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 Sony TX20 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). Sony TX20 has external dimensions of 96 x 56 x 18 mm (3.78 x 2.2 x 0.71″) and weighs 133 g (0.29 lb / 4.69 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Olympus SZ-30MR and Sony TX20. Sony TX20 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 10mm narrower, 13mm shorter and 22mm thinner than Olympus SZ-30MR.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Olympus SZ-30MR and Sony TX20.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Sony TX20 is significantly lighter (93g ) than the Olympus SZ-30MR which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Thanks to the weather sealed body of TX20, you can use this camera with more confidence under conditions where there is risk of exposure to water and dust compared to SZ-30MR.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Olympus SZ-30MR and Sony TX20'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.