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 N100 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 N100 has external dimensions of 105 x 68 x 36 mm (4.13 x 2.68 x 1.42″) and weighs 289 g (0.64 lb / 10.19 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Nikon S9100 and Canon N100. Nikon S9100 has the same height with Canon N100. On the other hand, with a width of 62mm, it is 6 narrower and also with a thickness of 35mm, it is 1mm thinner than Canon N100.
Here is the back view size comparison of Nikon S9100 and Canon N100.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Nikon S9100 and Canon N100.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Nikon S9100 is significantly lighter (75g ) than the Canon N100 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Nikon Coolpix S9100 nor Canon PowerShot N100 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 S9100 and Canon N100's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
On the other hand, Canon N100 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 S9100 has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to N100.