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 L31 and Olympus 9000 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Nikon L31 has external dimensions of 96 x 59 x 29 mm (3.78 x 2.32 x 1.14″) and weighs 160 g (0.35 lb / 5.64 oz) (including batteries). Olympus 9000 has external dimensions of 96 x 60 x 31 mm (3.78 x 2.36 x 1.22″) and weighs 225 g (0.50 lb / 7.94 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Nikon L31 and Olympus 9000. Nikon L31 has the same height with Olympus 9000. On the other hand, with a width of 59mm, it is 1 narrower and also with a thickness of 29mm, it is 2mm thinner than Olympus 9000.
Here is the back view size comparison of Nikon L31 and Olympus 9000.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Nikon L31 and Olympus 9000.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Nikon L31 is significantly lighter (65g ) than the Olympus 9000 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Nikon Coolpix L31 nor Olympus Stylus 9000 (mju 9000) 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 L31 and Olympus 9000's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 2.70".
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.