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 Sony HX100V 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). Sony HX100V has external dimensions of 122 x 87 x 93 mm (4.8 x 3.43 x 3.66″) and weighs 577 g (1.27 lb / 20.35 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Panasonic FZ300 and Sony HX100V. Sony HX100V is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 10mm narrower, 5mm shorter and 24mm thinner than Panasonic FZ300.
Here is the back view size comparison of Panasonic FZ300 and Sony HX100V.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Panasonic FZ300 and Sony HX100V.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Sony HX100V is significantly lighter (114g ) than the Panasonic FZ300 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Panasonic FZ300 and Sony HX100V's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
Sony HX100V 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.