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 WX500 and Sony H400 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Sony WX500 has external dimensions of 102 x 58 x 36 mm (4.02 x 2.28 x 1.42″) and weighs 236 g (0.52 lb / 8.32 oz) (including batteries). Sony H400 has external dimensions of 130 x 95 x 122 mm (5.1 x 3.74 x 4.81″) and weighs 628 g (1.38 lb / 22.15 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Sony WX500 and Sony H400. Sony WX500 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 28mm narrower, 37mm shorter and 86mm thinner than Sony H400.
Here is the back view size comparison of Sony WX500 and Sony H400.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Sony WX500 is significantly lighter (392g ) than the Sony H400 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500 nor Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H400 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 Top Bridge Cameras with Weather Sealing
LCD Screen Size and Features
Sony WX500 and Sony H400's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
On the other hand, Sony WX500 features a Tilting screen
where you can change the angle of the screen to make it easier to shoot from waist or over the head levels whereas the Sony H400 has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to WX500.