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 LZ30 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 LZ30 has external dimensions of 124 x 84 x 92 mm (4.88 x 3.31 x 3.62″) and weighs 552 g (1.22 lb / 19.47 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Panasonic LZ30. Panasonic TS2 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 25mm narrower, 21mm shorter and 68mm thinner than Panasonic LZ30.
Here is the back view size comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Panasonic LZ30.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Panasonic LZ30.
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 (364g ) than the Panasonic LZ30 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Panasonic LZ30'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.