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 Canon A3500 IS and Panasonic TS3 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Canon A3500 IS has external dimensions of 98 x 56 x 20 mm (3.86 x 2.2 x 0.79″) and weighs 135 g (0.30 lb / 4.76 oz) (including batteries). Panasonic TS3 has external dimensions of 103 x 64 x 27 mm (4.06 x 2.52 x 1.06″) and weighs 197 g (0.43 lb / 6.95 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Canon A3500 IS and Panasonic TS3. Canon A3500 IS is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 5mm narrower, 8mm shorter and 7mm thinner than Panasonic TS3.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Canon A3500 IS and Panasonic TS3.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Canon A3500 IS is significantly lighter (62g ) than the Panasonic TS3 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Canon A3500 IS's 3" LCD screen is slightly larger than Panasonic TS3's 2.7" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.