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 Sony HX200V and Sony HX300 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Sony HX200V has external dimensions of 122 x 87 x 93 mm (4.8 x 3.43 x 3.66″) and weighs 583 g (1.29 lb / 20.56 oz) (including batteries). Sony HX300 has external dimensions of 130 x 93 x 103 mm (5.1 x 3.67 x 4.06″) and weighs 623 g (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Sony HX200V and Sony HX300. Sony HX200V is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 8mm narrower, 6mm shorter and 10mm thinner than Sony HX300.
Here is the back view size comparison of Sony HX200V and Sony HX300.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Sony HX200V and Sony HX300.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Sony HX200V is 40g lighter than the Sony HX300 but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
Unfortunately neither Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V nor Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300 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 Bridge Cameras with Weather Sealing
LCD Screen Size and Features
Sony HX200V and Sony HX300's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
Both cameras feature Tilting screens
where you can change the angle of the screen to make it easier to shoot from waist or over the head levels.