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 Olympus SZ-16 iHS and Panasonic ZS60 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Olympus SZ-16 iHS has external dimensions of 108 x 70 x 40 mm (4.25 x 2.76 x 1.57″) and weighs 226 g (0.50 lb / 7.97 oz) (including batteries). Panasonic ZS60 has external dimensions of 112 x 64 x 38 mm (4.41 x 2.52 x 1.5″) and weighs 282 g (0.62 lb / 9.95 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Olympus SZ-16 iHS and Panasonic ZS60. Panasonic ZS60 is 6mm shorter and 2mm thinner than Olympus SZ-16 iHS but it is also 4mm wider.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Olympus SZ-16 iHS and Panasonic ZS60.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Olympus SZ-16 iHS is significantly lighter (56g ) than the Panasonic ZS60 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Olympus SZ-16 iHS nor Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80) 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
Olympus SZ-16 iHS and Panasonic ZS60's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.