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 Sony HX200V 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). Sony HX200V has external dimensions of 122 x 87 x 93 mm (4.8 x 3.43 x 3.66″) and weighs 583 g (1.29 lb / 20.56 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Sony HX200V. Panasonic TS2 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 23mm narrower, 24mm shorter and 69mm thinner than Sony HX200V.
Here is the back view size comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Sony HX200V.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Sony HX200V.
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 (395g ) than the Sony HX200V which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Sony HX200V's 3" LCD screen is slightly larger than Panasonic TS2's 2.7" screen.
In addition to the size advantage, Sony HX200V 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 HX200V.