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 WX50 and Nikon P310 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Sony WX50 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 P310 has external dimensions of 103 x 58 x 32 mm (4.06 x 2.28 x 1.26″) and weighs 194 g (0.43 lb / 6.84 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Sony WX50 and Nikon P310. Sony WX50 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 11mm narrower, 6mm shorter and 13mm thinner than Nikon P310.
Here is the back view size comparison of Sony WX50 and Nikon P310.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Sony WX50 is significantly lighter (77g ) than the Nikon P310 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50 nor Nikon Coolpix P310 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
Nikon P310's 3" LCD screen is slightly larger than Sony WX50's 2.7" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.