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 HX9V 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 HX9V has external dimensions of 105 x 59 x 34 mm (4.13 x 2.32 x 1.34″) and weighs 245 g (0.54 lb / 8.64 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Sony HX9V. Panasonic TS2 is 6mm narrower and 10mm thinner than Sony HX9V but it is also 4mm taller.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Panasonic TS2 and Sony HX9V.
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 (57g ) than the Sony HX9V which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Sony HX9V'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.