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 TG-610 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 TG-610 has external dimensions of 96 x 65 x 26 mm (3.78 x 2.56 x 1.02″) and weighs 190 g (0.42 lb / 6.70 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Panasonic ZS3 and Olympus TG-610. Olympus TG-610 is 7mm narrower and 7mm thinner than Panasonic ZS3 but it is also 5mm taller.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Panasonic ZS3 and Olympus TG-610.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Olympus TG-610 is significantly lighter (39g ) than the Panasonic ZS3 which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Panasonic ZS3 and Olympus TG-610's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.