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 LX5 and Olympus TG-5 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Panasonic LX5 has external dimensions of 110 x 65 x 43 mm (4.33 x 2.56 x 1.69″) and weighs 271 g (0.60 lb / 9.56 oz) (including batteries). Olympus TG-5 has external dimensions of 113 x 66 x 32 mm (4.45 x 2.6 x 1.26″) and weighs 250 g (0.55 lb / 8.82 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Panasonic LX5 and Olympus TG-5. Panasonic LX5 is 3mm narrower and 1mm shorter than Olympus TG-5 but it is also 11mm thicker.
Here is the back view size comparison of Panasonic LX5 and Olympus TG-5.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Panasonic LX5 and Olympus TG-5.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Olympus TG-5 is 21g lighter than the Panasonic LX5 but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Panasonic LX5 and Olympus TG-5's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.