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 S3 and Olympus TG-5 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Panasonic S3 has external dimensions of 99 x 59 x 21 mm (3.9 x 2.32 x 0.83″) and weighs 117 g (0.26 lb / 4.13 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 S3 and Olympus TG-5. Panasonic S3 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 14mm narrower, 7mm shorter and 11mm thinner than Olympus TG-5.
Here is the back view size comparison of Panasonic S3 and Olympus TG-5.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Panasonic S3 and Olympus TG-5.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Panasonic S3 is significantly lighter (133g ) than the Olympus TG-5 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Olympus TG-5's 3.00" LCD screen is slightly larger than Panasonic S3's 2.7" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.