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 Pentax MX-1 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). Pentax MX-1 has external dimensions of 122 x 61 x 51 mm (4.8 x 2.4 x 2.01″) and weighs 391 g (0.86 lb / 13.79 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Pentax MX-1. Panasonic TS2 is 23mm narrower and 27mm thinner than Pentax MX-1 but it is also 2mm taller.
Here is the back view size comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Pentax MX-1.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Pentax MX-1.
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 (203g ) than the Pentax MX-1 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Pentax MX-1's 3" LCD screen is slightly larger than Panasonic TS2's 2.7" screen.
In addition to the size advantage, Pentax MX-1 LCD screen also has a Tilting feature
where you can change the angle of the screen to make it easier to shoot from waist or over the head levels. On the other hand, Panasonic TS2 has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to MX-1.