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 TL225 and Canon G1 X II side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Samsung TL225 has external dimensions of 100 x 60 x 19 mm (3.94 x 2.36 x 0.75″) and weighs 187 g (0.41 lb / 6.60 oz) (including batteries). Canon G1 X II has external dimensions of 116 x 74 x 66 mm (4.57 x 2.91 x 2.6″) and weighs 553 g (1.22 lb / 19.51 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Samsung TL225 and Canon G1 X II. Samsung TL225 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 16mm narrower, 14mm shorter and 47mm thinner than Canon G1 X II.
Here is the back view size comparison of Samsung TL225 and Canon G1 X II.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Samsung TL225 and Canon G1 X II.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Samsung TL225 is significantly lighter (366g ) than the Canon G1 X II which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Samsung TL225 (ST550) nor Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II provides any type of weather sealing in their body, so you have to give extra care especially when you are shooting outdoors. If weather sealing is a must-have feature for you, check these sections: Top Compact Cameras with Weather Sealing
LCD Screen Size and Features
Samsung TL225's 3.5" LCD screen is slightly larger than Canon G1 X II's 3 screen.
On the other hand, Canon G1 X II LCD screen has a Tilting feature
where you can change the angle of the screen to make it easier to shoot from waist or over the head levels. On the other hand, Samsung TL225 has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to G1 X MII.