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 Olympus 8010 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). Olympus 8010 has external dimensions of 98 x 64 x 24 mm (3.86 x 2.52 x 0.94″) and weighs 245 g (0.54 lb / 8.64 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Panasonic ZS3 and Olympus 8010. Olympus 8010 is 5mm narrower and 9mm thinner than Panasonic ZS3 but it is also 4mm taller.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Panasonic ZS3 and Olympus 8010.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Panasonic ZS3 is 16g lighter than the Olympus 8010 but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Panasonic ZS3's 3" LCD screen is slightly larger than Olympus 8010's 2.7" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.