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-870 and Canon ELPH 340 HS side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Olympus TG-870 has external dimensions of 113 x 64 x 28 mm (4.45 x 2.52 x 1.1″) and weighs 221 g (0.49 lb / 7.80 oz) (including batteries). Canon ELPH 340 HS has external dimensions of 100 x 58 x 22 mm (3.93 x 2.27 x 0.88″) and weighs 147 g (0.32 lb / 5.19 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Olympus TG-870 and Canon ELPH 340 HS. Canon ELPH 340 HS is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 13mm narrower, 6mm shorter and 6mm thinner than Olympus TG-870.
Here is the back view size comparison of Olympus TG-870 and Canon ELPH 340 HS.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Olympus TG-870 and Canon ELPH 340 HS.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Canon ELPH 340 HS is significantly lighter (74g ) than the Olympus TG-870 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Thanks to the weather sealed body of TG-870, you can use this camera with more confidence under conditions where there is risk of exposure to water and dust compared to ELPH 340 HS.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Olympus TG-870 and Canon ELPH 340 HS's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3.00".
On the other hand, Olympus TG-870 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 Canon ELPH 340 HS has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to TG-870.