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 Olympus SZ-16 iHS 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). Olympus SZ-16 iHS has external dimensions of 108 x 70 x 40 mm (4.25 x 2.76 x 1.57″) and weighs 226 g (0.50 lb / 7.97 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Olympus SZ-16 iHS. Panasonic TS2 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 9mm narrower, 7mm shorter and 16mm thinner than Olympus SZ-16 iHS.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Olympus SZ-16 iHS.
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 (38g ) than the Olympus SZ-16 iHS which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Olympus SZ-16 iHS'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.