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 S9100 and Canon D30 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Nikon S9100 has external dimensions of 105 x 62 x 35 mm (4.13 x 2.44 x 1.38″) and weighs 214 g (0.47 lb / 7.55 oz) (including batteries). Canon D30 has external dimensions of 109 x 68 x 28 mm (4.29 x 2.68 x 1.1″) and weighs 218 g (0.48 lb / 7.69 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Nikon S9100 and Canon D30. Nikon S9100 is 4mm narrower and 6mm shorter than Canon D30 but it is also 7mm thicker.
Here is the back view size comparison of Nikon S9100 and Canon D30.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Nikon S9100 and Canon D30.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Nikon S9100 is 4g lighter than the Canon D30 but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Nikon S9100 and Canon D30's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.