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 ZS7 and Nikon AW100 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Panasonic ZS7 has external dimensions of 103 x 60 x 33 mm (4.06 x 2.36 x 1.3″) and weighs 218 g (0.48 lb / 7.69 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 Panasonic ZS7 and Nikon AW100. Panasonic ZS7 is 7mm narrower and 5mm shorter than Nikon AW100 but it is also 10mm thicker.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Panasonic ZS7 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 (40g ) than the Panasonic ZS7 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Panasonic ZS7 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.