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 TG-1 iHS 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 TG-1 iHS has external dimensions of 112 x 67 x 30 mm (4.41 x 2.64 x 1.18″) and weighs 230 g (0.51 lb / 8.11 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Nikon P300 and Olympus TG-1 iHS. Nikon P300 is 9mm narrower and 9mm shorter than Olympus TG-1 iHS but it is also 2mm thicker.
Here is the back view size comparison of Nikon P300 and Olympus TG-1 iHS.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Nikon P300 and Olympus TG-1 iHS.
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 (41g ) than the Olympus TG-1 iHS which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Thanks to the weather sealed body of TG-1 iHS, you can use this camera with more confidence under conditions where there is risk of exposure to water and dust compared to P300.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Nikon P300 and Olympus TG-1 iHS's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.