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 SX230 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 SX230 HS has external dimensions of 106 x 62 x 33 mm (4.17 x 2.44 x 1.3″) and weighs 223 g (0.49 lb / 7.87 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Canon SX230 HS. Panasonic TS2 is 7mm narrower and 9mm thinner than Canon SX230 HS but it is also 1mm taller.
Here is the back view size comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Canon SX230 HS.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Canon SX230 HS.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Panasonic TS2 is significantly lighter (35g ) than the Canon SX230 HS which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Canon SX230 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.