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 SX280 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 SX280 HS has external dimensions of 106 x 63 x 33 mm (4.17 x 2.48 x 1.3″) and weighs 233 g (0.51 lb / 8.22 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Canon SX280 HS. Panasonic TS2 is 7mm narrower and 9mm thinner than Panasonic TS2 but they have the same height of 63mm.
Here is the back view size comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Canon SX280 HS.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Canon SX280 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 (45g ) than the Canon SX280 HS which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Canon SX280 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.