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 Panasonic TS3 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). 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 Panasonic FX48 and Panasonic TS3. Panasonic FX48 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 8mm narrower, 11mm shorter and 5mm thinner than Panasonic TS3.
Here is the back view size comparison of Panasonic FX48 and Panasonic TS3.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Panasonic FX48 is significantly lighter (47g ) than the Panasonic TS3 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Panasonic TS3's 2.7" 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.