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 TS4 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 TS4 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 Olympus SZ-30MR and Panasonic TS4. Panasonic TS4 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 3mm narrower, 5mm shorter and 13mm thinner than Olympus SZ-30MR.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Olympus SZ-30MR and Panasonic TS4.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Panasonic TS4 is 29g lighter than the Olympus SZ-30MR but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Olympus SZ-30MR's 3" LCD screen is slightly larger than Panasonic TS4's 2.7" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.