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 RZ18 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 RZ18 has external dimensions of 97 x 61 x 33 mm (3.82 x 2.4 x 1.3″) and weighs 178 g (0.39 lb / 6.28 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Pentax RZ18. Pentax RZ18 is 2mm narrower and 2mm shorter than Panasonic TS2 but it is also 9mm thicker.
Here is the back view size comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Pentax RZ18.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Pentax RZ18.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Pentax RZ18 is 10g lighter than the Panasonic TS2 but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Pentax RZ18'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.