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 W830 and Olympus TG-860 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Sony W830 has external dimensions of 93 x 52 x 23 mm (3.66 x 2.05 x 0.91″) and weighs 122 g (0.27 lb / 4.30 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 W830 and Olympus TG-860. Sony W830 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 17mm narrower, 12mm shorter and 5mm thinner than Olympus TG-860.
Here is the back view size comparison of Sony W830 and Olympus TG-860.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Sony W830 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 W830 is significantly lighter (102g ) than the Olympus TG-860 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Olympus TG-860's 3" LCD screen is slightly larger than Sony W830's 2.7" screen.
In addition to the size advantage, Olympus TG-860 LCD screen also 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 W830 has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to TG-860.