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 XZ-1 and Panasonic TS3 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Olympus XZ-1 has external dimensions of 111 x 65 x 42 mm (4.37 x 2.56 x 1.65″) and weighs 275 g (0.61 lb / 9.70 oz) (including batteries). Panasonic TS3 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 XZ-1 and Panasonic TS3. Panasonic TS3 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 8mm narrower, 1mm shorter and 15mm thinner than Olympus XZ-1.
Here is the back view size comparison of Olympus XZ-1 and Panasonic TS3.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Olympus XZ-1 and Panasonic TS3.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Panasonic TS3 is significantly lighter (78g ) than the Olympus XZ-1 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Olympus XZ-1's 3" LCD screen is slightly larger than Panasonic TS3's 2.7" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.