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 TG-830 iHS 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 TG-830 iHS has external dimensions of 109 x 67 x 28 mm (4.29 x 2.64 x 1.1″) and weighs 214 g (0.47 lb / 7.55 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Nikon L31 and Olympus TG-830 iHS. Nikon L31 is 13mm narrower and 8mm shorter than Olympus TG-830 iHS but it is also 1mm thicker.
Here is the back view size comparison of Nikon L31 and Olympus TG-830 iHS.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Nikon L31 and Olympus TG-830 iHS.
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 (54g ) than the Olympus TG-830 iHS which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Thanks to the weather sealed body of TG-830 iHS, you can use this camera with more confidence under conditions where there is risk of exposure to water and dust compared to L31.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Olympus TG-830 iHS's 3.00" LCD screen is slightly larger than Nikon L31's 2.7" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.