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 Panasonic LZ30 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). Panasonic LZ30 has external dimensions of 124 x 84 x 92 mm (4.88 x 3.31 x 3.62″) and weighs 552 g (1.22 lb / 19.47 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Panasonic FZ300 and Panasonic LZ30. Panasonic LZ30 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 8mm narrower, 8mm shorter and 25mm thinner than Panasonic FZ300.
Here is the back view size comparison of Panasonic FZ300 and Panasonic LZ30.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Panasonic FZ300 and Panasonic LZ30.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Panasonic LZ30 is significantly lighter (139g ) than the Panasonic FZ300 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Panasonic FZ300 and Panasonic LZ30's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
On the other hand, Panasonic FZ300 sports a Fully Articulated screen
which you can change the angle and position of the screen almost freely, making it possible to shoot from waist or over the head levels, and especially very useful for shooting selfies and video. Panasonic LZ30's LCD screen is a fixed type which provides almost no flexibility in shooting positions compared to FZ300.