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 Olympus SZ-30MR and Nikon AW100 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Olympus SZ-30MR has external dimensions of 106 x 69 x 40 mm (4.17 x 2.72 x 1.57″) and weighs 226 g (0.50 lb / 7.97 oz) (including batteries). Nikon AW100 has external dimensions of 110 x 65 x 23 mm (4.33 x 2.56 x 0.91″) and weighs 178 g (0.39 lb / 6.28 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Olympus SZ-30MR and Nikon AW100. Nikon AW100 is 4mm shorter and 17mm thinner than Olympus SZ-30MR but it is also 4mm wider.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Olympus SZ-30MR and Nikon AW100.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Nikon AW100 is significantly lighter (48g ) than the Olympus SZ-30MR which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Olympus SZ-30MR and Nikon AW100'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.