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-860 and Panasonic ZS50 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Olympus TG-860 has external dimensions of 110 x 64 x 28 mm (5.12 x 2.52 x 1.1″) and weighs 224 g (0.49 lb / 7.90 oz) (including batteries). Panasonic ZS50 has external dimensions of 111 x 65 x 34 mm (4.37 x 2.56 x 1.34″) and weighs 243 g (0.54 lb / 8.57 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Olympus TG-860 and Panasonic ZS50. Olympus TG-860 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 1mm narrower, 1mm shorter and 6mm thinner than Panasonic ZS50.
Here is the back view size comparison of Olympus TG-860 and Panasonic ZS50.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Olympus TG-860 and Panasonic ZS50.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Olympus TG-860 is 19g lighter than the Panasonic ZS50 but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Olympus TG-860 and Panasonic ZS50's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
On the other hand, Olympus TG-860 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 ZS50 has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to TG-860.