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 Panasonic LX5 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). Panasonic LX5 has external dimensions of 110 x 65 x 43 mm (4.33 x 2.56 x 1.69″) and weighs 271 g (0.60 lb / 9.56 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Panasonic LX5. Panasonic TS2 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 11mm narrower, 2mm shorter and 19mm thinner than Panasonic LX5.
Here is the back view size comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Panasonic LX5.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Panasonic LX5.
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 (83g ) than the Panasonic LX5 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Panasonic LX5'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.