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 L840 and Canon SX600 HS side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Nikon L840 has external dimensions of 114 x 89 x 96 mm (4.49 x 3.5 x 3.78″) and weighs 538 g (1.19 lb / 18.98 oz) (including batteries). Canon SX600 HS has external dimensions of 104 x 61 x 26 mm (4.09 x 2.4 x 1.02″) and weighs 188 g (0.41 lb / 6.63 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Nikon L840 and Canon SX600 HS. Canon SX600 HS is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 10mm narrower, 28mm shorter and 70mm thinner than Nikon L840.
Here is the back view size comparison of Nikon L840 and Canon SX600 HS.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Nikon L840 and Canon SX600 HS.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Canon SX600 HS is significantly lighter (350g ) than the Nikon L840 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Nikon Coolpix L840 nor Canon PowerShot SX600 HS 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 Bridge Cameras with Weather Sealing Top Compact Cameras with Weather Sealing
LCD Screen Size and Features
Nikon L840 and Canon SX600 HS's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3.00".
On the other hand, Nikon L840 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 Canon SX600 HS has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to L840.