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 Sony TX5 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). Sony TX5 has external dimensions of 94 x 57 x 18 mm (3.7 x 2.24 x 0.71″) and weighs 148 g (0.33 lb / 5.22 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Panasonic FX48 and Sony TX5. Sony TX5 is 1mm narrower and 4mm thinner than Panasonic FX48 but it is also 4mm taller.
Here is the back view size comparison of Panasonic FX48 and Sony TX5.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Sony TX5 is 2g lighter than the Panasonic FX48 but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Sony TX5'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.