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 P500 and Leica X Vario side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Nikon P500 has external dimensions of 116 x 84 x 10 mm (4.57 x 3.31 x 4.06″) and weighs 494 g (1.09 lb / 17.43 oz) (including batteries). Leica X Vario has external dimensions of 133 x 73 x 95 mm (5.24 x 2.87 x 3.74″) and weighs 680 g (1.50 lb / 23.99 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Nikon P500 and Leica X Vario. Leica X Vario is 11mm shorter and 8mm thinner than Nikon P500 but it is also 17mm wider.
Here is the back view size comparison of Nikon P500 and Leica X Vario.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Nikon P500 and Leica X Vario.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Nikon P500 is significantly lighter (186g ) than the Leica X Vario which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Nikon Coolpix P500 nor Leica X Vario 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 P500 and Leica X Vario's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
On the other hand, Nikon P500 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 Leica X Vario has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to P500.