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 TS20 and Pentax MX-1 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Panasonic TS20 has external dimensions of 101 x 58 x 19 mm (3.98 x 2.28 x 0.75″) and weighs 142 g (0.31 lb / 5.01 oz) (including batteries). Pentax MX-1 has external dimensions of 122 x 61 x 51 mm (4.8 x 2.4 x 2.01″) and weighs 391 g (0.86 lb / 13.79 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Panasonic TS20 and Pentax MX-1. Panasonic TS20 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 21mm narrower, 3mm shorter and 32mm thinner than Pentax MX-1.
Here is the back view size comparison of Panasonic TS20 and Pentax MX-1.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Panasonic TS20 and Pentax MX-1.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Panasonic TS20 is significantly lighter (249g ) than the Pentax MX-1 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Thanks to the weather sealed body of TS20, you can use this camera with more confidence under conditions where there is risk of exposure to water and dust compared to MX-1.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Pentax MX-1's 3.00" LCD screen is slightly larger than Panasonic TS20's 2.7" screen.
In addition to the size advantage, Pentax MX-1 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 TS20 has a fixed type screen which provides less flexibility in shooting positions compared to MX-1.