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 SZ8 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 SZ8 has external dimensions of 100 x 60 x 27 mm (3.94 x 2.36 x 1.06″) and weighs 159 g (0.35 lb / 5.61 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Panasonic SZ8. Panasonic TS2 is 1mm narrower and 3mm thinner than Panasonic SZ8 but it is also 3mm taller.
Here is the back view size comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Panasonic SZ8.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Panasonic SZ8.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Panasonic SZ8 is significantly lighter (29g ) than the Panasonic TS2 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Panasonic SZ8'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.