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-3 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-3 has external dimensions of 112 x 66 x 31 mm (4.41 x 2.6 x 1.22″) and weighs 247 g (0.54 lb / 8.71 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Nikon L31 and Olympus TG-3. Nikon L31 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 16mm narrower, 7mm shorter and 2mm thinner than Olympus TG-3.
Here is the back view size comparison of Nikon L31 and Olympus TG-3.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Nikon L31 and Olympus TG-3.
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 (87g ) than the Olympus TG-3 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Thanks to the weather sealed body of TG-3, 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-3'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.