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 FZ70 and Fujifilm HS30EXR side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Panasonic FZ70 has external dimensions of 130 x 97 x 118 mm (5.12 x 3.82 x 4.65″) and weighs 606 g (1.34 lb / 21.38 oz) (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 FZ70 and Fujifilm HS30EXR. Panasonic FZ70 is 1mm narrower and 8mm thinner than Panasonic FZ70 but they have the same height of 97mm.
Here is the back view size comparison of Panasonic FZ70 and Fujifilm HS30EXR.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Panasonic FZ70 and Fujifilm HS30EXR.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Panasonic FZ70 is 81g lighter than the Fujifilm HS30EXR but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
Unfortunately neither Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 nor Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR provides any type of weather sealing in their body, so you have to give extra care especially when you are shooting outdoors. If weather sealing is a must-have feature for you, check these sections: Top Bridge Cameras with Weather Sealing
LCD Screen Size and Features
Panasonic FZ70 and Fujifilm HS30EXR's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3.
On the other hand, Fujifilm HS30EXR features a Tilting screen
where you can change the angle of the screen to make it easier to shoot from waist or over the head levels whereas the Panasonic FZ70 has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to HS30EXR.