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 S9900 and Panasonic ZS70 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Nikon S9900 has external dimensions of 112 x 66 x 40 mm (4.41 x 2.6 x 1.57″) and weighs 289 g (0.64 lb / 10.19 oz) (including batteries). Panasonic ZS70 has external dimensions of 112 x 67 x 41 mm (4.41 x 2.64 x 1.61″) and weighs 322 g (0.71 lb / 11.36 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Nikon S9900 and Panasonic ZS70. Nikon S9900 has the same height with Panasonic ZS70. On the other hand, with a width of 66mm, it is 1 narrower and also with a thickness of 40mm, it is 1mm thinner than Panasonic ZS70.
Here is the back view size comparison of Nikon S9900 and Panasonic ZS70.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Nikon S9900 and Panasonic ZS70.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Nikon S9900 is 33g lighter than the Panasonic ZS70 but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
Unfortunately neither Nikon Coolpix S9900 nor Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) 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 S9900 and Panasonic ZS70's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3.00".
Panasonic ZS70 features a Tilting only screen
which is mostly only good for shooting from waist or over the head levels. On the other hand, Nikon S9900 sports a Fully Articulated screen
which is more flexible and useful especially for taking Selfie shots and video.