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 Samsung ST30 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). Samsung ST30 has external dimensions of 82 x 52 x 17 mm (3.23 x 2.05 x 0.67″) and weighs 87 g (0.19 lb / 3.07 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Samsung ST30. Samsung ST30 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 17mm narrower, 11mm shorter and 7mm thinner than Panasonic TS2.
Here is the back view size comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Samsung ST30.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Samsung ST30.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Samsung ST30 is significantly lighter (101g ) than the Panasonic TS2 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Samsung ST30'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.