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 S5100 and Olympus TG-5 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Nikon S5100 has external dimensions of 97 x 57 x 22 mm (3.82 x 2.24 x 0.87″) and weighs 132 g (0.29 lb / 4.66 oz) (including batteries). Olympus TG-5 has external dimensions of 113 x 66 x 32 mm (4.45 x 2.6 x 1.26″) and weighs 250 g (0.55 lb / 8.82 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Nikon S5100 and Olympus TG-5. Nikon S5100 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 16mm narrower, 9mm shorter and 10mm thinner than Olympus TG-5.
Here is the back view size comparison of Nikon S5100 and Olympus TG-5.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Nikon S5100 and Olympus TG-5.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Nikon S5100 is significantly lighter (118g ) than the Olympus TG-5 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Olympus TG-5's 3" LCD screen is slightly larger than Nikon S5100's 2.7" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.