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 ZS3 and Fujifilm XP30 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Panasonic ZS3 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). Fujifilm XP30 has external dimensions of 99 x 68 x 24 mm (3.9 x 2.68 x 0.94″) and weighs 165 g (0.36 lb / 5.82 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Panasonic ZS3 and Fujifilm XP30. Fujifilm XP30 is 4mm narrower and 9mm thinner than Panasonic ZS3 but it is also 8mm taller.
Here is the back view size comparison of Panasonic ZS3 and Fujifilm XP30.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Panasonic ZS3 and Fujifilm XP30.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Fujifilm XP30 is significantly lighter (64g ) than the Panasonic ZS3 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Panasonic ZS3's 3" LCD screen is slightly larger than Fujifilm XP30's 2.7" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.