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 HX30V 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 HX30V has external dimensions of 107 x 62 x 35 mm (4.21 x 2.44 x 1.38″) and weighs 254 g (0.56 lb / 8.96 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Sony HX30V. Panasonic TS2 is 8mm narrower and 11mm thinner than Sony HX30V but it is also 1mm taller.
Here is the back view size comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Sony HX30V.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Sony HX30V.
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 (66g ) than the Sony HX30V which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Sony HX30V'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.