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 Olympus TG-1 iHS 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). 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 P500 and Olympus TG-1 iHS. Olympus TG-1 iHS is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 4mm narrower, 17mm shorter and 73mm thinner than Nikon P500.
Here is the back view size comparison of Nikon P500 and Olympus TG-1 iHS.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Nikon P500 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.
Olympus TG-1 iHS is significantly lighter (264g ) than the Nikon P500 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 P500.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Nikon P500 and Olympus TG-1 iHS'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 Olympus TG-1 iHS has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to P500.