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 W300 and Nikon A1000 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Nikon W300 has external dimensions of 112 x 66 x 29 mm (4.41 x 2.6 x 1.14″) and weighs 231 g (0.51 lb / 8.15 oz) (including batteries). Nikon A1000 has external dimensions of 114 x 72 x 41 mm (4.49 x 2.83 x 1.61″) and weighs 330 g (0.73 lb / 11.64 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Nikon W300 and Nikon A1000. Nikon W300 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 2mm narrower, 6mm shorter and 12mm thinner than Nikon A1000.
Here is the back view size comparison of Nikon W300 and Nikon A1000.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Nikon W300 and Nikon A1000.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Nikon W300 is significantly lighter (99g ) than the Nikon A1000 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Nikon W300 and Nikon A1000's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
On the other hand, Nikon A1000 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 W300 has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to A1000.