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 TG-860 and Nikon A1000 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Olympus TG-860 has external dimensions of 110 x 64 x 28 mm (5.12 x 2.52 x 1.1″) and weighs 224 g (0.49 lb / 7.90 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 Olympus TG-860 and Nikon A1000. Olympus TG-860 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 4mm narrower, 8mm shorter and 13mm thinner than Nikon A1000.
Here is the back view size comparison of Olympus TG-860 and Nikon A1000.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Olympus TG-860 and Nikon A1000.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Olympus TG-860 is significantly lighter (106g ) than the Nikon A1000 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Olympus TG-860 and Nikon A1000's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
Both cameras feature Tilting screens
where you can change the angle of the screen to make it easier to shoot from waist or over the head levels.