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 Nikon AW100 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). Nikon AW100 has external dimensions of 110 x 65 x 23 mm (4.33 x 2.56 x 0.91″) and weighs 178 g (0.39 lb / 6.28 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Nikon P500 and Nikon AW100. Nikon AW100 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 6mm narrower, 19mm shorter and 80mm thinner than Nikon P500.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Nikon P500 and Nikon AW100.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Nikon AW100 is significantly lighter (316g ) than the Nikon P500 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Nikon P500 and Nikon AW100'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 Nikon AW100 has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to P500.