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 TX200V and Olympus TG-860 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Sony TX200V has external dimensions of 96 x 58 x 16 mm (3.78 x 2.28 x 0.63″) and weighs 129 g (0.28 lb / 4.55 oz) (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 Sony TX200V and Olympus TG-860. Sony TX200V is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 14mm narrower, 6mm shorter and 12mm thinner than Olympus TG-860.
Here is the back view size comparison of Sony TX200V and Olympus TG-860.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Sony TX200V and Olympus TG-860.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Sony TX200V is significantly lighter (95g ) than the Olympus TG-860 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Sony TX200V's 3.3" LCD screen is slightly larger than Olympus TG-860's 3" screen.
On the other hand, Olympus TG-860 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, Sony TX200V has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to TG-860.