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 HS30EXR and Panasonic FZ1000 II side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Fujifilm HS30EXR has external dimensions of 131 x 97 x 126 mm (5.16 x 3.82 x 4.96″) and weighs 687 g (1.51 lb / 24.23 oz) (including batteries). Panasonic FZ1000 II has external dimensions of 136 x 97 x 132 mm (5.35 x 3.82 x 5.2″) and weighs 808 g (1.78 lb / 28.50 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Fujifilm HS30EXR and Panasonic FZ1000 II. Fujifilm HS30EXR is 5mm narrower and 6mm thinner than Fujifilm HS30EXR but they have the same height of 97mm.
Here is the back view size comparison of Fujifilm HS30EXR and Panasonic FZ1000 II.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Fujifilm HS30EXR and Panasonic FZ1000 II.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Fujifilm HS30EXR is significantly lighter (121g ) than the Panasonic FZ1000 II which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR nor Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ1000 II 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 Bridge Cameras with Weather Sealing
LCD Screen Size and Features
Fujifilm HS30EXR and Panasonic FZ1000 II's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
Fujifilm HS30EXR features a Tilting only screen
which is mostly only good for shooting from waist or over the head levels. On the other hand, Panasonic FZ1000 II sports a Fully Articulated screen
which is more flexible and useful especially for taking Selfie shots and video.