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 TS2 and Canon ELPH 520 HS side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Panasonic TS2 has external dimensions of 99 x 63 x 24 mm (3.9 x 2.48 x 0.94″) and weighs 188 g (0.41 lb / 6.63 oz) (including batteries). Canon ELPH 520 HS has external dimensions of 87 x 54 x 19 mm (3.43 x 2.13 x 0.75″) and weighs 155 g (0.34 lb / 5.47 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Canon ELPH 520 HS. Canon ELPH 520 HS is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 12mm narrower, 9mm shorter and 5mm thinner than Panasonic TS2.
Here is the back view size comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Canon ELPH 520 HS.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Canon ELPH 520 HS.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Canon ELPH 520 HS is significantly lighter (33g ) than the Panasonic TS2 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Canon ELPH 520 HS's 3" LCD screen is slightly larger than Panasonic TS2's 2.7" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.