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 ZS1 and Panasonic FZ35 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Panasonic ZS1 has external dimensions of 103 x 60 x 33 mm (4.06 x 2.36 x 1.3″) and weighs 229 g (0.50 lb / 8.08 oz) (including batteries). Panasonic FZ35 has external dimensions of 118 x 76 x 89 mm (4.65 x 2.99 x 3.5″) and weighs 397 g (0.88 lb / 14.00 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Panasonic ZS1 and Panasonic FZ35. Panasonic ZS1 is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 15mm narrower, 16mm shorter and 56mm thinner than Panasonic FZ35.
Here is the back view size comparison of Panasonic ZS1 and Panasonic FZ35.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Panasonic ZS1 is significantly lighter (168g ) than the Panasonic FZ35 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
Unfortunately neither Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS1 (Lumix DMC-TZ6) nor Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35 (Lumix DMC-FZ38) provides any type of weather sealing in their body, so you have to give extra care especially when you are shooting outdoors. If weather sealing is a must-have feature for you, check these sections: Top Compact Cameras with Weather Sealing Top Bridge Cameras with Weather Sealing
LCD Screen Size and Features
Panasonic ZS1 and Panasonic FZ35's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 2.7".
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.