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 Samsung Galaxy Camera 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). Samsung Galaxy Camera has external dimensions of 129 x 71 x 19 mm (5.08 x 2.8 x 0.75″) and weighs 300 g (0.66 lb / 10.58 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Nikon P500 and Samsung Galaxy Camera. Samsung Galaxy Camera is 13mm shorter and 84mm thinner than Nikon P500 but it is also 13mm wider.
Here is the back view size comparison of Nikon P500 and Samsung Galaxy Camera.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Nikon P500 and Samsung Galaxy Camera.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Samsung Galaxy Camera is significantly lighter (194g ) than the Nikon P500 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Nikon Coolpix P500 nor Samsung Galaxy Camera (Wi-Fi) 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
Samsung Galaxy Camera's 4.8" LCD screen is slightly larger than Nikon P500's 3" screen.
On the other hand, Nikon P500 LCD screen has a Tilting feature
where you can change the angle of the screen to make it easier to shoot from waist or over the head levels. On the other hand, Samsung Galaxy Camera has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to P500.