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 S6100 and Sony RX10 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Nikon S6100 has external dimensions of 98 x 58 x 27 mm (3.86 x 2.28 x 1.06″) and weighs 175 g (0.39 lb / 6.17 oz) (including batteries). Sony RX10 has external dimensions of 129 x 88 x 102 mm (5.08 x 3.46 x 4.02″) and weighs 813 g (1.79 lb / 28.68 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Nikon S6100 and Sony RX10. Nikon S6100 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 31mm narrower, 30mm shorter and 75mm thinner than Sony RX10.
Here is the back view size comparison of Nikon S6100 and Sony RX10.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Nikon S6100 and Sony RX10.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Nikon S6100 is significantly lighter (638g ) than the Sony RX10 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Thanks to the weather sealed body of RX10, you can use this camera with more confidence under conditions where there is risk of exposure to water and dust compared to S6100.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Nikon S6100 and Sony RX10's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
On the other hand, Sony RX10 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 S6100 has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to RX10.