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 TX200V 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 TX200V has external dimensions of 96 x 58 x 16 mm (3.78 x 2.28 x 0.63″) and weighs 129 g (0.28 lb / 4.55 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Olympus SZ-30MR and Sony TX200V. Sony TX200V is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 10mm narrower, 11mm shorter and 24mm thinner than Olympus SZ-30MR.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Olympus SZ-30MR and Sony TX200V.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Sony TX200V is significantly lighter (97g ) than the Olympus SZ-30MR which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Thanks to the weather sealed body of TX200V, 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
Sony TX200V's 3.3" LCD screen is slightly larger than Olympus SZ-30MR's 3" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.