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 Samsung WB250F 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). Samsung WB250F has external dimensions of 106 x 62 x 22 mm (4.17 x 2.44 x 0.87″) and weighs 226 g (0.50 lb / 7.97 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Panasonic ZS3 and Samsung WB250F. Panasonic ZS3 is 3mm narrower and 2mm shorter than Samsung WB250F but it is also 11mm thicker.
Here is the back view size comparison of Panasonic ZS3 and Samsung WB250F.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Panasonic ZS3 and Samsung WB250F.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Samsung WB250F is 3g lighter than the Panasonic ZS3 but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
Unfortunately neither Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 (Lumix DMC-TZ7) nor Samsung WB250F 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
LCD Screen Size and Features
Panasonic ZS3 and Samsung WB250F'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.