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 TS30 and Panasonic ZS40 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Panasonic TS30 has external dimensions of 104 x 58 x 20 mm (4.09 x 2.28 x 0.79″) and weighs 142 g (0.31 lb / 5.01 oz) (including batteries). Panasonic ZS40 has external dimensions of 111 x 64 x 34 mm (4.37 x 2.52 x 1.34″) and weighs 240 g (0.53 lb / 8.47 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Panasonic TS30 and Panasonic ZS40. Panasonic TS30 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 7mm narrower, 6mm shorter and 14mm thinner than Panasonic ZS40.
Here is the back view size comparison of Panasonic TS30 and Panasonic ZS40.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Panasonic TS30 and Panasonic ZS40.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Panasonic TS30 is significantly lighter (98g ) than the Panasonic ZS40 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Panasonic ZS40's 3" LCD screen is slightly larger than Panasonic TS30's 2.7" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.