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 TG-2 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 TG-2 iHS has external dimensions of 111 x 67 x 29 mm (4.37 x 2.64 x 1.14″) and weighs 230 g (0.51 lb / 8.11 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Olympus TG-2 iHS. Panasonic TS2 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 12mm narrower, 4mm shorter and 5mm thinner than Olympus TG-2 iHS.
Here is the back view size comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Olympus TG-2 iHS.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Olympus TG-2 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 (42g ) than the Olympus TG-2 iHS which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Olympus TG-2 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.