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 WX30 and Nikon S5300 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Sony WX30 has external dimensions of 92 x 52 x 19 mm (3.62 x 2.05 x 0.75″) and weighs 117 g (0.26 lb / 4.13 oz) (including batteries). Nikon S5300 has external dimensions of 97 x 58 x 21 mm (3.82 x 2.28 x 0.83″) and weighs 138 g (0.30 lb / 4.87 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Sony WX30 and Nikon S5300. Sony WX30 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 5mm narrower, 6mm shorter and 2mm thinner than Nikon S5300.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Sony WX30 and Nikon S5300.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Sony WX30 is significantly lighter (21g ) than the Nikon S5300 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX30 nor Nikon Coolpix S5300 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
LCD Screen Size and Features
Sony WX30 and Nikon S5300's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.