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 TG-850 iHS and Panasonic ZS40 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Olympus TG-850 iHS has external dimensions of 110 x 64 x 28 mm (4.33 x 2.52 x 1.09″) and weighs 218 g (0.48 lb / 7.69 oz) (including batteries). Panasonic ZS40 has external dimensions of 111 x 64 x 34 mm (4.37 x 2.52 x 1.34″) and weighs 240 g (0.53 lb / 8.47 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Olympus TG-850 iHS and Panasonic ZS40. Olympus TG-850 iHS is 1mm narrower and 6mm thinner than Olympus TG-850 iHS but they have the same height of 64mm.
Here is the back view size comparison of Olympus TG-850 iHS and Panasonic ZS40.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Olympus TG-850 iHS and Panasonic ZS40.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Olympus TG-850 iHS is 22g lighter than the Panasonic ZS40 but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Olympus TG-850 iHS and Panasonic ZS40's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
On the other hand, Olympus TG-850 iHS features a Tilting screen
where you can change the angle of the screen to make it easier to shoot from waist or over the head levels whereas the Panasonic ZS40 has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to TG-850 iHS.