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 S800c and Canon G16 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Nikon S800c has external dimensions of 111 x 60 x 27 mm (4.37 x 2.36 x 1.06″) and weighs 184 g (0.41 lb / 6.49 oz) (including batteries). Canon G16 has external dimensions of 109 x 76 x 40 mm (4.29 x 2.99 x 1.57″) and weighs 356 g (0.78 lb / 12.56 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Nikon S800c and Canon G16. Nikon S800c is 16mm shorter and 13mm thinner than Canon G16 but it is also 2mm wider.
Here is the back view size comparison of Nikon S800c and Canon G16.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Nikon S800c and Canon G16.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Nikon S800c is significantly lighter (172g ) than the Canon G16 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Nikon Coolpix S800c nor Canon PowerShot G16 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 S800c's 3.50" LCD screen is slightly larger than Canon G16's 3" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.