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-30MR and Panasonic TS20 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Olympus SZ-30MR has external dimensions of 106 x 69 x 40 mm (4.17 x 2.72 x 1.57″) and weighs 226 g (0.50 lb / 7.97 oz) (including batteries). Panasonic TS20 has external dimensions of 101 x 58 x 19 mm (3.98 x 2.28 x 0.75″) and weighs 142 g (0.31 lb / 5.01 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Olympus SZ-30MR and Panasonic TS20. Panasonic TS20 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 5mm narrower, 11mm shorter and 21mm thinner than Olympus SZ-30MR.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Olympus SZ-30MR and Panasonic TS20.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Panasonic TS20 is significantly lighter (84g ) than the Olympus SZ-30MR which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Olympus SZ-30MR's 3" LCD screen is slightly larger than Panasonic TS20's 2.7" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.