Size and weight are big decision factors when you are trying to find the ideal camera for your needs.
In this section, we are going to illustrate the Nikon L31 and Olympus 8010 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 8010 has external dimensions of 98 x 64 x 24 mm (3.86 x 2.52 x 0.94″) and weighs 245 g (0.54 lb / 8.64 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front-view size comparison of the Nikon L31 and the Olympus 8010. Nikon L31 is 2mm narrower and 5mm shorter than Olympus 8010 but it is also 5mm thicker.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Nikon L31 and Olympus 8010.
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 (85g ) than the Olympus 8010 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Thanks to the weather-sealed body of the 8010, you can use this camera with more confidence under conditions where there is risk of exposure to water and dust compared to the L31.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Nikon L31 and Olympus 8010's LCD screens have the same diagonal size of 2.70 inches.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.