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 FZ300 and Fujifilm HS30EXR side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Panasonic FZ300 has external dimensions of 132 x 92 x 117 mm (5.2 x 3.62 x 4.61″) and weighs 691 g (including batteries). Fujifilm HS30EXR has external dimensions of 131 x 97 x 126 mm (5.16 x 3.82 x 4.96″) and weighs 687 g (1.51 lb / 24.23 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Panasonic FZ300 and Fujifilm HS30EXR. Panasonic FZ300 is 5mm shorter and 9mm thinner than Fujifilm HS30EXR but it is also 1mm wider.
Here is the back view size comparison of Panasonic FZ300 and Fujifilm HS30EXR.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Panasonic FZ300 and Fujifilm HS30EXR.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Fujifilm HS30EXR is 4g lighter than the Panasonic FZ300 but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
With its weather sealed body, we believe that FZ300 has a big advantage over HS30EXR which doesn't provide any kind of environmental sealing.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Panasonic FZ300 and Fujifilm HS30EXR's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3.00".
Fujifilm HS30EXR features a Tilting only screen
which is mostly only good for shooting from waist or over the head levels. On the other hand, Panasonic FZ300 sports a Fully Articulated screen
which is more flexible and useful especially for taking Selfie shots and video.