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 Panasonic FX48 and Canon A3300 IS side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Panasonic FX48 has external dimensions of 95 x 53 x 22 mm (3.74 x 2.09 x 0.87″) and weighs 150 g (0.33 lb / 5.29 oz) (including batteries). Canon A3300 IS has external dimensions of 95 x 57 x 24 mm (3.74 x 2.24 x 0.94″) and weighs 149 g (0.33 lb / 5.26 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Panasonic FX48 and Canon A3300 IS. Panasonic FX48 has the same height with Canon A3300 IS. On the other hand, with a width of 53mm, it is 4 narrower and also with a thickness of 22mm, it is 2mm thinner than Canon A3300 IS.
Here is the back view size comparison of Panasonic FX48 and Canon A3300 IS.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Canon A3300 IS is 1g lighter than the Panasonic FX48 but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
Unfortunately neither Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX48 (Lumix DMC-FX40) nor Canon PowerShot A3300 IS provides any type of weather sealing in their body, so you have to give extra care especially when you are shooting outdoors. If weather sealing is a must-have feature for you, check these sections: Top Compact Cameras with Weather Sealing
LCD Screen Size and Features
Canon A3300 IS's 3" LCD screen is slightly larger than Panasonic FX48's 2.5" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.