01″) and weighs 391 g (0.86 lb / 13.79 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Nikon L24 and Pentax MX-1. Nikon L24 is 24mm narrower and 23mm thinner than Nikon L24 but they have the same height of 61mm.
Here is the back view size comparison of Nikon L24 and Pentax MX-1.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Nikon L24 and Pentax MX-1.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Nikon L24 is significantly lighter (209g ) than the Pentax MX-1 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Nikon Coolpix L24 nor Pentax MX-1 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 L24 and Pentax MX-1's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
On the other hand, Pentax MX-1 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 Nikon L24 has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to MX-1.