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 P300 and Olympus SZ-11 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Nikon P300 has external dimensions of 103 x 58 x 32 mm (4.06 x 2.28 x 1.26″) and weighs 189 g (0.42 lb / 6.67 oz) (including batteries). Olympus SZ-11 has external dimensions of 106 x 69 x 40 mm (4.17 x 2.72 x 1.57″) and weighs 226 g (0.50 lb / 7.97 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Nikon P300 and Olympus SZ-11. Nikon P300 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 3mm narrower, 11mm shorter and 8mm thinner than Olympus SZ-11.
Here is the back view size comparison of Nikon P300 and Olympus SZ-11.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Nikon P300 and Olympus SZ-11.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Nikon P300 is significantly lighter (37g ) than the Olympus SZ-11 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Nikon Coolpix P300 nor Olympus SZ-11 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 P300 and Olympus SZ-11's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3.00".
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.