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 Panasonic GF7 and Nikon 1 AW1 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Panasonic GF7 has external dimensions of 107 x 65 x 33 mm (4.21 x 2.56 x 1.3″) and weighs 266 g (0.59 lb / 9.38 oz) (including batteries). Nikon 1 AW1 has external dimensions of 114 x 72 x 37 mm (4.47 x 2.81 x 1.46″) and weighs 356 g (0.78 lb / 12.6 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Panasonic GF7 and Nikon 1 AW1. Panasonic GF7 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 7mm narrower, 7mm shorter and 4mm thinner than Nikon 1 AW1.
Here is the back view size comparison of Panasonic GF7 and Nikon 1 AW1.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Panasonic GF7 and Nikon 1 AW1.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Panasonic GF7 is significantly lighter (90g ) than the Nikon 1 AW1 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Also keep in mind that body weight is not the only deciding factor when comparing two interchangeable camera bodies, you have to also take into account the lenses that you will be using with these bodies.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Panasonic GF7 and Nikon 1 AW1's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
On the other hand, Panasonic GF7 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 1 AW1 has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to GF7.