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 Samsung ST90 and Olympus TG-860 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Samsung ST90 has external dimensions of 92 x 53 x 17 mm (3.62 x 2.09 x 0.67″) and weighs (including batteries). 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).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Samsung ST90 and Olympus TG-860. Samsung ST90 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 18mm narrower, 11mm shorter and 11mm thinner than Olympus TG-860.
Here is the back view size comparison of Samsung ST90 and Olympus TG-860.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Samsung ST90 and Olympus TG-860.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Samsung ST90 is 224g lighter than the Olympus TG-860 but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Samsung ST90 and Olympus TG-860's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
On the other hand, Olympus TG-860 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 Samsung ST90 has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to TG-860.