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 Nikon S9700 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). Nikon S9700 has external dimensions of 110 x 64 x 35 mm (4.33 x 2.52 x 1.38″) and weighs 232 g (0.51 lb / 8.18 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Nikon S9700. Panasonic TS2 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 11mm narrower, 1mm shorter and 11mm thinner than Nikon S9700.
Here is the back view size comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Nikon S9700.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Nikon S9700.
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 (44g ) than the Nikon S9700 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Nikon S9700'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.