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 S6500 and Panasonic SZ10
side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Nikon S6500 has external dimensions of and weighs 250 g (0.55 lb / 8.82 oz) (including batteries). Panasonic SZ10
has external dimensions of 99 x 60 x 30 mm (3.9 x 2.36 x 1.18″) and weighs 177 g (0.39 lb / 6.24 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Nikon S6500 and Panasonic SZ10
. Nikon S6500 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 4mm narrower, 2mm shorter and 4mm thinner than Panasonic SZ10
Here is the back view size comparison of Nikon S6500 and Panasonic SZ10
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Nikon S6500 and Panasonic SZ10
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
is significantly lighter (73g ) than the Nikon S6500 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Nikon Coolpix S6500 nor Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10 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 Compact Cameras with Weather Sealing
LCD Screen Size and Features
Nikon S6500 and Panasonic SZ10
's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
On the other hand, Panasonic SZ10
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 S6500 has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to SZ10.