Size and weight are big decision factors when you are trying to find the ideal camera for your needs.
In this section, we are going to illustrate the Sony RX100 VII and Sony RX100 VA side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Sony RX100 VII has external dimensions of 102 x 58 x 43 mm (4.02 x 2.28 x 1.69″) and weighs 302 g (0.67 lb / 10.65 oz) (including batteries). Sony RX100 VA has external dimensions of 102 x 58 x 41 mm (4.02 x 2.28 x 1.61″) and weighs 299 g (0.66 lb / 10.55 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front-view size comparison of the Sony RX100 VII and the Sony RX100 VA. Sony RX100 VII has the same height and width with Sony RX100 VA. On the other hand, with a thickness of 43mm, it is 2mm thicker.
Here is the back view size comparison of the Sony RX100 VII and Sony RX100 VA.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Sony RX100 VII and Sony RX100 VA.
Weight is another important factor, especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Sony RX100 VA is 3g lighter than the Sony RX100 VII but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
Unfortunately neither the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII nor Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V(A) provides any type of weather sealing in their bodies, 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
Sony RX100 VII and Sony RX100 VA's LCD screens have the same diagonal size of 3.00 inches.
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.