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 Nikon L830 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). Nikon L830 has external dimensions of 110 x 76 x 91 mm (4.33 x 2.99 x 3.58″) and weighs 508 g (1.12 lb / 17.92 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Samsung TL225 and Nikon L830. Samsung TL225 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 10mm narrower, 16mm shorter and 72mm thinner than Nikon L830.
Here is the back view size comparison of Samsung TL225 and Nikon L830.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Samsung TL225 and Nikon L830.
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 (321g ) than the Nikon L830 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Samsung TL225 (ST550) nor Nikon Coolpix L830 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 Top Bridge Cameras with Weather Sealing
LCD Screen Size and Features
Samsung TL225's 3.5" LCD screen is slightly larger than Nikon L830's 3" screen.
On the other hand, Nikon L830 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 L830.