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 FujiFilm S4000 and Panasonic FZ300 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. FujiFilm S4000 has external dimensions of 118 x 81 x 100 mm (4.65 x 3.19 x 3.94″) and weighs 540 g (1.19 lb / 19.05 oz) (including batteries). Panasonic FZ300 has external dimensions of 132 x 92 x 117 mm (5.2 x 3.62 x 4.61″) and weighs 691 g (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of FujiFilm S4000 and Panasonic FZ300. FujiFilm S4000 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 14mm narrower, 11mm shorter and 17mm thinner than Panasonic FZ300.
Here is the back view size comparison of FujiFilm S4000 and Panasonic FZ300.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of FujiFilm S4000 and Panasonic FZ300.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
FujiFilm S4000 is significantly lighter (151g ) than the Panasonic FZ300 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
FujiFilm S4000 and Panasonic FZ300's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
On the other hand, Panasonic FZ300 sports a Fully Articulated screen
which you can change the angle and position of the screen almost freely, making it possible to shoot from waist or over the head levels, and especially very useful for shooting selfies and video. FujiFilm S4000's LCD screen is a fixed type which provides almost no flexibility in shooting positions compared to FZ300.