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 G9 X 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 G9 X has external dimensions of 98 x 58 x 31 mm (3.86 x 2.28 x 1.21″) and weighs 209 g (0.46 lb / 7.37 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Olympus TG-870 and Canon G9 X. Canon G9 X is 15mm narrower and 6mm shorter than Olympus TG-870 but it is also 3mm thicker.
Here is the back view size comparison of Olympus TG-870 and Canon G9 X.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Olympus TG-870 and Canon G9 X.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Canon G9 X is 12g lighter than the Olympus TG-870 but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Olympus TG-870 and Canon G9 X's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
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 G9 X has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to TG-870.